Business Advice

National Black Business Month: 31 Ways, 31 Days

ImageThe eighth National Black Business Month celebration will take place during August 2011. During this month, consumers and institutions are encouraged to visit and support at least one Black-owned business on each of the 31 days of August.

Buying Black is "Buying American"

ImageAccording to Moody's, if every American spent an extra $3.33 on U.S. made goods every year, it would create nearly 10,000 new jobs... Black Americans could create 10,000 new jobs by shifting only 1% of their income to Black-owned businesses.

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You?

Image"If you think about the fact that up to 90 percent of businesses are failing, or failing to succeed within five years, the fact that everyone seems to think that if they get down-sized, then the best option is to go to something with a 90 percent failure rate, is a little bit illogical,"