Category: Small Business

​Startups: You Should Form Corporations, Not Partnerships. Here’s Why.

​Startups: You Should Form Corporations, Not Partnerships. Here's Why.

Let’s say you and your friend have a great idea for a new product. You’ve brainstormed how you want to package it, decided what online platforms you’ll use to reach your customers and created a business plan. Though you might introduce your friend as your “business partner,” that title can be great in the vernacular…but […]

We’re Happy to Report Minority-Owned Businesses Are on the Rise

We're Happy to Report Minority-Owned Businesses are on the Rise

America is becoming a more diverse country with each passing year, and we’re happy to report that this diversity is being reflected in the growth of minority-owned businesses too. According to data from the U.S. Census and the Minority Business Development Agency’s 2012 Survey of Business Owners (cited by the Small Business Administration), 37 percent of […]

Everything You Need to Know to Construct a Powerful Brand

When starting and operating an LLC or any other business structure, it’s important to remember that building a profitable company also means building a brand. It’s easy to think of a brand as simply a logo and tagline, but there are several other factors that you should consider as well. This feature is designed to help you construct a powerful brand and message that resonates with your market.