Legal Basics For Startups

When to Take Legal Action Over Late-Paying Customers
Legal Basics For Startups

When to Take Legal Action Over Late-Paying Customers

Consider these three issues before suing a client over unpaid fees.
The Biggest Legal Mistake to Avoid in Partnerships
Legal Basics For Startups

The Biggest Legal Mistake to Avoid in Partnerships

About to strike a business partnership? Attorney Nina Kaufman shares advice on how to do it right.
Privacy of Location-Based Services on FCC's Radar
Legal Basics For Startups

Privacy of Location-Based Services on FCC's Radar

The Federal Communications Commission is turning its attention to privacy issues surrounding the growing use by businesses of location-based services.
How to Stop a Competitor from Using a Similar Business Name
Naming Your Business

How to Stop a Competitor from Using a Similar Business Name

Attorney Nina Kaufman explains the steps you can take to protect your name.
Bringing on a Business Partner? Avoid This Common Mistake
Legal Basics For Startups

Bringing on a Business Partner? Avoid This Common Mistake

Having a business partner can be invaluable. Having the wrong--or no--partnership agreements can be disastrous.
Why  Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurs Like Method View B Corp as a Badge of Honor
Legal Basics For Startups

Why Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurs Like Method View B Corp as a Badge of Honor

Three entrepreneurs, among the first to certify their businesses as B Corps, share how it has affected their companies and offer advice on the process.
How to Brainstorm a Great Business Name
Naming Your Business

How to Brainstorm a Great Business Name

The right name for your company is out there. Here's how to find it.
How to Know Which State to Incorporate Your Business
Legal Basics For Startups

How to Know Which State to Incorporate Your Business

You might not want to incorporate in a state other than the one where your company is doing business, attorney Mark Kohler says.
How to Legally Protect Your Home If Your Business Is Sued
Legal Basics For Startups

How to Legally Protect Your Home If Your Business Is Sued

Before starting up, it's important to set up protections for your personal assets, including your home. Here, attorney Mark Kohler explains.
Could You Charge 70% More With a Better Business Name?
Naming Your Business

Could You Charge 70% More With a Better Business Name?

Is your small business stuck charging low prices for your products or services? The problem might not be what you're selling. Here's how one business raised prices by changing its name.
7 Tips for Naming Your Business
Naming Your Business

7 Tips for Naming Your Business

Choosing the right name for your business can have a lasting impact when it comes to propelling a business to success. Here are tips in choosing the right one.
A Quick Guide to Naming Your Business
Naming Your Business

A Quick Guide to Naming Your Business

How to decide what your business name should say about you and your company.
For Net Neutrality Advocates, the Fight Continues
Legal Basics For Startups

For Net Neutrality Advocates, the Fight Continues

Some tech entrepreneurs say more regulation is needed to keep the Internet open -- especially when it comes to wireless providers.
Why Some Small Businesses Are Occupying Wall Street
Legal Basics For Startups

Why Some Small Businesses Are Occupying Wall Street

Small business owners have long panned practices like bailing out giant companies and paying inordinate sums to Wall Street bankers. But now, they're doing something about it.
Why Tech 'Treps are Up in Arms over the PROTECT IP Act
Legal Basics For Startups

Why Tech 'Treps are Up in Arms over the PROTECT IP Act

Tech entrepreneurs have lambasted a new bill that they say could stifle startups and innovation. Here's what you need to know about the PROTECT IP Act.
Five Overlooked Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make
Legal Basics For Startups

Five Overlooked Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

When starting a business, details can get lost in the excitement of a new venture. Here are the top legal mistakes unwittingly made by new business owners -- and how to avoid them.
How Can I Find a Good Name for My Business?
Naming Your Business

How Can I Find a Good Name for My Business?

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, with three tips to help you decide on a business name.
How to Divorce-Proof Your Company
Legal Basics For Startups

How to Divorce-Proof Your Company

If your marriage is headed toward a breakup, these seven strategies can help protect your business if you end up in divorce court.
Paving the Way for More Immigrant Entrepreneurs
Legal Basics For Startups

Paving the Way for More Immigrant Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services has a new plan to speed the arrival of entrepreneurial immigrants.
FTC Takes Aim at 'Fake News' Websites
Legal Basics For Startups

FTC Takes Aim at 'Fake News' Websites

Advertisements framed as newsy websites are starting to draw the ire of the Federal Trade Commission, and with good reason.
Two Weeks to Startup: Day 6. Name Your Business
Naming Your Business

Two Weeks to Startup: Day 6. Name Your Business

How to decide what you call your company. Plus, choosing a business structure.
Register, Protect and Defend
Legal Basics For Startups

Register, Protect and Defend

How to stake and protect your claim when it comes to intellectual property.
How to Name Your Business
Naming Your Business

How to Name Your Business

What's in a business name? Plenty. Follow this guide to choose a memorable name that will best represent your brand.
How to Name -- or Re-Name -- Your Business
Naming Your Business

How to Name -- or Re-Name -- Your Business

A seven-point primer for creating compelling business names and avoiding major mistakes
10 Good Reasons Franchise Buyers Need A Lawyer
Legal Basics For Startups

10 Good Reasons Franchise Buyers Need A Lawyer

Before you sign for that franchise, have a pro read the fine print.
Business Structure Basics
Choosing a Business Structure

Business Structure Basics

With this basic guide, you'll be able to select the structure that suits your business best.
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