This is bad form on the part of the employee. But your company should have a policy in place that instructs people on the proper protocol to follow if they are out of work due to personal illness... (more)
The question isn't really about where you are, it's more about how much time you have to put into low- or no-cost strategies in marketing and promotion.
A small budget doesn't mean you will have... (more)
I'm sorry to be discouraging, but I am very skeptical about the possibility of selling an invention to a manufacturer. That rarely happens. The value in an invention materializes when somebody uses... (more)
It sounds like what you're interested in finding is an operating partner rather than a financial partner. If that's the case, your mission is fairly simple.
The first thing you want to do is to... (more)
Just because there is a lot of competition in an area doesn't necessarily mean that it is a bad business to go into. It could mean that there is huge demand for the product or service the business... (more)
If you intend to resign, youll first want to speak with the bank to find out whether they will release you from your personal guaranty. Just resigning from the corporation does not automatically... (more)
Unless you have filed for trademark protection for your company name, youll have a difficult time stopping others from using a similar name.
The Secretary of State (or local county clerk) is... (more)
Advertising is not the answer you're looking for, referrals are. It's time to develop a referral strategy that will lower your customer acquisition cost while bringing in the type of customer you... (more)
The value of public relations is in the credibility it can create as a result of a third-party, such as a TV, newspaper or other media story, says your product or service has value. You'll need to... (more)
The answer to your question totally depends on what kind of business your father owns. If it's a law firm, lobby firm, public-relations company or advocacy group, it's probably not a bad idea to... (more)
The best education you can get for working in restaurants is actually going to work at a restaurant.
Restaurants and bars can be entrepreneurial traps. Many people believe that they're industry... (more)
Your first goal should be to seek information, not necessarily find your final manufacturing partner. An abundance of online resources can help you get this process started. Some sites that can... (more)
How you make your profit is not the real issue. In some states, opening an online business is as simple as finding a location (your bedroom counts) and filing a business name (also called a DBA,... (more)
Generally, ideas cannot be protected. While confidentiality and nondisclosure agreements can take you some of the way, they are not always airtight.
Also, depending on how such an agreement is... (more)
Having one entity own part of another has, as you noted, its pros and cons. On the plus side, you get an extra layer of liability protection. In addition, there may be tax advantages to having this... (more)