Cliff Ennico

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Don't Let Sweat Equity Create 'Phantom Income'

How to set up an LLC without creating taxable income for your sweat-equity partner

Tapping Friends and Family for Startup Funds

Make sure you cover your bases before accepting a loan or investment from a friend or family member.

Caught in a Customer Disappearing Act

In today's economy, no one can predict how much atttition will take place.

Mind Your Posts

You want your blog to attract a lot of search engine traffic, but if you go too far there's a risk that someone will sue you.

Before You Buy That Small Business

Buying an existing business is often safer than starting one on your own. But watch out for these red flags.

The Best Option

Can a startup on a budget use stock rather than cash as a hiring incentive?

Three-Ring Circus

What you need to juggle several startups at once.

Corp Values

So you've got a business idea and a plan, but what kind of company do you want to own?

Help Wanted

How to find and hire employees who can take your business in the right direction.

Site Standard

Launching a content-driven site? Protect yourself against lawsuits with these 4 must-have features.

Taxing Matters

Selling on eBay makes you subject to taxes, just like a retail store. Be sure to avoid these 10 tax errors.

Web of Lies?

Investigating potential employees online can hurt your business if you're not careful.

Start the New Year Off Right

The 10 commandments of business success you need to take to heart this year