Why Terms and Conditions for Websites Are So Important

What’s the big deal? Why do I need to concern myself with terms and conditions for my website? This is a common question I get asked by many online entrepreneurs. I mean, I get it. You are just building your business, you are still doing a lot of freelancing and consulting on the side to […]

The Ultimate Guide to Legal Contracts for Your Online Business

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You’ve taken the plunge and started your online business. You are super excited and can’t wait to get things rolling. Building sales funnels. Writing blog posts. Running Facebook ads. Recording your first podcast episodes. Getting your first paying clients. But there’s only one thing you’ve forgotten… How to make sure you aren’t breaking any laws […]

Why Do You Need a Lawyer when You can just “Google It”?

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One of the biggest struggles we face as lawyers, especially in a transactional/consulting-type practice like I have, is making clients understand why they even need a lawyer in the first place. I mean honestly, do you need a lawyer for your online business? We are in this new world of DIY legal, Rocket Lawyer, Legal […]

5 Essential Professionals the Pros Use that You Don’t…

Professionals for your team

If you are running a business for yourself, you have at least one member on your team – and that’s YOU, the entrepreneur. But if you are looking to grow and build a sustainable business that will last for the long haul, you should take a lesson from the Pro’s, and build a team of […]

Registration for The Entrepreneur’s Law School is Now Open!

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I’m so excited to announce the opening of a new and innovative training program for online entrepreneurs that want to take affirmative steps to protect their business legally but can’t afford the high cost of legal help, and don’t know where else to turn. I’ve called it The Entrepreneur’s Law School. In anticipation of this launch, […]

What people are saying about my new video training course…

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Yesterday I launched the first video in a 4-part legal training course for online entrepreneurs. So far, the response has been amazing and, to be honest, humbling. If you haven’t already signed up for the course (it’s free), just click here to get access to the first video. Here are just a few of the comments […]

What’s the #1 Legal Question You Currently Have About Your Business?

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Here at Hawthorn Law, we live for helping online entrepreneurs and small business owners. But in order to help you best, we need to know what your biggest problems and challenges are. Can you please take a minute and tell us what your #1 legal challenge is? Perhaps you don’t know what you don’t know – […]

How to Handle a Cease and Desist Letter the Right Way…

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It’s the worst nightmare of many entrepreneurs… a cease and desist letter. When you get one of these, it usually means that you have (knowingly or not) done something you shouldn’t have done, and someone else wants you to stop it. Thinking about writing a cease and desist letter? I previously wrote about 5 cease […]

Business Law Basics… What you Need to Know

I realize that I haven’t blogged in awhile, and for that I am sorry! But I’ve been hard at work on my new book, Business Law Basics, which I’m proud to announce is now LIVE on Amazon! Here’s a few snazzy details of what you will find when you buy this book… Business Law Basics… […]