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Although sometimes out-of-date or unspecfic, secondary research can provide an abundance of information in a relatively easy and affordable way.
Understanding your industry, competitors, and customers is necessary for any entrepreneur. Primary research helps gather specific data, but secondary market research is also helpful. This article outlines fundamental, secondary research resources, which are either accessible online or at your local library.
This finance expert explains the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) law and how it impacts public and private companies. This author shows the upside and downside of SOX compliance and asserts private companies aiming to grow (and go public) should take steps to become SOX-compliant early on.
Taking reasonable steps to protect your trade secrets gives your company a stronger basis for legal action in the event of misuse. Read more to find out what safeguards and remedies are available.
SWOT analysis provides an excellent tool for entrepreneurs to evaluate the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of their business.
For David Moody, giving back should be a "habit from the heart," started even before success arrives.
Entrepreneurship means risk, writes the author, a veteran journalist turn dot-com entrepreneur who lived to tell the tale in a best-selling book. In an equally frank article, he speaks about teetering on the brink of financial and marital collapse before securing financing, and advises fledglings to assess their tolerance for risk and level with loved ones before taking the risk-laden entrepreneurial plunge.
With the unemployment rate steady at 9.7%, not many Americans turn down job offers these days - especially those who have been laid off. Art Wells is an exception.
In the past, reverse mergers were associated with penny stocks, manipulation, and potential for abuse. Today they are viewed as a legitimate vehicle for going public. The author explains the steps involved in doing a reverse merger and offers tips for expediting filing and approval of documents with the SEC.
With his attorney's help, the entrepreneur author, Jeremy Johnson, shows how his final written buy-sell agreement allows his company to continue as a viable concern should some unforeseen event occur.
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