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How To Grow Your Law Firm: A Simple Guide

There are many benefits to starting your own law firm. First and foremost, you’ll have more freedom and control. The startup costs aren’t that high either, especially if you choose to practice from your own home. Keep in mind, however, that you will have to do more legwork. After all, there will be more things on your plate. For one thing, you’ll have to get your finances in order. Not to mention that you’ll have to come up with a strategy on how to grow your law firm! Need some guidance? If so...
Tags: Startups, Uncategorized, Business Growth, Law Firm, Don, Business Advice


FlexJobs CEO Sara Sutton: What newly remote companies tend to get right/wrong

Over the last few months, just about any tech company that can go remote has gone remote. Are companies adopting remote for the long haul, or is it just a holdover until they can get people back in the office? What are newly remote companies getting wrong or right in the transition? If a company is going to be sticking with a remote workforce, what can they do to make their roles more enticing and to build a better culture? FlexJobs CEO Sara Sutton has been thinking about remote work for longer ...
Tags: Work, Startups, TC, Tech, Remote Work, Silicon Valley, Talent, Berkeley, Voice, Hiring, Don, Sara, Korn Ferry International, FlexJobs, Sara Sutton, Workona


Crazy tax deductions: When they don't - and do! - work

You're working on your tax return and discover that you are that close to shaving a few more dollars off what you owe Uncle Sam. Many in this situation are tempted to get creative. Don't. The Internal Revenue Service has seen it all. OK, most of it. The bottom line is that sketchy tax deduction claims are invitations to IRS auditors. Crazy and possibly costly tax break claims: Earlier this year before Tax Day got pushed to July 15 by coronavirus precautions, Washington Post financial columnis...
Tags: Taxes, Washington Post, Irs, Don, Ryan, Internal Revenue Service, Michelle Singletary, Shannon Ryan, Business News Daily, Singletary, Sam Many, Matt D Angelo


Don't let 2020's last tax weekend turn into a lost weekend

Got enough coffee to get you through your taxes this final weekend before the July 15 due date? We're finally here. It's the last weekend before our 2019 tax returns are due on Wednesday, July 15. If you're one of the millions of filers who hasn't done your taxes yet, you've got three options: Panic, Get organized now, or Ask the IRS for more time. Your choice depends upon exactly where you are right now in the filing process. (Of course, panic could be a viable option for each of us at...
Tags: Hollywood, Texas, Taxes, Sam, Agi, Irs, Billy Wilder, Don, Wilder, Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Birman, Don Birnam, Milland, COVID


Some Tax Terms Create Confusion, Such as "Automatic"

July 15 - the due date for most 2019 filings as well as the first and second quarters of 2020 income tax payments, being just  few days away, we see reminders from the IRS and state tax agencies.The other day I saw a statement that you can get an "automatic" extension from the IRS, I thought I had missed something because I thought you still needed to file a Form 4868. I double-checked and you do still need to file the Form 4868 by July 15 to get an extension to file until October 15. So, here,...
Tags: Taxes, California, Due Date, Irs, Automatic, Don, Filing, Professor Nellen, Nellen, 4868


Fellow Female Entrepreneurs: It’s Partly Our Own Fault That Male Entrepreneurs Earn More

We hear a lot in the media about the wage gap female employees experience in the workplace, but something that didn’t occur to me was that there is a similar divide for female entrepreneurs. If we can set our own prices, why aren’t we making more money? Look, we can point the finger in a million directions. We have to charge less to get our foot in the door. We’re not taken as seriously as men. Men are just more aggressive when it comes to charging more. But I think we have to admit our own role...
Tags: Sales, Women In Business, Don, Susan Guillory


Why Financial Planning Is So Important

 Making personal monetary goals is a task for everybody in these uncertain times. Manage your money wisely and be ready to make your financial planning from today! Why Is Financial Planning So Important? Creating financial planning and sticking consistently to it is crucial if you want a secure and worry-free future for you and your family. Surely you’ve heard this statement before – from your friends, in the media, or from your advisor. We all know it in principle, but people often ignore it...
Tags: Finance, Sales, Cryptocurrency, Don


What is my Amazon Prime Video PIN? How to set up, change, and manage your PIN-enabled account restrictions

An Amazon Prime Video PIN allows you to set parental controls to monitor what your kids watch, as well as to prevent unauthorized purchases.  You can create the five-digit PIN in a browser on your desktop or on a mobile app.  You can set up viewing restrictions or establish a PIN requirement for each purchase.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you're not the only person who uses your Amazon Prime Video account, you might want to create a PIN, which stands f...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Roku, Amazon Prime Video, Don, Tap Parental Controls


Do we really date based on our own ideals?

