Do-It-Yourself Checklist to Incorporate Your Business

You can incorporate your business yourself if you don’t want to hire an attorney or a business formation service. Read this step-by-step checklist. Read more


Federal Employer Identification Number: Everything You Need to Know

Understand exactly what a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN or EIN) is, why you need one, and how to acquire one for your small business. Read more

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Pros and Cons of the Popular Business Entities: Sole Proprietorship, LLC, S Corp and C Corp

This webinar will discuss the most common business entities to help you navigate this important decision, and what changes you need to know for this year. Read more

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Social Tip: Can You Actually “Own” a Hashtag?

Article Language: English
July 15, 2021,

Marcie Wolf of Abuzz Marketing tells us the ins and outs of hashtags and whether or not you can own one. Check out Abuzz Creative for more tips, too.


Key Employment Practices for Small Business

Article Language: English
May 17, 2021,

Learn about the importance of ensuring proper employment practices for your small business in this post from SCORE mentor Rex Winter and guest Jody McLeo of McLeod Legal Solutions in Charlevoix.


Question: To LLC or not to LLC?

Article Language: English
August 18, 2020,

SCORE mentor Paul Krecke shares insights into the decision many entrepreneurs face: To LLC or Not to LLC!

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Determining Your Company's Legal Structure

Event Language: English

This business workshop will provide an overview of different legal structures and help you decide which is best for your company. Read more

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Why You Need an Operating Agreement: 8 Operating Agreement Tips

Article Language: English
April 15, 2021,

Learn why these eight business owners and entrepreneurs stress the importance of operating agreements and tips to help you complete yours.