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Information About Incorporating Online

Information About Incorporating Online

Information About Incorporating Online

This article is intended for those business persons that wish to incorporate online. In this article you will find information that the author feels is most important to keep in mind while incorporating your new business, including a short glossary of corporate terms, an overview of the incorporation process, and a couple warnings that one should be aware of.

Summarized glossary of terms:

Annual Report:
This is a report that lists the directors and officers of a corporation. It is required to be filed with the division of corporations every year so as to maintain the corporation's "good standing" status. This Report may either be mailed or completed online.

Corporation:
A corporation is a legal business entity that is established for a company with perpetual duration. The corporation is allowed to borrow money and to enter into contracts that are separate and independent of its owners (stockholders). Owners receive profits and elect the directors who run the company through officers that conduct the day-to-day activities. Owners are protected by a "corporate veil" which prevents debts against the company from being held against the owners.

Good Standing:
This term describes a company that has performed certain required tasks, including: filing all necessary reports and documents, having a registered agent (a.k.a. resident agent) and being current in terms of all penalties and fees owed to the state.

Limited Liability Company (LLC):
An L.L.C. is a type of entity that is owned by members, operated by managers and run by an L.L.C. operating agreement. The LLC has the status of a Pass-Through Tax Entity and defaults to a partnership. It is especially suitable for holding investment assets like real estate.

Operating Agreement:
This is a partnership agreement that establishes the rules and regulations of an LLC (Limited Liability Company). The operating agreement is similar to the bylaws of a corporation, but also includes some provisions that are found in Shareholder Agreements.

Registered Agent:
This is the person designated to receive a company's Series of Process on behalf of a company. The registered agent must be located and available at their provided address (in that state of business). A registered agent is required if a company is to remain in existence.

Overview of the incorporation process:

There are three basic steps to incorporating online:

1. Get the info. This is possible the greatest skill a business person can acquire - getting the information he or she needs. Using search engines such as Google or Yahoo is a great first step in this process, and can be further helped by combining that information with information obtained from reliable sources - government officials, registered agents (un-biased ones), and from others. Only after all of the information is obtained, is the next step possible.

2. Make the corporate decisions for the future - Once you have the information, you can decide what type of formation is best - an L.L.C., a corporation, a partnership, etc. You can also then pick the state that best suits your tax and other needs. If you don't feel you can make all of these decisions yet, perhaps you should think about going back to step 1.

3. Make the corporate decisions for the present - Much like step 2, in step 3 you must make some decisions based on the information you gathered. Unlike the all-important step 2, however, step 3 involves picking the agent and package that are the best for your budget. Now here's the key - the one that is best for your budget is not necessarily the cheapest package. In fact, it is usually one of the expensive packages. The reason for this is that many packages leave out some essential, and often required, pieces of the corporate puzzle which you will have to make up for later on. Instead of going through this hassle, pick the most complete package, which will undoubtedly turn out to be the cheapest for you overall.

Warnings:

There are two warnings (or you could say two pieces of advice) that you should be aware of before you venture out into the world of incorporation.

1. Never underestimate the power of Step 1 (above). Now matter how much it is stressed, the importance of step 1 (getting the info) will always be understated. You will never be taken advantage of or make the wrong decision if you are able to get all the information you need.

2. You are the best thing for your business. Only trust yourself - everyone else will be biased in one way or another. Only you truly know what you want in a package, in an agent, in the future, etc.

With all this information now stuffed into your cranium, I will close this article and bid you farewell. Good luck on your corporate journey.

Author Bio
Chris Einkauf works for Agents and Corporations, Inc. - a great resource for incorporating online information.

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Barbell Floor Press Challenge Week 7

by

Joseph

 

Considering the fact that I've been fighting a cold, I had a decent floor press workout last Monday. Here's what I did:

 

Monday, October 23, 2017

 

no warm-up set

255x3x1

255x1x1

225x5x4

225x3x1

225x2x1

225x1x1

 

I'll be taking a week off because I have a cold that's been affecting my performance. After that, I'll do multiple sets at 245 pounds so as to build up endurance for heavier lifts. I'll keep you posted.