Two separate scientific studies suggest that our "ideals" don't really match what we look for in a romantic partner.Results of studies like these can change the way we date, especially in the online world. "You say you want these three attributes and you like the people who possess these attributes. But the story doesn't end there," says Paul Eastwick, co-author of the study and professor in the UC Davis Department of Psychology.A new study from the University of California, Davis, suggests that...
Tags: Psychology, Sex, Relationships, Love, Women, Happiness, Social Media, Brain, Personality, Innovation, Men, Emotions, John, UC Davis, Sparks, Don


How Trump could help schools reopen in the fall

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here. QUOTE OF THE DAY "For the official audio record of that day to now turn up missing has every appearance of a coverup." — Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva, who's leading the investigation into the June 1 assault on peaceful protestors in Lafayette Square, upon learning that the US Park Police did not record their audio transmissions during the raid. WHAT'S HAPPENING Supreme Court allows employers to opt out of contra...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, London, Cdc, Washington, Kentucky, Oregon, White House, Virginia, New York City, US, Trends, Ukraine, Mit, Harvard


Top Business Financing Options for Small Businesses

More than 60% of small businesses struggle with cash flow issues. As a result, nearly a third of all small business owners struggle to pay vendors, employees, or themselves. When unexpected and uncontrollable set-backs like recessions, pandemics, or natural disasters occur, the need for a cash flow safety net becomes even more critical. In fact, cash flow issues and running out of cash are two of the top reasons small businesses fail. Don’t let this happen to you. There are many resources availa...
Tags: Startups, Small Business, Sales, Don, SBA, Starting A Business, Growing A Business, SBA Small Business Administration, PPP Paycheck Protection Program


How To Run A Profitable Home-Based Law Office

During this time, where people must stay inside during the pandemic, you may consider running a law practice from home. If you’re planning to do so, there are some things that you need to do to ensure your products and continue to earn money. Are you concerned about running your law firm from home? There’s no need to worry! We’re going to provide you with an in-depth guide about running your business. Here are all the basics you need to know when running a law practice from the comfort of your ...
Tags: Work From Home, Startups, Home Office, Others, Home Business, Law Firm, Don, Law Practice, Office From Home Temporarily


Don’t Want to Risk Your Own Money on Your Business? 13 Alternative Financing Strategies

Getting any business off the ground requires sufficient capital. However, all the financial stress doesn’t have to fall on you as the entrepreneur — there are other ways to secure funding for your startup without assuming 100% of the risk yourself. That’s why we asked the members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following question: “Starting a business is a big risk — especially financially. What’s one alternative to risking their own money an entrepreneur could consider when starting th...
Tags: Finance, Sales, Don, John Turner, Zach Binder, Diana Goodwin, Blair Thomas, Rachel Beider, Justin Lefkovitch, Kristin Kimberly Marquet, Julian Montoya, Bell Ivy, Mario Peshev, Marquet Media LLC, Joey Bertschler, Richard Fong Ready Green


Applying for a tax payment plan

Are you one of those folks who's worrying about how you'll pay your tax bill on July 15? If it's an amount that you just can't come up with or cover with a credit card, look into paying off Uncle Sam over time. The Internal Revenue Service offers a couple of ways to spread out your tax bill over several months. As with most tax transactions nowadays, you can apply for a payment plan online. But depending on the way you decide (and qualify) to pay your tax bill also involves some forms. Those do...
Tags: Taxes, Sam, Agi, Irs, Don, U S Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, Uncle Sam, The IRS, Notice of Federal Tax Lien NFTL


A first-time founder who just launched a new food hall startup shares 5 tips for starting a business during a crisis

The world is set to plunge deeper into recession, but that has not stopped ambitious founders from setting up new companies and raising capital. One such founder is Dan Warne, formerly a senior executive at unicorn British food delivery startup Deliveroo.  Warne has launched a new food hall business, Sessions Market, to rejuvenate UK town centers. Sessions opened the doors to its first venue on July 4. We asked Warne for his advice to first-time founders setting up shop when there's a tough ec...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Trends, Brighton, Airbnb, Bristol, Deliveroo, Don, Warne, Spotify Uber, Dan Warne, Deliveroo Warne, COVID, Travelzoo Warne, Shelter Hall, Brighton Ventures


