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Opening a New Location? Follow These 3 Steps First

Opening a new business location is an exciting venture. It also comes with inherent risks. A new site can increase profits and brand exposure, but it also opens up possibilities for failure. Rushing into expansion and opening a new location can do more harm than good if proper preparations are not made. Increase your chances [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

Reducing Risk: 3 Business Agreements to Decrease Your Liability Risk

Those new to the business world often lack the first-hand experience of initiating and building healthy business relationships. But protecting these vital relationships with carefully crafted business agreements—such as those for co-owners, suppliers and clients—is essential to growing a new business without risk of being taken advantage of or of burning valuable bridges. To decrease [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|Legal Strategy|0 Comments

Business Conflict: Tips for Settling Business Disputes, Part I

A large part of being a successful company owner is knowing how to make deals and mitigate business conflict when it arises. When in a dispute over a deal or an agreement that has been made, the potential costs are endless. The potential cost of litigation, the potential cost of loss of reputation, the potential [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|Dispute Resolution|0 Comments

How Microfinancing May Change the Borrowing Landscape for Your Business

In the past, small businesses relied on bank loans when in need of extra funds. Although new to the scene, microfinancing now offers additional flexible funding alternatives for small businesses. Originally used to fund entrepreneurs in underdeveloped countries who lacked the resources, credit history and stability to pursue traditional finance options, microloans are now helping [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|Philosophy|0 Comments

Thinking About Small Business Bankruptcy? Consider These Factors First

Although often perceived as a worst case scenario, bankruptcy can be an appropriate way for small businesses to recover from unmanageable debt by reorganization, reducing personal liability or liquidating business assets. Sometimes small businesses (or their owners) must turn to bankruptcy when cash flow slows or business expenses cannot be met. There are three types [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Legal Strategy|0 Comments

Hiring? Great! Here’s How to Get Started with Your First Employee

Up until now, you alone have been running your small business. Now you need help. The moment when a small business owner decides to hire his or her first employee is one of triumph. Conversely, knowing how to start the hiring process can be a moment of confusion. If you’re ready to hire your first [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Contract Advice|0 Comments

How to Leverage Company Culture to Build a Successful Brand

Building a brand can transform your business into an enduring household name. But how do you build a brand when you are starting from scratch? One good place to start is developing a consistent company culture. Company culture can be leveraged to create a unique and memorable company identity. More than just a corporate buzzword, [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Approach Buying an Existing Business

Buying an existing business is a great way to hit the ground running in the world of entrepreneurship. Because an existing business already has a legal structure, employees, a customer base, and is making a profit, you get to skip over one of the most challenging aspects of owning a business - starting it. But [...]

By | December 23rd, 2016|Legal Strategy|0 Comments