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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...

Testimonial Guidelines: How your testimonials are costing you

Testimonial Guidelines: How your testimonials are costing you

When you work with a client, the last step in most service-based business is the almighty testimonial. In this blog post, I discuss the testimonial guidelines you should follow. Even so, this testimonial could cause a client to sue you. A person usually writes a...

How to Prevent Your Online Course From Being Stolen

How to Prevent Your Online Course From Being Stolen

 Online courses are huge right now, but creators have to deal with their online course being stolen. It is one of the most common questions from my clients. If you’re putting the course out there, there is no sure-fire way that it won’t get taken. But in this post, I...

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...

Protect Your Blog When Blogging For Business

Protect Your Blog When Blogging For Business

Are you blogging for business? Content marketing is a great strategy to get more customers or clients into your business. Blogging can take hours and it's tough when you see someone who has copied your content word for word. Well, you’re in luck because today I’m...

Cardi B Filed a Trademark: Why you should be doing the same

Cardi B Filed a Trademark: Why you should be doing the same

It was only a matter of time before Cardi would try to trademark her signature slogan "Okurrr". Cardi decided to file an application to register her trademark in association with paper cups, posters, and clothing, according to Page Six. We all know Cardi is about...

5 Ways to Protect Your Instagram Pictures

5 Ways to Protect Your Instagram Pictures

When you were in elementary school or middle school, how many of you all used to cover your papers so no one would copy your answers? *raises hand* Yes, I was that kid and it explains my Type A Personality at an early age. Was I a nerd or a geek? Don't know, don't...

Roundup of Trademark News in January 2019

Roundup of Trademark News in January 2019

I will be doing a monthly round up of legal news that pertains to my practice areas. This month I focused on trademark news, because it's a little bit more entertaining and relateable. These articles are all pretty easy reads and shouldn't take longer than 5 minutes...