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Are you considering launching a new business? If so our startup and launch articles are an ideal resource for you to dig into and educate yourself. Our blog posts cover everything from selecting the best type of business entity to knowing what state you should incorporate in. Don’t make unnecessary mistakes! Let our startup experts get you headed in the right direction.


How to Start a Vending Machine Business

The vending machine industry is one that has evolved and steadily grown since 2012. As consumers’ lives get busier and people seek convenience and time-saving options while on the go, vending machine operators have many opportunities. Have you been thinking about how to start a vending machine business?

In this article, we’ll talk about:

  • What the industry looks like for entrepreneurs
  • Advantages of operating a vending machine company
  • Ways to get into the vending machine industry
  • 13 steps to get you started off right

Vending Machine Business Outlook

According to the Automatic Merchandiser State of […]

2020-02-06T04:58:19-08:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: Startup and Launch|

16 Considerations When Choosing a Business Filings and Compliance Provider

Entrepreneurs cannot succeed in business completely on their own. Yes, they leverage their talent, expertise, and skills. But they also recognize when to delegate tasks and responsibilities to others with the knowledge and proficiencies they lack. For example, not very many business owners know all the ins and outs involved preparing and submitting the paperwork involved in setting up a business entity and keeping it compliant. Rather than trudge through the process and hope for the best, it’s wise for business owners to enlist the help of a business filings and compliance […]

2020-01-20T07:25:14-08:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: Startup and Launch|

How to Start a Dropshipping Business

Statistics indicate that a third or more of e-commerce brands use dropshipping as a way to provide products to customers. If you’ve been thinking about starting an online store but don’t want to deal with the costs and hassle of maintaining inventory, you may find the dropshipping business model a viable approach. Ready to learn more about dropshipping as a way to fulfill customer orders? Let’s talk about what it is, some points to consider about the business model, and how to start a dropshipping business.

What is Dropshipping?

Dropshipping is an order fulfillment […]

2019-12-25T04:58:07-08:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Startup and Launch|

Setting Up LLC Partnership Agreements

The Limited Liability Company (LLC) business structure is one of the most flexible and simple business entity types that entrepreneurs may choose. LLCs aren’t usually required by states to have an LLC partnership agreement; however, it’s something to consider–especially when an LLC will have multiple owners (a multi-member LLC).

What Is an LLC Partnership Agreement?

An LLC partnership agreement (also called an LLC Operating Agreement) lays the ground rules for operating a Limited Liability Company and protects the legal rights of its owners (called members). It’s written by the LLC’s members and describes […]

2019-11-28T13:55:09-08:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Startup and Launch|

Start a Business Checklist for a Home-Based Business

Knowing what to include in a home business checklist may sound simple to most people. With no need to rent or buy office space and worry about setting up workstations for employees, how tough can it be, right?

Well, although setting up shop at home offers some degree of simplicity, business owners who work out of their homes still face some of the same legal considerations companies with dedicated places of business do on how to start a business from home.

If you’re contemplating about launching a business and how to start a business […]

2019-12-30T08:48:07-08:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Startup and Launch|

How to Start a Business as a Kid or Teen

Starting a business as a kid or teen is exciting! With it, comes an opportunity to learn life-long skills that will help you become a successful adult. And, of course, there’s the money you can earn! But how do you start a business as a kid or teen? Well, regardless of your age, you will need to follow pretty much the same business-related rules as when starting a business as an adult.

Your parent or guardian will be one of the most important resources in your journey. While you’re their dependant in their […]

2019-11-20T12:03:55-08:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: Startup and Launch|

How to Start a Trucking Business

If you’ve always wanted to start a trucking business, now could be the perfect time to put your plan into action. The trucking industry has an immense impact on the U.S. economy. According to American Trucking Associations, 71 percent of the freight tonnage moved in the United States goes on trucks. If you’ve been thinking about how to start a trucking company so that you can become a part of this booming industry, you may also be wondering, “Where do I begin?” Whether you’ve been a driver for another company and desire […]

2020-01-06T07:09:37-08:00November 9th, 2019|Categories: Startup and Launch|

How to Start an Accounting Business

Whether you’re a finance major fresh out of college or have been working in an accounting firm or department for years, I’ll bet you’ve thought about being your own boss. There’s a lot to consider when exploring how to start an accounting business. Let’s dig into the necessary steps and mistakes to avoid.

Starting an accounting business offers an opportunity to chart your own professional course and enjoy the flexibility and control of self-employment. Of course, there’s plenty of research and work involved in the process. You’ll want to be thorough and well-informed as […]

2019-10-23T11:01:39-07:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: |

How to Start a Consulting Business

If you have a high level of proficiency, expertise, and experience in a field, you may have thought about how to start a consulting business. Starting a consulting business can be a wonderful career option for individuals who want to leverage their knowledge and skills while enjoying the flexibility and autonomy of self-employment. Even if you don’t presently have experience doing the type of work you’re interested in, you may be able to achieve your dream with hard work, education, training, and attention to complying with the professional and legal requirements.

In today’s […]

2019-10-09T11:49:59-07:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Startup and Launch|

Understanding the Various Types of Nonprofits

What is a Nonprofit?

A nonprofit organization is created to fulfill a charitable, civic, religious, scientific, literary, or educational goal. Nonprofits do not have private owners, nor do they issue stock or pay dividends to shareholders. Aside from founders or staff being compensated a fair wage for their work in a nonprofit, the organization may not benefit individual stakeholders financially.

There are 35 types of nonprofits recognized by the United States federal tax code. Some nonprofits are either fully or partially tax-exempt, meaning they do not have to pay certain taxes. Also, some types […]

2020-02-21T12:10:03-08:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Startup and Launch|
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