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How Do You Engage Consumers?

I recently attended a fair; the Mother Earth News Fair to be exact. There were more than 250 vendors. If you are sitting in your booth looking bored, I will usually just walk by. If your product interests me, I may look for something to find more info-thi…
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming I recently attended a fair; the Mother Earth News Fair to be exact. There were more than 250 vendors. I walked around and looked at all… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/how-do-you-engage-consumers/

Can Your Business Withstand A Disaster?

Statistics show as many as 40 percent of businesses fail following a natural or man-made disaster. You’ve worked hard building your business and creating jobs in your community now take proactive steps to protect your employees and your business by doing …
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming In light of the fires on Casper Mountain this week, and other disasters throughout the summer, I’ve been thinking about what I would do… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/can-your-business-withstand-disaster/

When Should A Business Use Copyrights?

Copyright is protected under title 17, United States Code. It is illegal for anyone to violate any of the rights provided by this law to copyright owners.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming Can you provide information regarding copywrites? Is it necessary for me to protect documents I produce internally for my… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/when-should-business-use-copyrights/

Is Kickstarter a good way to finance my start-up business?

The answer is “maybe”, as it is too early to be sure especially with unanswered liability questions for funded failed projects.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming The answer is “maybe”, as it is too early to be sure especially with unanswered liability questions for funded failed projects.  … http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/kickstarter-good-way-finance-my-start-business/

When is a Patent Needed?

Among the various forms of intellectual property (IP), patents can be the most important for small businesses, which are often the leading agents in new and developing technology.
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming I'm more than a bit confused about why and when a patent is needed. Also, are all patents the same? Can you help clarify the process… http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/when-patent-needed/

Keeping Trade Secrets From Competitors

As a small business owner, you likely have a wealth of information which is valuable to your business that, if known to your competitors, would give them an advantage over you in the business market. This Intellectual Property (IP) is known as trade secre…
Copyright © 2013 University of Wyoming By Karen Kitchens, Intellectual Property/Documents Librarian, Wyoming State Library, Karen.kitchns@wyo.gov, guest submitter.  … http://www.wyomingsbdc.org/blog1/keeping-trade-secrets-competitors/