Category Archives for "Foundational Best Practices For Businesses"

Apr 06

5 Essential Tips for Starting Your Own Business

By Beverly Davidek

These days, you’ll find all sorts of advice about how best to launch a business. But with so much information out there, it’s hard to know what you should heed and what you can ignore.To make things simple, I’ve compiled a list of five fundamental tips for starting a business that you can’t afford to […]

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Apr 05

How Do You Apply for Copyright Protection?

By Beverly Davidek

 Some businesses rely on their ability to create and sell or otherwise leverage their original works. Obtaining a copyright for those works is not just important, it can actually make or break the business by allowing the owner to pursue copyright violations aggressively. Getting a copyright is not difficult. It just takes a little time […]

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Mar 23

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Independent Contractors

By Beverly Davidek

If you’re a business owner, one of the most important choices you must make is whether to hire full-time employees or use independent contractors (IC). While the two classifications may seem quite similar, they both come with a wide array of unique advantages and disadvantages.What’s more, if you make a mistake when classifying your workers, […]

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Mar 16

What Business Owners Should Know About Non-Compete Agreements

By Beverly Davidek

Non-compete agreements are commonplace in today’s workforce, though some are enforceable and some are not. According to reports from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, roughly 19 percent of American workers, or 30 million people, are currently covered by non-compete agreements. While non-compete agreements are fairly widespread, they’ve come under fire lately in the courts as […]

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