 

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Alaska Halibut Fishing

Alaska Halibut Fishing

Alaska Halibut Fishing

Coming to Alaska on a halibut fishing trip can be exciting and a bit overwhelming.

Dressing properly for your halibut fishing trip can make the difference between a good time and an uncomfortable time. The weather in Alaska no matter what time of year can be unpredictable. There are two certain precautions that one can take to make sure he or she isn't caught off guard.

First, always dress in layers. Even in the peak of summer the mornings can be darn right cool, sometimes even cold. Your base layer should always be a quick wicking synthetic. I always advise against cotton fabrics. Cotton isn't near as breathable nor has the wicking power of the synthetic garments. Cotton, when wet takes forever to dry and can leave the fisherman uncomfortable for the extent of the halibut fishing trip.

So stick with synthetic base layers. After the base layer you may add as many long sleeve shirts as the weather report calls for. The beautiful thing about dressing in layers is that you can shed off layers anytime you wish and put layers back on when you are feeling chilly. There are many great types of light-weight fleeces being made today. The best type of fleece you can have on is one that's light-weight and that can stop the wind. When you are heading out to the halibut fishing spots you might be on the back deck of the boat, usuallly in the morning. The back deck can be quite cool and the wind can chill the bone. A good fleece will stop the wind and make you feel nice and cozy. In addition to the layers, a medium to light-weight coat should be brought along. You'll sure wish you brought one on a cold Alaskan morning.

Wearing the proper pair of pants can also be critical for comfortable. I highly advise against the wearing of jeans. Cotton jeans when wet are miserable and won't dry for the entire time of your halibut charter. Again, try and wear a synthetic blend pair of pants. As for footwear, I recommend a light-weight wool sock and a waterproof boot of some kind.

Finally, one of the most important precautions to take on any Alaska fishing trip is to bring along the best rain gear that you can afford. Both the pants and the jacket are a must due to the unpredictable weather in Alaska. It can look beautiful out in the morning and by mid-day it's pouring rain and the temperature could drop ten degress or more. Always bring rain gear, if you don't bring anything else, always bring rain gear. Always dress in layers and always bring rain gear. Those two precautions will ensure you being comfortable on your halibut fishing charter, leaving you to fully concentrate on catching those huge halibuts.

Author Bio
Marc Theiler - Alaska Halibut Fishing Expert Alaska Fishing Guide & Outdoor Writer

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Healthy Snacks for Your Kids

Healthy Snacks for Your Kids

Healthy Snacks for Your Kids
By Stephen G John

One of the challenges for parents, especially moms, these days is providing healthy snacks for their children when they go to school. Some either don't have time to shop for healthy ingredients and prepare, while others just don't know which snacks fall under the 'healthy' category.

Giving your child money and letting him decide what snack to get at school is not really a good idea. A child is generally drawn to sweet stuff, and that's what he would probably buy with his money. Driving through a fast food restaurant to buy his snacks before dropping him off to school is not a better idea either. You'll just be loading his body with unhealthy ingredients.

Well, there are snacks you can prepare that won't be harmful to your kid and don't take hours to prepare. Here are some of them:

Peach pops - Kids (of all ages) love those literally cool pops. Instead of giving your kid one that's laced with preservatives, why not make your own? You can use peach (or any of your kid's fave fruit, for that matter) to make a peach puree and have it frozen.

Watermelon salsa - If your kid loves tortilla chips (who doesn't?), instead of making tomato salsa, make it more exciting by substituting it with watermelon. This is especially ideal during those hot days.

Pick those pickles - Certainly, you can get preserved pickles from the grocery. But there's just nothing better than something made in your own home. Your own loving touch adds something more into the food that no food shop can give. Pickles can be prepared in a jiffy, plus they can stay in your fridge for up to 10 days.

Polenta biscotti - These crisp golden slices can make a nice contrast when paired with fruit or a warm drink (like tea). The name of this snack may sound intimidating, but you really don't have to be an expert baker to make them. You only need a few basic ingredients and some kitchen magic.

