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10 Steps to Protecting Your Ideas Got a great idea? Follow these first steps from SCORE Counselor, Alan Tratner of Santa Barbara, CA. View
Traits of a Great Employer Steve Strauss answers the question "What does it take to be a great employer? " View
How to Get a Patent Have you invented the next big thing? If so, you've got to get a patent. It protects your invention and gives you exclusivity. Read this article by Steve Strauss to understand why patents are critical to your success and how you can get one for your business. View
Americans With Disabilities Act Compliance Tips Learn the ins and outs of the Americans With Disabilities Act and how to address issues concerning:  Company policies Service animals Mobility devices Communication efforts Architectural barriers View
Business Plan Template for an Established Business This business plan template is a generic model suitable for all types of established business. However, you should modify it to suit your particular circumstances. View
How to Manage Telecommuting Employees Steve Strauss discusses how to manage telecommuting employees and why they may benefit your business. View
Encourage Your Employees to Innovate Steve Strauss shares a technique for encouraging employees to innovate in the workplace.       View
How to Keep Hiring Costs in Check As business owners think about hiring, however, there’s a strong desire to keep costs down. Many have been optimistic about hiring before, only to scrap those plans when the economy failed to improve. When they do hire, small businesses have a strong desire to get the best people possible... View
Understanding Trademarks and Deciding if You Need One View
Flex Your Workforce Presented by FreeEnterprise.com. Michelle Court discusses the new trend towards flexible workforces and how employing flexible workers can benefit your small business. View