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Contracts are the most important legal protection for your business.  

Learn why, and how you can write your own or get rock solid contracts created by lawyers who understand online and creative businesses.

What is a trademark, what rights does it give me, and how do I use it to protect my brand?

What is a copyright, who owns it, and how do I use it to keep people from copying me?

Should you run your business as a sole proprietorship or do you need the liability protection of an LLC, corporation, and/or insurance?

What you need to know before you pay LegalZoom to file your trademark registration application.

How to use other people's images, videos, music, and other content you don't own, legally.

I share the questions I use with my own clients when we set up partnership agreements.  These are a great jumping off point to help you decide if partnering makes sense for your business.

The EU's new GDPR requires changes for most U.S. companies with a website. Learn what changes your business needs to make, watch our video training, download our checklist for U.S. Businesses, and get our new GDPR-compliant privacy policy.

Why do you need these policies on your website, and what can happen if you don’t include them.

**Updated to include compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation, or “GDPR”, effective May 25, 2018