Avoid These Financial Mistakes In Your Divorce

Avoid These Financial Mistakes In Your Divorce

Divorce rates among all segments of our population are growing and the explosion of family lawyers is evidence.  Some blame the longevity promised by access to good medical care for the increasing number of “grey divorces” among the elderly.  Others blame societal factors on the overall increase of divorces.

But the data is indisputable; more people are divorcing these days which means that the likelihood you or someone you know may have to endure this painful experience is increasing.  The good news is that with information and knowledge comes power, particularly when it comes to finances.  Misunderstanding the financial impact of divorce is one of the most common mistakes a person can make and can yield very long term and painful consequences.

That is why it’s important to arm yourself with as much information as possible.  Here are some important tips on how to protect yourself financially in your divorce.

Mediation

Mediation is part of a broader area of the law called “alternative dispute resolution”.  That’s just a fancy way of saying solving your disputes without going to court.  Mediation is where an experienced neutral third party listens to each side and then offers counter-arguments, suggestions, and creative solutions to bring the parties close enough that they can agree on a settlement.  This approach can trim months, even years, off a divorce which means huge savings in legal fees.  Mediators are often lawyers or former judges experienced in divorce law and have a firm grip on what is likely to be the outcome should you go to court.

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Developing A Fire Action Plan For Your Business

Developing A Fire Action Plan For Your Business

Fire safety is an essential consideration for business owners and managers throughout Australia. Things like fire extinguishers and other safety gear can help reduce the risk of a serious fire breaking out in your workplace, but they simply must not be seen as an alternative to a clear fire action plan.

Fire action plans are essential to ensure the safety of your staff and clients in the case of a workplace fire. In some cases, fire safety or action plans are required by law. Make sure that you and your workplace is covered by developing or updating your fire action plan today. Consider the following:

Start with a map of your building:

To begin, it is important to have a clear idea of the layout of your building, to know where all exits are and to know how easy those exits are to access. Identify existing fire exits, and mark them on your map. Make sure that they are accessible to all personnel and are not locked or restricted access. If they are in the form of windows that have to be broken, make sure that there is a fire axe or hammer in the immediate vicinity for this.

Identify existing fire safety gear:

Once you have an idea about the wider layout of your building, you need to identify any existing safety equipment and fire mitigation methods. This will include things such as:

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Making the Right Decisions after Divorce

Making the Right Decisions after Divorce

Seeking Early Legal Advice can help you Plan for Long Term

Long and nasty divorce proceedings are unfortunately the norm rather than the exception. Trained family lawyers are aware that while most divorces are stressful and long-drawn, there are others that are amicable and friendly. The couple’s overall approach to their relationship determines how the divorce will move forward. It’s a good to be aware that a positive approach and a problem-solving attitude goes a long way in reducing steep court costs and saving valuable time. The sooner the partners arrive at mutually beneficial agreements, the sooner they can move on with their lives.

Every marriage breakdown is different depending on the personalities of the people involved and the assets at stake. If you find that your emotions are driving your decision-making abilities, it’s best to hire lawyers who can look out for your best interests. Your lawyer will examine all the attendant circumstances including minor children, assets, properties, agreements, monies and investments and so on and advise on your best options. Taking every troublesome issue to court will only end up prolonging the legal battle and costing you hard-earned dollars. By having a trustworthy lawyer by your side, you can exercise greater control over your future especially with regard to your home, how your children will be raised and how your property divided etc. Once these matters are settled by court, the decision handed down may not be to your satisfaction.

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3 Benefits Of Using An Accountant To Do Your Tax Return

3 Benefits Of Using An Accountant To Do Your Tax Return

Although a lot of people choose to do their tax returns at home or in the office, a lot also choose to use an experienced accountant. Obviously, the option that you choose will depend on how much experience you have when it comes to accounting and tax returns.

According to Accountants Australia, your need for an accountant will also depend on the complexity of your tax reporting obligations. For some people, all that a tax return entails is filling out a short form at the end of the financial year and submitting it to the Australia Tax Office (ATO). However, for others – such as business owners – tax time is a lot more stressful. In some cases, you will be required to report certain aspects of your business’s finances as often as monthly (through a BAS). In this case, an accountant could come in very handy.

