Entrepreneur: Latest from Cliff Ennico http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 03 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT Don't Let Sweat Equity Create 'Phantom Income' How to set up an LLC without creating taxable income for your sweat-equity partner Wed, 03 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205310 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205310 How to set up an LLC without creating taxable income for your sweat-equity partner Tapping Friends and Family for Startup Funds Make sure you cover your bases before accepting a loan or investment from a friend or family member. Mon, 28 Sep 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203528 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203528 Make sure you cover your bases before accepting a loan or investment from a friend or family member. Caught in a Customer Disappearing Act In today's economy, no one can predict how much atttition will take place. Fri, 05 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/202084 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/202084 In today's economy, no one can predict how much atttition will take place. Keep Lawsuits off Your Back 5 ways to reduce your liability risk. Wed, 13 May 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/201622 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/201622 5 ways to reduce your liability risk. Mind Your Posts You want your blog to attract a lot of search engine traffic, but if you go too far there's a risk that someone will sue you. Tue, 10 Mar 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200586 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200586 You want your blog to attract a lot of search engine traffic, but if you go too far there's a risk that someone will sue you. Privacy Matters Mon, 01 Sep 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/197398 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/197398 Before You Buy That Small Business Buying an existing business is often safer than starting one on your own. But watch out for these red flags. Wed, 18 Jun 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195020 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195020 Buying an existing business is often safer than starting one on your own. But watch out for these red flags. The Best Option Can a startup on a budget use stock rather than cash as a hiring incentive? Thu, 01 May 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/193288 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/193288 Can a startup on a budget use stock rather than cash as a hiring incentive? Three-Ring Circus What you need to juggle several startups at once. Sat, 01 Mar 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/192998 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/192998 What you need to juggle several startups at once. Corp Values So you've got a business idea and a plan, but what kind of company do you want to own? Sat, 01 Dec 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/185932 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/185932 So you've got a business idea and a plan, but what kind of company do you want to own? Help Wanted How to find and hire employees who can take your business in the right direction. Sat, 01 Sep 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/183890 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/183890 How to find and hire employees who can take your business in the right direction. Site Standard Launching a content-driven site? Protect yourself against lawsuits with these 4 must-have features. Tue, 01 May 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/177866 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/177866 Launching a content-driven site? Protect yourself against lawsuits with these 4 must-have features. Taxing Matters Selling on eBay makes you subject to taxes, just like a retail store. Be sure to avoid these 10 tax errors. Fri, 09 Mar 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/175482 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/175482 Selling on eBay makes you subject to taxes, just like a retail store. Be sure to avoid these 10 tax errors. Web of Lies? Investigating potential employees online can hurt your business if you're not careful. Fri, 02 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/173972 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/173972 Investigating potential employees online can hurt your business if you're not careful. Start the New Year Off Right The 10 commandments of business success you need to take to heart this year Thu, 28 Dec 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/172346 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/172346 The 10 commandments of business success you need to take to heart this year Should You Fight Your Ex-Employee's Benefits Claim? If an employee you fired "for cause" is now claiming benefits, is fighting the claim in your best interest? Wed, 22 Nov 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/170844 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/170844 If an employee you fired "for cause" is now claiming benefits, is fighting the claim in your best interest? The Domain Name Dilemma If the domain name you'd like to use is taken, as it likely will be, you still have plenty of available options. Fri, 17 Nov 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/170838 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/170838 If the domain name you'd like to use is taken, as it likely will be, you still have plenty of available options. What's New in the Digital Media Game? At Digital Life 2006, this small-business expert got a look at some of the new tech products you'll be hearing about in coming months. Tue, 24 Oct 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/169486 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/169486 At Digital Life 2006, this small-business expert got a look at some of the new tech products you'll be hearing about in coming months. The Basics of Real Estate Leases That retail lease may seem simple, but there could be more to it than meets the eye. Tue, 10 Oct 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/168302 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/168302 That retail lease may seem simple, but there could be more to it than meets the eye. Taking Customers With You When You Start a Business If you've decided to break off on your own and launch a business that's competition to your former employer, heed these words of wisdom from a business law expert. Thu, 14 Sep 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/167128 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/167128 If you've decided to break off on your own and launch a business that's competition to your former employer, heed these words of wisdom from a business law expert. The Right Way to Fire Someone Firing an employee may be the hardest thing you'll have to do, but if you follow these tips, you can get the job done right. Mon, 11 Sep 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/166644 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/166644 Firing an employee may be the hardest thing you'll have to do, but if you follow these tips, you can get the job done right. The Legal Issues of Advertising Online Make sure your online ads are legally protected. Thu, 01 Jun 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/160062 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/160062 Make sure your online ads are legally protected. Pulling Your Customers on the Internet Traditional marketing is all about "pushing" products. Find out why internet marketing is all about the "pull" and how you can learn to do it right. Tue, 30 May 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/159460 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/159460 Traditional marketing is all about "pushing" products. Find out why internet marketing is all about the "pull" and how you can learn to do it right. A Quick Guide to Tax Extensions This legal expert shares the facts when it comes to filing for a tax extension. Mon, 10 Apr 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/159458 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/159458 This legal expert shares the facts when it comes to filing for a tax extension. Using Podcasting to Promote Your Site Here's everything you need to know about the latest technology to hit the internet. Mon, 27 Mar 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/84252 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/84252 Here's everything you need to know about the latest technology to hit the internet. Breaking Into the Big Boxes Here's a strategy that'll help you expand your distribution channels in a way that makes sense to your bottom line. Tue, 21 Mar 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/84220 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/84220 Here's a strategy that'll help you expand your distribution channels in a way that makes sense to your bottom line. Permission Slips Before startup, find out if you need a license or permit to operate your business. Wed, 01 Mar 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/83522 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/83522 Before startup, find out if you need a license or permit to operate your business. You Know You Have an eBay Business When... If you're not sure whether your eBay "obsession" is now a full-fledged business, take this quick 20-point test to find out. Mon, 23 Jan 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/83146 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/83146 If you're not sure whether your eBay "obsession" is now a full-fledged business, take this quick 20-point test to find out. How to Hire an Attorney Hiring a good lawyer is crucial to any successful business. Here's everything you need to know about finding, interviewing and hiring the very best. Fri, 20 Jan 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/58326 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/58326 Hiring a good lawyer is crucial to any successful business. Here's everything you need to know about finding, interviewing and hiring the very best. Year-End Tax Tips for 2005 Listen up as this small-business expert offers some 2005 tax advice you can still take advantage of. Thu, 15 Dec 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/81810 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/81810 Listen up as this small-business expert offers some 2005 tax advice you can still take advantage of.