3 Ways To Empower Women in Your Community and Worldwide

Female entrepreneurs make up approximately 1/3 of all entrepreneurs worldwide, and it’s always a great time to highlight, support and applaud women in business, in your community and across the globe. Here are a few easy ways you can celebrate and support businesswomen and female entrepreneurs. Shop women-owned businesses. Know about a restaurant, shop or […]

Is Business School Really Worth It? Important Factors To Consider

If you’ve ever considered getting your MBA, you’ve probably asked yourself: Is it worth it? It’s a fair question, particularly as going back to school as an adult often requires shuffling your priorities so you can make time for class and assignments. Ultimately, business school should help you accomplish your academic goals and propel your […]

How to Launch a Video Channel and Create a Community

Today’s teens can easily connect with like-minded people by making videos and sharing them. For some 85 percent of U.S. teens, a smartphone is their tool of choice to watch, share and publish videos, according to Pew Research Center. Video and social media platforms are great tools for teens to explore their interests, express themselves […]

Black In Business: Learn More About Why Ghana is Africa’s True Investment Gem

Sisters Anna and Victoria Agyekum are the co-founders of On Point Property Management Ltd, a 360 company which combines, management and lettings, bespoke personalized tours to Ghana and a property and lifestyle expo, which takes place annually in London, England and Atlanta, Georgia USA respectively. Born in London to Ghanaian parents, both sisters have over […]

3 Reasons Why Small and Medium-sized Businesses Should Consider Digital

In today’s digital world, there’s an app for that — whatever “that” may be. Devices like smartphones and tablets are becoming the dashboards of our lives. Depositing a check? Snap a picture of it and tap the button on your bank’s app. Does your son or daughter at college need money? Transfer it electronically. Forgot […]

Think Outside The Bank: How To Get A Business Loan Online

In business, dreams are easy. Finding the money to make them happen, however, can be difficult. Even established, successful businesses can get turned away for loans at banks. This was the case for Sole Bicycles, a popular maker of stylish and high-performance bikes based in Venice Beach, California. With the busy summer season approaching, they […]

How Small Businesses Can Capitalize On The Holiday Shopping Season

For entrepreneurs and small businesses owners, the holiday season offers an incredible opportunity to boost sales and increase the bottom line. Just like how the early bird gets the worm, starting holiday promotions early will position your business for optimum growth. Polishing your online identity, optimizing marketing opportunities and engaging in positive customer relations are […]

Save Money, Cut Stress With Savvy Small-Business Travel Tips

If you work for a small business, you’re in good company. There are 28 million small businesses in the United States that provide 55 percent of all jobs, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. Travel is a necessary part of growing a small business. In fact, two out of three small-business owners and employees […]

3 Tips For Evaluating What Your Business Is Worth

Financial and business education is a critical pathway for the future of America’s small business community. To start with, business owners should ask themselves: “What is the true value of my business?” It’s an important question because the value of your business will have a big impact on both the professional and personal aspects of […]

5 tips for Businesses to Cut Energy, Save Money

Companies across the nation are looking for ways to become more energy efficient, and small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are no exception. Reducing energy consumption is one of the top areas where SMB leaders need more guidance — up 14 percent from the previous year, according to the 2015 Cox Conserves Sustainability Survey. Energy costs […]