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Using Copyrighted Photos Without Permission

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You’re a real estate broker and while searching online, you see a beautiful photo of Orlando that you want to use for your marketing materials. You see a photo of animals that you want to use or your veterinary website. So you get a copy of the photo and place it online or in… Read More »


Tips For Selling A Construction Business

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Some businesses are easier to sell than others. Construction businesses are a good example. With the population approaching 8 billion, we need more buildings. There are always things that need to be built, such as houses, apartment complexes, schools, stores, restaurants, parks, and medical offices. So if you’re a construction business owner who is… Read More »


Changing A Sole Proprietorship To An LLC

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If you’re a budding entrepreneur, there are various business formations to consider. Most business owners without employees will opt for a sole proprietorship. This formation is easy to set up and it’s cheap to do. However, things change over time and as your business grows, you may decide that a sole proprietorship no longer… Read More »


Overemployment And The Risk Of Disobeying Non-Compete Agreements

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There’s a new trend going around and it’s called overemployment. Overemployment refers to juggling two or more full-time jobs in an effort to make loads of money. It’s a far cry from the other side of the spectrum — those who don’t want to work at all. Juggling multiple remote jobs is a great… Read More »


Staffing Agency Accused Of Illegal Non-Compete Agreements

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Non-compete agreements are often used by employers to keep workers from seeking employment with competitors. Workers will tell you that these documents are unfair, limiting their employment and making it hard to earn money. Some workers even have to move in order to conform to the terms of their non-compete agreement. However, many states… Read More »


Dealing With Taxes As A Sole Proprietor

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If you’re considering starting your own business and have no partners, a sole proprietorship is probably your best bet. You’ll be entitled to your own income. This is the easiest business structure and taxes are typically quite easy. You can simply report your company’s income and deductions on your personal tax return, so there… Read More »


Enforcing A Business Contract

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If you own your own business, you will likely need to draft a contract. The right contract will depend on various factors, such as state laws and the specifics of your situation. There are also considerations for enforcement, such as statutes of limitations. Running a business can be complicated, which is why you need… Read More »


Commercial Real Estate Transactions Holding Steady

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There’s been so much talk about how badly commercial real estate has been affected by the pandemic. Companies are losing money on their investments so they want workers to return to the office. Sales are down dramatically. These are all things the media wants you to believe, but the truth is that commercial real… Read More »


Avoiding Contractor Fraud After A Hurricane

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It’s currently hurricane season in Florida, which means homeowners in the Sunshine State are on high alert. While the season hasn’t been so bad yet, it’s been predicted that there could be 15 more storms before the season ends on November 30. If your home does get damaged, you’ll likely want to get it… Read More »


Why You Might Not Want To Franchise Your Business

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In the past, franchising was primarily limited to fast food restaurants. That has changed in the past decade, though. Now it seems as though every business model can be replicated, from pet care to oil changes to retail to travel to pest control. As a business owner, though, you need to be aware that… Read More »

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