How should I choose an accountant?

When it comes to choosing an accountant to look after your finances, you should choose carefully – after all, they are the person who largely controls how much tax you pay each year. Look for an accountant who is reliable and experienced. If you own a complex business or need help on a specific tax matter, look for an accountant who specialises in this field. Always go for someone who has a decent reputation in the community, even if they charge more. It will be worth it in the long run.

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Are your Rights as a Shareholder Being Violated?

Are your Rights as a Shareholder Being Violated?

Seeking Legal Advice can help you get what you Lawfully deserve

Business and partnership disputes, shareholder disagreement and insolvency can be stressful and expensive to resolve in court. There are usually several factors involved and proper solutions must be worked within the framework of Australian commercial law. By hiring trained commercial lawyers such as Rowe Bristol you can minimise the likelihood of taking the matter to court and wasting valuable time and money. Court battles often involve steep costs, stress and worry.  Seeking legal assistance out of court can help reduce strife and conflict within the company. Carefully drafted shareholder agreements and business contracts can pave the way for faster resolution and provide avenues for discussion and communication.

Shareholder and business disputes can arise due to multiple reasons and it’s important to understand the rights and duties of all parties involved. This helps obtain greater clarity regarding options available as well as the consequences that may arise if the situation is left unresolved. If the company is closely held among partners and they are involved in the day-to-day running of the company, there could be potential for further disagreements. The partners may fall out because they disagree about operational decisions or because they resent interference from each other. Regardless of the reason, internal disputes are likely to worsen without legal guidance from experts. Commercial lawyers are trained to examine contracts and agreements and provide insights regarding options, terms and conditions.

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General Overview of Australian Laws on Wills and Estates

General Overview of Australian Laws on Wills and Estates

Under Australian law, it is possible to discern several legal documents and proceedings that directly pertain to cases of distribution of an individual’s assets in cases of the person’s death. They include wills, powers of attorney, estate plans, testamentary trusts, superannuation death nominations, powers of guardianship, anticipatory direction, legal and financial housekeeping, etc. Thus, an estate plan may be defined under Australian law as a will or any other directions on how an individual desires to have his or her assets allocated after his or her death. An estate plan also involves legal documents that regulate how the person will be treated, both financially and medically, in case of his inability to make his own decisions in the future.

In a nutshell, an estate plan encircles all possible estate related documents and legal acts, such as a will, superannuation death nomination, testamentary trust, powers of attorney, powers of guardianship, and anticipatory direction. If an individual have made a binding nomination in his super or insurance policies, the beneficiaries named in those policies will override anyone specified in the will. If a person has a family trust, the trust will go on and its assets will also be distributed in accordance with the trust deed, irrespective of what has been written in the will.

Wills constitute another major group of estate related documents. A will takes legal effect only in case of a will maker’s death. A will can regulate different issues, such as a manner whereby an individual’s assets will be shared, who will care for the children if they are still young, what trusts will be established, how much money will be donated to charities, as well as instructions regarding a will maker’s funeral. Under Australia’s law, a will may be drafted and amended by solicitors or private trustees, who usually charge a fee. Certain public trustees will not charge a fee to compose and amend a will, but only if they act as the executor of the person’s will. Other public trustees may exempt an individual of a fee for the preparation or amendment of the will if the person a pensioner or aged over sixty.

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Irretrievable Breaking Down of a Marriage

Irretrievable Breaking Down of a Marriage

The principle of irretrievable breaking down of a marriage as the only ground for divorce in Australia

Legal experts suggest that the laws that regulate marriage breakdown are subject to constant and substantial changes. Thus, the Family Law Act 1975 came into effect in January 1976, as a result of a protracted debate.[1] The Act repealed the Matrimonial Causes Act 1961, which had rested on fault as the ground for divorce.[2] The court used to consider the spouses as either guilty or innocent of matrimonial misconduct, such as cruelty, adultery and desertion (abandonment). It was incumbent on the applicants to prove that the other party had committed a matrimonial offence in order to succeed in the proceedings. Failure to prove the case would usually result in a court’s refusal to grant the divorce.

