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Protect Your Secrets: The Non-Disclosure Agreement

A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) helps keep your business’s private information under wraps so that you’re the only one who capitalizes on your inspiration. Read more

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Covering Your Back: The Buy-Sell Agreement

Investing a little time and energy into what’s known as a buy-sell agreement can create rock-solid protections for your business in the face of life’s many changes. Read more

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10 Reasons to Keep an Active Business Blog

March 2, 2019,

Maintaining a business blog is just as critical. Here are reasons you might want to use that expertise to keep your business blog active.

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5 Legal Mistakes Every Startup Should Avoid

Entrepreneur and attorney Charley Moore, the founder and Executive Chairman of Rocket Lawyer shares five common legal mistakes startup entrepreneurs make and how to avoid them: Read more

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Define Your Structure: Corporate Bylaws

Along with articles of incorporation, corporate bylaws provide a major--if not the major--foundation for your small business. Read more

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5 Creative Tips for Motivating Your Team

March 1, 2019,

Do you experience a little dip in enthusiasm around this time of year? Here are 5 creative ways to boost employee motivation and morale.

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How to Increase Impulse Sales for Your Store

March 1, 2019,

Research has shown that consumers spend $5,400 a year on impulse purchases. So how can retailers improve merchandising to take advantage of impulse buyers?

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Developing a Strategy: The Business Plan

A business plan is more than just words on paper. It’s a way to stay focused on how your business works, and it’s also a calling card when you need financing. Read more

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8 Marketing Tips for When Your Business Is Boring

February 28, 2019,

How can you market a business in a dull field, like an industrial manufacturer, accounting firm or freight forwarder? With the right attitude, marketing a boring business can actually be pretty interesting.

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Opening Shop: Commercial Real Estate Leases

To guarantee the kind of solid tenant/landlord relationship that allows your business to thrive, you’ll want to start things off on the right foot with an airtight commercial real... Read more

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Choosing the Perfect Commercial Location

To avoid common mistakes small business owners make when choosing their location, complete a copy of this checklist for every location you’re considering. Read more

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