Episode 18: Katie Hunt on protecting work product when working with independent contractors
In this week’s episode Katie Hunt of Tradeshow Bootcamp shares how she transitioned from side hustle to flourishing business, and how she knew it was time to level-up and start building a team.
Listen and learn:
- How keeping your day job can actually help you grow your business
- Why hiring a team can save you money in the long run
- Why registering a trademark may not be the best first step for your business
- Why copycats don’t mean the end of your program or business
- Why contracts are essential when working with independent contractors
KEY TAKEAWAY: Working with a trusted legal advisor from the start of your business can save you a lot of headaches down the road.
Katie Hunt is the founder of Tradeshow Bootcamp, a business strategist, and mentor to creative entrepreneurs. She is a firm believer in professional development, surrounding yourself with community and pushing ‘go’ even when you might not feel 100% ready.
Katie has taught classes for CreativeLive, The Savvy Experience, Seanwes Conference, Be Sage Conference, Unique Camp, and Makers Nation. She frequently speaks about strategies for creating a product line, selling wholesale, business planning and the importance of community for entrepreneurs.
Katie also recently launched her podcast, Proof To Product, which debuted at #19 in iTunes in the Arts category. Proof to Product takes listeners behind the scenes of growing a product-based business. Guests share their successes, struggles and how they’ve made difficult but important transitions in their business to continue growing.
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