Frank the Freelancer
Does this sound like your business?
Frank is paid by his clients for his specialized skills. These skills might include photography, videography, design, copywriting, public relations, social media management, or illustration. Frank might be paid on either a per-project basis, a royalty basis, or an hourly basis for his skills.
If so, read on for hand-picked recommendations on legal topics that matter to businesses like Frank’s!
01. Grab these freebies
You don’t need to do every legal task now–but if you do these 5 you’ll be well on your way to legally protecting your business.
Did you know that a contract makes you the kindest business owner around? Learn how to write one and what to include.
Think you don’t need a business plan? I disagree! I think it’s one of the first legal-ish tasks you should do. But it needs to be long or stuffy.
02. Top posts for you
Proposal vs. contract
Discover the difference between a proposal and a contract and when you should use each.
How can you use testimonials?
Learn exactly what you need to do to legally use those awesome client testimonials on your services page.
How can you protect your online content?
Discover 5 practical ways to protect your content online. (And watermarks likely aren’t the answer!)
03. Courses and Workshops
Understand the heart of SPAM laws and which countries’ laws you need to care about so you can stay out of hot water.
1 lesson (~1-hour commitment)
Work with clients as an independent contractor? Learn how to craft your services so you comply with the actual definition. (Includes California’s AB5.)
1 lesson (~3-hour commitment)
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As a community member, you’ll benefit by:
Taking Deliberate Action
Together, we’ll help you strengthen your business’ legal foundation and decide which legal projects will make the biggest impact in your creative business today.
Accessing Legal Resources
Get access to our exclusive legal library of resources, tailored for creative businesses, so you can confidently complete each important legal project.
Getting Practical Guidance
You’ll have access to your friendly and knowledgeable legal eagle (that’s me!) through our private mastermind calls, open Q&A sessions, live workshops, and weekly check-ins.
Receiving Real Accountability
We’ll connect you with an intimate welcoming community of fellow creative business owners who will help you make steady progress towards your goals.