by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on June 30, 2015

Is Your Clients’ Privacy Secure?

If you collect customer data, you have to comply with a growing batch of laws addressing privacy and security. What information do you collect from your clients and customers? Full names? Social Security numbers? Driver’s license numbers? Credit card numbers? IP addresses? Birthdays? Congratulations–your business is now subject to the new and growing batch of […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on June 29, 2015

Celebrity Strategic Alliances

Hot off the press — security company and long-time golf supporter ADT announced yesterday that it was forming a strategic alliance with golf legend Greg Norman, a World Golf Hall of Fame member, and winner of 91 international golf titles.  Through the alliance, Norman will help with promotions and advertising, as well as give public […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on June 28, 2015

Basic Training: Will Cybersquatting Apply to Twitter Names?

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Courts have already come down hard on people who snap up domain names that belong to well-known corporations, and then try to ransom them back for large sums of money.  Does that apply to Twitter names as well? Q: Does cybersquatting also apply to sites such as twitter.com/trademark and facebook.com/trademark ? A: Not just cyberquatting, […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on June 27, 2015

On Ethics and Business Partners

My Sunday mornings begin . . . at the end.  Of the New York Times Magazine, that is.  I’ll peruse the Lives column, for stories about, well, people’s lives.  Then, I’ll jump to the front of the magazine and indulge in an “educational minute” with William Safire’s column On Language.  Before I move on to fun […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on June 26, 2015

How you can shift from lead-doer to leader in your business

“I only want to focus on 3 things,” says Caryn. “But who will do the rest?” Burned out, tired, and constantly pulled away from her family, Caryn Kopp reached her limit. Her company, Kopp Consulting, helps clients get new clients.  Get meetings with high-level corporate decision makers. So successful, she was continually being squeezed. Because […]

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Here’s a terrific resource for you – and not just because I’m the guest expert for their monthly teleclass next week: The Virtual Assistance Chamber of Commerce.  J It’s not just for virtual assistants; their programs, columns, and forums can benefit all entrepreneurs who are in business by themselves.  I’ve entitled my teleclass “You’d […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on June 24, 2015

Kick Start Your Success with a Business Entity

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Why open yourself up to personal liability when you don’t need to?  Today’s query comes from someone wanting to know that fundamental first question: “What form of business should I be?” Q.:  I’m wondering what kind of company you would recommend for me to register under for a clothing company. I was thinking going Limited […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on June 23, 2015

When to Close the Barn Door (on Delinquent Clients)

My college roommate, Jenny, called me at the end of an aggravating day at her graphic design firm – to vent. “I wasted the entire day trying to chase down customers who owe me money,” she said. “I’ve called them on the telephone. I’ve sent e-mails and letters. I’ve even met with some of them […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on June 22, 2015

The Entrepreneur’s Prenup (Sneak Peek!)

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If your expansion plans include bringing on a new business partner, make sure you get your copy of The Entrepreneur’s Prenup: How to Choose a Business Partner Who Won’t [bleep] You! There’s more that goes into the partner-screening process than you think, and you certainly don’t want to look in the mirror this time next year, […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on June 21, 2015

Sink Your Teeth into This, Dentists!

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I am a real fan of Michael Gerber’€™s The E-Myth (Revisited). I’€™ve used it in my own law firm, Paltrowitz & Kaufman LLP; I’€™ve used it as a teaching tool; I recommend it every chance I get. So I’€™m jumping at the chance to alert you to his article, “The E-Myth for Dentists,” in the May […]

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