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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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The Boutique Lawyer founder Amber Gilormo wearing a white shirt and smiling at the camera. 5 Ways I’ve Personally Overcome Overwhelm as a Busy Entrepreneur (and How You Can Too)

5 Ways I’ve Personally Overcome Overwhelm as a Busy Entrepreneur (and How You Can Too)

Discover effective strategies to conquer overwhelm as a busy entrepreneur. From time-blocking to delegating tasks, learn actionable tips to regain control and boost productivity.

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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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Did you know that there are more business disputes about trademarks than copyrights and patents combined?! The reason for this is typically because copyright infringement is cut-and-dry enough that disputes rarely go to court, and patent infringement is so complex that “garage” inventors commonly cannot even afford the application process, let alone file a lawsuit.  […]

Trademarks 101: What They Are, What They Do, and How To Start The Process as a Small Business Owner

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5 Social Media Myths That All Business Owners Need To Unlearn

As a business owner, I can almost guess that the majority of your screen time report each week is a combination of HOURS spent on our most beloved platforms, like Instagram, TikTok, and Threads.  Apple has a funny way of reminding us just how much we’re spending on these apps each week… how rude of […]

5 Social Media Myths That All Business Owners Need To Unlearn

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Behind The Scenes of a CEO Month With The Boutique Lawyer

Step behind the scenes with The Boutique Lawyer for a glimpse into a CEO Month, where tasks are tackled, strategies refined, and legal foundations fortified. This unique look offers valuable insights into managing a successful business.

Behind The Scenes of a CEO Month With The Boutique Lawyer

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Tired of losing money and time to chargebacks and refunds? This blog guides business owners on how to prevent these financial nightmares effectively.

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 […]

A Business Owner’s Personal Nightmare: Chargebacks and Refunds (Here’s How To Avoid Them)

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Don't let nightmare clients haunt your business. Learn how to spot the red flags and steer clear of spooky clients in this essential guide for service providers.

Do spooky clients constantly have you in a fright? 👻 As a service provider, navigating the world of client relationships can sometimes feel daunting. On one hand, you’re thankful to have clients, but on the other hand you’re not sure if dealing with some of their antics is even worth it.  While it’s of course […]

How To Steer Clear From Spooky Clients As A Service Provider

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5 Legal Horrors To Avoid In Your Business This Spooky Season

Ghosts, ghouls, and goblins may give you the creeps this Halloween, but those are the least of your worries as a business owner.  There’s something even scarier lurking in the corners of your business if you’re not properly prepared. During spooky season, I go from The Boutique Lawyer to The BOO-tique Lawyer, but my mission […]

5 Legal Horrors to Avoid in Your Business This Spooky Season

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5 Hardest Working Clauses in Your Terms of Purchase for Digital Products

It’s no secret that the digital product world is absolutely booming and everywhere you look there’s someone else selling something new online.  And as someone that sells digital products myself, I get the hype.  Whether you’re a stay at home mom that wants to make some extra income for your family or someone that’s trying […]

5 Hardest Working Clauses in Your Terms of Purchase for Digital Products

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Maximize and safeguard your earnings with these 3 crucial legal agreements. Dive in to robustly protect your affiliate income from unforeseen issues.

If you’re in the online business space, you’ve inevitably heard the term ‘passive income’ a time or two. Business owners love to preach the power of passive income and talk about all of the ways you can make money without having to lift a finger.  And as a business owner myself, I get it – […]

3 Legal Agreements To Protect Your Affiliate Income

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Ensure your online course's success and security with these 5 essential legal agreements. Learn how to fully protect your course from potential pitfalls.

Online courses have become all the rage in the online business world and for good reason! They’re a great addition to your monthly income and they allow you to move from serving 1:1 to serving one to many.  Many times service providers who start out offering 1:1 services come to a point in their business […]

5 Must Have Legal Agreements to Protect Your Course

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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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