Author: Deborah Sweeney

Deborah Sweeney is the CEO of MyCorporation.com which provides online legal filing services for entrepreneurs and businesses, startup bundles that include corporation and LLC formation, registered agent services, DBAs, and trademark and copyright filing services. You can find MyCorporation on Twitter at @MyCorporation.

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know Before Selling a Business by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Thinking about selling your small business? Now may be the right time to contemplate selling — or at least considering an exit strategy. Amid COVID-19, studies have shown that the majority of advisors see today’s market as a seller’s market for businesses valued between $2 to $5 million. Small businesses […]

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Why Farmers Markets Matter to Entrepreneurs More Than Ever by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Happy National Farmers Market Week! This year, the week-long event falls between August 2nd through August 8th. Farmers markets, particularly amid the pandemic, are playing an extra-special role in the lives of people everywhere. During the early months of COVID-19, grocery store chains struggled to keep fresh produce and essential […]

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How to Write a Business Plan by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, small businesses are gaining in popularity — and formation. The Kauffman Foundation’s Trends in Entrepreneurship Series notes that Google Trends reported an increase in searches related to new business opportunities. By March 23, 2020, interest peaked in searches for “open a business,” “new self-employed,” and “new […]

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3 Ways Small Businesses Can Provide Comfort to Customers During COVID-19 by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor In April, I was able to catch a Salesforce webinar on stories of resilience that was co-hosted by Mark Cuban. During the webinar, a listener wrote in to ask his advice for marketing and messaging during this time. His response was simple and transparent: at this specific moment, small businesses […]

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5 Women-Owned Small Businesses Pivoting to Provide COVID-19 Relief

  by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor It’s difficult to know for certain when this — the COVID-19 pandemic — too shall pass. Many small business owners are pivoting their products and services during this unprecedented time. The decision to pivot is doing more than assisting those in need with necessary supplies and relief. It’s helping […]

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How to Transition From a Sole Proprietor to an LLC by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Is it ever too late to change the legal structure you initially incorporated as? Not at all. The entity formed for a business at its offset does not need to be its formation forever. Entrepreneurs have the option to change structures that best fit their needs, and many begin as […]

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Which Entity Structure Should You Choose to Incorporate a Small Business? by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor There are a lot of entity structures to pick from when you decide to incorporate a small business. It’s easy to struggle with finding the formation that feels like the right fit. Some entrepreneurs may feel so overwhelmed that they decide not to incorporate their startup. Keep calm and always […]

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What Motivates Entrepreneurs to Start Small Businesses? by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Entrepreneurship isn’t for the faint of heart. Starting a small business means that you get to pursue your passion, but must also make sacrifices, like careful budgeting and working more hours outside the traditional 9-5 schedule, to reach your goals. However, this investment of time and energy does pay off […]

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How Entrepreneurs Can Lean Into Embracing Big Changes by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor We’re wrapping up more than the year as 2019 comes to a close. This is the end of a decade, the 2010s, and it’s difficult to fully predict what the next 10 years has in store for small businesses. Many entrepreneurs likely have a plan in place for Q1. They […]

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File This Paperwork to Prep Small Businesses for 2020 by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Entrepreneurs are on the cusp of more than a new year. We’re approaching a whole new decade! How exciting is that? As small business owners say goodbye to 2019, it’s crucial that they enter the next decade in compliance. Forgetting to file or update outstanding documents could result in their […]

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