MOMRadio-NellieAkalpOn this episode of Motivating Other Moms, CEO and founder or Corpnet, Nellie Akalp, talks about starting out from law school and her journey with her husband into becoming an entrepreneurial mom. Rosemary and Nellie discuss Nellie’s life with 4 kids and 18 years of marriage, and what it was like to be raised by her grandparents. Nellie answers listener questions and gives great insight into different legal tactics in business.


“Authenticity is what sets you apart from your competition.”

“Going to school helped me shape my thought process and the way I think.”

“Having a degree in business…will really pay off for you.”

About Our Guest

Nellie Akalp is a serial entrepreneur, small business advocate, speaker
and author. She is the founder & CEO of, an online
legal document filing service, where she helps entrepreneurs start, grow
and maintain a business.


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Key Takeaways

[00:01:07] Nellie and Rosemary talk about Nellie’s 18 years of marriage
[00:03:05] Nellie describes what it was like being raised by grandparents
[00:04:15] Nellie talks about the huge impact her grandfather’s support had on her life
[00:06:17] Nellie explains the benefits of higher education
[00:11:26] Nellie speaks about her experience from being an entrepreneur to becoming a parent
[00:15:07] The struggles Nellie has faced and faces today
[00:16:25] Nellie talks about what drives her
[00:20:30] Some great information about domain names
[00:23:34] Nellie explains the legality of someone taking your name at a different domain suffix
[00:24:52] The difference between a trademark versus an LLC
[00:30:09] The difference between an S-corp and an LLC
[00:34:31] How to protect yourself from being sued
[00:35:25] Rosemary and Nellie talk about business insurance
[00:36:36] What freedom means to Nellie
[00:37:40] Nellie talks about her strict rule regarding business on the weekend
[00:38:57] What Nellie’s kids think about the business
[00:41:44] Nellie explains her experience with CorpNet
[00:43:28] Nellie’s favorite thing to do with her family on down time

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