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Why You Need to Think About IP Protection from Day One of Your Business1

Why You Need to Think About IP Protection from Day One of Your Business

A small business relies on intellectual property (IP) to give you a competitive advantage. This is especially necessary when you will be competing with corporations, national brands, or well-established local businesses. From copyrights and trademarks to design and utility patents, here are a few reasons to take advantage of every sort of intellectual property protection […]

5 Steps to Incorporating Your Small Business in Southern California 1

5 Steps to Incorporating Your Small Business in Southern California

For a small business owner, business formation is a crucial decision. If you decide that incorporating will be best for your San Diego small business, how can you ensure you handle the process correctly? Here are five crucial steps to incorporating your small business in southern California. Choose your business name – Fortunately, the California […]

Attention Entrepreneurs - 3 Essential Decisions for New Business Owners 1

Attention Entrepreneurs: 3 Essential Decisions for New Business Owners

Entering the entrepreneurial world can be exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. This is your chance to break the shackles of the normal rat race. But it also comes with risks. To be successful, you need to think ahead. Here are three huge decisions that will impact the success of your business from day […]

3 Reasons Every Small Business Should Use Employee Contracts 1

3 Reasons Every Small Business Should Use Employee Contracts

As a small business owner, you may think you can save yourself some trouble by skipping contracts and agreements and just hiring any employees you need with a handshake. However, there are several ways in which employee contracts could potentially save your business. Provide grounds for firing a terrible employee – If your gut feeling […]