I went to a fascinating class yesterday about franchise agreements. Have you ever read one of these things? Oh my! If you’ve ever considered investing in a franchise, rule # 1 is: make sure you consult an attorney first!Most people associate franchises with fast food enterprises, but franchises can be any type of business. Many […]
What Did You Learn This Tax Season?
It’s over! Taxes are filed (should be) and refunds or payments are in the mail. What did you learn this tax season? Did you sit down with your accountant and map out next year’s tax strategy? If not, why not?Proper tax planning takes just that…planning. Sitting down with an accountant and maximizing your deductions at […]
Upcoming Copyright & Trademark Presentation
Manayunk Roxborough Art Center located at 419 Green Lane (rear) in Philadelphia is offering a special humanities program, ” Sarah E. Holmes – Talk on Copyrights & Trademarks” on Monday, April 21 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. Refreshments will be provided.
This Thursday: How to Get Your Products Into Stores
Are you making a product in your kitchen, basement or garage that you want to launch into stores? I’ll give you the nuts and bolts of getting distribution in my upcoming presentation.This Thursday at noon, sign up for my teleseminar on How to Get Your Products Into Stores. Please register in advance, I will email […]
It’s Sunday Night, Are You Dreading Monday Already?
For many years, I’d say pretty much as long as I was an employee and not my own boss, I dreaded Sunday nights. I always had this pit in my stomach. It was dread. Dread of getting up and repeating the same routine week in and week out at a job I wasn’t totally crazy […]
Don’t Start Your Business Backwards
Photo credit: http://www.pdpics.com/photo/1941-bread-sad-smiley/ I’ve had some frightening conversations lately with people who want to start a business. One of the most disturbing trends I’ve seen is people who are in essence starting their business backwards. That is, they refuse to protect themselves in the proper way because their business isn’t “making any money yet.” Let […]
Conferences, Blogs and More Books for Entrepreneurs
Another great list from Business Insider about the best Blogs, Books and Conferences for Entrepreneurs.Business conferences can add up quick if you’re not careful. Ask prior attendees if they had a good experience before committing dollars to a new event, especially if travel is involved. What business books are you currently reading?