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Five Steps to Successful Outsourcing
Schulweis Kathleen B
9/1/2007
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Summary:

The devils plaguing entrepreneurs who outsource are indeed in the details. Getting it right involves sidestepping five common pitfalls and following five commonsense practices. Basic to a successful outsourcing relationship: Does everyone agree on what the deliverables will be?

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Safety First
11/8/2007
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Identity theft is a concern not only for entrepreneurs, but also for their employees and customers. A security breach that releases social security numbers or other sensitive information may require you to alert the victims and the authorities ASAP. Bonus: several helpful links to other guidance and information.

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Shared spaces give startups room to grow
Dalton Alyssa
3/26/2010
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With the recent opening of Ottawa’s newest co-working space, the city might be seeing an emerging trend towards shared offices.

Currently, there are two co-working spaces: Freedom Café, which opened last month, and the Code Factory, which opened in May 2008.

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A Cautionary Tale About Partnership
Fox Richard
7/22/2010
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This entrepreneur thought he had built in adequate legal protections to ensure his partner in a new venture would not get full control of the business. When the partner was ready to sell the company, however, the entrepreneur discovered he didn't have the leverage he needed to stop the company's sale.

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Benefits of Trade
10/29/2010
Summary:

Provides links to current U.S. International Trade issues.

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Export Basics - Middle East
10/29/2010
Summary:

Middle East Business Center, Includes, News, Events, Trade Leads and Success Stories.

 

Go To Source (www.export.gov)
Export Basics Home
10/29/2010
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This page is designed to give people who are new to exporting, and, in particular, new to export controls, a general understanding of our regulations and how to use them

Go To Source (www.bis.doc.gov)
Frequently Asked Questions for Exporting
10/29/2010
Summary:

Lists frequently asked questions on international trade with links to these answers

Go To Source (www.export.gov)
Internal Revenue Service Guide for Self Employers and Independent Contractors
10/29/2010
Summary:

Below you will find information helpful in answering many questions related to being self-employed individuals or independent contractors.

Go To Source (www.irs.gov)
Internal Revenue service guide to Developing Business Structure
10/29/2010
Summary:

When beginning a business, you must decide what form of business entity to establish. Your form of business determines which income tax return form you have to file. The most common forms of business are the sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and S corporation. A Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a relatively new business structure allowed by state statute.  Legal and tax considerations enter into selecting a business structure.

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