Things To Consider When Taking Out A Small Business Loan

Financial issues and problems are inevitable, irrespective of the type of your business. It may vary from budgeting for expansion, funds required for purchasing advanced equipment, to earning more cash for enjoying the upcoming vacation. With an excess of ideas for business expansion requires sufficient and sustainable capital. However, money counts more, that is why a small business loan could be a viable funding solution for you. Small business owners usually apply for bank loans to supplemen...
Tags: Startups, Small Business, Funding, Others, Don, Business Loan


Don't miss your tax notice's July 10 deadline

Tax notices are among the pieces of mail delivered by the U.S. Postal Service in recent weeks. Due to COVID-19 complications, those documents detailing IRS questions about earlier filings have later due dates. The deadline for some is this Friday, July 10. It's the first full week of July 2020, meaning that the countdown clock over there in the ol' blog's right column (shameless plug) shows that we're just single digit days away from this year's July 15 filing deadline. And some folks hav...
Tags: Taxes, Irs, Don, Treasury Department, U S Postal Service, COVID, IRS Ways to pay that IRS


Don't arrest anti-maskers. There's a better way to handle them.

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here. QUOTE OF THE DAY "Everybody in there was African-American." — Teresa Bradley describing to The New York Times the emergency room in Grand Rapids, MI, where she was treated for coronavirus. The Times examined 1.5 million coronavirus records to reveal the huge racial disparities in who's being harmed by the virus. WHAT'S HAPPENING COVID hot spots are everywhere, but especially in the US. Miami-Dade County cl...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Supreme Court, Scotus, Australia, Navy, Washington, US, San Francisco, Trends, Nike, Fbi, Gop, New York Times, Jp Morgan


Website Success: Build It and They Will Come

You’ve heard the old-age adage and now you want to put it to the test. There are over 2 billion websites on the internet, and standing apart can be tricky. If you’re new, the lingo alone can be tricky. SEO, hosting, content strategy , oh my! The question is how do you turn a brand-new website into a successful one? By following these tips, of course! It’s All in the Name One of the most important things you’re ever going to do when it comes to a website is pick its name . Why? Because...
Tags: Google, Business, Sales & Marketing, Right Now, Don, Andrey Suslov Shutterstock


A complete price breakdown for Hulu and Hulu Live TV packages

  With so many plans and add-ons, it's hard to keep track of what Hulu offers, so we broke everything down for you below. Hulu offers four levels of service: Basic ($5.99 per month), Premium ($11.99 per month), Basic + Live TV ($54.99 per month), and Premium + Live TV ($60.99 per month). Hulu Basic is ad-supported, while Premium is almost completely ad-free. Hulu + Live TV subscribers gain access to 65+ channels of live TV, including cable news networks, CBS, ABC, NBC, and favorites such as Fo...
Tags: Hbo, Trends, Showtime, Espn, Hulu, Don, Brooklyn Nine Nine, HBO Starz, Steven Cohen, CBS ABC NBC, Disney Plus, ESPN Hulu, HBO Showtime Cinemax Starz, HBO Max, Food Network Disney Channel and Discovery, Shark Week Disney Channel ESPN CBS NBC Fox


16 Survey Questions to Ask Customers

There are several reasons why survey questions are important to marketing research. They can: Give your business a good idea about who your target market is Supply a clear answer of how well your branding is working Help to grow sales by boosting foot and online traffic. Keeon Yazdani, Chief Marketing Officer WE R CBD, supplies some other advantages. “Surveys are extremely important to market research,” Yazdani writes. “That’s because they allow a business to receive feedback on how consumers...
Tags: Google, Sales, CMO, Don, Aldrich, Reece, Molnar, Zoho, Marketing Tips, DepositPhotos, Yaniv Masjedi, Yazdani, Media House, Nicole R Rodriguez, Interdependence Public Relations Get, Firmographic Questions When


Fellow Female Entrepreneurs: It’s Partly Our Own Fault That Male Entrepreneurs Earn More

We hear a lot in the media about the wage gap female employees experience in the workplace, but something that didn’t occur to me was that there is a similar divide for female entrepreneurs. If we can set our own prices, why aren’t we making more money? Look, we can point the finger in a million directions. We have to charge less to get our foot in the door. We’re not taken as seriously as men. Men are just more aggressive when it comes to charging more. But I think we have to admit our own role...
Tags: Sales, Women In Business, Don, Susan Guillory


