If you do freelance work, are a subcontractor, or are just thinking about moving in the direction of self-employment, a question that comes up is should I incorporate? In general, incorporating a ... Read More about Should You Incorporate Your Small Business?
Deciding to start a business is exciting. You are in charge of making decisions large and small, and you have the opportunity to change your life, and possibly other lives as well. But starting a ... Read More about How to Fund a Startup
As a general rule of thumb, I don't like contracts. Oh sure, I understand their importance. What I don't like is navigating through paragraph after paragraph of legalese. Unfortunately, as a small ... Read More about The Art of the Contract – How to Quickly and Efficiently Read a Contract
Chances are, you will need a lawyer at some point in your life. It could be something as minor as representing you in court for a traffic ticket or you may need a lawyer for something major, such as ... Read More about How to Hire a Lawyer
There are two major categories of people who work from home. First, there are employees who work either full-time or part-time from their own home. Many companies are starting to allow workers to ... Read More about How Entrepreneurs Can Successfully Work From Home (And Stick To It!)
Many small businesses face a similar question shortly after they open their doors - how do we manage our money? Like your personal finances, there is no "one-size-fits-all" approach to manage your ... Read More about How to Organize Your Small Business Finances
The group health insurance rates at my day job increased 33% this year, after rising just over 30% last year. I have a family of three, and the new health insurance rates are now 11% of my salary, ... Read More about Shopping for Health Insurance When You Are Self-Employed
As the owner of a several websites I receive dozens of unsolicited press releases each week. It comes with the territory, and I've come to expect them. But 99% of them end up in the trash without ... Read More about 5 Reasons Your Press Release Sucks
Owning a small business is a lot of work, but it is extremely rewarding to see your creation become successful and bring in a steady stream of income. But your success can also make you a target for ... Read More about Protect Your Brand Identity
My wife and I recently sold one of our websites - no not this one! Several months after I started blogging, my wife decided she wanted to try her hand at it to see what she was missing. I think she ... Read More about When Should You Sell Your Small Business?