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Copyright Explained: What It Is, What It Means and Where It’s Needed

It’s a pretty well known fact that if you have a website, then at the bare minimum you need to include a copyright notice in the footer of that site.  Any website developer or designer will tell you this and even if you’re new to the online world, it’s a pretty common thing to know.  […]

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4 Common Legal Mistakes That Cost Small Business Owners Thousands of Dollars

As a business owner, you wear a LOT of hats and you have to learn to juggle many different aspects of business.  From creating and selling your products and services, to providing customer service, to creating binge-worthy content, it’s a tough job.  But what makes it even more tough is when you make certain legal […]

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Avoid pitfalls in your business journey. Discover the top 3 errors entrepreneurs often commit when launching their LLC and how to sidestep them.

Top 3 Mistakes Business Owners Make When Starting Their LLC

Starting your own business is an exciting time of life and depending on your career path, it might also be something that you never imagined for yourself.  This is the case for many of us! We start our careers with one thing in mind and the next thing we know, we’re starting something of our […]

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As a business owner, you’re probably already aware of some of the most common legalities thatyour business needs. Things like your LLC filing, trademarking, privacy policies, contracts and terms and conditionsare commonly known items that you might already have in place. (Psst: if you don’t already have those things in place, I’ve made most of […]

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As a business owner, you wear a LOT of hats and you have to learn to juggle many different aspects of business.  From creating and selling your products and services, to providing customer service, to creating binge-worthy content, it’s a tough job.  But what makes it even more tough is when you make certain legal […]

4 Common Legal Mistakes That Cost Small Business Owners Thousands of Dollars

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Avoid pitfalls in your business journey. Discover the top 3 errors entrepreneurs often commit when launching their LLC and how to sidestep them.

Starting your own business is an exciting time of life and depending on your career path, it might also be something that you never imagined for yourself.  This is the case for many of us! We start our careers with one thing in mind and the next thing we know, we’re starting something of our […]

Top 3 Mistakes Business Owners Make When Starting Their LLC

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Navigate the legal landscape of sales copy with clarity. Uncover what FTC-compliant sales copy entails and why it's crucial for your business.

As a business owner selling products or services online, one of the major things you have to do to actually sell those offers is write persuasive copy. It’s one of the most important parts of your marketing process and effective copy could be the thing that makes or breaks your sales.  With that in mind, […]

What FTC Compliant Sales Copy Looks Like (and Why Your Business Needs It)

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What to do when someone steals your content

As a lawyer, there’s quite a few things that I hope you never have to experience (like getting sued), but as a business owner, there’s one thing that comes to mind that I REALLY hope you never have to go through… And that is someone stealing your content.  Yep, content theft is real and it’s […]

What To Do When Someone Steals Your Content

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Want to sell without fear of being sued? Here's how to legally protect your sales funnel so you have more profits and peace of mind.

POV: you have an idea for a digital product or service so you dream up the perfect sales funnel and you start marketing it to the world. YAY! You’re in business and making money like never before. 🙌🏻💸 That’s awesome and I want that for you, but more than making money online, I want you […]

8 Steps to Legally Protecting Your Sales Funnel

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6 Things To Include In Your Independent Contractor Agreements

In a recent blog post, I shared my love for outsourcing in my business and gave some honest insights about how when I first started The Boutique Lawyer, I *thought* I could do it all on my own.  But I quickly realized that in order for this business to really grow and thrive – and […]

6 Things To Include In Your Independent Contractor Agreements

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How To Expand Your Team Through Independent Contractors While Also Protecting Your Business

Have you ever seen someone in the online space doing all the things and wondered how they’re able to keep their kids (or pets) alive while also releasing a new product every month, showing up consistently on social media AND taking on 6+ new clients each month? Not to mention how they have a social […]

How To Expand Your Team Through Independent Contractors While Also Protecting Your Business

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How To Legally Set Up An Affiliate Program

If you’re a business owner selling products or services online, you’re probably no stranger to the concept of affiliate marketing. This type of marketing first gained traction in the influencer and blogging community as a way for them to earn a majority of their income. Recently, affiliate marketing has developed into something that almost all […]

How to Legally Set Up an Affiliate Program

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Learn how to protect your brand's unique identity with these actionable brand protection steps including sending a cease and desist. Safeguard your business today.

When you step into the world of business ownership, there’s another layer that often comes with it that you may not realize at first… And that is your PERSONAL brand.  Now, some people opt to keep their business solely professional, but no matter how hard you try your unique personal brand will start to infuse […]

Brand Protection for Your Unique Identity as a Business Owner

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The One Stop Shop For Agency Style Resources For Social Media Managers

As a business owner or service provider of any kind, you likely already know the importance of having correct legal contracts in place – especially if you follow along with my content in any capacity! This is what I preach everyday of the week and it’s something I’ll continue to do as long as people […]

The One Stop Shop For Agency Style Resources For Social Media Managers

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5 things every service provider needs in their client contract

As a service provider, you’re probably well aware that you need to have client contracts.  Contracts are truly the backbone for a business and keep things running smoothly and efficiently with all client relationships. Without having them in place, things can get real fuzzy, real fast and that’s just something you don’t have time for! […]

5 Things Every Service Provider Needs in Their Client Contract

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Hi, I’m Amber Gilormo!

I believe legal protection shouldn’t be determined by how many years you’ve been in business or how much revenue you’ve earned. All creatives deserve to seamlessly operate their business knowing they’re legally covered. As a practicing attorney and three-time business owner, I understand how complicated and overwhelming the legal world can be. That’s why I created The Boutique Lawyer, an encouraging place where creatives can find legal contract templates that are easy to understand and exciting for clients to sign.

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Have a business of your own?

Then you may need this! This guide breaks down 8 of the biggest legal landmines you could face when selling online so you know how to protect yourself (and your profits).

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