Business News Daily receives compensation from some of the companies listed on this page. Advertising Disclosure

Home

Startup Basics

Find the Information You Need to Know Before Starting a Business

Latest: Advice, Tips and Resources

See All Latest
Article
What Are Articles of Incorporation and Operating Agreements?
By Skye Schooley | September 02, 2020

Learn whether your business needs an operating agreement, bylaws, articles of incorporation or a certificate of formation.

Article
6 Biggest Business Insurance Risks (and How to Mitigate Them)
By Nicole Fallon | August 24, 2020

These are the biggest insurance risks for small businesses that entrepreneurs should be aware of.

Article
Business Partnership Agreement Writing Guide
By Adam Uzialko | August 06, 2020

Every business partnership needs a business partnership agreement. This guide will help you write a business partnership agreement that doesn't leave anything out.

Article
Your Small Business Guide to LLC Operating Agreements
By Skye Schooley | July 22, 2020

Learn what an LLC operating agreement is and how to create one for your business.

Article
Should You Set Up Your Business as an LLC or S Corporation?
By Simone Johnson | July 21, 2020

Choosing the right business type is important to the success of your business. Find out whether your company should be an LLC or S corporation.

Article
Which LLC Taxes Must Your Business File?
By Andrew Martins | July 14, 2020

If you're considering establishing an LLC for your business, keep these tax considerations in mind.

Article
Can Online Legal Services Really Help Your Business?
By Business News Daily Editor | May 14, 2020

Find out what online legal services offer their clients, and what they don't.

Article
How to Trademark Your Business Name
By Business News Daily Editor | April 27, 2020

Protect your business's brand and name by filing an application for a trademark or patent.

Review
RingCentral Fax Review
By Andrew Martins | March 26, 2020

RingCentral allows you to send and receive faxes from a desktop, your online account or the RingCentral mobile app. Documents can be sent to multiple recipients, and both toll-free and local numbers...

Review
SRFax Review
By Andrew Martins | March 26, 2020

SRFax is a HIPAA-compliant faxing service with extensive experience serving the healthcare industry. It offers encryption and password protection for faxes, allows you to schedule outgoing faxes and...

Review
mFax Review
By Andrew Martins | March 26, 2020

mFax is an online faxing service small business can use to securely send and receive faxes. With automatic cloud storage and the ability to create teams of users, mFax is a flexible option for SMBs...

Review
FaxBetter Review
By Andrew Martins | March 26, 2020

FaxBetter is our choice for best free incoming fax service because it allows users to receive 20 pages of faxes for free each month. It is the only company we reviewed with free incoming services.

Article
Small Business is Good for Local Economies; Big Business is Not, Researchers Say
By Business News Daily Editor | February 26, 2020

Which is better for a local economy, bigger firms or smaller companies?

Article
How to Expand Your Business to Another State
By Business News Daily Editor | February 24, 2020

If your business is growing quickly, you may want to expand your operations beyond your state's borders. Here's what you need to know about the process.

Article
Should My Business Get a Toll-Free Number?
By Business News Daily Editor | February 21, 2020

A toll-free phone number is not for every business.

Review
ONESOURCE Review
By Andrew Martins | December 30, 2019

ONESOURCE is a complete corporate tax solution for corporations with complex needs. Whether you're an international business or a midsize employer with a complex supply chain, ONESOURCE has you...

Article
Open Enrollment: What Small Businesses Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act
By Marisa Sanfilippo | November 05, 2019

Open enrollment time is here again. Here's what you need to know about creating a great benefits package for your employees.

Review
SterlingNOW by Sterling Review
By Skye Schooley | August 13, 2019

Sterling has a variety of comprehensive background services. It gives consumers the option to order a full-service background check plan or a self-service option through SterlingNOW.

Review
GoodHire Review
By Skye Schooley | August 13, 2019

GoodHire is our best pick for small businesses. This background-screening service offers FCRA-compliant solutions to organizations of all sizes.

Review
eNannySource Review
By Skye Schooley | August 13, 2019

eNannySource conducts background checks on any household employee. The company offers you three levels of screening options and gives you the ability to add on supplementary searches.

Review
AccurateNow Review
By Skye Schooley | August 13, 2019

AccurateNow offers three different background check packages designed specifically for small businesses. It also offers supplementary searches that can be tacked on to any of the plans.

Article
Business Insurance Coverage You Should Have (But Might Not)
By Kiely Kuligowski | May 29, 2019

Everyone knows you should at least have general liability coverage. What else do you need?

Review
TimeClock Plus Review
By Chad Brooks | May 02, 2019

TimeClock Plus is the best time-tracking system for larger employers because it offers a wide variety of hosting and service plan options.

Review
ShopKeep Review
By Lori Fairbanks | February 05, 2019

We've chosen Vend as the best retail POS system, thanks to its many retail-specific features, competitive pricing, scalability and wide compatibility.

Article
How to Choose the Right Business Alarm System
By Business News Daily Editor | January 24, 2019

Knowing the right questions to ask helps.

Review
Carbonite Review
By Andreas Rivera | January 02, 2019

Carbonite lets you customize your backup solution, with a variety of combinations for redundancy.

Review
Zoolz Review
By Andreas Rivera | January 02, 2019

Zoolz's customizable backup setup allows for the some of the best protection for large amounts of data. It also has an efficient and affordable cold storage plan, which is why it's our best pick for...

Review
Acronis Review
By Andreas Rivera | January 02, 2019

Acronis is one of the largest developers of backup software. As such, you can expect a high level of thought put into every aspect of Acronis Backup. The platform comes with a suite of backup and...

Article
What is C2C?
By Andreas Rivera | July 20, 2018

C2C, customer to customer, or consumer to consumer, is a business model that facilitates the transaction of products or services between customers.

Article
Etsy Alternatives for Crafty Entrepreneurs
By Jennifer Post | June 20, 2018

Looking for alternative online marketplaces in which to sell your handmade products? These sites are worth checking out.