Cornish pasties - This snack is well-known and well-loved throughout Great Britain. It's excellent for your kid's lunch or snack box. You can even have it as a main course dish by serving it with fresh vegetables.

Yogurt smoothie with banana- Nothing beats fresh fruit as a healthy snack choice. And if you combine fruit like banana with dairy, you have a mini-meal that's both filling and good for the health.

These are some snack ideas that you can prepare for your kid without compromising his health. This can give you peace of mind that he consumes only the good stuff every time he's in school.

Do you want to learn how to prepare Cornish pasties? You can find info at Food Plus for that and other healthy snacks.

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Ovarian Cancer: Early Detection is Key

by

Heather MacGibbon

Ovarian Cancer affects one in 70 women.

It kills 14,000 women in the U.S. each year, and while considered relatively rare has a low rate of survival. It was previously called the "Silent Killer" because most women are not diagnosed until the cancer has progressed to an advanced stage that no longer responds well to treatment.

Late detection happened primarily because the ovaries are embedded deep in the body, tumors emerging in that organ are difficult to detect, either by physical examination or even by more sophisticated molecular methods.

The good news is that early detection is becoming a little easier and when the disease is caught early the 5 year survival rate raises 30% to 90%. The Key seems to be constant vigilance by women and their doctors.

Last year physicians from MD Anderson began tracing healthy women through annual blood tests for CA125 level changes in blood work. Rising levels of CA125 are known to be associated with ovarian tumor growth. Unfortunately, even this test is inconclusive on its own because levels can change due to benign conditions such as pregnancy, endometriosis and fibroids. Tracking changes annually has become one way to sort out women who should be more closely screened for OC along with family histories of cancer and previous cancers in different locations .

Northwestern Memorial announced recently that added to doctor vigilance patients can participate by tracking a specific set of symptoms associated with OC.

"The best scenario would be to prevent this cancer entirely but until that day comes women need to focus on good health behaviors, listen to their bodies and know their family history" according to Diljeet Singh, MD, gynecological oncologist and co-director of the Ovarian Cancer Early Detection and Prevention Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Early warning signs which include:
â ¬ Bloating
â ¬ Pelvic or abdominal pain
â ¬ Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly
â ¬ Urinary symptoms (urgency or frequency)
â ¬ Increased abdominal size (pants getting tighter around waist)

Singh comments that the frequency and number of symptoms is important. Women who experience a combination of these symptoms almost daily for two to three weeks should see their doctor. While these symptoms mimic other possible medical conditions.

Although it is unclear what causes ovarian cancer factors that increase the odds of developing the disease include carrying a mutation of the BRCA gene, having a personal history of breast cancer or a family history of OC, being over the age of 45 or if a woman is obese. Doctors recommend screenings for women with these factors begin at age 20 to 25, or five to 10 years earlier than the youngest age of diagnosis in the family. In addition, there are genetic tests available that can identify women who are at a substantially increased risk.

Women at higher risk categories many choose to make medical and lifestyle decisions which can improve their odds of avoiding Ovarian Cancer . Those who use birth control pills for five years or more are three-times less likely to develop ovarian cancer. Also permanent forms of birth control such as tubal ligation have been found to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer by 50 percent. In cases where women have an extensive family history of breast or ovarian cancer, or who carry altered versions of the BRCA genes, may receive a recommendation to remove the ovaries and fallopian tubes. While clearly a radical option this lowers the risk of ovarian cancer by more than 95 percent.

"Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, getting regular exercise, maintaining a normal body weight and managing stresses are all ways women can help decrease their risk of ovarian cancer," added Singh.

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Attic Ventilation - Ensuring Enough Attic Air Circulation

Attic Ventilation - Ensuring Enough Attic Air Circulation

Attic Ventilation - Ensuring Enough Attic Air Circulation
By Matt Reardon

Your home has a number of critical areas that need all the attention they could get. The attic for instance, plays an important role in ensuring that your roof lasts as intended. Proper air circulation of the attic is essential in keeping that the roof remains structurally sound over the years. You can determine whether there is adequate ventilation in the attic or if it is lacking. If you happen to notice some sort of musky smell in the attic, it is often not caused by the items being stored, but because of insufficient airflow. Fans are commonly used to resolve this problem. However, do roof ventilation fans work? Let's find out.

