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How to Deal With Negative Online Reviews

You’ve worked hard to build your small business and offer great products and services, so nothing is more frustrating than receiving a negative online review, especially if they are unjustified, misleading or factually incorrect.

Fortunately, there are several steps that you can take to prevent your business’s reputation from being damaged by false unfavorable reviews.

Respond promptly...

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Does the “Corporate Veil” Really Protect Your Personal Assets?

If you’re starting a business, you may have started to do your homework to weigh your options for what kind of business entity you want to create.

You’ve likely considered the tax and non-tax implications for the different types of entities. If so, then you’ve probably also run across information on protections certain business entities afford...
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4 Steps to Ensure the Enforceability of E-Signatures

More and more, transactions between small businesses and their customers, vendors, and service providers occur online rather than on paper.

Yet some feel uneasy about the enforceability of these electronically-signed documents. Is an electronic signature as valid as a conventional handwritten signature?  Under state and federal law, e-signatures are recognized as valid and enforceable: Most states have...
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Transferring LLC Membership Interests Part 2

Part 2: Voluntary Transfers

In this 3-part blog series, we’re discussing a variety of aspects to consider when transferring membership interests in an LLC. Check out our overview blog on this topic before reading on about voluntary transfers. An LLC affords its members a certain amount of personal asset protection. Part of this...
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