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What to Do When Someone Steals Your Idea

Theft of ideas is a common phenomenon in the creative industry because unexpressed ideas lack legal protections. Viable ideas attract infringers seeking to ride on your success. The steps you take in claiming back your idea depends on the nature of the intellectual property law that protects the idea. Patent Rights If someone infringes on your patent, you may file…

For a long time, the Better Business Bureau has been a reliable organization to turn to when analyzing a business. To this day, there is not a business with a more comprehensive approach to providing accurate business ratings and consumer protection. To achieve high rankings with the Better Business Bureau is not easy either. For this reason, businesses with a…

Tips for Starting Your Home Based Business

Starting a home-based distribution business carries a unique set of pros and cons. Direct sales companies often choose to work with distributors in order to physically access a market base. As a home-based distributor, however, you have a few hurdles to work with, such as lack of sales skills to close deals. Being a new distributor on the block will…

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