Business Structures

The Service Industry: Why Veterans Are Flocking to the Franchise World

It has to do with focus, structure, camaraderie and a hard-earned ability to thrive within complex operations.

Jon Marcus

You Really Could Have a Legitimate Business in a Week

If your great idea solves problems, the rest is mostly filling out forms online. You can knock it out in a few days.

Derek Miller

The Good Thing About an Antiquated Industry? Lots of Room to Innovate.

Fresh thinking is never more needed than when your business has existed for generations.

Joe Beneducci

25 of the Oldest Active Companies in the United States

Check out the companies that give serious meaning to the words "staying power."

The 7 Financial Habits of the Most Successful Small Business Owners

The smartest money management tactics are well known and proven but few business owners apply all of them.

Matthew Baker

3 Trigger Events That Could Make Your Current Business Structure Obsolete

It's the least-sexy thing about being an entrepreneur, but obsessing over personal liability and tax implications might mean it's time to change how you've incorporated your business.

Jared Hecht

How to 'Productize' Your Service Business Offerings

When your services business is treading water, adding products to your business plan may help keep it afloat.

Justin Gray

Here's When It's OK to Work for Free

These tips provide a guideline of when it's acceptable to provide work for no fee.

Janet Murray

5 Business Lessons I Learned From Being a Member of a Motorcycle Gang

Let's face it -- your bowling league is a business, your place of worship is a business, your family is a business -- and yes, an outlaw motorcycle gang is a business.

Tom Scarda

How to Choose the Best Structure for Your Franchise Company

Learn the pros and cons of each franchise structures offers so you can pick the one that will work best for you.

Mark Siebert