Nellie Akalp

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Nellie Akalp is an entrepreneur, business expert, speaker, author, wife, and mother to four. Her first business was started with $100 and sold eight years later for $20 million. Today she is the founder and CEO of, an online legal document filing service, where she helps entrepreneurs incorporate, form LLCs, file DBAs and keep their businesses in compliance. Akalp is nationally recognized as one of the most prominent experts on small business legal matters, contributing frequently to outlets like Entrepreneur, Mashable, The Huffington Post and more. Through her public speaking, media appearances, and frequent blogging, she has developed a strong following within the small business community. Nellie has been named a Top 100 Small Business Influencer by Small Business Trends the last five years and has been recognized on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing privately-held companies in America in 2015 and 2016.
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Business Partner: Do You Really Need One?

The right (or wrong) business partner can make (or break) a business This time of year always brings a lot of talk about dating, relationships, and meeting that special someone. But a relationship with the...
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4 New Sales Realities After the Recession

The  financial crisis of 2008 and the Great Recession that followed have  created a “new normal” in the U.S. economy. In addition to the  widespread de-leveraging in the consumer economy, B2B sales  professionals are facing...