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Legal, Mindset, Starting & Launching

What’s an Exit Strategy and Do I Really Need One?

When you become an entrepreneur, it’s almost like becoming a new person. Cash flow, expense reports, profit margins and so many other things that just seemed like jargon not too long ago have now become integral parts of your life you must pay close attention to at all times. It can be overwhelming, we know. […]

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Accounting & Money, Legal

Small Business Taxes 101: What Is a Sole Proprietorship?

If you’ve been in business for very long, you’ve probably heard the phrase “sole proprietor” or “sole proprietorship” and wondered what the heck it means!     Pin me to Read Later!   The word “proprietor” simply means the owner of a business. So it follows that a “sole proprietor” is the owner of a […]

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Accounting & Money, Legal, Starting & Launching

Small Business Taxes 101: When to Create an LLC (Also What Is an LLC?)

First things first, what the heck is an LLC?   Pin me to Read Later!   It’s a word that gets thrown around a lot when people are talking about business. If you’re just getting started with your business there’s a decent chance that you’ve even been asked if you’ve started an LLC yet! Most […]

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Branding, Websites & SEO, Legal

Brand Design: Who Owns the Copyright – the Designer or the Client?

When a designer creates a logo or a brand, they often have one price for the brand and another price for the copyright. As Jerry Seinfeld would say, “Whaaat is the deal with that?” The increase in price comes mostly from the fact that the designer loses control of the design once she releases the […]

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Branding, Websites & SEO, Legal

Creative Legalese: the Difference Between Copyright & Trademark

If I had a nickel for every time I saw someone on the internet wrongly explain copyright and trademarks, I’d probably have enough for a McChicken. And I don’t go out of my way to seek out arcane legal discussions, so that’s a lot of nickels! First off, a bit of a disclaimer, because what […]

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Legal

Contracts 101: 1 BIG Thing to Remember in Your Small Biz

I was a lawyer in a very recent past life, and as a lawyer, you have a lot of conversations with people you didn’t realize you knew so intimately that end with “so they violated the contract, right?” or “so can I sue them for that?” And despite the reputation that lawyers have for liking […]

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