Entrepreneurs put a lot of sweat equity into starting and running their businesses. They make sacrifices and have a lot on the line. Unfortunately, despite how much time and energy business owners put forth, there’s no such thing as guaranteed business success. When a business doesn’t make it, it’s distressing. But when an entrepreneur’s home, family vehicle, personal savings account, and other non-business property gets pulled into the fray due to their failing company’s legal or financial troubles, it’s even more devastating. That’s why you and every business owner should be aware of what you can do to [...]
If you’re thinking about incorporating a business, or have recently done so, you might assume that all the work is up front with the actual filing. That’s not the case. There are still several documents you’re required by law to create and update. And even if you’re not a corporation, there are still legal documents you might need for your business. Let’s take a look.
At Corpnet, we've made starting a business really easy, just ask any of the several thousands of small businesses that have launched with our help over the years. However, our goal is to make sure that you business achieves all of the success that your hard work deserves and to that end we are launching a new service to make sure that running a business becomes a little easier as well.
When launching a new business, it is easy for entrepreneurs to get lost in all of the required legal paperwork. From business licenses to forming a corporation or limited liability company (LLC), it can be quite a chore to make sure all the details are in order.
If you are starting a business, you may be lucky or smart enough to have a truly unique business idea. Perhaps it is a method or product that can be patented, or a unique way of doing business. Very few people in the world know the secret formula for Coca-Cola, or the exact combination of herbs and spices that Col. Sanders put into his fried chicken.
As a startup entrepreneur, your time is precious. What you decide NOT to spend time on, is just as important as what you DO spend time on. Keep your eye on the sales ball. Brand is more important than ever - take the steps to build it from day one. It will pay off in increased sales if you do a good job. And protect it. Consider filing for a trademark to protect your brand as early as possible.
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For the small business owner, incorporating a business or forming an LLC raises many questions: Where do I start? How much does it cost to incorporate or to form an LLC? How long does the process take? Can I form my own corporation or LLC or is an attorney required? In this post, I’ll break down the steps required to incorporate a business or form an LLC, as well as explain the three different methods: do-it-yourself, legal filing service, or an attorney.
You don’t need an attorney to form a corporation, LLC or File a DBA
One small business owner’s experience about how raising prices actually INCREASED volume and lead to more loyal customers.
If you’re trying to decide how to proceed with starting a business, talk to CorpNet today and we’ll give you a free business consultation. Whatever questions you might have, chances are we’ve helped one of thousands of other entrepreneurs overcome the same issues. If you have questions on how to open a business bank account, how to file an annual report, how to operate under different names, or any other complex issues particular to your business, call CorpNet at 1-888-449-2638 and we’ll be happy to give you a free business consultation.
Joseph Schohl is an experienced Fortune 500 general counsel who decided to start his own law practice. His company, GeneralCounselWest, PC serves as an outside general counsel to emerging and fast-growing companies.
For many small business owners, business is extremely personal. Your business may be your talent/passion as well as your means of supporting yourself. That mix of business and personal is a good combination, however your personal assets – such as your property, your possessions, your home and other worldly goods – these things should be kept completely separate from your business.
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