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Growth and Expansion

Browse our growth and expansion articles and blog posts to learn more about growing your start-up into a healthy and profitable business. We cover a host of topics from sales and marketing to HR and staffing.


What is a Holding Company?

Many business owners operate multiple businesses and there’s a good reason for that: Once you have one business and business structure in place, it’s much easier to get a new business off the ground than if you had to start from scratch each time.

At some point in your entrepreneurial life you may come upon an idea or opportunity too good to pass up. But you have no intention to stop operating your current business. So, the question becomes how should you structure the new business—should it be a part of the original […]

2020-05-26T10:32:04-07:00May 26th, 2020|Categories: Growth and Expansion|

Outsourcing to Get Back to Business

Making plans to get your business back on track post-coronavirus pandemic? Here are five responsibilities you should consider outsourcing so you can devote more of your time and energy to the areas where you are most needed.

1. Website Updates and Maintenance

Your website is likely the most important marketing tool in your arsenal and yet it also probably gets neglected from time to time—especially in the aftermath of a crisis, such as a coronavirus. Unless you’re into coding and application updates, outsourcing IT tasks such as website fixes is a great place to […]

2020-05-12T13:03:24-07:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Growth and Expansion|

Mid-Sized Law Firms Can Compete with BigLaw and Big Four

Consumers have many choices when it comes to legal services, from do-it-yourself online legal services, Alternative Legal Service Providers (ALSP) and even the Big Four accounting firms (Deloitte, PwC, EY, and KPMG) have recently added legal services to their menu of services. How can your mid-sized firm compete with the competition growing exponentially?

For business clients, there are several ways you can expand your offerings without having to invest too much time or money. Since you’ve already gained their trust in legal matters, now is the time to build loyalty and appreciation by providing […]

2020-03-11T10:45:44-07:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: Growth and Expansion|

10 Small Business Resolutions for 2020

The start of a new year provides the perfect opportunity for business owners to set new goals and find unique ways to improve their operations. There are plenty of different options for your 2020 resolutions, from shoring up your finances to organizing your online presence. Here are some suggestions and tips from members of the online small business community.

Grow Your Savings with Money New Mindset

If one of your resolutions for 2020 is to save more money for your business, you may need to shift your mindset. So how can you […]

2020-01-07T05:42:57-08:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: Growth and Expansion|

Why a Business Plan is Important for Your Startup

I think it’s safe to say that nearly all business experts agree that all entrepreneurs can benefit from having a business plan. Why is a business plan important for your startup? According to a study by Palo Alto Software, entrepreneurs who have a business plan are about twice as likely to successfully grow their business, attract investors, and get loans than those who did not have one.

What is it about a business plan that makes it such an essential ingredient for success? Let’s take a closer look!

12 Reasons Why a Business Plan […]

2020-01-02T07:18:38-08:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Growth and Expansion|

How to Legally Franchise a Business

Subway, Snap-on Tools, MaidPro, ACTIONCoach. They’re all very different types of businesses with one significant thing in common—they began as small businesses and increased their revenue exponentially by franchising. If you’ve considered how to grow your business by leaps and bounds without starting and running dozens or hundreds of locations yourself, you may have wondered how to franchise a business. In this article, you’ll learn more about what franchising means, how to determine if franchising makes sense for your business, and what’s involved in franchising a business.

What Does Mean to Franchise a […]

2019-12-04T05:22:40-08:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Growth and Expansion|

Can I Use My LLC for More Than One Business?

There may come a time when you decide to expand your business into an additional area of focus or take an online business to a storefront (or vice versa). Can you run both businesses under your existing LLC? The short answer is, “Yes, you can.” However, you have other options to consider before jumping in and handling things that way. The route you choose can impact you in several ways (including your liability and tax obligations), so it’s critical to do your homework and weigh the pros and cons.

I recommend talking with […]

2019-11-06T14:13:41-08:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Growth and Expansion|

Improving the Startup Content Marketing Plan

Wouldn’t it be nice if content marketing was a science? It would mean you could create a plan, follow the steps, and instantly see amazing results. But sadly, content marketing isn’t a science; it’s more like an art. And that means you can do everything right and still not quite achieve the results you were hoping for.

It’s frustrating for startup companies. However, one of the advantages of being a startup is that nothing is quite set in stone just yet. The business is at a stage where processes are flexible and where […]

2019-10-23T11:30:34-07:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: Growth and Expansion|

Help Clients Choose What Is the Best Business Structure Without Fear of Unauthorized Practice of Law

What is the best business structure? Here's how to help your clients (and boost your revenue) without illegally engaging in the practice of law.

2019-12-30T15:15:49-08:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Growth and Expansion, Partner Program, Startup and Launch|Tags: |

How to Hire Your First Employee

Hiring your first employee is exciting. It means your business is growing and you need someone with special skills to help take it further.