BizzyWeb’s BuzzBuilders: Dealing with Unhappy Clients

Erin Schulte Swanson has been invited by BizzyWeb to co-present at this week’s BuzzBuilders webinar. BizzyWeb, a Twin Cities company specializing in social media, web design and content curation, presents its BuzzBuilders webinars every Wednesday at noon. This week’s webinar will cover the topic “Dealing with Unhappy Clients.” Erin will discuss the legal issues business […]

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 […]

Does Your Company Need a Contract to Buy Key-Man Insurance?

QUESTION:  My friend Jimmy co-owns a business and wants to buy key-man insurance.  Does he need a contract to do so?   ANSWER:  In short, it depends on the purposes for which the company is buying the key-person insurance.   Let’s start by covering the basics of key person insurance. Key person insurance is an […]

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 […]

Busting the Top 10 Business Myths

On April 5th, Erin Schulte Swanson will be giving a brief presentation called “Busting the Top 10 Business Myths” to the Referral Partners chapter of BNI. The presentation will be one of two given as part of the Referral Partners’ regular meeting. All are welcome to attend, regardless of whether you are a member of […]

Article Published in New Business Minnesota’s March Issue

Erin Schulte Swanson has published an article discussing effective business contracts in this month’s issue of New Business Minnesota. The March 2011 issue features articles from 13 Twin Cities professionals highlighting questions commonly asked by new business owners. Erin’s article is reprinted below: Law / Contracts By Erin Schulte Swanson Erin Schulte Swanson owns ES […]