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How to Get a Patent Have you invented the next big thing? If so, you've got to get a patent. It protects your invention and gives you exclusivity. Read this article by Steve Strauss to understand why patents are critical to your success and how you can get one for your business. View
Protect Your Trade Secrets The use of nondisclosure agreements has become almost ubiquitous in the high-tech field, particularly for Internet and computer companies. View
Annual Marketing Budget Template Use this template to plan your business' annual marketing budget. View
Bi-weekly Timesheet Use this template as a bi-weekly timesheet for your business. View
Bookkeeping Agreement Use this template when creating a contract concerning your books and business records. View
Business Plan Template for a Startup Business Writing a business plan is an opportunity to carefully think through every step of starting your company so you can prepare for success. The template includes instructions for each section of the business plan, followed by corresponding fillable worksheet/s. View
A Financial Statement Cheat Sheet for Business Owners Daniel Kehrer provides a “cheat sheet” to help you understand three basic financial statement flavors: Balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements. View
How to Reduce the Cost of Bounced Checks The cost of bounced checks to small-business owners goes far beyond the penalty fees the banks charge for depositing bad checks. The time spent handling bounced checks and the havoc they wreak on cash flow are also part of the toll. View
Cash vs. Accrual Accounting Methods Do you know the difference between cash and accrual accounting? This article explains the difference and its impact on your bottom line. View
Barter Tax and Accounting Issues Barter transactions can provide your company with important financial, sales and marketing benefits. Like other transactions, however, barter sales are taxable, and your company must report them to the IRS. This is also true of credits you receive or spend through a barter exchange; regardless of... View