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Small Business

New $5 Million Program Helps Black Developers Rebuild Detroit

African American real estate developers in Detroit will get financing and training opportunities to grow…

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Entrepreneur of the Week

zakiya larry

‘Elevation Strategist’ Zakiya Larry Shares Essential Marketing Tips

In wake of the upcoming Entrepreneurs Summit, Zakiya Larry shared tips marketing, branding and money…

[Entrepreneur of the Week] Here’s How Ginjan Bros Won $25,000—You Can Too

Here’s a chance to share your story about your small business and win a cash…

[Entrepreneur of the Week] How Rica Elysée Launched Uber-Style Beauty Service for Women of Color

Rica Elysée created BeautyLynk, an on-location beauty booking platform delivering salon quality hair, make-up, and…

Financing

microlending

How Microlending Can Help You Start A Business

Read on to learn more about how microlenders can help you get that $10,000 or…

Jay Z Launches Venture Capital Fund to Invest in Startups

Jay Z is launching a new venture capital fund according to a new report from…

‘Shark Tank’ Celebrates $100 Million in Deals Done on the Show

In a special episode featuring millennial entrepreneurs, one will make the deal that takes the…

Franchises

The Journey of Franchisee Bettina McGriggler: A Story of ‘Firsts’

Bettina McGriggler shares how to be successful in the challenging world of senior care as…

These 5 Passive Investments Earn You Money and Let You Keep Your Day Job

Passive business ownership (also known as absentee or semi-absentee) is a excellent option for the…

Molly Maid Franchisee Is Cleaning Up With Her House Cleaning Service

Even in the competitive field of residential cleaning, an owner can thrive. Lisa Johnson shares…

Getting Started

Author K. Renee Ward Gets Real About the Most Overlooked Skill Entrepreneurs Need

“My secret sauce has always been having an authentic personal brand. It has been said…

Turning Your Blog Into A Business

Are you serious about blogging and want to turn your hobby blog into a business?…

New Business Idea? 3 Ways to Validate It Before Spending a Fortune

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If you can’t stop thinking about an idea, then it may be time…

Home Based

Seller Reuben Reuel talks about Etsy's tools to help you make extra cash

Here’s How Etsy Wants to Help You Make Extra Cash

This week Etsy, the global e-commerce platform for creatives, made two big announcements that can…

This Home Business Checklist May Change Everything

Here’s a checklist–not in any particulr order–of tasks you want to complete before you go…

Moms Mean Business: How To Become A Mompreneur

Are you a mom looking to start your own business? Here are a few tips…

Tools & Resources

5 Smart Hustles to Take Your Business to the Next Level

It’s time to get your “smart hustle” on.Self-described “small business evangelist” Ramon Ray has helped…

Before Doubting Your Product/Service, See How To Improve Your Marketing Team

Marketing is one of the most critical elements of your business. Here are some proven…

Are You Protecting the Lifeline of Your Business?

In order for a business to survive and thrive, it must have cash or the…

Your Business

Caron Butler

NBA Star Caron Butler Talks Business, Basketball and Broadcasting [VIDEO]

Caron Butler, the NBA star who’s winding down his professional playing days, is a man…

How a Mompreneur Started Instagram’s Hottest Dance Fitness Class [VIDEO]

Banana Skirt’s StarPop fitness class offers a range of current and popular artists to get…

Living With Intention Allows Your Purpose to Guide Your Life

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You never know where your life will lead you. Believe it or not,…

How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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