In the framework of the old system, the allocation of fault concerned such legal issues as property, maintenance and child custody, while a ‘guilty’ spouse could be punished by being denied contact with his or her children, or losing an entitlement to be financially supported by the other spouse. When the new Family Law Act came into effect in 1975, the number of divorces significantly increased. This is largely because the new legislation enabled a much easier no fault proceeding of divorce. However, the rapid increase in divorce numbers ignited vivid debates on whether the introduction of no fault divorce had degraded the institution of marriage by way of fostering marriage breakdown.

Legislative tenets of no fault divorce in Australia

As a matter of Australian law, marriage and divorce are both subject to federal regulation. Thus, the Australian Constitution clearly prescribes that the federal law governs all matrimonial causes of action, such as marriage and divorce, as well as all cases involving parental rights and the custody and guardianship of infants. To that end, the key legislation regulating marriage and divorce in Australia include the Family Law Act and Marriage Act.[3] The salient features of the Family Law Act 1975 as the legal framework for no fault divorce are the following. First and foremost, the Act defined irretrievable breakdown of marriage as the sole and only ground for divorce and thus adopted the no fault doctrine of dissolution of marriage in Australia. Second, the Act established the Family Court of Australia to handle disputes between married individuals, as well as between the parents of dependent children. Third, the Act constitutes the only legal framework for settling disputes involving financial issues and children. Fourth, the Act sets forth legal safeguards that protect family members in cases of domestic violence.

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How to Keep Out of Trouble with Marketing

How to Keep Out of Trouble with Marketing

If you are a new business owner, whether by simple website or something more complex, you are sure to need some kind of marketing and advertising. However, commercial lawyers will advise you to take care with the wording so that you don’t become liable to litigation.

The problem may not even be your own, but those who pass training or information of any kind on as part of their work for you. Unless there are regular updates to the material and training to keep them up to date on any changes, they may not get it right, but you’ll be the one responsible.

In addition, if you use materials – including music – in your marketing or advertising, or if you compare your product or service to others that are better known, you risk being in breach of copyright. That is why it’s a good idea to look through a lawyer’s list before going ahead with any marketing information including brochures, website copy, YouTube clips, Facebook advertising, direct mail campaigns and even call centre scripts and product disclosure statements.

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What You Need To Know About Buying Strata Title Property

What You Need To Know About Buying Strata Title Property

Not that long ago, the favourite type of property to purchase was the stand-alone home on a block of ground. These days, several factors have combined to make buying an apartment more popular. But property lawyers agree that most apartments in a complex have Strata Title, which is quite different from the titles of homes on blocks of ground. You need to know what these differences mean for you before going ahead with the purchase.

  • You will own your apartment, but in the complex there are many areas such as stairways, laundry rooms or social meeting rooms that are deemed to be ‘common property’. The upkeep and maintenance for these areas must be paid for by everyone who owns an apartment in the complex. So you’ll be in for an annual levy to make this possible. If the building has been poorly maintained it is likely to be a high levy due to the amount of maintenance needed. There may also be a second levy for what is known as a ‘sinking fund’ which addresses long term expenditure. You need to inquire about the balance of this fund to get some idea of what you are likely to have to pay, and if it’s enough to do the repairs that are needed.

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The Advantages of a Restraining Order

The Advantages of a Restraining Order

In cases where there is abuse in a relationship and it falls apart, a restraining order may be necessary. A good family lawyer such as Robinson Family Lawyers will advise you how to take out a restraining order against an abusive ex and what the advantages of it are. They can give you specific advice for your situation that will explain all the legal ramifications of any decisions you make.

A restraining order can be taken out if there is –

  • Domestic violence
  • Sexual assault
  • Stalking
  • Harassment

A couple don’t have to be married or in a de facto relationship for a restraining order to be taken out. The relationship may have ended, or it could be taken out against a parent on a child’s behalf.

Taking out a restraining order has several advantages: –

  • It orders the abuser to stay away from your home, workplace or school.
  • It can prohibit them from contacting you by email, phone, fax, notes or snail mail.
  • In some cases it can prevent them from going to the same social places as you.
  • If the person ignores the restraining order and you call the police, they will know to respond quickly because they realise the situation is more serious.

