Nellie Akalp

Nellie Akalp

CEO of CorpNet.com

As CEO of CorpNet.com, a legal-document-preparation filing service, Nellie Akalp helps entrepreneurs incorporate their business, form a limited liability company, set up a sole proprietorship and comply with state filing requirements.  

What's the Best Way to Legally Structure Multiple Businesses?
multiple business

What's the Best Way to Legally Structure Multiple Businesses?

There are advantages and disadvantages to structuring multiple business, and lots of ways to do it wrong.
6 Ways to Help Your Kid Start a Business and Learn About Life
Radicals & Visionaries

6 Ways to Help Your Kid Start a Business and Learn About Life

A fun summer business venture may not make them a lot of money, but it can teach youngsters invaluable life experiences and practical skills.
Are Small Businesses Spending Too Much Time on Social?
Social Media

Are Small Businesses Spending Too Much Time on Social?

Social media marketing requires a lot of patience, but don't ignore all your other customer touch points along the way.
To Grow Your Business Start Focusing on Your Employees
Performance Ignited

To Grow Your Business Start Focusing on Your Employees

Keep your employees connected to their job, company and team to maximize both satisfaction and production.
Your New Business Name Should Be Memorable, Spell-able and Available
Business Optimization

Your New Business Name Should Be Memorable, Spell-able and Available

Follow these five tips to settle on what is one of the most important aspect of a new company -- its name.
5 Ways to Stop Worrying What Others Think
Make More Happen

5 Ways to Stop Worrying What Others Think

Judging yourself based on someone's bad opinion of you can destroy you and your business.
'Accidental Entrepreneurs' -- When a Personal Mission Morphs into a Big Business
Starting a Business

'Accidental Entrepreneurs' -- When a Personal Mission Morphs into a Big Business

Jessica Alba just wanted a better, nontoxic product to bathe her baby. Today, her company is worth more than $1.7 billion.
7 Actions to Take After Incorporating Your Business
Ready To Launch

7 Actions to Take After Incorporating Your Business

You have formed a limited liability company. What should you do now?
Here Are 6 Considerations When You're Thinking of Selling Your Business
Business Optimization

Here Are 6 Considerations When You're Thinking of Selling Your Business

Incredible opportunity, both personal and professional, can come from a sale. But you've also got to be prepared for what lies ahead.
A Business Name vs. a Trademark: Do You Know the Difference?
Ready To Launch

A Business Name vs. a Trademark: Do You Know the Difference?

One gives you protection in your state only; the other gives protection in all 50.
What UberX and Lyft Drivers Can Do to Minimize Their Personal Liability
Sharing Economy

What UberX and Lyft Drivers Can Do to Minimize Their Personal Liability

The independent status of those behind the wheel raises a sticky issue.
Keepin' it in the Family: How to Structure a Business With Your Closest Relatives
Family Businesses

Keepin' it in the Family: How to Structure a Business With Your Closest Relatives

Family-run companies need structure and careful planning. Your relationships and success depend on it.
A Breakdown of the Tax Implications of an S Corporation
Taxes

A Breakdown of the Tax Implications of an S Corporation

The deadline is quickly approaching for existing companies to claim S corporation tax treatment.
The Many Variables to Consider When Choosing In Which State to Incorporate
Incorporation

The Many Variables to Consider When Choosing In Which State to Incorporate

States differ widely in fees, taxes and, in the case of Delaware, their court systems.
5 Legal Steps to Take to Shutter Your Business
Exit Strategies

5 Legal Steps to Take to Shutter Your Business

It can be a hard decision to close up shop, but make sure you do it properly if it comes down to it.