As a business owner, typically at some point, you are going to take on individual clients who pay your company a fee to receive some kind of service – coaching, consulting, website design, or technical strategy, etc. Whatever the service, the number one thing all business owners need before they take on their first client, is a proper client agreement. Many of you may be … [Read more...]
Am I Stealing Someone Else’s Work??
In working with online entrepreneurs, I am often asked about copyright and content generation. In an earlier post, I went over what copyright law is, and how it can best be used to your advantage. Another piece of that, however, is how to be sure you are not using someone else’s work! With all of the available content online these days, chances are you will not be the first … [Read more...]
6 Tips to Use Graphics or Images You Find Online
In the online world, it is easier than ever to simply do an online search for an image you want, find a suitable photo, and copy/paste into your blog or website to make it look perfect. Nothing wrong with that, right?? WRONG!! Using photos and images you find online can be extremely tricky because of a little thing called copyright. Essentially, US Copyright laws prevent … [Read more...]
What is a Copyright?
With the explosion of internet-based businesses, blogs, and online courses, has also come additional questions related to copyright laws and protections. Finding someone has lifted your entire blog, course, or article is certainly enough to ruin your morning, if not your week, and it can cause many to feel helpless or unsure of how they can protect their content online. In … [Read more...]