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The Importance of Keeping a Balance in Your Business Life

The Importance of Keeping a Balance in Your Business Life

Business people are busy people. Having a place outside where you can relax alone or with family, or even take those account books to finish off will make your busy life more pleasant. Using comfortable outdoor furniture such as tables and chairs that can stay outside all the time without being ruined is the best way to ensure your place is ready for you whenever you decide to use it.

Most people in business work many more hours than those who work for them or who have any other kind of 9-5 job. The buck stops with the business owner and if anything is not done at the end of the day, they are the ones that must do it. Then they take the books home to work on after dinner and this eats up more of their time. Often, family time or relaxation is limited to a few short hours a week, if that.

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5 Steps to Ensure the Success of Your Business

5 Steps to Ensure the Success of Your Business

One of the best ways to ensure the success of any business is to get help from a financial planning expert. Without working out how much you can spend on each aspect of the business so that you stay within your budget, you can easily overspend, or not spend enough on the most important elements. If you are not used to doing this – and many people aren’t – a professional digital agency and financial planner will be able to help you.

Most financial advisors would tell you there are 5 main steps to plan the finances of a business.

  • Work out your set-up costs. These will include costs such things as: licences and registrations, accounting fees, equipment and fit out and the initial working capital. When you deduct all your costs from your investment equity, it will give you a ball-park figure for what you need to borrow.
  • Work out the profit and loss for the first year. This may seem difficult, but you can get a good idea of expected sales by looking at The profit and loss statements of several similar businesses, often available online. Include the costs of the goods sold as well as the cost of doing business. Work out what your profit is likely to be and watch to see if it is accurate as the year advances. Adjustments may be necessary. (more…)

4 Different Land Titles

4 Different Land Titles

If you are purchasing land, it’s important to know what the title is, because this can effect what you can do with it. It’s important to consult with property lawyers to ensure any problems to land use can be determined and explained in a way you can understand. Simply knowing the title may not be much use; you have to also know what it means to you and your property specifically in order to avoid any problems.

Here is a list of the different land titles in Western Australia and what they mean: –

  • Green title: This title usually indicates that the property has no areas on it that have to be shared. This is what most land sold for residential purposes is in WA. If it is a property with a free standing home, it is most often a green title. However, this is not always the case and you should look into the matter before signing on the dotted line, because occasionally green title does come with restrictions. One example could be a sewer line that runs through your property that could prevent you from adding an extension to the house or even installing a pool.

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The Importance of Good Grooming for Businessmen

The Importance of Good Grooming for Businessmen

These days you need to have everything in place to succeed in business. You may run an honest business and have a pleasant personality but still not have the success you first envisioned. Many women choose to go down the path with cosmetic surgery; businessmen may need something different.

If you have the kind of business where you interact with people a lot, it is important to pay attention to your grooming. Not all men see the need for anything more than a shower and shave every morning. This is just not enough for some. Men who sweat excessively also tend to have body odour (BO) that can be very off-putting. Botox treatment is very useful for anyone who sweats from their underarm area, drenching their shirt twice or more often each day.

The trouble is that sweat stays on the shirt and the skin and bacteria in the area soon increases and gives off an odour. Deodorants may help a little, but using them is just attending to the tip of the iceberg.  It is more important to get rid of the cause.  Because Botox freezes the nerves where it is injected, it prevents the sweat glands from working.

This has no side effects on the person because if they need to perspire there are plenty of other sweat glands to take care of it.  These are in places where the perspiration doesn’t show up so much. The underarm area is difficult to keep dry because of the position of the arm, which is close to the body. This prevents air from circulating and drying it out.

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How a Violence Restraining Order Can Protect You

How a Violence Restraining Order Can Protect You

When couples split up one party may become violent or aggressive towards the other. In fact, this often happens well before any separation and can be the sole cause of the split. It can help to take out a Violence Restraining Order (VRO) on them to ensure they don’t come near you.  Criminal lawyers can help you to apply and tell you whether the court is likely to grant the VRO.

