Like Rodney Dangerfield, contractors and freelancers often find they get no respect when it comes to contract negotiations.

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How Long Does It Take For A Trademark To Register?

How Long Does It Take For A Trademark To Register? Avatar Posted by EricWFries under Legal
From http://frieslegal.com 12 days ago
Made Hot by: businessgross on April 8, 2014 7:08 am
Ever wonder how long it takes to register a business' trademarks with the USPTO? This article breaks down the typical trademark application timeline. Read More

The Advantages of a Shelf Company

The Advantages of a Shelf Company Avatar Posted by corpcentre under Legal
From http://blog.corporationcentre.ca 20 days ago
Made Hot by: DigiTechBlog on April 3, 2014 12:12 pm
To say that a shelf corporation has been doing nothing would be misleading. Like a fine wine it has spent time in the cellar patiently waiting for its moment to be corked. Most shelf corporations were designed and setup with the sole purpose of being launched at a later date and what transpires bet Read More

Startup Dilemma: LLC vs S Corp ( LLC vs INC )

Startup Dilemma: LLC vs S Corp ( LLC vs INC ) Avatar Posted by equallysimple under Legal
From http://equallysimple.com 21 days ago
Made Hot by: MarketWiz on March 29, 2014 5:59 pm
Advantages and disadvantages of an S Corp and an LLC. The article goes into the pros and cons of forming a Limited Liability Company or an S Corporation and touches on what converting to a C Corporation means.

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Tips on Creating a Small Business Internet Policy

Tips on Creating a Small Business Internet Policy Avatar Posted by 27will under Legal
From http://horizonbusinessfunding.com 29 days ago
Made Hot by: DigiTechBlog on March 21, 2014 10:49 am
The Internet now plays a role in almost every type of business, which is why small business owners should be sure that they are protecting themselves with a company Internet policy that is both thorough and well understood. Read More
The records you should keep vary based on your business, industry, and location. But Diane Carlisle, executive director of ARMA International, a leading authority on governing information as a strategic asset, offers these basic guidelines:
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Sponsoring an H-1B Visa as a Startup Business

Sponsoring an H-1B Visa as a Startup Business Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Legal
From http://www.smbceo.com 45 days ago
Made Hot by: steefen on March 10, 2014 12:02 pm
Maybe you need a little extra manpower, and some of the most qualified employees may be overseas. You can sponsor such employees through an H-1B visa. Read More
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Top 10 Small Business Startup Legal Questions Answered

Top 10 Small Business Startup Legal Questions Answered Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Legal
From http://www.noobpreneur.com 51 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on February 25, 2014 5:26 am
So you want to start up a new business? Bear in mind that there are important questions you must ask about the legal process. Read More

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