Your search for a ghostwriter is complete. Now it’s time to roll up your sleeves and get to work. What comes first? The contract, of course. Make sure that the contract covers everything important. Here is a quick guide of what to watch for in a ghostwriting contract. Read More
Whether you do it for business reasons or purely pleasure, blogging can be an activity that is extremely empowering, fun and informative. However, it also carries a great deal of responsibility, which is especially true if you are a blogger who has built up a large amount of recognition in your ind Read More
According to FRANdata, 52 percent of all franchises are now multi-unit operations. With the biggest industry being fast food at 35 percent, restaurant, beauty and bakery categories come in next, each making up 28 percent of all multi-unit franchises. That’s a good chunk of franchise entrepreneurs m Read More
Companies, organizations and people are all subject to responsibilities and rights, that means people or businesses who design, develop, build and sell robots or artificially intelligent machines have some legal responsibility for their product. The question on everyone’s lips is: What about the ro Read More
As a small business owner, you’re faced with dozens of difficult decisions on a daily basis. Some of those decisions require expensive legal counseling for simple questions. Here is the more frugal way to get those answers...

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Crowdfunding can be a particularly attractive form of finance for young businesses, and it can therefore be distinguished from forms of finance such as traditional bank lending and venture capital investment which typically require a more mature business that has a proven track record of delivering Read More
Companies of all sizes face these suits, but small businesses have the least resources to effectively defend themselves while they try to keep their business running. The 2015 Hiscox Employee Lawsuit Handbook reveals the riskiest states for employee lawsuits and how to protect your small business! Read More
“It takes many, many good deeds to build a reputation, and only one bad one to lose it” Benjamin Franklin said that many, many years ago. It is now more true than ever but might be rephrased: only one bad review or social media post to lose it. Read More
Registering a Business Name requirements in a given state is a subject many business owners (startups and veterans alike) may find surprising. Read More
One of the most popular questions I receive concerns DBAs. Unfortunately, there seems to be a lot of confusion about this subject. Many small business owners believe a DBA is actually a separate business entity. It is not! Read More

Give millennials a reason to stay - The benefits that can help you retain young talent

Job-changing is fast and furious in the early years of millennials’ careers: Young adults born in the early ‘80s …

Matthew Needham @bigredtomato Has Business in His Blood

You could say that Matthew Needham grew up in business. His first experience in the business world came at age 6 when … More
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