ES Swanson Law to Return to BizzyWeb’s Buzz Builders

ES Swanson Law is pleased to announce that Erin Schulte Swanson has been invited to return as a speaker during BizzyWeb‘s Buzz Builders webinars.  The Buzz Builders webinar series consists of weekly educational discussions hosted by BizzyWeb simultaneously online via Google Hangouts and in person at the BizzyWeb headquarters.  Additional information on the Buzz Builders series […]

January Reflections: New and Improved in 2014

  Happy New Year!         2013 brought many good things both for me personally and for ES Swanson Law.  I have continued my memberships in the Referral Partners Chapter of BNI and the Business Resource Group, and have made a number of good connections with generous, hard-working and qualified people.  I have continued […]

Erin Swanson Invited Back to Lecture at UMD

ES Swanson Law is pleased to announce that Erin Schulte Swanson has been invited to return to the University of Minnesota in Duluth as a guest lecturer on the topic of social media law.  Dr. Patricia Borchert, Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, has invited Erin back  to speak to her students during the Fall 2012 semester.  Additional […]

Reflections on the New Year

2011 brought many good things both for me personally and for ES Swanson Law.  I joined the Referral Partners Chapter of BNI, and have made a number of good connections with generous, hard-working and qualified people.  I have continued to serve as the Community Service Coordinator of the Rotary Club of Northwest Hennepin County.  Our […]

Erin Schulte Swanson Invited to Guest Lecture at UMD

ES Swanson Law is pleased to announce that Erin Schulte Swanson has been invited to speak as a guest lecturer for students at the University of Minnesota in Duluth. Erin will speak to two entrepreneurship classes Tuesday, November 8th regarding the legal issues business owners should avoid when using social media in their businesses. On […]

Business Seminar: Using Social Media to Create Buzz

The Nicollet -East Harriet Business Association has invited Erin Schulte Swanson to present a seminar to its members. The seminar, titled “Using Social Media to Create Buzz” will be co-presented by Erin and Dave Meyer of BizzyWeb, LLC. Dave will provide instruction on how to use social media to effectively market your business, while Erin […]

Minnesota Department of Revenue Launches New E-Service System

Last week, the Minnesota Department of Revenue launched a new e-service system.  The new system offers a wider variety of online services for business taxpayers.  In addition to its new functions, the new system gives users heightened security features.  Businesses will be transferred to the new system over the next three months.  Each Monday, a […]

Employee Drug Testing Part II: Policy Requirements

  Last post we began discussing the complexities of the laws governing employee drug testing in Minnesota.  We are addressing drug testing issues in three segments: The last post covered Part I:  When to Administer Drug Tests. This week we will discuss Part II:  What Policies and Procedures Your Company Must Follow. Next week we […]

Responding to Cease-and-Desist Letters

  Consider this: You had a great business idea, and after developing a business plan and a viable budget, you went to the Secretary of State’s Office and filed Articles of Incorporation to start a new company.  The Secretary of State accepted your Articles of Incorporation without any questions, so you purchased insurance for the […]

Busting the Top Ten Business Myths

This morning I gave a presentation to my BNI group called “Busting the Top Ten Business Myths.”  The presentation discussed common perceptions held by business owners and employees that I have encountered in my practice.  Some of these views are true, but we “busted” many of these views as myths. Do you know whether these […]