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Sam’s Club Awards Small Family Business A $25,000 Grand Prize

Ninja Park Obstacle and Fitness Training Gym was awarded a $25,000 prize as the grand…

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crowdfunding

6 Successful Tips Crowdfunding Tip for Entrepreneurs

Here are some helpful tips to help you turn profits via your next crowdfunding campaign

Rewards-based crowdfunding has taken off in the last couple of years. A number of campaigns…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Google

11 Black Owned Businesses That You Should Know and Support

Here are a few more black-owned businesses that you must check out, Part II

Check out this list of 11 black owned businesses that you should know and support…

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black owned

11 Black-Owned Businesses That You Should Know and Support

There is power in the black dollar, Part I

Included are 11 black owned businesses that are highly recommended along with detailed information on…

By Patrice Tartt

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credit card

Are You Carrying the Wrong Credit Card?

Use a card that's right for you, one that matches your spending and financial situation

At least one in five credit card customers are carrying the wrong card, according to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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snapchat

Using Snapchat For Less Than $20 To Attract Customers And Generate Business

Check out how on-demand geofilters are a great way to promote a business location, an event, or in-store promotion

Snapchat is no longer ‘just’ for millenials in America; more people in general are using…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Successful CTOs

8 Qualities All Successful CTOs Share

How to rise to the occasion as a great CTO

The most successful businesses I’ve worked with have one thing in common: excellent leadership. As…

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Entrepreneurs

How Reactive Entrepreneurs Can Prepare for the Future of Business

What if social entrepreneurs were also futurists? As a catalyst of enterprise, this explains the significance of preemptive social entrepreneurship

In this anthology, I challenge the next generation of social enterprise leaders to embrace preemption as…

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Business plan

From the Expert: How to Write a Business Plan That Works

Tips on organizing and composing a quality business plan

An idea without a strong business plan has little chance of getting an investment. As…

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Instagram

4 Tips for Maximizing Instagram for Your Business

Here’s how to best use Instagram to help boost brand awareness and sales revenue

If you have a product, service, or company that you’re trying to market and you…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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relentless

An Invaluable Offering for Closing the Digital Divide

Free data programs are helping to make meaningful progress toward that goal

Recently, a federal appeals court upheld a series of unprecedented new rules that govern almost…

By John Burnett

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Business Award

Do You Really Need to Apply for Another Business Award?

The pros and cons of applying for business awards

My childhood room was filled with trophies, plaques, and photos of my achievements. While I…

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community service

3 Reasons You’ll Always Have Time for Community Service

Take your skills and put them to work in the service of nonprofit missions

Take your skills and put them to work in the service of nonprofit missions.

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new parent

The Key to Running a Business as a New Parent

If you’re running your own business and you just welcomed a new baby, it’s important to strive for work/life balance

Whenever a person transitions to running their own business, they have to adjust their concept…

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video content

3 Media Trends That Are Changing the Way We Consume Video Content

Here is how the evolution of digital media is changing the way viewers engage with content

As the CEO of a corporate video production company, it’s essential for me to keep…

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Startup Founders

5 Ways Startup Founders Can Rejuvenate — and Avoid Burnout

Sometimes, the key to improving overall productivity is cutting yourself a little slack

After many late nights staring at glowing fluorescent screens, drinking bottomless cups of coffee, and…

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Female Entrepreneurs

Female Entrepreneurs and Their Rising Roles in Business

While there are still, and always will be, horror stories about being a woman in a powerful position, some female CEOs and entrepreneurs have noted progress for the better

While there are still, and always will be, horror stories about being a woman in…

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mentoring

Mentoring Just Got Easier for Small Business Owners

SCORE and Kauffman Foundation team up to offer video mentoring to small businesses

Research shows that businesses receiving three or more hours of mentoring have witnessed a boost…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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next company

Why Your Next Company Doesn’t Have to (or Shouldn’t) Be a Unicorn

Why The Unicorn Formula isn't the only path to success for startups

“Buyers like us, we have a lot of options. It’s a buyer’s market,” said my…

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Company culture

How to Foster a Company Culture That Values Creativity and Innovation

Advice for enhancing the quality of company culture at your job

As a startup founder and investor, it’s not enough for me to merely value innovation and…

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hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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