Business Naming Advice when Starting up a Company

Starting your own business is as fun as it is frustrating.  Writing a business plan is a good first step.  It can allow you to consider the customers you want to target, what your product or service is, and how you will expand your business in the future.  One of the biggest difficulties that people […]

“Small Businesses of the Year” honored by Naperville Chamber

Small businesses are becoming a larger and larger part of our economy, especially here in Illinois. Recently, the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the 16th annual Small Businesses of the Year (SBY) Award Dinner. The dinner was held at the Wyndham Lisle-Chicago Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. The Master of Ceremonies position was held […]

Guidelines for starting a business with your spouse

Many couples have dreams of starting and running a business together, however, there are many rules and tips you should consider before embarking on such a journey. According to a recent article published by Forbes, there are eight major rules you should make sure to follow if you and your significant other are dreaming of […]

Hiring a Business Attorney: The Basics

To be a successful business, you’ll need more than a good idea and dedication to make it happen. According to Entrepreneur magazine, “there are two professionals every business will need early on: an accountant and a lawyer.” Hiring an accountant is obvious, but hiring an attorney may seem less so, especially if you’re just getting […]

Starting a Business in Illinois: The Very Basics

Illinois is a great place to start a business. According to the State of Illinois official website, the state has abundant energy resources, including biofuels and renewable fuels, an unparalleled workforce, and key access to global industries. The state offers many incentives to building ethanol plants and for using renewable resources “derived from locally grown […]