Posts Tagged ‘entrepreneurship’

What Small Businesses Need to Know About Trademarks

Ross Kimbarovsky | January 30th, 2017

Protecting your brand is an important part of building your business and maintaining your customers’ trust. Crucial brand elements like your company’s name, logo and tagline should be protected so that no other company can enter the market and use your identity to sell their product or service. One of the earliest steps you can take […]

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10 Legal Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Small Business And How To Avoid Them

Ross Kimbarovsky | January 27th, 2017

I’ve been an attorney for over 20 years and have represented many startups, small businesses and Fortune 500 companies. I’ve seen many smart entrepreneurs and small business owners make critical legal mistakes that threatened the survival of their business. Fortunately, most legal mistakes are minor and can be fixed. But there are legal mistakes that […]

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Starting a Business: 10 Small Business Experts Share Their Most Important Advice

Arielle Kimbarovsky | January 25th, 2017

It’s not easy to start your own business, and unless you’ve done it before you often have no idea where to begin. Do you need a business plan? Do you need a location? How do you finance your business? How do you determine the legal structure for your business? Do you need to register a […]

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Five Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Invest in Design Early

Nick Bowersox | January 10th, 2017

Image courtesy of FreePik Logo design is often one of the first tasks an entrepreneur needs to outsource when starting a new business. Used to doing most of the work themselves, it can be hard for a small business owner to justify the expense of a professionally designed logo. Though cheaper options such as ready-made […]

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Supercharge Your Startup or Small Business With A New Top-Level Domain Name

Arielle Kimbarovsky | January 9th, 2017

Naming a startup or small business is tricky. The company’s name sets the tone for how customers and prospects perceive the company and is a critical part of the brand. Of course, you also want people to remember your brand, so there’s a lot of pressure to find the perfect name. When we name companies […]

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5 New Year’s Resolutions to Help Entrepreneurs Succeed In 2017

Arielle Kimbarovsky | January 2nd, 2017

With the New Year settling in, most of us can’t help but make that traditional list of resolutions. In a month when gym memberships are at an all time high, it’s easy to jump on the bandwagon and create a list of goals. This often happens right after we reflect on the past resolutions we […]

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Take your Professional Development to the Crowd

Nick Bowersox | October 7th, 2016

There’s no denying the power of the crowd when it comes to creative projects. At crowdSPRING, a community of over 190,000 creatives collaborates with businesses around the world to help them stand out with quality designs and copywriting on a daily basis. But can the crowd contribute to professional development? According to Jonathan Chan at Foundr […]

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Startup Marketing: 5 Startups that changed their name (and why)

Nick Bowersox | July 28th, 2016

A lot of time can be spent choosing the perfect startup name. Conventional wisdom says that the name should be less than 10 characters, easy to remember, and the .com has to be acquirable. Startup names can be descriptive (PayPal), suggestive (Amazon), or even fanciful (Apple). Once you find the perfect name for your startup, […]

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