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This article discusses the benefits of having a clear, compelling value proposition and provides guidelines to creating this statement that will compel customers to buy your products or services.
Every business has some form of intellectual property and many businesses will need the help of an intellectual property attorney to sort it all out.
Marketing creatively will enable entrepreneurial retailers to prosper in difficult or changing times, writes the founder of a venerable direct marketing company. The author offers examples of creative marketing from the company's half century in business.
This article is a primer for entrepreneurs who need to understand the basics of intellectual property law as a precursor to selecting how to protect their intangible assets, trade secrets and know-how, trademarks and trade names, patents and patent applications, and copyrights.
This article provides an expert explanation of the various kinds of patents, including utility patents and design patents, along with a practical description of the complete patenting process.
Whether you are designing marketing campaigns, buying an existing business, or expanding into new markets, information provided through marketing research is essential to making successful decisions.
More and more successful companies are taking a holistic approach to serve specific market niches or verticals. Instead of offering a broad-based horizontal solution that may service a larger market, but require more customization and will likely involve competition from larger players, these companies are finding success 'below the radar' by staying focused on a narrower segment.
Design elements that build brand awareness for your business constitute its "trade dress" and can be protected by federal and state trademark laws. Learn how to enhance trade-dress protection and defend against infringement by competitors.
How do you decide on a merchant account provider? How much does an account cost? This guide gives quick tips for business owners that want to set up
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