No person should have to live in fear of another.  Abuse takes many forms from physical injury to threatening by phone, text message or face to face, to destroying or harming your belongings. It can be stalking you or intimidating you in any way.  It can be done by a spouse or partner, ex- spouse or ex- partner, parent, an adult child or relative, or anyone else.

When you apply for a VRO you will need to tell the court what intimidation or abuse you have suffered.  The court will then make an interim VRO and the police will deliver it to the person involved, called the respondent. They have a 21 day limit in which to object. If they don’t object, the interim order becomes a final order and the person must comply with the terms or face a fine or gaol time.

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Traffic Offence Penalties and Defence

Traffic Offence Penalties and Defence

If you have been charged with a traffic offence, what will happen? Much depends on how serious the charge is.  A good criminal lawyer will tell you that minimum penalties for various offences have been pre-set and the court must apply these at the very least. They can also give a higher penalty if they think it is deserved, but not one that is lower than the minimum.

If your traffic offence is a serious one the best thing to do is contact a criminal lawyer and ask his or her advice.  If you are not sure how serious it is you can find out by going online to a traffic authority website, but it is better to consult a lawyer because there could be extenuating circumstances that may reduce the penalty in your case. Each case is different and will be judged accordingly.

You can be sure that your offence is serious if you were breaking a traffic law and someone died or was seriously injured as a result.  However, there are other serious offences too, which is why a lawyer is needed. A lawyer will know the likely outcome of your offence and will be able to gather evidence you need to help your case in court. They will also represent you in court if you wish.

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How Property Law can Save You Money

How Property Law can Save You Money

There is a great deal to know about property law and what makes it more difficult is that it changes in some way for each state. So if, for instance, you decide to buy a home without consulting a commercial lawyer, you could well do your research from a website that is not in your state unless you are very careful.

Buying and selling real estate is a legal process. There are contracts that need to be drawn up and the wording of them is extremely important, especially in cases that are not cut and dried. While some people feel that all they need is a conveyancer to help them finish the process, it is possible that they are leaving themselves open to fraud, or to loss of some kind that they didn’t expect. And there are many ways by which you can lose money.

For instance, a person purchases a block of ground in a country town, with the intention of building a home on it. They connect the power and water to a shed they built first, then find out that the council won’t allow a septic system in the house because the block is too small. The only toilet they can have is an enviro-toilet, but they don’t like that kind – and neither do any of the other buyers who come to inspect the block.

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How to Get a Fair Property Settlement After Divorce

How to Get a Fair Property Settlement After Divorce

Many people go through the trauma of divorce and a large part of the bad feeling is due to deciding what a fair property settlement is. Mostly, the two who are divorcing cannot agree on this question and it must be left up to the family lawyers to decide, or the courts, if an amicable settlement cannot be decided on.

It is often assumed that a 50/50 share of all assets and debts would be the fairest solution, but it is not that easy. For a start, one party may have had a lot of assets – or a lot of debts – before they even got married. It hardly seems fair that their ex-spouse has to be responsible for half of that. Then again, one partner may have received an inheritance or compensation for injury, so is the other party entitled to a share of that?

In their legal framework for working out a fair divorce settlement, the Family Law Act never assumes that a 50/50 split is fair. In fact they actually state that it is very likely that such a split would not be fair because there is too much else to consider.

  • The assets and debts have to be correctly identified and valued to start with and often there is non-disclosure by one party that is difficult to get around.

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Online Reviews Management

Online Reviews Management

Good reviews are the secret recipe to your success!

Did you know that 88% of the customers trust online reviews to make a purchase decision? When it comes to choosing a new brand, more people trust online reviews from peers than you ever imagined. According to online business consultant Peter Brittain, they want to find out how other customers have been treated, and based on their reviews, they make the final decision to either purchase or not. Therefore, if you want your business to succeed and entice new customers, then you need to get good online reviews.

Enhanced search engine rankings with good customer reviews

Did you know that your site’s search engine ranking can get a boost by good reviews? Great customer reviews is a sign that your business is doing good and values its customers. This means that when you have a greater number of positive reviews, your website or page will automatically appear on the first page of the search engine bringing more customers to your business.

