How to Choose the Right Legal StructureS Corp, C Corp, or LLC? Whether you are starting a business or you already run one but are having second thoughts about its legal structure, you need to take this matter seriously.Writing a Business Plan, Section by Section
Are you starting a business? Advice for small businesses on what it takes to create a solid business plan, including forming an outline, forecasting credible financial information, and establishing a marketing strategy.How to Pitch Angel Investors
Obtaining capital can be one of the trickier aspects when it comes to starting a business. So how can you do your best to impress private investors? Advice on how to clearly and confidently deliver your pitch.
How to Set Up a Website
Want to create a terrific website without spending a fortune? Check out inc.com's guide to building a low-cost, high-impact site.
How to Hire Your First Employee
Your business is growing so fast that soon you'll be not only your own boss, but someone else's as well. It's time to hire your first employee, and Inc.com has the help you need.
How to Set Prices
Pricing is easily one of the trickiest aspects of starting a business. Inc.com will help you tackle the pricing issue—we've compiled strategies, advice, and techniques that have served other entrepreneurs well.
How to Write a Memorable Slogan
Come up with a great catchphrase or tagline can help a start-up define its brand. So we asked industry experts to share their tips for creating a memorable slogan when starting a business.
How to Choose an Accountant
One of the first things you should do when starting a business is make sure you create and maintain basic financial and accounting systems. A seasoned small business accountant will help you do this. Here is a look at how to get the right CPA for your company.How to Conduct Initial Market Research
This Inc.com guide offers tips and resources to help you research your industry and competition, and meet your target market's needs.
How to Put Together a Marketing Campaign on the Cheap
Get inspired to fuel your company's growth with this collection of 10 crafty marketing techniques.
How to Calculate Your Gross Margin
When you start a business, cash is crucial. Maintaining a relatively high gross margin will let your business become viable as quickly as possible. This guide shows you have to calculate this key metric.
How to File for a Patent
Got a great idea but not sure how to obtain a patent for it? This collection of tips and tools can help you get started.
How to Bring a New Idea to Market
You’ve got a great idea. But negotiating your way from the invention you first sketch out on a napkin to a successful product can be daunting.
How to Set Up a Home Office
There are many practical, financial, and psychological benefits of working from home. Inc.com has brought home all our best articles and resources on setting up shop at home.
Buying a Franchise
Buying your own franchise is one way to break into the entrepreneurial ranks and become your own boss. If you're considering a franchise, this collection of tools and tips will help you find the ideal business.

Additional Reading:How to Start Your Dream CompanyA group of start-up entrepreneurs are learning to profit from their passion. Here’s how you can, too.Meet America's Top Start-up Guru
Paul Graham's business school and investment fund, Y Combinator, has launched 145 companies—for a lot less money than you would think.