Nellie Akalp is a serial entrepreneur, small business advocate, speaker and author. Through the various “Do-It-Yourself” and “Business-Startup” services she has founded since 1997, she has formed over half a million corporations and LLCs for small business owners. Her last company was acquired by in 2005. Today, she and her husband, Phil, operate CorpNet.com where they help entrepreneurs start, grow and maintain their businesses. Nellie shares her expert tips with readers at Forbes, Entrepreneur and Mashable and is a regular guest expert on the Fox Small Business Center. She was named a Top 100 Small Business Influencer in 2012, 2013, and 2014 by Small Business Trends.