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Covering Your Back: The Buy-Sell Agreement During a business start-up’s early stages, it’s really the last thing on your mind that something could happen to one of the partners (or even yourself). But if that came to be, it could put a share of the business up for grabs and everyone’s dreams at risk. Investing a little... View
Tips for Naming Your Product or Business Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, shares tips for changing or establishing a name for your product or business. View
What to do First With a Great Business Idea Before you try to raise money, file for a patent or write a business plan, heed these words: That’s not what you need to do. Here are the six things you must know in order to even justify writing a business plan, let alone investing money. View
Mom's the Word Presented by FreeEnterprise.com, Hilary Halpern discusses the growing movement of mom entrepreneurs, or "mompreneurs," including successful business owner, Jamie Ratner of Certifikid. 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
Government Contracts for Hispanic Businesses Latin Business Today discusses how to make your business eligible to compete for federal contracts. View
Master Your Business Plan SCORE ExpertAnswers Whether you're starting up or running an established company, an up-to-date business plan is critical for planning and reaching your goals. In this issue of SCORE ExpertAnswers, SCORE Mentor Mark Lowenstein provides expert advice on mastering this essential business tool... View
Simple Steps for Starting or Growing Your Business Workbooks Learn the fundamentals of starting or growing a business with our free Simple Steps workbooks. View
The Difference Between a Trade Name and a Trademark - And Why You Can’t Overlook Either When it comes to starting a business, there’s often some confusion about the process of business name registration. How are trade names and trademarks different? Does a trade name afford any legal branding protection? Can your trade name be the same as your trademark? View