What Bloggers Should Know About Copyright

As a blogger, it’s important to know about copyright law. You don’t want to get yourself into legal trouble by infringing on someone else’s copyright. In this blog post, we will discuss what bloggers should know about copyright and how to avoid any legal issues. So, whether you’re just starting out blogging or have been blogging for a while, be sure to read this post! Copyright Applies Automatically One important thing to know about copyright …

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Can You Use Canva for Commercial Use? What Online Business Owners Need to Know

Canva is a free graphic design tool that allows anyone to create professional graphics and images without having to hire a graphic designer or artist. The service has over 100 million users worldwide and is growing rapidly. Canva offers a variety of tools to help designers create beautiful designs, from templates and fonts to illustrations and photos. In addition, Canva makes it easy to share these creations through social media. All in all, Canva is …

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8 Places to Link to Your Legal Pages On Your Blog

Starting a blog is a great way to share your thoughts and ideas with the world, but it’s important to remember that you also need to think about legal considerations. In this blog post, we will discuss the best places to link to your legal pages on your blog. We’ll cover topics like privacy policies, terms of use, and disclosures. By following our guide, you can make sure that your blog is in compliance with …

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What Bloggers Should Know About Cease and Desist Letters: What to Do If You Receive One

If you’re a blogger, then you need to know about cease and desist letters. These letters can be sent to bloggers by individuals or companies who feel that their intellectual property has been infringed upon. If you receive one of these letters, it’s important to take action right away. In this blog post, we will discuss what you should do if you receive a cease and desist letter. We will also provide some tips on …

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9 Blogging Laws Every Blogger Needs to Obey

Blogging can be a great way to earn money. It’s a low cost way to start a business that could change your life. But what you may not know, is that there are laws that apply to blogging and if you don’t follow them you’ll be putting your livelihood at risk. Here are 9 blogging laws every blogger needs to obey. 1. GDPR GDPR is a law that mandates that every company has to have …

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Best eContract Tools for Small Businesses

These days, people are more and more aware of the importance of digital signatures. Yet, signing contracts digitally is not always as convenient as it should be. Online signature tools have made the whole process so much easier. They are available to use in any device and they don’t require any installation on your side. All you need to do is sign up for an account with these services and start signing documents digitally right …

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Affiliate Disclosure Dos and Don’ts – The Ultimate Guide for Bloggers

Affiliate marketing can be a great way to earn more money. While it can take work upfront, it has the potential to continue earning passively for years. If you’ve never heard of the term ‘Affiliate Marketing’ you may be wondering what I’m talking about.  Don’t worry this guide will not only break down what affiliate marketing is, but also how to make sure you you do it the correct way. Making sure you comply with …

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Bringing it All Together: The Ultimate Guide for the Legal Side of Blogging

I have written several posts on various legal topics for bloggers, I also wrote an insanely in depth guide on GDPR. But, they were all scattered everywhere across the site. I wanted to make figuring out the legal side of blogging easier so I decided to create a comprehensive guide on the topic. I should note, that as I am U.S. Based, this guide is primarily for bloggers in the United States, though it does …

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CCPA: The Ultimate Guide for Bloggers

Cliff’s Notes Version: CCPA is a new privacy act out of California that is similar to GDPR in many ways. If you are already GDPR compliant you only need to do a few more things to be CCPA compliant: Have a contact page on your site Potentially have a toll-free phone number for users to submit requests (there is an amendment in the works that would exclude most bloggers from this requirement) Update your privacy …

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What to Do When Your Blog Content is Stolen

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Blogging is a lot of work, which is why when someone steals all that hard work it can be incredibly frustrating and disheartening. At first, you might be shocked it happened to you, but likely your next response is going to be how do I take those jerks down and get their copycat content off the web? In this post, I’m going to break down what you should do if someone steals your blog content. …

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The Importance of Protecting Your Blog or Online Business

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Every time I hear or see someone say something not quite right about the legal side of blogging I cringe. After enough cringing, I decided I needed to do something about it because there was just way too much false information out there. So I started focusing on how I (a lawyer) could help educate bloggers and online business owners to understand the legal issues associated with blogging. I started speaking in person at conferences …

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