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negotiation
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5 Ways to Grow Your Startup Using the Power of Negotiation

Negotiation is one of the fundamental parts of staring your own business. Everything from acquiring a business loan to clinching deals with new clients and settling prices with suppliers will take an element of bargaining and compromise. For some, this type of haggling comes as second nature; but for others, the mere thought of business...
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These 4 Entrepreneurs Share Their Startup Stories on StartupNation Radio

On today's episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff interviews four entrepreneurs who share their startup stories: Tania Shah, Erin Nobles and Lisa Sigman of In The Know Legal; and Kristen Denzer of Tierra Encantada. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here Tune in to the full episode of StartupNation Radio...
foreign qualify
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How to Foreign Qualify Your Startup to Do Business in a Different State

What happens when a small business has incorporated in one state, but wants to obtain the authority to do business and conduct operations outside state lines? Generally, most small businesses must file an application to foreign qualify. A foreign qualification, if you’re unfamiliar with the term, allows businesses to legally do business in states outside...
registered agents
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What Entrepreneurs Must Know Before Acting as Registered Agents

Shortly after incorporating or forming an LLC, small businesses must designate a registered agent. Not familiar with the term? A registered agent, often abbreviated as an RA, is the point of communication between the state and your LLC or corporation. Designated registered agents accept official documents on behalf of the business. They must organize the...
lessons
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7 Lessons for Entrepreneurs in the First Month of Business

Startups are all about innovation, but there is an overall formula for success that is not unlike that of any other business. Here are seven essential lessons every entrepreneur can complete within their very first month of starting up: Tap your network for help Discuss your business ideas with family and friends to get input...
Legal record keeping
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Legal Record Keeping for Your New and Growing Business

After months of planning, hypothetical number crunching, worrying and dreaming, you have finally done it: decided to start your own business. With all the opportunities and challenges that lay ahead, the last thing you probably want to think about is legal, let alone legal record keeping. As mundane of a topic as this may sound,...
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4 Legal Documents Startups Should Not Ignore

If you are a startup or small business, the number of tasks you are juggling at any given time can be daunting. Whether it is trying to land your next big customer, improving your website, building relationships with vendors or securing top talent, the list goes on and on. It’s for this reason that many times...