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Why Growing an E-Commerce Business is So Hard

By Godfrey Legal |

If you want to be your own boss, like many Americans, then you probably want a sole proprietorship. If you don’t have a business partner, then this is the easiest business structure to maintain. Many sole proprietorships get into the e-commerce business. While it’s important for a small business to have its own website… Read More »

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What 2024 Will Bring for Commercial Real Estate in Florida?

By Godfrey Legal |

Since COVID hit the United States, demand for commercial real estate has gone down tremendously. One exception is Florida. Florida has been a bright spot for the real estate market in general. The Sunshine State attracts many people due to its beautiful beaches and no income tax. Hundreds of thousands of people move there… Read More »

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Getting a Loan for Your Startup

By Godfrey Legal |

Want to own your own business? Many people do, but a large majority of businesses don’t survive past the first year. The reason for this is one word: money. Businesses are not cheap to run. You have operating expenses and overhead to consider, such as payroll, taxes, insurance, and more. Your business could easily… Read More »

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How Businesses Are Getting Around Non-Compete Agreements

By Godfrey Legal |

In the past few years, lawmakers have taken action regarding non-compete agreements, calling them unfair. Indeed they can be, limiting workers’ options and pay. Non-compete agreements often force workers to move or even change fields in order to get a decent job. States such as  California, Colorado, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Oklahoma have banned… Read More »

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New Business Regulations for 2024

By Godfrey Legal |

Whether you own a small business or a large corporation, there’s one thing you always need to do: follow the law. Laws are in place to protect businesses, provide a safe work environment, and ensure that employees are treated fairly. When businesses intentionally do not follow the laws, they are not looked at favorably…. Read More »

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Corporate Transparency Act

By Godfrey Legal |

The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) went into effect on January 1, 2024. If you own a small business, you’ll want to take note, as this new law will likely affect you. Make sure you understand all the intricacies involved and how your business will be impacted. Otherwise, you could incur criminal or civil penalties…. Read More »

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Singer Luke Combs Helps Fan Sued for Copyright Infringement

By Godfrey Legal |

Many people love music and will try to make money by creating products featuring their favorite singers. Using a person’s likeness without their permission, though, is considered copyright infringement. However, one country music star doesn’t care that a fan is using his likeness to make money. In fact, when she was sued for copyright… Read More »

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What To Know About Business Leases

By Godfrey Legal |

If you’re a business owner, more than likely, you will need some space. Whether you need an office or a post for your new store, you will need commercial real estate. You will need to reserve that space through a business lease. A business lease is not something you can take lightly, though. It… Read More »

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Proposed Bill Would Ban Non-Competes for Florida Doctors

By Godfrey Legal |

In the past, IT workers and highly paid CEOs and other executives were the only ones ordered to sign non-compete agreements. Nowadays, virtually any type of worker can be subject to such an agreement. Even traditionally low-paying jobs in fast food and retail are subject to them. Hair stylists, janitors, journalists, and those in… Read More »

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Franchising Marketing in 2024

By Godfrey Legal |

A franchise requires a lot of work. Franchisees and franchisors alike need to stay on top of promoting the band. This means engaging in effective marketing trends. Technology is always changing. So are the ways that humans react to marketing messaging, especially in an ever-changing climate. There’s a lot of uncertainty with the economy… Read More »

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