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An emerging entrepreneur, Matthew Harper has created an agency dedicated to creating social experiences where professionals can expand their network on both a personal and professional level. Since graduating from Morehouse College with a degree in philosophy and a double minor in journalism and business administration, Harper has dedicated all of his time to developing the Esquire…

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As an entrepreneur, relationships are everything. But how do you turn those relationships with your acquaintances into profitable partnerships for your business? Rolling out sat down with chief brand strategist of 360 Gateway Brands, Alechia Reese. She has an interesting perspective on partnership: networking doesn’t really work. So, how can you establish profitable partnerships in…

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Social media is a noisy, busy place and if you’re not careful, you’ll find yourself trying to keep up with everyone and everything. Branding and building an impactful brand will require you to look past all of the clutter to decide what it is you offer uniquely. Your audience will appreciate a clear view of exactly how…

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Oh, no one is paying attention to me. Wrong, the public is always paying attention to what you are doing, saying and putting out. Your personal brand becomes your overall brand identity. Before we move any further, let’s speak on brand identity. The brand identity, which focuses on value and appeal, is the perception given to consumers.…

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ready for a publicist

Is your business ready for a publicist? As an entrepreneur, it’s easy to believe a publicist is the missing puzzle piece to your success. You hire a publicist, she gets you press and the rest is history, right? Wrong. Unless your business is set up properly and positioned to be profitable, getting major press won’t be…

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One of the great things about being an entrepreneur is setting your prices and rates. What do you charge? What are you worth? Both of these can both be sticky questions. On one hand, you don’t want to undervalue yourself. On the other, you don’t want to overestimate and have no sales. So how do…

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Often times, you second-guess your ideas, your business, and if what you are doing matters to anyone else. The more you talk about your business, and tell your story to people, the more positive energy and feedback you will get. As an entrepreneur, one of the biggest hurdles to overcome is the easiest: talking about…

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Myleik Teele, founder of Curlbox and My Taught You podcast, is consciously helping women successfully ascend to greater heights in their careers and personal lives. Since founding Curlbox, a luxury subscription box service, in 2011, Teele’s company has grown into a multimillion-dollar enterprise. She launched her #MYTAUGHTYOU podcast in 2011, and has since developed it into…

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When it comes to setting a business apart, imagery is everything. The moment a potential client clicks on your page they decide whether you are worth investing in. In fact, statistics show that 93 percent of selling a product is based on effective visuals. So if you haven’t taken your imagery seriously in your business, there is…

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How Do You Increase Engagement on Social Media? As social media brands grow every day, one of the most common questions is how to increase engagement. After all, it’s pointless to grow followers, subscribers, or fans if no one is interactive with your brand. Everyone seeks engagement but many forget the first rule of social…

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young professionals entrepreneurs

Whether you’re a young professional, fresh out of college entering corporate America, or a new entrepreneur, finding events and people to build your network can be difficult. Many want to build their network and meet like-minded individuals, but as a newbie where do you start? Working as a freelance writer in a new state, I had…

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Every entrepreneur has a dream brand. Is your dream brand average or amazing? Be honest, who wants to chase a mediocre dream? Being sort of wonderful or kind of great is not a great reason to jump out of bed in the morning. It won’t fuel you enough to put in the long nights and…

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