Business Formation

There's more than one way to set up a business officially. Learn the differences between business types so you can pick the one that's right for you.

Turning Your Template Into a Custom Employee Handbook

Most companies create their employee handbook from a template. Here's how to turn that template into your own customized handbook.

What It Takes to Win Over an Angel Investor

Follow these 8 tips to learn how to successfully pitch and win over angel investors for your small business.

What Is a DBA?

While it doesn't provide protections like other legal business entities do, a unique DBA name can help brand your company.

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Why It Matters Where You Decide to Incorporate Your Business

When you incorporate your business, you will need to choose which state to file in. Learn the factors you should consider when making this important…

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How to Start a Nonprofit

Starting a successful nonprofit requires a clear mission, doing your research, and preparing a solid business plan.

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5 Hidden Startup Costs You Need to Anticipate

When launching a business, figuring out how to estimate startup costs is often a key concern. While typical business startup costs, such as…

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Could You Turn Your Business Into a Nonprofit?

Thinking about converting your for-profit business into a nonprofit? Find out why you might want to make such a change, and how to go about it.

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Tips for Entrepreneurs Pitching to Investors

Pitching to investors is an important step for businesses seeking outside funding at any stage—startup or otherwise. Here are five tips from the pros…

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Applying for 501 (c)(3) status?

Becoming a 501(c)3 organization allows your charity to become exempt from taxes. Learn how to obtain this important legal status.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Start a Business This Year

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the economy, it may actually be a good time to start a business right now. You will likely face less…

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