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Do You Have the Mindset and Skills to be an Entrepreneur? You probably already know that starting a small business requires extensive research and analysis of many factors. But the one requiring the most critical assessment is often overlooked by many entrepreneurs. And, it’s as close as the nearest mirror. That’s because wanting to be an... View
10 Steps to Protecting Your Ideas Got a great idea? Follow these first steps from SCORE Counselor, Alan Tratner of Santa Barbara, CA. View
Ways to Structure your Business: Corporation? LLC? Partnership? Based on their needs and intended business activities, entrepreneurs may choose from a variety of legal structures. View
Business Incubators Steve Strauss gives you the scoop on business incubators. View
Creating Your Own Logo A logo is more than just a little design or your company name written in a fancy font. Logo design is a special skill, and there's no one definitive method that is better than the others. All good logos, however, have a few things in common. View
Startup Success eBook Worried about finding financing? With the Web 2.0 tools in this book, you can start a business for almost nothing. Stressed about hiring employees? With Web 2.0 solutions to make work faster, you may not even need them – but if you do, we’ll show you where to find them. Wondering how... View
Starting for Success Small business expert Rieva Lesonsky shares her tips for starting-up a new business successfully. View
First Steps to Getting Your Business Up and Running USA Today columnist, Steve Strauss, reviews the best ways to get your small business up and running. View
Understanding Trademarks and Deciding if You Need One 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