9 Self-Advocacy Tips for Freelancers

Self-Advocacy Tips for Freelancers

Freelancing or embracing the self-employed lifestyle where you are offering your expertise to multiple clients is an exciting change of direction when you choose to do it. It’s a big and often welcome change to the restrictions of being employed. Launching and marketing your new service as a freelancer or independent contractor brings with it all the ups … Read more

The key reasons why website legals are important for any business owner

The key reasons why website legals are important for any business owner

You have a website for your business right? In the video below I talk about the key reasons why website legals are important for any business owner – including start-ups! The main concerns that a good set of Website Legals (ie Terms of Use and Privacy Policy) cover are: 1. prevention of misuse of your … Read more

Why health & well-being practitioners need website policies

Why health & well-being practitioners need website policies

An apple a day keeps the doctor away BUT what if apples make you sick! Are you a yoga teacher or a health or well-being provider AND providing services or information online? If this is you, this video is to help you understand why you need to have Terms of Use, Disclaimers and Privacy Policies … Read more

February 22 the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 comes into full effect

February 22 the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 comes into full effect

February 22 is an important date for start-ups and small business owners, it is the date that the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 comes into full effect. Okay, so what does that mean for you and your business? Basically, this Act applies to you if you have a business that provides a health service or service … Read more

When can ‘No Refund’ apply to a sale of a product or service

In this video I talk about the old chestnut: When can “no refund will be offered” apply to a sale of a product or service on your website? What does Australian Consumer law say about “no refunds”? What are the Consumer Guarantees? What have they got to do with applying a “no refund” policy? I also … Read more

5 Important Reasons Why Yoga Teachers Require Website Policies

5 Important Reasons Why Yoga Teachers Require Website Policies

Recently I had a conversation with a Yoga Teacher who provided classes at her studio. She really had her mind set on a few things: “I don’t need to have Terms of Use, a  Disclaimer or a Privacy Policy on my website because I am not providing any health advice or information on my website … Read more

8 Reasons To Have A Contract When You Freelance

8 Reasons to have a contract when you freelance

If you work for yourself and you have multiple clients, then you are a freelancer. It’s a great feeling being the boss in your own business and when you start freelancing you pretty much wing it. You take what work comes your way, you make quick decisions about pricing and the services you offer, and … Read more

9 Authentic Things I’ve Found To Be True About Entrepreneurs

9 Authentic Things I've Found To Be True About Entrepreneurs - Legally Shalini

After helping over 320 entrepreneurs and micro-businesses with business legals here the 9 authentic things I’ve found to be true about entrepreneurs: 1. Show Your Ideal Client, Who You Are To stand out from the online presence of numerous entrepreneurs doing similar work you need to show your ideal client who you are, what you do … Read more

Startups and Trademarks

Trademarks for Small Business

Are you in the start-up stage of your business and concerned about whether to trademark your logo or business name? It’s often a concern that someone might take your business name or product idea right out from underneath you. And, it happens more than you think. Trademarking is an important protection for your business, but … Read more

Aligning Business Terms and Conditions to your Marketing Messaging

Marketing Messaging and Business Terms Conditions

Your Business Terms and Conditions and your Marketing Messaging are more connected than you realise! Think about your marketing messaging and your target market or ideal client. In compelling copy, you are speaking to your client about: the problem you solve, how your beautiful business came about, who you are in your business, why they … Read more