We leave no place for negative reviews and reputation!

There is a high chance that many customers aren’t quite delighted with your business and leave negative reviews about your business on different review-sites. Such reviews instantly pop-out, leaving good reviews worth nothing.

But Espresso is here to save your thunder! Our reputation experts will keep a thorough check of every review written in your name. And if someone posts a negative review about you, we will immediately notify you. We will also come up with a plan to knock out such bad reviews and making only good reviews stand-out.

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3 Common Web Design Mistakes Made by Small Businesses

3 Common Web Design Mistakes Made by Small Businesses

These Web Design Mistakes Are Common, but Completely Avoidable

When a visitor comes to your website, your first priority should be to engage them and grab their attention in such a way that they convert from prospect to customer. With this aim in mind, you might feel a little overwhelmed and may end up making a few mistakes. While we all live and learn, these mistakes can cost you hundreds of dollars within hours – a luxury you most certainly cannot afford.

Having the not-so-better understanding of your target audience and focusing more on appearance rather than content are some of the common web design mistakes which are made by business owners every day, causing enormous loss of money.

1.     Rushing the Job without Doing Any Research

According to professional web design outfit, Web Design Perth, the first step is to be patient and focus more on web design with respect to the target audience, instead of pondering over the time it is taking to get the website online.

If you define your target market before even starting with the design, you can find out the direction you’ll be heading to. Now, plan your whole design around this research. For example, at this point in time you need to know the age, gender, buying power, problems, needs, etc. of your audience. Do not think about how much time is being spent in the initial phases, your website will be your online identity, your patience will be worth it.

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How SEO Helps To Improve Your Business Visibility

How SEO Helps To Improve Your Business Visibility

Do you think that SEO is highly overrated? Do you think that it is no magic wand that can bring your business around and help you get great traffic on your website at all times? Well then, think again! SEO is just the spell you need to transform a failing business into one attracting huge customer traffic. How? By using SEO to boost the visibility of your business website!

Have you ever wondered why your competition has such a huge market share, while you strive to bring traffic to your site? Has it crossed your mind that since you offer more value at a competitive price, why is it that none of your potential customers become loyal clients? The reason is that you are invisible to your target customers! If they can’t see you online, they can’t reach your website. This translates to no customer traffic, slow sales and low profits. In short, a failing business!

Using SEO to Ensure Visibility

According to research facts released by Google, around 90% of the internet users in the market, use Google search to find the service or company they need. So, if your website or content lacks the relevant keywords to get you a good ranking on the search engine, then you are surely invisible and your customer market is absolutely oblivious to your existence.

In a competitive industry where you are trying to get the attention of your customers, if you don’t get a good ranking on the first pages of a search engine result, then you can lose all traffic to your site. If this state persists, then you are well on the way to becoming a fast failing business with no customers.

The question is that if you want customers to visit your website in droves, what are you doing to make it happen? Are you going the extra mile to get more customers than your competitors? If not, that means that either you don’t have any SEO or haven’t updated to the latest search engine requirements. In both cases, you either lose customers or don’t attract any in the first place.

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Top 5 Intellectual Property Tips Entrepreneurs Should Not Ignore

Top 5 Intellectual Property Tips Entrepreneurs Should Not Ignore

Intellectual Property (IP) comprises a series of legal ownership claims that include trademarks, copyrights, patents, trade secrets and industrial design rights. Small businesses or startups focus less on IP and consequently involve in lawyers in expensive legal issues. This article shares useful tips to help entrepreneurs guard their ideas and IP policy.

Tip#1: Solemnize Ownership Agreement   

A precise agreement formalizing the ownership among the people involved in the business should be made. The agreement should clearly state the business owner/s and how the dividends created by IP will be shared among the founders; upon company’s expansion or merger.

Tip#2: Spend Wisely on Patent Filing

Patent expenses should be focused on strategic IP protection because patent filing is expensive. Sensitive business ideas and core  patent-able schemes should be revealed to a selected few who have agreed to sign a Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA). Consult a legal professional and opt for a provisional patent application first with the U.S Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is an intelligent way for creating temporary IP protection.

