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Physician Reviews: Managing Your Online Reputation
Business, current events, Dentists
Physician Reviews: Managing Your Online Reputation
31 March 2014

Perhaps one of the most disquieting issues for doctors and other healthcare professionals today is the growing numbers of patients using online rating and review websites. I’m referring to services like Yelp. com, Angie’s List, Healthgrades. Read more…

    Small Business Tip of the Day: Clear Up the Healthcare Confusion
    Getting Advanced, Home Page Blog, Legal Issues
    Small Business Tip of the Day: Clear Up the Healthcare Confusion
    24 September 2013

    As a small business owner, are you still confused about the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare)? You’re not alone. There is so much hype and misconception in the media, it’s hard to know who’s telling the truth. Luckily, there’s a website dedicated to helping you make sense of it all–and make the right choices for your small business. Read more…

      Web.com Small Business Tip of the Day: Prepare for Obamacare
      current events, Getting Advanced, Home Page Blog

      With the recent delay in the employer mandate for health care reform on the minds of small business owners, another study shows that the majority of business owners still aren’t sure how to prepare for the new regulations. In its SB Authority Market Sentiment Survey, Newtek Business Services The Small Business Authority® found that 52 percent of business owners do not know how to prepare for the upcoming healthcare reform changes. Of the rest, 24 percent plan to reduce benefits to employees, 13 percent plan to rebid their policy, and 11 percent plan to reduce business expenses overall. Read more…

        Web.com Small Business Tip of the Day: No Free Ride for Spouses
        Getting Advanced, Home Page Blog, Human resources for Small Business

        If you’re trying to save money on health insurance for your employees the easiest solution might be right under your nose. Usually, insurance companies charge more for a spouse’s coverage than they do for an employee’s children. This is due to age, and the cost of covering a spouse can be as much as or more than the cost of covering the actual employee. Read more…

          The First Step to Finding the Perfect Employee
          Entrepreneurship, Launching a business, Leadership
          The First Step to Finding the Perfect Employee
          8 May 2013

          Do you hate hiring because you have to weed through tons of irrelevant resumes to find even one person to interview? Maybe the problem is that you’re not being clear in what kind of person you need to do the job. A vague, too-general want ad can lead to a flood of applications from unqualified candidates. That’s why step one to finding the perfect hire is writing the perfect job description. Read more…

            The Importance of Trademark Clearance Searching
            Launching a business, Legal Issues, Lisa Dunner
            The Importance of Trademark Clearance Searching
            17 June 2011

            Eureka! Uh oh… Suppose you come up with a great name for your new business venture or soon-to-be released product. You are proud of your selection and cannot wait to share it with the world. Read more…

              Securing Your Future Use of a Trademark
              Legal Issues, Lisa Dunner, Women In Business
              Securing Your Future Use of a Trademark
              23 May 2011

              Imagine that you come up with a great word, name, symbol, or some combination that you want to use as a trademark. Did you know that as soon as you have a concrete idea as to what products or services you intend to sell using that trademark, you can stake a claim in it by filing an intent-to-use (“ITU”) trademark application with the U.S. There are benefits to taking advantage of the ITU filing system, especially if you are getting ready to launch a new product or service. Read more…

                Non-Traditional Trademarks
                Legal Issues, Lisa Dunner, Women In Business
                Non-Traditional Trademarks
                11 April 2011

                The next time you need to come up with a new brand for one of your products or services, you might want to think outside of the box. Not all brands have to be words or designs – they can be so much more than that. Did you know that sounds can be protected as a trademark? How about color? You probably never imagined that a scent can be a protectable trademark. Read more…

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