How can I know that there's enough air circulation in my attic?

Your attic, like most areas of your home, requires proper air circulation. There different ways on how to achieve enough airflow in this particular area. A homeowner can buy ventilation solutions in the market of apply different techniques to ensure there is sufficient air flowing through the attic.

What are my options?

Should you find signs of poor ventilation in your attic, you should consult professionals immediately. The sooner you find and fix the problem, the better it is for your home. There are a number of solutions available, but there is no single solution for everything. The homeowner or the professional paid to fix the problem must assess what type of solution would work best and for the long-term. Here's a number of solutions for your home:

1. Ridge vent - this type of solution is, as its name suggests, a vent installed along the ridge line of your house. Before this type of vent is installed, roof decking is cut to allow air to flow through. It is highly essential that no other areas of the home block air from coming in or out.

2. Soffit vents - every roofing system needs to have air entry and exit points to keep it cool and dry. The soffit vents also work in conjunction with ridge vents and let air pass right through. However, in areas where the roofline meets the attic floor, insulation baffles must be put in place to prevent airflow from being restricted.

3. Attic fans - this solution is quite better as it does not rely on natural wind to ventilate the attic. Fans can be installed on the roofing system which sucks the air out when needed. Some newer models incorporate a thermostat which automatically turns on the fans to keep a stable temperature in the attic. Solar powered fans are also available, which would be beneficial since this would mean the fans can be self-sufficient. However, the costs associated with this solution raises a couple of questions. So, do attic ventilation fans work at all? The answer is yes.

As it is commonly known, fans dedicated to ventilate can easily introduce air or push air out of a home with ease. Unlike natural, free-flowing systems, these fans work at a much more efficient pace. There's also the option for users to control the temperature within certain areas to prevent moisture buildup and other problems caused by stale air.

Matt Reardon is an expert when it comes to properly ventilating a home. Got some ventilation problems that you want to address? Visit us now and we'll help you fix those problems ASAP. Go to http://mouldbuster.com.au/services/roof-ventilation/ for more details.

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Why Set Up a Fish Tank?

Why Set Up a Fish Tank?

Why Set Up a Fish Tank?

By: Mike Magnum

You've been to the pet store and noticed the fish tanks and thought "maybe I could do that". Guess what, you can "do that" and it's not nearly as difficult as you may think.

The tropical fish keeping hobby has come a long way over the past decade thanks in part to advances in aquarium equipment and the plethora of readily available information. There are many outstanding fish and aquarium books available as well as an abundant amount of information on the internet, forums and discussion groups. Running your own tank is way easier than it was just 10 years ago.

In the past, folks would go to the pet store and buy the tank, equipment and fish all at once not knowing they were setting themselves up for failure. They would get the aquarium set up and running, put some fish in and everything would be fine for a couple of days but then the fish would start to die. Now we know better. We know about the crucial aquarium nitrogen cycle that must take place in all new tanks. We know how to properly acclimate tropical fish to our tank water and how to periodically use our aquarium test kits to test the tank water to make sure nothing is out of whack. We have better access to fish behavior and can determine which fishes shouldn't be kept together in the same tank. The information is out there, at our fingertips, at libraries, book stores and the search engines.

So, with all this available information we can quickly come up to speed with running a tank in our home. There are many different types of aquarium setups but the most common types are freshwater, saltwater fish only and saltwater reef tanks. Here is a very brief intro:

Freshwater Aquarium
The mainstay of the hobby and the most popular setup, a freshwater tank setup can be a great first tank and it will give you the necessary experience needed for branching out into other types of tanks. This setup is the least expensive in terms of equipment and livestock and is not usually as demanding as the other types. There are literally hundreds of different types of fish available so finding a species you'll like shouldn't pose a problem. You can keep live aquarium plants in your tank as well. Keeping plants may require an upgrade to your lighting system and you may have to add supplements to your tank water. Freshwater aquarium plants add another dimension of beauty to a freshwater tank.

