It’s easy to feel overscheduled as a small-business owner. Your inbox is likely overflowing, your to-do list is a mile long and every task seems essential.

With so much on your plate, you might put off some things that don’t immediately contribute to your business’s day-to-day success. But some of those things are critical for the long-term health of your business — meaning you’ll have to do them at some point.

In a matter of minutes, you can take the following nine actions to formalize your business, shore up your cybersecurity and maintain good relationships with customers and staff.

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