Tag Archives: Small Business

Ideas and the Law: Using Intellectual Property to Protect You Part 2 (Copyright)

As previously discussed on this blog, there is little legal recourse available if someone steals your idea. In certain limited circumstances you may have legal recourse but even then you have to have the resources to enforce your rights. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Regulatory Reform for the 21st Century: Small and Mid-Size Businesses Matter

On January 18, 2011, President Barack Obama penned an editorial, Toward a 21st-Century Regulatory System, for the Wall Street Journal in which he discussed the need for regulatory reform across the federal government.  The President addressed the importance “common sense … Continue reading

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Observation: The Great Digital (customer service) Divide

Late last year, my mother made a simple request to her local telephone monopoly which they said would be easy to fulfill.  On the appointed day when the service switch was made, it was clear the Local Telephone Monopoly did … Continue reading

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News You Can Use: The SBA on Economic Stimulus for Small Businesses

National Public Radio spoke with Karen Mills , administrator of the Small Business Administration, this morning on the pending economic stimulus programs for small businesses.  To listen to the interview CLICK HERE.

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Economic Stimulus for Small Business 2010

In the midst of the bank and automobile bailout of 2009, the federal government implemented  policies to help small businesses obtain credit and relief from the recession.  Primarily the government offered tax relief and easier access to Small Business Administration … Continue reading

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