Want to tame your inbox by delegating it to your virtual assistant? Would you like them to answer emails, book appointments, or respond to customer requests? Then you won’t want to miss this week’s episode of Ask Kiff. Watch the video | Read the show notes | Read the transcript Show notes Read this post […]
What can you do with licensed fabric? Is there a difference between what the legal protections are and what’s practical for your creative business? That’s exactly what we’re going to cover in this week’s episode of Ask Kiff. Watch the video | Read the show notes | Read the transcript Show notes Watch last week’s […]
If you create patterns or use them, you might be confused about the restriction at the bottom of the pattern that reads: For personal use only Are patterns protected by copyright? Can those restrictions hold up? That’s exactly what we’re going to cover in this week’s episode of Ask Kiff. Watch the video | Read […]
I can’t emphasize enough how important copyright registrations are when it comes to stopping copycats. Yeah, yeah you have a copyright from the moment you create your work. But bluntly, that fact means nothing when it comes to enforcing your copyright. When you try to enforce an unregistered copyright, you are walking into a fight […]
What is a website copyright notice? What does it mean? Does it protect my website? How do you create one? That’s exactly what we’re going to cover in this week’s episode of Ask Kiff. Watch the video | Read the show notes | Read the transcript Show notes Read this post to learn the value […]
Don’t you love it when you get proven right? Maybe it’s the attorney in me, but I love it when I get proven right. (But on the flip side, I do enjoy finding out I’m wrong because then I learn something.) In 2017, I had the excitement of knowing my opinion was deemed right by […]
Do you have online shop policies? That’s a great first step to establishing expectations with your customers. But…when something goes wrong, your shop policies likely won’t help. (Because they aren’t enforceable.) In this week’s Ask Kiff episode I share why you need both online shop policies and terms of service. (And don’t forget to leave […]
Karen Lynn Ingalls came to one of the first Office Hours sessions I offered. (You can see the next Office Hours session here.) And I’ve enjoyed getting to know her. She’s got a teacher’s heart and it was so nice to finally meet her IRL when she came to my CreativeLive workshop. When Karen attended Office Hours, […]
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Do you use reference photos or illustrations when creating your work? Do you incorporate other’s work into your own? Then make sure you tune into this week’s episode where I share how to let the U.S. Copyright Office know this when you fill out your copyright registration application.
Thinking about your holiday or year-end editorial calendar? Considering including a product roundup or gift guide? Then make sure you tune into this week’s episode where I share how to do it without ending up in legal hot water. Watch the video | Read the show notes | Read the transcript Show notes Watch the […]
Two weeks ago, I woke up to an ominous email in my inbox. It was from Google Search Console saying that a new website owner had been added to my account. I logged in and quickly realized that my website had been hacked. This is never the kind of thing that you want to happen. […]