Becoming Bankable: Funding Terms You Need to Know

Accessing capital is one of our toughest challenges as black women-owned businesses. According to a report by Digital Undivided’s Project Diane, firms started by black women received only .0006% of VC funding raised by startups between 2009 and 2017. This number is offensively low! But, the reality is that venture capital (VC) funding often comes…

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Real HR Tips from Black-Owned Businesses You Can Use Today

Human Resources (HR) is one of the most important areas of business development.  Unfortunately, as black entrepreneurs, we can get stuck in the realm of Do-It-Yourself, and often deploy HR strategies with a bootstrapping mentality that can hurt the business. So when demand and growth opportunity increase or our business is experiencing growing pains, we…

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7 Black Women Attorneys You Should Know

Sis, you’ve done an amazing job building your business up to where it is today!  As a solopreneur, we know that scaling to the seven-figure level can be a difficult task. However, you don’t need or have to do this alone! In fact, if you’ve reached this point, then you’ll need the right professionals in…

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Sales Funnel Glossary

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● Bounce Rate: A metric that measures the percentage of visitors who enter the site and then leave rather than continuing to view other pages within the same site.   ● Cookie: A small amount of data generated by a website and saved by your web browser to remember information about you.   ● CRM:…

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Why Startup and VC Culture is Unsustainable

Have you heard of startup and venture capital (VC) culture? Entrepreneurs are looking to pitch new and exciting business ideas to investors every day. As a business coach and owner, the startup pitch culture that exists has positives and negatives.  What I love about startup pitch culture is that it forces you to build something…

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Boost Your Brand and Traffic Without Paid Advertising

Boost Your Brand and Traffic Without Paid Advertising - Blog Post

At our Sistahbiz coaching and training events with Black women entrepreneurs, the question of how to best manage people is a HUGE discussion. All too often, we find that the Black women in business who approach Sistahbiz for support have failed to put structures and systems in place to support people who aren’t traditional employees…

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5 Tips for Starting Your YouTube Channel

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Starting a YouTube channel can be intimidating for a lot of entrepreneurs or business owners, but it can be an invaluable tool for building and expanding your audience. Videos can help you show off your expertise and your personality, which helps to build trust between you and potential clients/customers. If you’ve been wondering about starting…

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What Nobody Told Me About Member Subscription Models

At the end of 2020, Sistahbiz wrapped up year one of our membership program for Black women entrepreneurs! It took me two years to even launch the Sistahbiz membership program because we had a lot on our plate running our existing programs for Black women in business and I suspected it was going to take…

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