Is it legal to use the names of your customers and their logos on a client list you show to the public? Read More
It's summer time and many of us are thinking about going on vacation. But business doesn't stop just because we want to get away. If you want to hire a worker should you choose an employee or an independent contractor? The wrong choice, however will lead to penalties and fines. So, find out to e Read More
The Washington Redskins trademark dispute has implications for all business owners. The key takeaway is that the right to register a trademark is different from the right to use a trademark. While the team can still use the REDSKINS trademark, it has lost the benefits of trademark registration. Read More
Foreign bank accounts are one of the most misunderstood tools of business banking. When people hear about foreign bank accounts, they picture shady, offshore Cayman Island accounts, or the strict, private banks of Switzerland. The reality is much less exciting. Business Basics - Foreign Bank Accoun Read More
Most websites collect information on their visitors to help target markets, track trends, and create effective advertising. It’s still up to the business to protect any information it stores, and to be open and honest with what it does with that information. If you’re running a small business, this Read More
Reading freelance contracts is no fun. That's a fact. But parsing these legal documents could be key to your long-term business success. Here are 5 terms to watch for. Read More
People often fail to realize how important an idea really is. An idea is intangible – you cannot see, feel, or touch an idea, but the results of a good idea are very real. When you run a business, you are effectively controlling the fruit of your ideas. Your products, services, branding, logo, name Read More
New parents put a lot of thought into choosing their children’s names. It’s one of the most important things they’re going to do for their offspring, right? Like many expectant parents, my husband and I spent plenty of time digging through baby books trying to find a name we both liked before our s Read More
A few weeks ago, Apple’s multi-billion dollar deal for Beats Entertainment rocked the business world. Was Beats’ licensing agreement with Monster Cable still in effect? How can we use this deal to learn about the 3 aspects of any licensing agreement that will help us maximize our own bottom line? Read More
Many business owners think they are "too small" to incorporate. They wait until business picks up or they are ready to expand to formalize a business. Nellie Akalp, CEO of, shares in this post why business owners should incorporate now! Read More

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