Do you really know the Muffin Man? Ha ha! What I mean is, do you know who you’re actually doing business with? Sometimes, the name of the person you’re directly working with is not the name that should be shown on the client agreement or invoice. In order to make sure you have recourse to … Read moreDo You Know Who You Are Doing Business With?
It is all too common that setting up legals are a lower priority for new business owners. So why should legals be a priority in start up phase? And why are they so often avoided? This question was raised by members of a business mastermind in which I participate as a legal coach and mentor. … Read moreWhy start-ups avoid setting up legals
Hey you, yes you…over there. Yes you who are poring over your social media post plans, your canva graphic creation to match your #helpfultips posts, and your offer copy that you labour over for #promoday not to mention trying to find a graphic to match! You are spending a lot of sweat, time, and possibly … Read more10 Ways Business Terms & Conditions Educate Your Clients
If you are a smart business person you will have a service contract or client agreement in place with all of the clients you work with. You will also be asked to sign a contract when doing business with another service provider. For example that may be a contract or service agreement from your graphic … Read more8 Tips For Managing Contract Amendments
Blogging is fun AND it’s a key marketing tool for businesses. Well written blogs reinforce your messaging and branding, educate and provide value for your audience, and can be an income stream. BUT… Blogs can also offer advice and opinions and if taken the wrong way or in a way not intended by you, can impact negatively … Read moreWhy your blog post needs a disclaimer
Does your Terms of Sale policy cover you for Specials or Holiday Promotions? Holiday and special promotion times such as Christmas sales, New Year or EOFY sales, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Easter, IWD, etc, are all great times for small businesses to inject much-needed cash into their beautifully crafted businesses or to clear out the … Read moreTerms of Sale – Are you covered for holidays and special promotions?
You may see on many websites selling items or services a section called the “FAQ” or the “Frequently Asked Questions” section. I want to draw your attention to the difference between FAQs and actual agreements, policies, or legals on your website that people are bound by. The bottom line or key thing to remember is … Read moreFAQs are not Business Terms and Conditions (and why you need both!)
When you are sharing a special promotion for your business on a platform like Facebook or Instagram, the responsibilities that come with it are similar to when you engage them in your services through the normal channels like your website or over the phone. Here’s a short video on how to cover yourself legally when … Read moreHow To Cover Yourself Legally When Promoting Your Business On Social Media