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Small Business Copyright

Protecting Your Copyright Per Copyright.gov, a copyright is “A form of protection provided by the laws of the United States for “original works of authorship”, including literary, dramatic, musical, architectural,...

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The Best Way to Deal With Bad Reviews

Dealing with Online Reviews Let’s face it, the reality is that an ever-increasing number of customers are finding businesses online. If you aren’t online (with a good site), you are...

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Standard Character Marks vs Stylized Logos

Registering your Trademark: Standard Character Mark or Stylized Logo? Whether you are just starting your business or getting ready to expand, one of the most important assets you have is...

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Getting Sued? Lawsuit Survival

You Got Sued…now what? Getting sued is like a punch to the gut. You are going about your normal day and then WHAM! you “get served” or receive some sort...

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Legal Structure and Your Business

Legal Structure and Your Business Oh great. Another thing to think about. In this blog entry for our “So You Want to Start a Business” series, we tackle the different...

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Maximizing Profit

At the end of the day, most businesses exist to turn a profit no matter what their core concept is. To that extent, it makes great sense to focus on Maximizing Profit. However, many small business owners confuse profit and revenue. Let's clarify that right away. Revenue is ALL the income a business generates from its sales, services, etc. Profit is revenue LESS expenses, taxes, operating costs, unit costs and so on.

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The Social Media Divorce

Updated 1/6/23 Small Business and Big Social Media The simple reality is, there simply are not enough hours in a day to manage your business AND be your own online...

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Alternative Lending and Your Business

The Main Street Credit Gap and You Are you familiar with the “Main Street Credit Gap”? Chances are that you, as a small business owner, are familiar with the concept...

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Have You Hugged Your Banker Lately?

Can You Live Without a Bank? While the hatred of financial institutions is rather en-vogue, the simple truth is that banks, banking, and bankers play a very important role for...