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Top tips to avoid online scams

Posted on : 30-11-2016 | By : Edward Carlson | In : Entrepreneurship


Today, there are those who wouldn’t mind stealing someone of their hard-earned cash. We already have noticed this issue in the real world; more so in the cyber world, where reports of cyber scamming has been more often.

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While it would require stronger implementation of Internet law to curb this, it would help us all to be careful on our part not to blunder into any such fraud.

On the internet, you can find many people promising you lucrative business opportunities through easy-terms home businesses which will let you “sleep while your money works for you” or some such thing. Don’t be fooled by such promises that sound too good to be true.

Keep in mind that whenever you are offered something that is too good to be true, there is always a hidden clause. Don’t let even testimonials, ‘documented’ proof or guarantees fool you. These are standard trick in the con-artist’s trade, and there are enough websites on the Internet that will tell you more about them.

Another kind of Internet scams for which a lot of people have fallen for is the email scam, where an anonymous person will ask you to divulge account details so he may safely transfer to you some large amount of money for safe-keeping. And while they do sound like fishy proposals, the numbers of people who actually fall for it are surprising.

Check this out to learn more tips to avoiding online scams: https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/consumer/scams/scams/common-scams/computer-and-online-scams/top-tips-to-avoid-online-scams

Registering a Business Name in Western Australia

Posted on : 11-04-2016 | By : Edward Carlson | In : Entrepreneurship


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Are you planning to start a small business in Perth, Western Australia? Or are you already running one? Either way, it is very important for you to know that small business owner has no proprietary rights unless he trademarks his company name. Sounds alarming? Well, that’s how it is. Registering your business, company, or domain name does not give you any automatic right to use the name as a trademark.

Often hen someone sets up a company, one of his or her ultimate goals is to get their name out there and ensure their brand succeeds in the market. However, always keep in mind that your name, logos, and designs that identify your company’s name form an integral part of your brand.

With regards to this matter, all small entrepreneurs need to ensure that their copyrights and trademarks are protected in their quest to get their company operations off the ground through advertisement and marketing of their goods or services. Registering your business gives you a trademark, which you are entitled the right to take legal action for infringement against a company name owner who uses it for products or services such as those covered under your registered trademark.

You can use your trademark to distinguish your product or service from others. On the other hand, business name represents the name under which a company operates. Registering your name is compulsory and must be done before the company starts operating.

If you want to know how to register your business name in Western Australia, check this out: http://asic.gov.au/for-business/registering-a-business-name