How to Manage Vendor Relationships as a New Business Owner

Have you ever clashed with someone? Not in the sense of throwing down gloves and fighting, but perhaps not seeing eye to eye on something that caused tension between you and another individual.


Why Aren't More Business Owners Obtaining Trademarks?

In today’s competitive business landscape, everyone is trying to knock each other off — similar products, similar brand names, similar services, even similar logos. If you feel you have something...


How to Set up an Internship Program for Your Business

When running a business such as an LLC, you may not have the funds to hire employees right away. For that reason, it may be wise to consider creating an internship program. But it can be difficult...


What Brand Colors Can Reveal About Your Small Business (And How to Choose Them)

When you start your LLC or other small business, you'll be faced with many choices. Where do you sell your product or service, and how much should you sell it for? What should you name your business...


10 Habits To Grow Your Business

Starting a business is no walk in the park. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, around 20 percent of small businesses fail their very first year, around 50 percent fail by their fifth year...


How to Set Up a Small Business Budget as a New Business Owner

When it comes to business, assumptions and the unknown (or unplanned) can lead you down a scary path.


Can an LLC Hire Independent Contractors?

When it comes to growing your LLC, it doesn’t always make sense to do it alone and carry the weight of the entire business on your shoulders. So, what options do you have?


How to Run a Successful Food Truck Business and Become a City Staple

You’ve started your very own LLC so you could build upon your dream of running a food truck business and being the king or queen of the city. Now what? Or maybe you’re thinking about starting a food...


Common Business Risks and How to Minimize Them

Owning a business is extremely fulfilling, especially when it helps solve a problem that many people face. It’s not always going to be rainbows and bowls of ice cream with sprinkles though. You are...


15 Businesses You Can Start for Less Than $1000

You don’t need a ton of money in the bank to start a business. In fact, many of today’s largest companies started in garages or basements — bootstrapping it until they made it big. That being said,...