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. […]
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 […]
Picture this: it’s a normal day in your business owner life – you wake up, pour yourself a cup of coffee, and sit down at your desk to sift through some emails before your day gets busy. Instead of being met with your typical inbox flood of newsletters and promotions, you’re hit with the nightmare […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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! […]
One of the most asked questions in my DM’s is: how can I LEGALLY use testimonials and reviews that I receive from clients? And it’s a great question because as a business owner, you probably already know that social proof is one of the best ways to generate sales. Potential clients or customers want to […]
As a business owner, there are so many different legal things to implement and it can be so tricky to know which ones apply to you and which ones don’t. Here at The Boutique Lawer, we aim to make the sometimes daunting legal world more approachable with tons of value packed content and resources so […]
As a lawyer that specializes in legal compliance in the online business world through trademarking and contracts, you hear me talk a lot about having a legally compliant website. Many times I notice that business owners will start their business, file their LLC, create a pretty website with little to no legalities included and start […]
As a lawyer who has spent the last 13 years suing companies and defending them, you can imagine how much I preach the importance of having proper legal documentation set up to business owners and service providers for success. And I know… you might be thinking that sounds like a total snooze fest, but I’m […]
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.
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).