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December 2016 Archives

Does my company need a social media policy?

In this day and age, many Florida companies have learned the importance of having a strong online presence. Participating on social media can be a great way to remain in contact with your customers and to generate free marketing content for your business. While a good or humorous post can go viral in an instant, so can a bad one. Even if unintentional, a mistake on social media can have lasting consequences for your company. Therefore, you may find that shaping a social policy is a smart move to protect your company’s online reputation.

What is the Consumer Review Fairness Act?

If you own a company in Florida, chances are that a customer or client has written a review of your company online. The internet has provided people with a platform to comment and review on everything from their bank to their dry cleaner to their accountant. Receiving a negative review that you think is uncalled for can be extremely frustrating and disheartening.

The most important step for your private construction project

There are plenty of opportunities for things to go wrong in a construction project. Some of these are out of your control no matter how much preparation you do beforehand, and they take some flexibility to work around. Others, however, you can prevent with smart business moves. The most important one for significantly reducing risk is using a surety bond, particularly a performance bond. Once you understand why, you will not begin your project without it.

A look at letters of intent and their role in real estate deals

and sale of a property. Each and every transaction is unique and there are often many different terms that must be decided on. Therefore, sometimes before a binding contract is signed by the parties, a tool known as a letter of intent is utilized in order to set forth some of the main ideas such as a purchase price and closing date in writing.

How to choose an executor for your estate

Planning for your passing may seem like a depressing task, but proper preparation will give you peace of mind knowing that you're taking care of your family and ensuring your wishes come to fruition. Preparation requires more than just writing a will, however. You also need to name an executor of your estate. It's important to choose the person wisely to prevent the court having to, so consider the following information as you make your decision.

Tips for avoiding trademark infringement

When starting a business in Miami, owners must consider a number of different things. Choosing a name for the company or a logo is vital to the success of many endeavors, as it gives the company a brand and serves as something that consumers can associate with the goods or services it provides. However, business owners should practice caution and make sure that the name or logo they choose is not too similar to anything another company is already using or they may find themselves in court.

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