Small Biz Tip: Start Up Concerns: Business Name

Tips from November 6, 2009 The Small Business tips today discuss naming a start up business. Think of a creative and recognizable name for your business. Be memorable, quirky, and unique, yet professional for business purposes. Before settling on a business name check your phone books, online domains & with the county clerk's office for availability. Consider a business name that's obvious to your business purpose and works in your favor for SEO as well. It often helps the customer if a name is self-explanatory. A name like Kim's Social Media Services tells me right away that this is a social media servicing company by Kim. Register the business name as a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. You get legal protection for the business's name. Find out more at http://www.uspto.gov. Daily Overview: When naming yo... [Read Full Article]


Small Biz Tip: Start Up Concerns: Money

Tips from November 2, 2009 The Small Business tips today discuss money concerns for start up businesses. Create a plan. Map out what you have in order to fund your business to start a savings plan. Predict your cash flow. You could consider using personal savings, remortgaging property, credit cards or personal property as an initial financial resource. An established credit history and collateral make it easier to receive a small business loan. Plan, know your finances and apply. Keep track of each penny. Balance your checkbook and be conscious of spending. Saving a few cents will add up yearly. Daily Overview: Funding a start up business is no easy process. You're best off to plan, have a history of being responsible and don't forget.. PLAN. [Read Full Article]