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What Do You Need to Know to Start a Business?

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It’s National Start Your Business Month, so we’re putting extra focus on all things biz-related here at LZ. Did you know we have tons of helpful info for entrepreneurs, wantrepreneurs, and small biz owners? Not sure what the difference is between an LLC and a corporation? We can help! Wondering if you need a registered […]

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

March 6th, 2013 at 5:41 am

Small Business News Weekly Roundup: 11/18/11

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In this week’s small business news roundup, we’ll talk about saving money, great advice to follow when you’re just starting out, why an ex-con could be just who you’re looking for to add to your small business family, and the future of social media in small business. First, some other roundups: This Week in Small […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

November 18th, 2011 at 9:56 am

Small Business News Weekly Roundup: 10/21/11

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In this week’s small business news roundup, we’ll discuss Intuit’s dropping of two business apps and what you need to do to save your data, who needs a small business loan, small business friendly banks, why you should consider using cloud services, and some inspiration for trying to win government contracts. Let’s go! Intuit Drops […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

October 21st, 2011 at 9:51 am

Small Business News Weekly Roundup: 10/7/11

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In this week’s small business news roundup, we’ll discuss what small business owners can learn from Apple post-Steve Jobs, the role of Starbucks in small business development (yes, you read that correctly), how a new NLRB report may affect businesses’ social media policies, and tips for establishing positive eating habits as a small business owner. […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

October 7th, 2011 at 11:27 am

Small Business News Weekly Roundup: 9/30/11

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In this week’s small business news roundup, we’ll discuss small business confidence—or lack thereof, how to protect your business from hackers, whether a deal site is good for your enterprise, and what we can learn from the Netflix/Qwikster fiasco. Let’s go! Small Business Confidence Sinks to a Two-Year Low: Business Insider reports that “[s]ome 1,700 […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

September 30th, 2011 at 9:44 am

Small Business News Weekly Roundup: 8/26/11

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In this week’s small business news roundup, we’ll discuss business credit cards, dying industries you should avoid, factors to consider when relocating your business, and five metrics to measure the health of your community. Let’s go! Business Credit Cards Lack Many Protections: Forbes warns readers to be careful when selecting a business credit card—very timely […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

August 26th, 2011 at 10:08 am

How Do You Build a Successful Business? – LegalZoom CEO John Suh on CredibilityLIVE

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Last week, our CEO, John Suh, appeared on D&B’s CredibilityLIVE web series with small biz expert Karen E. Klein. John talked about his experience as a serial entrepreneur and took questions from the web about everything from hiring strategies to his favorite books. Check out the video below to hear John’s tips on funding, choosing […]

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

August 3rd, 2011 at 6:00 am

Small Business News Weekly Roundup: 7/29/11

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In this week’s roundup, we’ve got tips for protecting your business from the economic effects of a US default, real-world stories from small business owners about their experiences with Facebook ads, and news from Google and the SBA that might benefit your business. What a US Default Might Mean for Small Business: Entrepreneur Magazine gives […]

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

July 29th, 2011 at 6:56 am

CredibilityLIVE with John Suh Tweet Stream

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Did you miss today’s CredibilityLIVE event with LegalZoom CEO John Suh? We’ll have the full video shortly, but in the meantime, check out the highlights as live-tweeted by event host Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp (@DandB). CredibilityLIVE is a monthly series for small business owners from Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. The series features industry […]

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

July 28th, 2011 at 2:53 pm

Small Business News Weekly Roundup: 6/24/11

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In this week’s small business news roundup, we’ll talk about handling a double dip recession, why you should be flexible, finding funding, easy marketing campaigns, SEO blogging tips, Twitter tools, and finally, a survey about who is starting small businesses and why — and we’d love to hear your comments on that one in particular, […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

June 24th, 2011 at 10:07 am