This post contains affiliate links. We may receive compensation if you sign up for a product or service through these links. In this post you will learn 3 things you must know before starting an LLC. Whether you are a new entrepreneur or have an established business (but don’t yet have an LLC), setting up
So you’ve picked an amazing name for your business, and you want to make sure it is protected by filing a trademark application. But hold your horses – before you run out and spend a lot of money filing an application with the USPTO, you must make sure nobody else is using your chosen trademark.
If you are wondering how to get a trademark, it all starts with your name. In today’s podcast episode, we will be talking about how to pick the best trademark name to maximize the likelihood that you will ultimately get the trademark. In addition, we will be reviewing the differences between a “worried entrepreneur” and
Can you trademark a hashtag in 2023? Yes, and this is especially important if you are seeking to protect a brand or product name that includes hashtag marks in the name. Currently there are 1,232 registered and active trademarks that include a hashtag (#) or the word “hashtag” in their name. So yes, registering a
If you are creating videos for YouTube and other social media platforms, chances are you want to add some music to your content to spice it up a bit. But you must be careful. Generally speaking, if you didn’t create the music, or you don’t have a commercial license to use it, then you can’t
Paying yourself is likely one of the most confusing aspects of starting a business. Not only do you have to decide how much to pay yourself, but you also have to plan for taxes, make sure you have enough cash left over to operate your business, and determine an appropriate cadence for taking a salary
Many people who set up their LLC on their own don’t realize just how much goes into this process. There are so many opportunities for mistakes and things to overlook. In today’s episode of The Legal Jim we will be discussing all the things you must do AFTER you file you LLC to make sure
This post contains affiliate links. If you click through to one of those links and make a purchase, it won’t cost you anything extra but it will support my firm financially. Thank you in advance for your support! In today’s episode of The Legal Jim we will be reviewing 8 of the most common mistakes
If you are wondering how to systematically build and grow your business like the big franchises do, then today’s episode will be perfect for you. Today I welcome Franchise Lawyer Josh Brown onto the show to talk about the legal and practical things you need to do to take your business to the next level.