Saltwater Aquarium
Saltwater tanks are perceived to be more difficult than freshwater tanks. In times past, that statement may have been true but I don't think that is necessarily the case today. With the increasing use of live rock as the primary biological filter in a saltwater tank setup, the chances of successfully running this type of aquarium have dramatically improved. A fish only saltwater tank equipped with live rock will be more expensive than a freshwater tank because you'll need to purchase live rock and a protein skimmer. Marine fish are also more expensive than their freshwater counterparts.

Saltwater Reef Tank
The ultimate tank setup in this hobby has to be the reef tank. It's like having a small piece of the coral reef in your living room. The emphasis is on the corals and invertebrates with a limited amount of fish. These tanks are however, more expensive to setup and maintain. Equipment such as metal halide lighting, protein skimmers, live rock, testing equipment, supplements, water purification units (reverse osmosis and deionization) and sumps drive the cost of this setup. Don't forget about the ongoing maintenance costs (electricity) as well. The livestock costs for live corals, fish and invertebrates are also very expensive. This type of tank can be very demanding when first set up because you'll need to monitor the water parameters periodically and take corrective action when necessary. Even though this is the most expensive type of setup, it can also be the most breathtaking. You should to do your homework (research) and figure out exactly what you want to accomplish befo! re buying your first piece of reef equipment.
No matter what type of tank setup you choose, as long as you do your homework beforehand you'll enjoy this hobby. Research the equipment and livestock before purchasing them and you will prevent many headaches and keep some of that hard earned money in your wallet!

The satisfaction of watching fish in our home can be relaxing, educational and can be a great conversational piece all at the same time. Many kids are extremely fascinated with tropical fish and you can use this as a great learning tool to teach your children responsibility, biology and science. Teach them about the critical biological cycle that takes place called the Nitrogen Cycle. Teach them how to test the tank water for ammonia, nitrite, nitrate and pH. Show them the proper way to feed and care for the fish. Show them how to do water changes and maybe they can help out with this vital task required for keeping fish in our homes. Explain to them why we can't keep a common pleco in our 10 gallon tank. The educational opportunities abound.

If you're interested in setting up your own tank I encourage you to do some homework beforehand. Go out and purchase an aquarium book on the type of tank you're interested in, subscribe to a tropical fish magazine, browse the internet and join a tropical fish forum to increase your knowledge. This is a fun and exciting hobby that gets better all the time!

 

Author Bio
Mike is an editor for FishLore, an aquarium fish website specifically designed for beginners to the fishkeeping hobby.

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10 Easy Tips to Help You Profit From Your Website

10 Easy Tips to Help You Profit From Your Website

10 Easy Tips to Help You Profit From Your Website

10 Easy Tips to Help You Profit From Your Website.

Hundreds of thousands of webmasters across the world make money online with their websites. Why not you? Here are 10 easy tips that you can use on your website to make it profitable. As with any good website however, you first need quality original content!

1. Google AdSense - Make money selling advertising space. While banner ads are not worth your time for the most part, Google AdSense is. Many web site owners make a comfortable living off of AdSense profit alone.

2. Affiliate Marketing - Make money referring your website traffic to other websites. Don't have a product? That is 100% O.K. Just add someone else product to your site by joining an affiliate program and forget about it. If you have related content (free information) you will see a slow trickle of income from your affiliate links.

3. Write an eBook - Sell your own idea or product. I know it sounds like a day dream, but people do this all the time. In fact, it is the most common method that people use to make money. Write an eBook, offer consultations, or make something people will use. In this category, you are only limited by your imagination.

4. Create an online directory - Sell text links. Add a directory area to your site and offer to place links to other web sites for a small fee.

