What Dining Aldesco Means For Your Business

Now Getting a Bite Eat Means Getting a Byte to Eat Once upon a time taking your lunch break on a work day meant getting together with some friends or coworkers. You would go to a nearby restaurant and chat over a meal away from the office. If you didn’t feel like...

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What’s More Important: The Product or the Package?

In Some Cases the Box is More Valuable Than What's Inside It.   A staple of Valentine’s Day is a heart-shaped box of chocolates complete with a red ribbon. Your Valentine feels special when untying the ribbon, lifting the lid, and inhaling the aroma of chocolates...

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PB and J with a Side of Tax Deductions

What Tax Deductions Have to do with Your PB and J?   I've just returned from out of town and my refrigerator looks "empty." It's got a door full of condiments and a random assortment of possibly (probably) expired salad dressings that I don't really ever use...

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Nutmeg, the iPhone of the 1600’s, Is Still Making Law Today

While You’re Searching for the “Must Have” Gift . . .Have You Considered Nutmeg? Nutmeg is the spice of the holiday season. We taste it in our spinach, sprinkle it on top of our eggnog, and its unique aroma fills the house when we use it in our baked goods. Nutmeg was...

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Holiday Cheers Without Legal Fears

Do Your Best To Keep Legal Troubles Off the Menu At Your Business Holiday Gatherings This time of year means holiday parties. Your business-sponsored holiday parties can bring you and your business colleagues together and boost morale for your workers. Unfortunately,...

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Why Acquiring Brands Like Twinkies is Better Than Hording Them

Hording Twinkies Might Fill Your Pantry, but Acquiring Brands Like Twinkies Could Fill Your Bank Account By now, the thought probably has crossed your mind to horde a bunch of Twinkies.  That is if you can still find them on the shelf after the mad rush awhile back. ...

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Why Your Trademark’s Sound is as Important as Its Looks

Beauty May Be in the Eye of the Beholder, But Your Trademark Could Be in the Ear of the Listener Many of us will be eating pecans one way or another tomorrow. It seems to be a staple of our Thanksgiving holiday—pecan pie, candied pecans, pecans mixed in sweet potato...

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Can You Deduct Your Turkey Day Travel Expenses?

Business Deduction or Personal Expense? I’m looking forward to one of my favorite holidays—Thanksgiving, a day of seemingly endless eating and self-induced “food coma” naps. From my Southern mom-in-law’s homemade cornbread stuffing to my best friend’s family recipe...

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Why LegalZoom is Like a Tomato?

Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable? And what does it have to do with LegalZoom? As summer has drawn to a close so has the tomato season. At a recent cookout someone asked the question: “Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable?” One of our guests smugly declares a tomato is...

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