Business As Usual With Business Licenses & Registration

Business As Usual With Business Licenses & Registration

When you launch a business, you’ll need to register it and get a business license.  As Chron’s SmallBusiness helpfully explains the difference, a license is authorization to open and run a business, while registration is a way of getting the business’s important information in government records. Also, a business license is a way of protecting…

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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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17 Capital Funds for Black and Women Entrepreneurs

Black women business pitch academy

Business incubators, capital funds and pitch competitions are launching nation-wide as part of a growing design thinking movement and startup culture.  These initiatives are helping to close the funding gap for Black women entrepreneurs! One of the biggest obstacles that Black women entrepreneurs face is gaining access to capital and business development support. Impacted by…

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7 Must-Attend Conferences for Black Women Entrepreneurs

Black women business conference

A weekend full of inspiration and motivation can do wonders for Black women that own their own businesses! Being around a village of dreamers and doers filled with #blackgirlmagic could be just what you need. Whether you are ready to start your entrepreneurial journey or have been in the game for a few years, here…

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Logo Creation

Entrepreneurs who get over-consumed with building a website and logo are often putting the cart before the horse. You should map out your brand promise, brand personality, ideal customer, and product value first before worrying about visual design. However, once your foundation is laid and it’s time to produce a logo, make us all proud,…

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6 Moves to Position Yourself to Hire a Rock Star Team

Social Media Management

The worst time to prepare to hire is when you badly need help. You should always operate your business as if someone else is going to run it without you present. This means you put structures in place to systematize, train and manage a team over time – not when the house is on fire.…

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Black Hair, Skin and Body Care Businesses in Denver

Black Hair Salons in Denver

Denver Metro is consistently ranked as one of the fastest-growing areas in the nation. We continue to outperform the U.S. as whole with an unemployment rate is 3%, one of the lowest in the country. Great! Especially for the Black professional escaping the hustle of the urban cities in the east and north. Well…great until…

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Secrets for Testing Your Business Idea

Black Woman Business Owner Serving

Too often, I see our sistahs seeking the traditional method of business startup: get an idea, write a business plan, get funding, launch the business, and get ready for the bumpy drive and possible crash. Sounds pessimistic, but I’ve got some encouraging words of wisdom for the aspiring sistahpreneurs that might increase your chances of…

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