5. Become a Paid Blogger. Offer to blog for companies. Blogging is fast becoming an important link building strategy for online companies. There are hundreds of small businesses that could benefit from a professional blog but, do not have the resources to hire a full time employee. You have a website, put it to use!

6. Open your own eBay store. Buy low, sell high. There is no easier place to sell than online with your own eBay store. You can concentrate on a particular type of product like coins and antiques or you can sell a wide variety.

7. Host an online competition. Offer prizes for the first, second and third place winners. Your competition can be on almost anything. Think of a way to offer a competition, create a small entry fee and you are set!

8. Create a member only area. You can create a members only site about anything from Fan Clubs, Online Newsletters, Courses and Training, Stock Trading Tips, Dating Sites, Personal Advice, Horoscopes, Family Trees, and so on. Again, your only limitation is your imagination. If you have a site already up and running, offer something in your paid member's area that they cannot easily get for free.

9. Begin a paid advice service. Free information is great and will draw readers to your site. Once there, help the reader out with some basic information. Save the real "meat" for those that are willing to pay a small fee.

10. Sell your site. Why drag on a project for years when you can get in, get out and turn a quick (albeit smaller) profit? Create your site, get it listed in the search engines, make sure you get a few dollars a week in online advertising and sell your site for a few thousand dollars.

Author Bio
Joshua Watson is the author and webmaster for both Making Money Online and www.urhowto.com websites. In addition to being a webmaster for over 10 years, Joshua has also worked as an Engineer for ABC and Dish Network as well as a Project Manager for AOL Broadband. He can be contacted via email at jwatsonl@yahoo.com

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Barbell Floor Press Challenge Week 6

by

Joseph

I said that next time I hit the gym I'd do 255x5x2 and 225x5x5. Well, things went a bit differently than planned. See for yourself.

 

Sunday October 15, 2017

no warm-up set

255x5x1

255x2x1

235x6x1

235x4x1

235x2x1

245x2x1

225x3x5

 

I did more sets than I had planned, mixing things up made for a better workout.

Next week I'll floor press 255x5x3 and 225x5x7. I'll keep you posted.

 

But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. "Do not fear what they fear ; do not be frightened." 1 Peter 3:14

 

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The Best Way to Check the Temperature in Your Freezer!

Best Way to Check the Temperature in Your Freezer

The Best Way to Check the Temperature in Your Freezer!

By: Rick Kaestner

Data loggers are modern digital devices that document temperature. Many people use them to monitor the temperature in a freezer or in a pharmaceutical storage facility, but the are also used to monitor oven temperature and other manufacturing processes.

A high temperature data logger (a logger with sensors capable of measuring high temperatures) can be used in laboratories, manufacturing plants and even bakeries. Literally any place where temperature plays a role in producing a product or affects the life of stored inventory is a potential spot where a data logger can be employed.

Data loggers are priceless tools for museums and art galleries where they monitor and document temperature and humidity. Art works and paintings must be maintained in rigidly controlled environments or they deteriorate. They can also be employed for investigating building operational problems, checking voltage and amperage in energy lines and many, many more. The only thing that limits them is which sensors are installed.

Humidity monitors
Temperature/RH data loggers such as the ThermaViewer can be used to monitor and alert personnel if temperature moves outside a 'safe' range. Knowing the relative humidity (RH) is important in every place where there are any moisture sensitive goods stored. Cigars, musical instruments and clothes - all these goods may be damaged or even destroyed by rapid RH changes. Drums' heads can split, guitars can fall apart and paintings can darken - all because of improper RH level.

High temperature
High temperature sensors can increase the data loggers' usefulness. Wherever there are heaters or ovens to monitor, a high temperature data logger will be handy. They can be used for temperature monitoring of ongoing experiments in a lab as well as for checking the temperature in ironworks' furnace. Data loggers (even high temperature ones) are relatively inexpensive and can be used by small businesses, like pizzerias and bakeries.

 

Author Bio
Rick Kaestner is the President and CEO of Two Dimensional Instruments; the worldwide leader in providing technology to monitor, measure, record and document temperature and humidity. For more information please visit their website at www.e2di.com

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