Starting a Business

Set your business on the right path. Get help understanding your options and how you can set yourself up for continued success.

How to Choose an LLC Name

It’s worth the time and effort to choose the right name for your company. This list will help you find the best name for your business.

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7 Giant Steps: Business Plan Basics

How do you get from great idea to successful business? The first step is a solid business plan. Learn how to write one here.

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10 Tips for Creating a Small Business Plan

A business plan is a necessary part of your impetus for success for your small business. Find out how to create a business plan that will help you…

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3 Ways to Register a Business Name

Forming certain business entities, filing an assumed name, or registering a trademark can afford you business name protection.

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Start Your Business Off Right with a Business Plan Outline

A business plan outline provides the framework for the business plan that will act as your small business blueprint. Answer these questions as you…

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How Much Does It Cost to Trademark a Business Name?

The process for trademarking a business name is relatively simple and inexpensive, and well worth its weight in gold in terms of warding off unlawful…

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How to Choose the Right Business Structure for You

Which legal business structure makes the most sense for you often depends on your future plans for your company.

Which Business Structure is Right for My Business?

The right business structure can protect you from liability, support your business goals and save you money at tax time. But how do you choose? Here’…

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How to Write a Business Plan

This advice from the pros will make the process of writing a business plan easier and less stressful.

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Tips for Entrepreneurs Pitching to Investors

Pitching to investors is an important step for businesses seeking outside funding at any stage—startup or otherwise. Here are five tips from the pros…

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