The number of federal and state laws and regulations that govern the workplace is ever increasing. Having a basic understanding about employment laws is important to avoid making mistakes that can lead to costly litigation. Below are helpful tips regarding three (3) issues that a small business sh Read More
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office defines a trade-mark as: A trade-mark is a word (or words), a design, or a combination of these, used to identify the goods or services of one person or organization and to distinguish these goods Read More
Once the trademark registration certificate comes in the mail, many people do not realize that this is not the end of the process with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Trademark registrations expire if not timely renewed, and allowing a registration for a trademark still in use to exp Read More
It takes a hundred posts to make you, and one post to break you. Your credibility as a blogger, that is. Make one memorable mistake in posting, and that's what people will remember, no matter how many posts you have that are well-thought out and correct. Even something as simple as an innocent Twee Read More
As with almost anything, the Internet contains a wide variety of valuable free resources for small business owners and entrepreneurs. The following is a list of some of the resources I use personally and recommend on a regular basis. Jeff Fabian is the owner of Fabian, LLC, a boutique intellectual Read More
Think your business is too small to worry about forming a business structure? Or it’s not ‘risky’ enough to think about liability issues? Too often female entrepreneurs believe that forming a corporation or LLC is only for those big businesses with mazes of cubicles and countless employees. Read More
Online privacy is an issue that anyone who accesses the Internet has to deal with these days. Here are 20 tips to help protect your privacy on the Internet. Read More
Social networks have made it easier than ever to share, connect, and engage. However, putting too much personal information online can leave you vulnerable. Follow these tips to stay protected online. Read More
Let me start this article with a preface: This list is not definitive, and it is not absolute. I am aware of many legitimate and trustworthy franchisors whose systems meet at least one of the criteria listed below. Like any enterprise, it is reasonable for franchisors to have a few faults. However, Read More
For many service and Internet-based businesses, the company’s website is not only an important sales tool, but it is the primary identity and key distinguishing feature that the company has in its competitive marketplace. As a result, it makes sense to protect that identity and distinguishing featu Read More

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