Tip#3: Protect Writing Materials

To protect manual, guide, documents and publicity material from infringement, U.S. law supports copyright notices since 1989. Therefore, to avoid legal hassles in the future, ensure that your company stamps all the materials with the copyright symbol or the word “copyright” and the year of creation and first publication.

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How to Get your Business Online: On Google Maps

How to Get your Business Online: On Google Maps

Getting people to know about your business is important. A business no one knows of will perish, eventually. And one of the important factors for that is enlisting your business on Google maps; in this post, we will talk about how to get your business on Google maps. Google maps can help people identify your business easily and boost it in many ways. This can also help you to create an online reputation for your business.

The very first step is logging into Google My Business from your Google account. Once you do that, you will see two categories:

  • Storefronts: Choose this option if your business has a physical location; like a restaurant or a coffee shop.
  • Service area business: Choose this if you provide service to your customer by reaching them yourself. You can select this option in a business where you deliver things at people’s doorsteps, or similar services.

Once this is done, the next step is to enter your business’ name and address, which can be done from the drop-down menu; if you see your business already listed there, proceed to claim it by completing the verification.

However, if you don’t see your business in the list, state it there in the option given – “No, these are not my businesses” or “I’ve correctly entered the business”. Once done, you will be prompted to enter some additional details, and then you can proceed with verification.

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Best 5 Productive Biz Apps for Online Entrepreneurs

Best 5 Productive Biz Apps for Online Entrepreneurs

The leading source for a great business idea is compiled from the small business tools at the initial stage. The term entrepreneur fits the exact meaning for “skilled gratitude person”. The startup brings an unbelievable career to the gratitude personalities. The small business owners and other online entrepreneurs start harvesting the currencies over the internet in these days by implementing a smart work.

There are several people in this world making huge cash and leading a pretty life using their strategy on online entrepreneurship.

The internet has become a day-to-day tool for billions of users worldwide. Targeting the specific and the tailored people for the business is just like a hide and seek game in this century. The one who works smart achieves his goal and the output with minimum effort than the one who works hard without any meaningful strategy. The usage of various handy tools could increase the efficiency of the business in this competitive arena.

Some of the “Best 5 productive handy biz apps for small business” are listed below.

  1. Dropbox
  2. MobileDay
  3. Asana
  4. Microsoft Office Mobile
  5. Zoho Invoice.

1. Dropbox

Dropbox is an all time favorite tool for the small business owners to attain a great success. This is a cloud storing platform which could store the files and confidential documents securely without any issue. This service is widely used by several entrepreneurs and telecommuters as well for storing the data on the go. The best part in this platform is that the users get notification regarding any addition or deletion of any files by the colleagues. Thus, a team spirit and the team productivity increases widely. The handy application is also available for smart phones.

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Cracking the Code: Drive More Traffic towards your Business Website

Cracking the Code: Drive More Traffic towards your Business Website

Search engine optimisation and social media marketing, when used intelligently and creatively, can indeed be catalysts to your digital marketing success.

People who promote products recognize the potential of the advantages of Social media marketing.  As many as 83% of businesses rely very heavily on social media to market their products and services. Forty percent of all businesses need to know how to calculate the earnings for the investments that they made.

Business personnel are trying to learn more about Google and other search engines to benefit from the power of search engine optimization. While on one hand search engine optimization has the power to boost your online presence, it can prove to be a big liability if not done with perfection.

The concept is all about directing people to your website. Learning the dynamics of search engine optimization and search engine marketing will enable you to design super quality optimized content through which you can not only drive more people to your website and generate leads for your business.

·        Establish your Brand and Enhance Awareness

Millions of people are already familiar with and utilizing the advantages of Social media to improve their brand awareness and brand visibility. Keeping tabs on your competition is one of the advantages of Social media marketing. This will enable you to provide a better service or product to your customers.

Sharing the specs and features of your product or service on social media is one of the quickest ways of attracting customers. If you can offer any incentives or promotion with your product for the online community it will give you more sales in the least possible time.  You can also interact and listen to the advice offered by your customers.

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