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Trademark Myths Holding Your Business Back

Trademark Myths Holding Your Business Back

Have you ever looked into trademark registration whether through Google or Facebook Groups? There are so many trademark myths floating around and it's unclear what's true and what's not. So many business owners hesitate to take this step because they aren't sure what...

5 Honest Reasons You Should Not Register Your Trademark

5 Honest Reasons You Should Not Register Your Trademark

This guide will help you make a decision to start the trademark process Often, clients come to me really excited to work together to register their trademark. We hop on a phone call, and I ask them some questions. At that moment, I'm trying to gauge whether it’s a...

Should I hire a trademark attorney to register my trademark?

Should I hire a trademark attorney to register my trademark?

  When you hire a trademark attorney, most will conduct a comprehensive trademark searches and opinion letters Most attorneys that you hire will perform a comprehensive search. A comprehensive trademark search is a search that is conducted by a company that has...

Difference between registered and unregistered trademarks

Difference between registered and unregistered trademarks

You heard a lot of things about the importance of registered trademark and own your trademark but you’re not sure what the registered and unregistered trademark means. Well today that’s what we’re going to talk about and by the end of this video you’re going to be...

When Should Your Small Business Register its Trademark?

When Should Your Small Business Register its Trademark?

This question gets asked to me time and time again. When should my small business register its trademark? And I'll give you the lawyerly answer, which is, it depends. I've recommended many of my clients to wait, but I've also recommended clients to start before their...

Human Resources: Department of One

Human Resources: Department of One

Today's post is a guest post from Oginga Carr, an organizational structure expert, and business consultant. I wanted to include a segment on Human Resources because many small business have to depend on one person as a Human Resources department. Oginga will explain...

5 ways to build your email list legally

5 ways to build your email list legally

I want you to think back to the time that you put up your website to start selling. You thought everything was all good, you were getting sales and signing up clients. Then, you start reading about how your email list is the key to getting you to the 5-figure months...

3 Contracts Necessary For Creative Businesses

3 Contracts Necessary For Creative Businesses

I troll Facebook groups HARD. I usually find that contracts for creative businesses are a huge topic. Usually these creative business owners can’t get their clients to pay or they don’t know how to handle a client or independent contractor they no longer want to work...

3 Effective Strategies to Protect Your Blog Content

3 Effective Strategies to Protect Your Blog Content

Raise your hand if this has happened to you. You’ve written this fabulous blog post. I mean you’ve done hours of research, took an hour or two to write it, and took a half hour to create the perfect pin for Pinterest. You hit publish and load it to your blog. Then, a...