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In an economy where borrowing is tight and consumer credit can be questionable, having a solid relationship with a lender can prove to be valuable for business. Find out more about why it’s important to build a relationship with your lender—and how starting early can be key. more...

- - Running Your Business

"Guaranteed patent or your money back!" "Renew your trademark for half the government filing fees!" "Make millions with your invention!" Sound familiar? You may be dealing with potential intellectual property scammers that can drain your wallet with promises that are too good to be true. more...

- - Trademarks

How many people are using Facebook in San Francisco at 2:30 p.m. on a Friday? Sounds like a trivia question—except that the question was posed to an applicant during a job interview. Nowadays, both companies and job seekers are going to extreme lengths to find top talent—and get noticed by potential employers. more...

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With more than 180 million blogs in the world, you have to wonder how many of these blogs infringe copyrights—or have their own infringed upon. If you have an active blog and regularly create new content—or reference others’ content—you will want to read this. more...

- - Prevention & Safety

Using independent contractors can help minimize employee-related costs, such as payroll taxes, benefits, overtime, and workers’ comp premiums. While it may be tempting to classify some of your employees as independent contractors,, with the growing risk of penalties, you’ll want to make sure your business is doing it right. more...

- - Running Your Business

Entrepreneurial? Check. Philanthropic? Check. Lately, social entrepreneurship has become the hot, new buzzword in business with an increasing number of companies, including TOMS Shoes and Project360, making it their mission to improve the world. Will you make it yours, too? more...

- - Running Your Business

Just because you have a website for your business doesn’t mean customers will automatically come flocking. Be proactive and connect your business with customers with these five simple yet effective tips. more...

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Not since the 1960s have the youth of America experienced such unstable employment prospects. Yet there’s evidence that young people today are much more optimistic about entrepreneurship than you would think—but how can we help keep up this spirit? more...

- - Government & Politics

There’s always talk about raising capital to start a business. But what if your business is already up and running? A healthy influx of capital can jumpstart an existing business and take it to the next level. Find out the 12 best ways to fuel business growth in 2012. more...

- - Running Your Business

If you’re one of the growing number of entrepreneurs with a home-based business, you may have pondered getting business insurance. But it’s not just a case of whether or not to get insured, but what kind of insurance to get. more...

- - Running Your Business