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Understanding Trademarks and Deciding if You Need One A trademark is a symbol that distinguishes products and services in the marketplace. It can protect intellectual property, a brand name, a design, or can be applied to a business, product or used in connection with specific services. Trademark law protects you, the owner, from competitors... View
Protecting an Idea Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, explains how and why business ideas may or may not be able to be protected. View
How to Set Up a Contingency Plan Presented by FreeEnterprise.com, Phyllis Barr explains how to set up a contingency plan for your business. View
eGuide to Small Business Hiring Building your team is an exciting step, but some aspects of hiring and managing workers could pose a challenge if you jump in without learning the basics. If you check little legal boxes along the way, the whole process will be easier in the long run. This eGuide to Small Business Hiring will... View
Harmonize Your Work & Personal Life SCORE ExpertAnswers Dr. Will Moreland, bestselling author and leadership expert, shares his thoughts on ways to harmonize our interrelated business, personal and emotional lives. View
Obamacare Small Business Quick Start Guide Whether you’re angry, happy or just plain confused about how “Obamacare” (a.k.a. the Affordable Care Act, or ACA) will impact your business, my best advice is this: Get over it! View
How to Create a Comprehensive Business Plan Use this guide to create a thorough and exhaustive business plan for your business. View
Registering Your Business Learn from SCORE Westchester about legally registering your business. View
Passion, Reality and Starting a Business Learn from SCORE Westchester about the difference between passion and reality and the roles they play in entrepreneurship. View
7 Questions Every Small Business That Hires Employees Will Have to Answer Small business today is about making decisions concerning your employees that will effect your business for years to come. Ranging from retirement benefits to healthcare, use this eGuide from Paychex to help answer those questions before they become pressing concerns. View