Equity Monday: Uber-Postmates is announced, three funding rounds, and narrative construction

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our week-starting primer in which we go over the latest news, dig into the week ahead, talk about some neat funding rounds, and dive into the latest big news from the startup world. (You can follow the show on Twitter here, and myself here, if you are so inclined! Don’t forget to check out last Friday’s episode as well. All the cool kids are d...
Tags: Apple, Fundings & Exits, Startups, Uber, Hong Kong, US, Tech, Equity, Postmates, Don, India China, GrubHub, Equity Monday, COVID


These are the best Xbox One deals and bundles for July 2020

Don't pay through the roof for an Xbox One S or Xbox One X. We've rounded up the best Xbox one deals here.
Tags: Deals, Gaming, Xbox One, Trends, Buying Guides, Don, Xbox One S, Xbox One X, Xbox One Deals


Elon Musk's ex-wife Talulah Riley issued a statement denying she was procured for Musk as a 'child bride' by Ghislaine Maxwell

Actress Talulah Riley published a statement on Saturday denying rumors that she was procured as a "child bride" for her ex-husband Elon Musk by Ghislaine Maxwell, the woman accused of trafficking underage girls for Jeffrey Epstein. Maxwell was arrested by the FBI on Thursday, and social media users began re-circulating a photo on Twitter of Musk standing next to Maxwell at a Vanity Fair party in 2014. Riley said she had seen rumors on Twitter that her relationship with Musk was set up by Maxwe...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, London, California, Trends, Tesla, Fbi, Maxwell, Manhattan, Vanity Fair, Musk, Don, Riley, Jeffrey Epstein, Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell


Options to deal with tax bills that many worry they can't pay

Do you have a big tax bill, but are down to your last bottom dollar? That's the worry of many taxpayers in this coronavirus-affected filing season. But you do have payment options. (Photo by cottonbro via Pexels) Tax Day 2020 is rapidly approaching and a lot of taxpayers are not ready for it. It's not just their Form 1040 filing that's an issue. They are concerned about paying any tax that's also due on this year's July 15 due date that was postponed by coronavirus precautions. The audit ...
Tags: Taxes, Sam, Irs, Don, CNC, COVID, TaxAudit, Arnold van Dyk TaxAudit, TaxAudit s van Dyk


The biology of aliens: How much do we know?

Ask someone what they think aliens look like and you'll probably get a description heavily informed by films and pop culture. The existence of life beyond our planet has yet to be confirmed, but there are clues as to the biology of extraterrestrials in science."Don't give them claws," says biologist E.O. Wilson. "Claws are for carnivores and you've got to be an omnivore to be an E.T. There just isn't enough energy available in the next trophic level down to maintain big populations and stable po...
Tags: Science Fiction, Space, Hollywood, Science, Biology, Innovation, Aliens, Evolution, Extraterrestrial Life, Wilson, Astrobiology, Don, Michio Kaku Bill Nye, Jonathan B Losos


6 Tricks to Get Your Projects Done on Time With a Small Team

Any small business leader would admit that maintaining a compact team has its benefits: administration duties are low, agility is high, and team morale is easy to keep track of. For entrepreneurs with big plans, however, it may seem like your team is too small to execute some of the projects you have in mind. While small teams may not be able to take on every enterprise-level challenge, the right tactics can help your small business take on challenges you might otherwise never have thought poss...
Tags: Sales, Startup, Management, Research, Don


Watching Amazon: Online Grocery Shopping Rose 7x in a Month

Amazon maintained its position in the number one spot and saw its brand value increase 32%, or almost $100 billion, to $415.8 billion, according to the 15th annual Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking released earlier this week by advertising firm WPP and research firm Kantar. And they are smoking the competition, as #2 Apple is over $50 billion behind. It’s easy to see that COVID-19 has been a big factor in this increase in value, as the size and speed of the shift to online shopping br...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Interviews, Ebay, Sales, Cnbc, WPP, Don, John Lawson, Brent Leary, Watching Amazon, Facebook But Google, GooglePay Brent Leary


Ring Video Doorbell 2 down to $80 at Best Buy for 4th of July

Don't miss out on this chance to buy a Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Gen) for just $80 during Best Buy's 4th of July sale.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Smart Home, Don, Ring Video Doorbell, Ring Video Doorbell 2, Best Buy 2020, 4th of July 2020



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