Deborah Sweeney, Author at Business2Community

Deborah Sweeney

Contributor
22 Articles

As CEO of MyCorporation.com, Deborah Sweeney is an advocate for protecting personal and business assets for business owners and entrepreneurs. With her experience in the fields of corporate and intellectual property law, Deborah has evolved from lawyer to business owner.  She has extensive experience in the start-up and entrepreneurial industry as she has been involved in the formation of hundreds of thousands of businesses for MyCorporation.com’s customers.

Ms. Sweeney received her JD & MBA degrees from Pepperdine University. She is active in the community and loves working with students and aspiring entrepreneurs.  She serves on the Board of Regents at California Lutheran University and is a founding member of Partners of Pepperdine.  Deborah has served as an adjunct professor at the University of West Los Angeles and San Fernando School of Law in the areas of corporate and intellectual property law. Ms. Sweeney is also well-recognized for her written work online as a contributing writer with top business and entrepreneurial blogging sites.  She is a regular contributor on Forbes, American Express, Social Media Today, and BlogHer among many others.

In her ‘free’ time, Deborah enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, Benjamin (8) and Christopher (6).  Deborah believes in the importance of family and credits the entrepreneurial business model for giving her the flexibility to enjoy both a career and motherhood. Follow her on Twitter @deborahsweeney and @mycorporation.

Latest Articles By Deborah Sweeney

Do Small Businesses Require Business Licenses?

Starting a small business means navigating a checklist of must-have necessities to get the business up and running. Some of…

Deborah Sweeney
December 17, 2021
Small Business

3 Must-Haves for Successful Business Partnerships

Forming a partnership is often an ideal way to go into business if you plan to do it with someone…

Deborah Sweeney
October 28, 2021
Small Business

3 Types of Protection for Business Ideas

What’s the best way to protect a small business? Usually, I answer by saying a good place to start is…

Deborah Sweeney
September 23, 2021
Small Business

How Can I Get My Business Back in Good Standing?

Sometimes a business falls into inactive standing with its state of incorporation. It is possible for an LLC or corporation…

Deborah Sweeney
August 12, 2021
Small Business

Should Small Businesses Incorporate as a PLLC or PC?

Chances are you’re probably familiar with entity formations like limited liability companies (LLCs) and corporations. How about professional limited liability…

Deborah Sweeney
July 23, 2021
Small Business

What’s an LLC Operating Agreement?

What happens next after you decide to form an LLC for your small business? The next step is typically to…

Deborah Sweeney
June 16, 2021
Small Business

5 Benefits of a Small Business Website

One of the biggest assets a small business currently possesses is its website. Websites have proven to be vital to…

Deborah Sweeney
May 3, 2021
Small Business

Why Storytelling Matters for Startups

Every startup has an incredible story to share with the world. Some stories are centered around a “Eureka!” moment. This…

Deborah Sweeney
March 17, 2021
Startups

How to Keep Your Business in Compliance

Do you know what it means to be in good standing? Small businesses in good standing with their state of…

Deborah Sweeney
February 15, 2021
Small Business

Does My Business Need a DBA?

Have you ever considered doing business under a name that is different from your current business name? Small businesses are…

Deborah Sweeney
January 18, 2021
Small Business

Can Entrepreneurs Act as a Registered Agent?

Most states require newly incorporated small businesses to designate a registered agent for their company. What is a registered agent?…

Deborah Sweeney
December 18, 2020
Small Business

Ask These 3 Questions to Find Fulfilling Work

What comes to mind when you think about professional success? You’re likely to associate success with satisfaction. How does one…

Deborah Sweeney
November 23, 2020
Human Resources

5 Ways to Better Manage Emails

As remote workers continue to work from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many professionals are using this time to better…

Deborah Sweeney
October 26, 2020
Small Business

EINs: How Can Startups Use This Tax ID?

What do you know about employer identification numbers, or EINs? Chances are that unless you’re a small business owner you…

Deborah Sweeney
September 25, 2020
Small Business

Reinventing Business Models: 3 Ways Small Businesses Can Keep the Momentum Going

In June 2020, GetApp surveyed 577 small business owners to learn how they were able to respond to changing consumer…

Deborah Sweeney
August 25, 2020
Small Business

Can Lemonade Stands Receive Financial Relief During COVID-19?

Is it possible for lemonade stands, one of the humblest small businesses run by budding grade school entrepreneurs, to receive…

Deborah Sweeney
July 23, 2020
Small Business

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