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Register Business Now

State of Ohio Fictitious Names & Trade Names

Register Business Now

Forms to Register your Business in Ohio Start with the Secretary of States site http://www.sos.state.oh.us/ Select Businesses on list near the top of the page This will provide access to: Business Name Search Guide to Name Availability Filing Forms and Fee Schedule Then Select Businesses again near the top of the page Select Starting a business in Ohio for a Quick-start list for your business entity. There are additional lists: Starting a Corporation Guide to Nonprofit Corporations Guide to Secured Commercial Transactions Registering your Trademark or … 
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Man writing his business plan

Comprehensive Business Plan Outline

Man writing his business plan

Comprehensive Business Plan Outline Your Company’s Name, Address, Phone, Fax, email, and web site address. Owners or owners-to-be Prepared by List contact information for someone to answer questions about the plan. Personalize where submitted to a prospective stakeholder. I.  Non-Disclosure Agreement (where appropriate) II.  Table of Contents III.  Executive Summary This is a one to three page highlight of the business concept • Demonstrate management expertise, and market potential • Provide sales and profit forecast and financing needed IV.  Operations Plan Business Concept Type and … 
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Business Man on Top

Comprehensive Business Plan

Business Man on Top

It is important to remember that the proposed contents shown in this Brief should be treated as a guide, and not as a rigid, all-encompassing format – each business is unique and its business plan should reflect as much; additions, deletions, expansion, and adjustments should be made to fit each unique situation. A business plan for use in applying for a bank loan may require more in-depth data than one prepared for the owner’s guidance. The plan should be updated frequently to reflect revised scenarios … 
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Key Financial Ratios

Financial ratios are designed to measure aspects of financial performance. These ratios can be meaningful used alone, but are generally more useful when compared to other companies in the same or similar industries. These comparisons will identify variations from the norm which may then warrant management attention. See RESOURCES, below, for more ratios and sources of industry data. In addition, as with other measures, how these ratios change over time can be important to identifying trends, either problem areas or areas that have shown improvement. … 
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Selecting a PR/Marketing Agency

While Public Relations and Marketing are two separate functions, they share many of the same considerations when selecting an agency for your company. After discussing these considerations we will consider what is unique to each function. Base the decision on value Make a decision about your agency based on the value it can deliver, not on price alone. A good agency will match the best mix of activities against your budget to maximize the results. Is the prospective agency interested in your company? A strong … 
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Requirements for Day Care Center

Requirements for Child Day Care Centers in Cincinnati

Requirements for Day Care Center

The information presented herein for the City of Cincinnati is intended only to provide a general picture of the industry, a partial checklist, and sources of current comprehensive information. The regulations are regularly reviewed and periodically modified. It is likely that similar controls will be in place in other locations, particularly in the State of Ohio. It is necessary to inquire with local authorities before planning a center in any location. State of Ohio Administrative Codes 5101:2-12-01 thru -99 are incorporated and enhanced in the … 
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DelishDishCOY

Covington Catering Company Owner Named SCORE Client of the Year

DelishDishCOY

      Contact: Melinda Zemper                                                                                                              Sept. 26, 2016 Email: mzemper@fuse.net Phone: (513) 706-3737   Covington Catering Company Owner Named SCORE Client of the Year The Delish Dish catering firm and … 
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Helping Hands NKY COY

Florence Home Care Company Named SCORE Client of the Year

Helping Hands NKY COY

      Contact: Melinda Zemper                                                                                                              Sept. 26, 2016 Email: mzemper@fuse.net Phone: (513) 706-3737  Florence Home Care Company Named SCORE Client of the Year Helping Hands NKY in Florence, Ky., was … 
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NANIMASSAGECOY

Mason’s NANI Massage Named SCORE Client of the Year

NANIMASSAGECOY

      Contact: Melinda Zemper                                                                              Sept. 26, 2016 Email: mzemper@fuse.net Phone: (513) 706-3737 Mason’s NANI Massage Named SCORE Client of the Year NANI Massage of Mason was selected a Client of the Year Sept. 16 at the annual SCORE luncheon and awards ceremony. The year-and-a-half old company is owned by Nancy Blanchard of Loveland; Matt Roth and Ashley McCarty. Their SCORE mentors are Gilbert Minson of Symmes Township; Dick Wendel of Cincinnati; and Jane Vanderhorst of Cincinnati. SCORE is the volunteer arm of … 
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Legal Considerations Brief Roundup

Legal considerations are not to be ignored by small business owners. The easiest way to avoid any problems is to be prepared. Preparation should begin with choosing your attorney before you need one. Your Business Attorney What legal services can an attorney provide your business? Select and implement your legal form of business organization LLC: understand the benefits and limitations of this form of legal protection Multiple member LLC or partnership: draft operating and buy-sell agreements between partners Sub-S or schedule-C corporation: draft corporation buy-laws, … 
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