Young Bosses: 5 Steps to Success in Business at an Early Age - Page 8 of 8 - Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

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  • BONUS: Cyriaque’s tips for success:
  • If you’re going to go into business, do it properly. Little investments make a big difference. Incorporate your company, set up a company e-mail, and know your craft inside in out.
  • Be visible and active on the Web. This the age of social media, so you should have a Website and be leveraging social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. The ability to increase your visibility online through those avenues is astounding.
  • Know where you are so you’ll know where you’re going. Finally, just research the business you’re entering, gauge what the industry standards are, and then find a competitive advantage and try to exceed those standards.


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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.