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Nellie Akalp

Nellie Akalp

Guest Writer / 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.  

Run a Better Business

What 2 Horses, up Close and Personal, Taught Me About Leadership

Their names were Billy Comanche and Ginger. And, as this contributor took each horse's reins, she learned about leading people.
Entrepreneurship

5 Tips for Growing as an Entrepreneur

Going places means stepping out of your comfort zone.
Incorporation

The Pros and Cons of Incorporating in Delaware

The decision to incorporate in Delaware is not one-size-fits-all. Make sure you do your homework.
corporate records

How to Keep Proper Corporate Records

Staying on top of your corporate record-keeping is essential for both legal and strategic reasons.
Entrepreneur Lifestyles

5 Keys to Being a More Mindful Entrepreneur

The right mindset can make you a more inspired, effective and happier entrepreneur.
Starting a Business

Party of One: Setting Up Your Single-Person Corporation

If two's a bit too much company for your business, the solo route could help you maintain control while offering valuable personal-liability protection.
LLC

How to Structure a Single Member LLC

Setting up a single-member LLC is easy and there are fewer formalities involved compared with a corporation.
Mornings

How to Create a Meaningful Morning Routine

Setting the right morning routine provides the energy to tackle whatever comes in the day.
Competitive Advantages

5 Things We've Learned Competing Against 800-pound Gorillas

Let being small be your thing. Specialize in doing a few things extremely well, and forget the rest.
Trademarks

Apply For a Trademark Before It's Too Late

With trademarks, the early bird gets the worm.
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.
Kidpreneurs

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.
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.
Managing Employees

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.
Business Name

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.