Category: Starting A Business

10 Top Tips for Incorporating Your Small Business

1. Start With The End In Mind. What are your long-term goals? Are you going to need to raise capital? Will you have partners? How are you going to exit the business? These are just a few things you need to consider. 2. Understand  Your Options. Corporations and LLC’s vary in management, benefits and taxes.  Comparing […]

Should you choose a friend to be your business partner?

Planning to start a business partnership with a friend?  Prudence demands looking at the pitfalls — as well as the potential strengths — of such relationships. Here are a few questions to consider. What will my friend contribute to the business? Does he or she have strengths that will clearly enhance the business — abilities, […]

Are You Ready To Start A Business?

I’ve had the privilege of speaking with people all over the country. Some people have been in business for years and some are trying to decide if they are ready to make the leap to start their own business. Of course starting a business is not for everyone, but if you want to take control of […]

Become an Author, Start a Business, and Publish a Book!

Have you ever wanted to write a book and become an author? Were you discouraged by the publishing industry and all of the hoops that needed jumped through? Was the cost of going to publication to high? If you answered yes to any of these questions you are not alone. Luckily there is a perfect […]

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