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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The Two Essential Things You Need to Legally Protect Your Blog

The 2 essential things you need to legally protect your blog

I’m sure you’ll agree that you didn’t get into blogging because you wanted to deal with a whole bunch of legal issues…. But unfortunately, there is some legal stuff you’ve got to take care of to both comply with various laws and protect your blog/business or self from liability. In this post, I’m going to break down the two essential things every blogger needs to blog legally. I’ve also got a bonus third thing you …

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Freelance Contracts-What You Need To Know

Freelancing can be a great way to make money either on the side or as a full-time business. But too many freelancers don’t take the time to understand thier freelance contracts.

In this post, I’m going to break down why having a contract is important. I’ll also cover what to take note of when reviewing the contract.

What You NEED to Know About Blogging Disclosures

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I think you’ll agree that being able to keep the money you make from blogging is great. Most people know they need blogging disclosures, but don’t know what they should say or where it should be. In today’s post, I’m going to show you why blogging disclosures are important, as well as what they should include and where they should be displayed. Why You Need Blogging Disclosures If you’re like most bloggers who monetize your …

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What to Do After You Have Officially Launched Your Business

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So you’ve officially launched your business, you have a LLC or some other entity. Either way, you’re legit. What is next? To further separate you and your business you will likely want to open a business banking account. To open a business account you’re going to need an Employer Identification Number. Also known as an EIN. (It’s okay if you are only employing yourself) Getting an EIN An EIN is the business equivalent of a …

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