Published Feb. 8, 2013
Q: What are limited liability companies (“LLCs”), and what should businesses know
A: LLCs are a new type of business entity that emerged in the early 1990s. They have many important legal and tax characteristics, but the key ones are these:
Liability shield. LLCs provide their owners (called “members”) with a statutory liability shield that is essentially identical to the corporate shield.
Published Feb. 7, 2013
I’ve recently taken my business plan for a new and innovative consumer product to several banks seeking funding, but have had no success. What are some other financing options that might be available to me?
City: Altadena, CA
Hilary Cable provides freelance social media and online community management, writing and editing services to small business. She has 25 years experience in business insurance and risk management, and spent 8 years as a newspaper copy editor. Hilary has a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in journalism from Cal Poly Pomona.
Hilary is a Certified SCORE Mentor. She is also active in Altadena’s Community Emergency Response Team, volunteers with GreySave Greyhound Adoptions in Pasadena, and is a HAM radio operator (the original international social media).
BA Cal Poly Pomona 2001, English with a minor in print journalism
Published Sep. 20, 2012
Latin Business Today discusses what return on investment (ROI) and why it is one of the most important factors that small business owners should be tracking.
By Latin Business Today
City: Washington, IL
John spend 37 years with Caterpillar with the last 10 years as the Director of Research & Technology. Areas of strength include strategic planning, mergers, acquisition, nonprofits and people development.
John has conducted strategic planning exercises with several nonprofits to help them establish goals and direction for the future.
John's goal is to use is experience to "give back" through SCORE and other involvements with nonprofits.
BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri - Columbia
Published Aug. 11, 2012