Day 1

Ultimate Legal Guide to Courses

Settle in – this is a long one. It’s the Ultimate Legal Guide to Course Creation! The difference between courses and coaching, and how knowing this can help you decide what to do next. The number one thing that super successful coaches have in common is that they understand their audience so well that they…

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Separating Personal and Biz

So you’ve set up your LLC or corporation (or not.. click here to learn if it is time). Now what? The importance of actually separating your business and personal lives is one of the most overlooked conversations in the business world. There are three big reasons to keep these separate (practical, money-saving, and protection) and…

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Disability Accessible Websites

Personal note: For those who are new to my community, you may not know that I run an in-person elder law practice in Las Vegas… this group is so under-served and I just love my seniors! Anyway, the disability issue is near and dear to me because I see so many struggle to navigate the…

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Special Topics in Health and Wellness

Coaches in the health and wellness industries offer great results to clients who are not served well by DIY approaches or the medical profession’s often medication-oriented/5-minutes-with-the-doctor paradigm. There is no doubt that coaches fill the need, but they need to be careful about how their services are offered. Here are five best practices to consider…

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Sending Legal Emails

Once the email autoresponder is set up, most of us don’t give it much thought again. But email, which can be the biggest source of exposure and revenue in our online businesses, does carry specific legal requirements. Here are the top three: Your unsubscribe button should work in one click. You can ask for feedback…

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Business Setup Basics

Starting a new business can seem daunting because there are so many forms to fill out! Agencies to contact! and decisions to be made! Use this handy checklist to determine whether your business is meeting all the local requirements on Day 1. Each state and county (and city) is a little different, but using this…

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Spouses and Biz Ownership

Does your spouse own your business? A client of mine was recently trying to purchase half of an existing business from a person who is going through a divorce and this issue came up. If any of these describe your situation, your spouse may own your business (and at the bottom of this post, I’ll…

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Marie Forleo’s Legal “Ease”

Long ago, in the land where I worked for someone else, I almost clicked the “buy now” button so. many. times. for Marie Forleo’s B-School. If you’ve been doing business online for any period of time, you have undoubtedly run into her, too. In the end, I didn’t buy, but for my corporate friends just…

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Kim K.’s Legal Backside!

Love her or hate her, Kim Kardashian is at the helm of an empire. This week’s post looks at some of the legal steps Kim is taking to keep her brand protected, just like the rest of us mere mortals should be doing- and some of the places she is lacking protection. Cookies Privacy was…

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Gary V.’s Legal Side

Gary V. doesn’t hold back, and for that reason, he is a super successful but also highly polarizing figure in online marketing. In fact, my own JV partner (and the tech genie behind DGLaw) calls herself the anti-Gary V! #workhardernotsmarter Anyway, I was curious whether Gary’s off the cuff style translated to the way he…

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