Monthly Archives: July 2010
When an entrepreneur comes up with an idea for a new company, the next step in business formation is coming up with a name for it. But Entrepreneur magazine reports that coming up with a solid name can be a complicated process.
A number of states have passed tax credits for angel investors in an effort spur additional financing and new business formation for entrepreneurs. If early returns from a program in Minnesota are any indication, the tax credits may be a widespread success.
For an entrepreneur who has only recently taken steps to create a corporation, finding ways to attract new customers is critical to continued success. A new report from the Wharton business school at the University of Pennsylvania says that referral programs are a cost-effective marketing technique.
Most small business owners are already aware of most of the tax deductions that they can earn after creating a corporation. But Bankrate.com‘s Marcia Passos Duffy says there are some less common ways to save money on taxes.
Whenever an entrepreneur starts his or her own business, there is a certain amount of risk involved. But as Entrepreneur magazine contributor Karin Price Mueller writes, working to create a corporation for that small business can protect its owner and his or her assets should anything happen.
For an entrepreneur, part of the draw of working to create a corporation is being his or her own boss. A new study shows that this independent feeling also gives small business owners great satisfaction.
A teacher at the University of Pennsylvania is working to create a wide-reaching business incubation program to “create an ecosystem for education,” which would encourage entrepreneurs to create a corporation focused on improving education, the Associated Press reports.
Small businesses usually start with a solid product idea. But proper branding will help the company stick around long after it launches.
Gathering the resources to create a corporation is not an easy task for an entrepreneur. But as Associated Press columnist Joyce Rosenberg writes, there are some easy ways for small business owners to cut down their startup costs.
Aleena Sallot, a 14-year-old from Margo, Indiana, is doing something different from other girls her age. She’s a small business owner.