With a boom in the technology sector, California is an excellent place for young, innovative entrepreneurs eager to see success. Many of these young entrepreneurs would like to go about creating an LLC, but few are familiar with how to do so. Too many entrepreneurs do not see their dreams come to fruition because they..
As a young entrepreneur, there’s no better time than now to learn how to start your own LLC. Businesses throughout the country are booming, and it could be an excellent time for you to take the leap and start your dream company. Unfortunately, all too many business owners are intimidated by the fact that they..
When an entrepreneur goes to found a new business, they are likely overwhelmed by the number of options available to them. One that always tends to confuse new business owners is “Foreign Limited Liability Company.” Many business owners are unsure about what a foreign limited liability company is and how it is relevant to their..
One of the most transformative aspects of the Internet has been the introduction to e-commerce. Buying and selling goods online has become the norm, and brick and mortar stores have to do more to keep up with the convenience of the point and click world. As an entrepreneur, getting into the online business game is..
An elevator pitch is a potentially useful tool to help you and your company network and generate new business and opportunities. But just what is an elevator pitch? Also known as an elevator speech or elevator statement, an elevator pitch is a short, persuasive speech that clearly states what you or your company does. A..
Starting a family business can come from the most innocent beginnings. Imagine you’re sitting around the table, enjoying a Sunday dinner with your family, made from all of grandma’s best recipes. These are your go-to recipes for every family function, potluck event, or when a new neighbor moves in. Everyone you know loves this food,..
Hiring your first employee can be incredibly overwhelming. You’ve made the decision that you need additional help, and perhaps outsourcing to freelancers just isn’t enough any longer. But, knowing you are responsible for someone else’s livelihood can certainly be enough to keep you awake at night. That’s why it’s exceedingly important that you’ve explored everything..
The issue of whether to incorporate your business or not is a common question among prospective business owners. It’s also an exciting one, as it’s the next step in a journey to a successful business. There are several types of business structures to choose from, including an LLC, C-Corp, Nonprofit, Professional Corporation, and S-Corp. Many..
Deciding to start a business can be both exciting and scary. You’ve got a product or service that you’re confident will succeed in your market, but bringing that idea to life can be a long, complicated process, with a lot of roadblocks. Knowing the right steps to take to move forward can be challenging, and..
Making the decision of closing a business is hard no matter the reason, whether you are closing for financial issues, retiring, or looking for a new business opportunity. It’s not something you take lightly, and the entire process can be stressful. Unfortunately, closing your business isn’t as simple as shutting off the lights, locking the..