Business Management

Learn all the ways you can take your business to the next level, whether you're in year one or year 10. Get advice on how to run and grow your business-and even what to do when you're ready to move on.

Protect Your Business with a Noncompete Clause

A noncompete clause can help your business prevent employees from leaving and going to work for your direct competitors. Get the information you need…

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How to Use a Noncompete Agreement When You Work with Independent Contractors

A noncompete agreement may seem like a great way to protect your company from competition by independent contractors, but there are can be legal…

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Why Noncompete Agreements Are Falling Out of Favor

Noncompete agreements have had a rough go in the legal system lately, with many being struck down, but there are still several ways business owners…

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Can an LLC File a DBA and Still Do Business Under the LLC Name?

In most states, if an LLC does business under any name other than its official LLC name, it must register a fictitious business name, or DBA. Find…

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How to Value Your Startup Business for Equity Financing

There are a lot of ways to fund your startup business, and all of them require savvy planning and careful execution. Here's easy-to-understand,…

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Creating and Implementing a Security Agreement

Security agreements can be crucial for protecting your financial interests. Learn about the purpose of these important legal forms and what they…

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Trouble Getting Customers to Pay?

For small business owners, deadbeat customers can be an ongoing challenge. Use these insider tips for getting your customers to pay.

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Can an LLC Transfer to Another State?

If you're relocating your business to another state, you'll likely want to register there. Here's how to do it.

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How Mompreneurs Balance Business Risk with Financial Security

Weighing business risks is more than just about money, it's about how you invest your time and attention. But doing nothing, or nothing new, is risky…

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Year End Tax Tips for Every Business Owner

Are you planning now to reduce your tax burden in April? You should be. Check out these year-end tax tips for business owners to get started in the…

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