D is for DBA

For the fourth week of MyCorp ABCs, the letter D gets a spotlight. The term of focus: DBA!

DBA stands for ‘doing business as,’ but the term has also donned the names ‘fictitious business name’ and ‘assumed name.’ A DBA is an official registration of your business name. You would go about filing for a DBA application if your business conducts any business and/or collects money under any name or title that isn’t your own name. DBAs aren’t just for sole proprietors; if you own a Corporation or LLC and want to do business under a name different than your corporate name, you’d have to file for a DBA. Additionally, if you’re plan on opening a business bank account, you’ll need to register for a DBA as a general requirement from the bank. Continue reading

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Incorporating in America Infographic

Have you ever wondered “what are the most popular entrepreneurial places in America?” We’ve put together some interesting statistics and data on top cities & states with the highest rate of filings for LLCs & C-Corporations.

You can also learn what it takes to start your own business or company formation. Not sure what is best for your business? My Corporation is providing you an informative guide on how to incorporate in America. Get a better understanding of the different types of business formations by industry. Learn about the disadvantages and advantages of each formation.

Check out the statistics and learn about the recent trends of entrepreneurship in the United States today! Continue reading

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Catch Deborah Sweeney's Trademark Protection Free Webinar Today!

Don’t forget! This week our very own Deborah Sweeney will be featured on Ventureneer for a free webinar on “Protecting Your Brand: Trademarks, Copyrights, and the Internet.”

In this webinar Deborah will explain simply (minus difficult legal jargon):

  • Checking out competitive brand uses
  • Determining trademark availability
  • Nationwide protection for your brand and logo
  • What needs to be protected when it comes to your brand

“Protecting Your Brand: Trademarks, Copyrights, and the Internet” is open to anyone interested in business but is highly recommended to those newly forming.

The webinar will take place Wed. December 14, 2011 at 12n – 1pm ET and is free of charge.

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Awesome Affiliates: Roozt

This week’s Awesome Affiliates may ring a bell due to their previous mention when we highlighted Hayley Hoverter, the 16-year-old inventor of Sweet SerenDipItTea.  Hayley is working with Roozt, being the socially responsible product/service promoters they are. After all, her savvy, soluble sugar packets are particularly of the eco friendly variety. Here they are this week to share some helpful tips on how to have the best possible business with the most positive outcome, not only for yourself, but for our Earth.

You’re starting a business.  You have your idea, your plan, maybe you’re already all set up with your LLC because MyCorp is that fabulous.  Great job! Continue reading

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