I’d say that 90% of the giveaways I see on Instagram aren’t legal. In fact, when I see one that is legal it stands out. So how do you make your giveaway legal? Watch this video to learn the five required steps!
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Are you working to build an online or offline community for your creative business? Then this post collection will help you do that on the legal up and up!
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Before law school, I was a wildlife biologist. And after nearly a decade of counting birds and rodents, I was ready for a change. But I wasn’t sure what that change was. At the time, I was showing my nature photography in galleries and I debated trying to go full time. But law school had […]
You get a customer email with a glowing product review. Can you pop it on your sales page? Or do you need permission? Learn in this Ask Kiff episode.
Elizabeth Hahn is the designer behind Cow and Rooster Design, a firm with a hyper-local focus and personal touch. In fact, she primarily serves small local businesses within two California counties. And she tries to meet each client at their place of business so she can get a feel for their businesses before diving in. […]
In my late 20s, I worked at an environmental consulting firm. When I first started I had a boss that believed that he was the only one that could look good. He took all the credit for good ideas and passed all the blame to us. Needless to say, it was a very unhappy team […]
In the past few months, I’ve been a test knitter for two different patterns. Both patterns had mistakes and confusing sections. But as of last week, both projects are blocked and finished. One designer, I’d happily test knit for again. And the other I’d politely decline if she asked me. The big reason is that […]
Your customer has just posted the perfect photo showing your product on her Instagram feed. Should you #regram it? Or ask permission first? If you want to use customer photos (or client photos) then you won’t want to miss this week’s episode of Ask Kiff. Watch the video | Listen or download an audio-only version […]
Do you need to register your copyrights? Learn why registration can mean the difference between getting something or nothing from your copycat. Join me for a live no-fluff workshop where you’ll leave with actionable steps on October 28, 2020. Learn more and sign up here. What is a website copyright notice? What does it mean? […]
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 | Listen or download an audio-only version | Read the show notes | […]
Want help in learning how to leverage your LinkedIn profile to find new clients? In this free workshop replay, learn how to change your mindset around LinkedIn, from a boring, stuffy social network, to a no-fluff way to connect with clients. My guest co-host Becky Mollenkamp shares three ways you can elevate your LinkedIn game […]
I know that for many of us this has been a hard year. It feels like every day there’s a new injustice, someone acting badly, or actions that further marginalize and divide our country. And in times like this, it’s hard to stand up and fight every time we disagree. Because it feels like too […]
Running a creative business is a rollercoaster. You have amazing days and tough days. Last month, I was in a serious funk. The tough days seemed to keep piling up. And for a few days, I fantasized about burning everything to the ground. And after that running away to a cabin in the woods for […]
the artist’s Courtyard Resource Guest Post Contract Template + Checklist Do you allow guest contributors on your website? Grab the guest post contract template and checklist. It will make sure you cover all your bases when putting together your guidelines. Members Only Not a member of the artist’s Courtyard? Join and get instant access to […]