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Tips on when to register a business in another state is shared in this post by Nellie Akalp, CEO of, on Small Business Trends! Read More
Your name is your brand, so it's important to protect it. Oh, and it's the law. Great post on how to register and protect your business name by Nellie Akalp, CEO of, in Entrepreneur! Read More
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If you are a sole proprietor and you have been approached by another professional for a partnership, understand the legal regulations and the benefits first. Read More
Intellectual property seems to be one of those buzzwords that we hear about every day from politicians, businessmen and scientists. Not a single day passes without the media reminding us of that intangible, ethereal category of ownership. Read More
The March 17 deadline to take the S Corp election is nearly here. Nellie Akalp, CEO of, explain's who is eligible and how it might benefit you. Read More
Starting your very own business as an entrepreneur can be pretty scary if you are not aware of the legal requirements. Consult with the right attorney. Read More

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