A limited liability company is a hybrid-type of legal structure that provides the limited personal liability features of a corporation with the tax efficiencies and operational flexibility of a partnership. Each state has specific guidelines for forming an LLC, but they all adhere to the same general principles.

No matter where your LLC is located, two documents are crucial to its success – the articles organization and operating agreement: Read More
IF you are a party to a contract and want out, there are certain things you should consider first. Read More
Employees have access to a business's valuable information and trade secrets during their employment. But what happens when they no longer work there, or if leave to work for a competitor? It's important to consider the effect that it would have on your business if this scenario were to happen, and to take the necessary precautions. Many employers combat losing valuable employees and trade secrets to a competitor through non-compete agreements Read More
There are many advantages and disadvantages of a partnership. Like a marriage it can be made in heaven or in hell; easy to get into, but, hard to get out. Is it right for you? It may be, but you want to enter it with your eyes wide open. Here are some tips for doing it right Read More
While a contract agreement isn't required to legally operate as a freelancer, it's well worth your while to create one. This article explains the benefits of a freelance contract and offers tips on what to include and how to negotiate. Read More
You put a lot of time, effort and money into developing your business, your client base, and goodwill. You should take steps to be sure that your business name is protected. Read More
Social Media Marketing: An Hour a Day During an unstable economy, many people are looking for ways to ensure that they not only maintain their lifestyles, Read More
Intellectual property, or IP, can be your most valuable business asset, even though you can’t see, smell, or touch it. Trademarks are a type of IP that protects your logo, brand, name, or other mark—but only if you follow the rules necessary to obtain legal protection. Before you invest in a website, brochures or marketing, or take other actions that will use a mark to brand you, here are key things you need to know Read More
Do you need a trademark? Is a trademark filing important for a new e-business startup or small business web site?

This quick 5 minute video shares Scott Fox's small business startup advice on filing trademarks, copyright, incorporation, and how to protect yourself legally online.

It's another helpful free business-building video clip from Scott Fox's Click Millionaires Online Marketing Success Show at http://www.ClickMillionaires.tv. Read More
Whether you are being threatened with a lawsuit, think you may have a case, involved in a dispute with a neighbor, or trying to start your own business, there are simple steps that you can take to clarify your position and save money. Read More

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