Fictitious Business Names

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Now that I’ve Incorporated…What’s Next?

Over the course of my career, I’ve helped over hundreds of thousands of small business owners incorporate a business or form and LLC. But I’ve also found there can be just as many questions after incorporating a business or forming an LLC. In this post, I’ve put together some of the more commonly asked questions to help you navigate life after the incorporation or LLC formation process.

Why I LOVE What I Do as CEO/Founder of CorpNet…

The economy is difficult, the jobs numbers aren’t improving, and the stock market is pretty shaky at best. But in these tough times, people are doing some incredibly remarkable things. They’re showing just how determined, creative, and courageous human beings can be. And if I can help these individuals get the ball rolling on their ideas and make their dreams come true, I can’t imagine anything better...AND that's why I love what I do each and every day and I live by the mantra of "Do what you Love and Love What you Do each and every day because you ONLY live once!!!!!

2019-09-03T05:51:06-07:00June 25th, 2012|Categories: Women In Business|Tags: , |

3 Steps to Creating and Protecting your Business Name

What's in a name? Selecting the right business name for your company is important — and it should be followed by taking the right legal steps to make sure the name is yours to use for years, and decades, to come. A prudent approach to naming entails three important steps: brainstorming, investigation and registration.

2019-09-03T05:51:09-07:00June 16th, 2012|Categories: Women In Business|Tags: , , , |

Using Trademarks to Protect Your Company Brand

You formed your Corporation or LLC, so you’re well on your way to building a successful business. Now it’s time to protect your company name and brand, so that name will be yours to use for years to come. When it comes to your business name and trademarks, a few proactive steps can go a long way toward protecting your brand and business. Best of all, it’s easy and affordable — you just need to know where to start…

2019-09-03T05:51:17-07:00May 18th, 2012|Categories: Women In Business|Tags: , , |

Where Should YOU Incorporate YOUR Business?

Many questions invariably arise throughout the process of incorporating or forming an LLC for your business. By far, one of the most common questions is…where? And more often than not, the question is framed as, “Should I incorporate in Delaware or Nevada?” These two states are hot choices for incorporation; and for good reason. However, as a general rule of thumb, if your corporation or LLC will have less than five shareholders or members (a condition which applies to the bulk of small businesses), it’s best to incorporate or form an LLC in the state where your business has a physical presence. In other words, unless your business has a physical office in Delaware or Nevada, it's going to be much easier and less expensive in the long run to incorporate or form an LLC in your home state.

2019-09-03T05:51:19-07:00May 12th, 2012|Categories: Women In Business|Tags: , |

How to Form an LLC or Incorporate a Business

For the small business owner, incorporating a business or forming an LLC raises many questions: Where do I start? How much does it cost to incorporate or to form an LLC? How long does the process take? Can I form my own corporation or LLC or is an attorney required? In this post, I’ll break down the steps required to incorporate a business or form an LLC, as well as explain the three different methods: do-it-yourself, legal filing service, or an attorney.

2019-09-03T05:51:25-07:00April 19th, 2012|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: , , , , |