Ask LH: Do You Have To Sell The Goodwill With A Business?

Hi Lifehacker, My fiancé and her parents are looking to sell their beauty salon so they can open a coffee shop. To keep an income stream, they want to continue working in beauty from home with existing customers. Is this possible or are they subject to some form of goodwill when it comes to the clientele of the current business?


Elevator Pitch: Lawchoice

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Chris Roche from Lawchoice.


How I Succeeded: Prezi's Drew Banks

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business owners for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Drew Banks from Prezi.


Elevator Pitch: Entropolis

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Tania Price from Entropolis.


Ask LH: What Laws Apply If I Want To Start Selling Food From Home?

Hey Lifehacker, I would like to start baking from home and selling to people (probably at markets and/or on a made-to-order type basis). What regulations should I be worried about? Obviously restaurants and bakeries have strict health codes that they have to follow, but do those apply in my work-from-home case? Am I just overthinking about the situation and should just get stuck into baking delicious treats?


What The Small Business Tax Break Actually Does

The immediate tax deduction for small business announced in the Federal Budget has been broadly welcomed, but what may have been missed is the fact that what the Government doesn’t collect now, it will collect later.


How I Succeeded: Vinomofo's Andre Eikmeier

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business owners for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Andre Eikmeier from Vinomofo.


Elevator Pitch: ScopeIT Education

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Frank Lucisano from ScopeIT Education.


How I Succeeded: DailyJocks.com's Nicholas Egonidis

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business owners for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Nicholas Egonidis from DailyJocks.com.


Elevator Pitch: DriveMyCar

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Chris Noone from DriveMyCar.