Category: Legal

5 Tips for Licensing Your Company’s Copyrighted Work by Tina K Gehres of @Business_attys

by Tina K Gehres  As businesses of all types and sizes invest in branded content, the need for copyright policing is becoming more apparent than ever. That means not only monitoring for copyright infringement, but also granting licenses for uses deemed valid, viable or profitable. Licensing your materials can help you reach new audiences, gain […]

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Protect Your Brand: A 6-Step Guide by Tina Gehres of @Business_attys

by Tina Gehres Branding is essential for every business in every industry. Often overlooked yet equally important, however, is protecting the brand that you pour time, energy, and resources into creating. While many aspects of a brand are intangible or conceptual, there are tangible assets to safeguard. Don’t let your identity and competitive edge be […]

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How to Properly Hire Your First Employee by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor The United States economy is currently enjoying “a hiring spree,” according to a recent report from The Washington Post. 223,000 jobs were added in May 2018, allowing the unemployment rate to fall to 3.8 percent which is the lowest it has been since 2000. As more jobs continue to be […]

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Should Entrepreneurs Act As Their Own Registered Agent? by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor “To act as your own registered agent or to work with a third party? That is the question.” We might have paraphrased this famous quote from William Shakespeare to fit into the present day, but we have a feeling the Bard might have shared similar musings if he had been […]

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What’s the Difference Between DBAs and Trademarks? by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Many entrepreneurs new to the world of small business may find themselves easily mixing up the industry’s terminology and assorted acronyms. Trademarks, copyrights, dissolutions, EINS, DBAs, SUI, LLC… You may need to write the definitions down in order to memorize them at first! Trademarks and DBAs, in particular, often get […]

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What GDPR entails for bloggers, even outside Europe by @lexanesirac

by Lexane Sirac | Featured Contributor GDPR is short for General Data Protection Regulation, and it’s a big thing coming to the European Union on May 25th, 2018. Now, don’t log off immediately, non-European friends – this affects you too. Any website owner can be sued by European people who visit it. The only way […]

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5 Ways Businesses Can Start Prepping For Tax Season Now by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Happy New Year! Are you ready to tackle your taxes? If you answered “no,” don’t worry. As the holiday season wraps up, many small business owners may find that they aren’t quite ready to dive into their tax paperwork — even though there may be the promise of a great […]

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Why Entrepreneurs Should Form a B Corp in 2018 by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor This year, I started a series on my company’s blog where I interviewed proud owners of B Corporations. If you’re not familiar with the entity, B Corps are for-profit companies. They are certified by B Lab and encourage entrepreneurs to give back to business and society. They must also meet […]

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Help! How To Get Back Your Stolen Content by @samvwllc

by Sam Vander Wielen | Featured Contributor Hi friends! So imagine you just spent all this time writing, re-writing, and perfecting your amazing blog post, email sequence, or freebie. You send it out into the universe and then BOOM! You’re the victim of stolen content. You find out someone else up and took your content, […]

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The 2 Most Important Ways You Can Legally Protect Your Business by @hyggewellness

by Sam Vander Wielen | Featured Contributor Hey friends! I hope you enjoyed my last post on the 7 Ways To Protect Your Business and Website! I’m back this month helping you understand the two major areas of your business that need some legal coverage: your website and your “relationships”. I know this legal stuff can […]

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