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Nellie Akalp is a passionate entrepreneur, small business expert, speaker, author and mother of four. She is the Founder and CEO of CorpNet.com, an online legal document filing service and recognized Inc. 5000 company.
At CorpNet, Nellie and her team assist entrepreneurs across all 50 states start a business, incorporate, form an LLC, and apply for trademarks. They also offer free business compliance tools for any entrepreneur to utilize.
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There are a lot of things to think about as your business matures. It's not just a question of getting it started and then working to keep revenue coming in the door. You need to work actively to grow your business too. Here's how.May 23, 2016 1.1k Shares
If you've grown out of your solopreneurship, it may be time to consider restructuring your business.May 13, 2016 483 Shares
Women now own about one-third of all the privately held companies in the U.S. So, what cities are making the best homes for these businesses? Tennessee seems to be a hot spot.Apr 8, 2016 319 Shares
What kind of business structure is right for your company? S Corporations have numerous unique aspects that might work for your organization. Read Nelli Akalp's article on S Corporations to decide whether this format might work for your business.Mar 6, 2016 467 Shares
When it comes to establishing your small business's structure, there are lots of things to consider. Here are the reasons for and against forming an LLC or Corporation.Feb 8, 2016 433 Shares
The end of the year is a good time to do a double-check on your small business's legal statuses. Here's a quick checklist of things every small business should think about now.Dec 14, 2015 218 Shares
If your small business has grown from a one-person operation, it's time to consider reclassifying it as an LLC. Here are 6 steps to getting that done.Nov 18, 2015 494 Shares
Cash may still be king for small businesses but if you're not managing that cash flow properly, the kingdom may crumble. Here's how to mitigate the cash flow for your small business.Oct 29, 2015 591 Shares
Are you attracted to Nevada as a great place to incorporate? That may not last much longer. Here are some key takeaways from Nevada's new tax rules.Oct 21, 2015 195 Shares
There are leaders and there are followers. What separates them is usually the power leaders ave to set their own pace and influence others in their industry. Nellie Akalp looks at a few of the ways thought leaders manage too distance themselves from the pack.Sep 10, 2015 989 Shares
There comes a time when formalizing a business structure is necessary. And up to that point, some entrepreneurs will fight every inch of the way to avoid doing it. Here are 5 reasons why setting up an LLC or other corporate structure is the last thing anyone wants to do.Sep 8, 2015 389 Shares