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2-Minute Tip: Essential Advice for Trade Secret Protection

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: Essential Advice for Trade Secret Protection

Last week we told you about the valuable asset your company has in the form of proprietary information and trade secrets. In this week’s two-minute tip Tisha takes it one step further by explaining how one man inadvertently gave away his trade secrets by not taking the proper steps to protect himself. Click Here to Let Us Know You’d Like More Information on Protecting Your Trade...

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2-Minute Tip: Is Your Customer List a Trade Secret?

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: Is Your Customer List a Trade Secret?

On average, it costs seven times as much to acquire a new customer as it does to sell to an existing one. By that measurement your customer list is certainly a valuable asset, but is it a trade secret? The definitive answer is – maybe. Find out what does and doesn’t make your list a trade secret in this week’s two-minute tip. We’re offering this week’s video for you two different ways: One of them is our standard two-minute tip. The other is for our Star Trek fans out there. Watch your preferred version below: Click Here to Let Us...

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2-Minute Tip: How to Get Free Help For Your Business

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: How to Get Free Help For Your Business

Summer is coming up so now is a good time to start thinking about getting some free summer help for your business. That’s right – FREE! No matter what type of business you have, you can create an unpaid internship program. Unpaid internships can be a great benefit to your business, but you need to make sure you set the program up correctly or you could end up in a world of trouble with the IRS, the Department of Labor, and various local and state agencies. Watch this week’s two-minute tip to find out what you need to know before you set-up an...

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2-Minute Tip: How Severance Agreements Are Like Baseball

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: How Severance Agreements Are Like Baseball

Do you understand how severance agreements work in the law? Are you sure? A properly drafted severance agreement doesn’t stop an employee from filing a claim, but it could stop them from winning the case. Confused? Tisha breaks it down for you in this week’s two-minute tip by comparing your severance agreement to America’s favorite pastime.

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2-Minute Tip: What To Do After You Made a Six Figure Mistake

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: What To Do After You Made a Six Figure Mistake

Do you make sure you understand what you’re signing before you sign it? Have you ever signed an agreement only to discover, after it was too late, that it didn’t say what you thought it did? In this week’s two-minute tip, Tisha discusses the common problem of thinking you signed a contract to buy a vehicle when it said a lease (and the additional problem of still owning thousands of...

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2-Minute Tip: Why 2 lbs of Bacon Is Not Good for You and Your Business

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: Why 2 lbs of Bacon Is Not Good for You and Your Business

You may owe fiduciary duties to your corporation or LLC, even if you are the only owner. A fiduciary duty is the responsibility of every director and officer of your company. So what does it mean to have a fiduciary duty to your company? It’s all about doing what’s in the best interest for your business. Watch the video below to learn more details. P.S. The knife in the video is an authentic ulu, which is a favorite in my kitchen! Get the Fiduciary Duties Document Reference in the...

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2-Minute Tip: Using Text Messages to Win Your Court Case

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: Using Text Messages to Win Your Court Case

If you’re having a dispute with someone and communicating with them via text message, can those texts be used as evidence in a court of law? The answer is yes. . . and no. Text messages aren’t automatically admissible in court. Steps must be taken to properly preserve the texts as evidence or they won’t be allowed to be presented in your case. In this week’s two-minute tip Tisha explains how you can preserve your texts so they can be used in a court of law. Watch the video below to learn...

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2-Minute Tip: Business Sues Customers for One-Star Yelp Review

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: Business Sues Customers for One-Star Yelp Review

Yelp is probably the most popular customer-review website in the U.S., which can be a great tool for consumers when shopping around, comparing products or services, or just general research on a company. Yelp reviews carry economic might: A Harvard Business School study concluded that a one-star rating INCREASE on Yelp translated to 5-9% increase in revenues for a restaurant. The dark side of the Yelp force also takes the form of the dreaded only one-star- out-of-five-stars review. With 95 million reviews, how could one negative Yelp review...

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2-Minute Tip: $105 Million Judgment Against Business For Improper Internet Sales

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on 2-Minute Tip: $105 Million Judgment Against Business For Improper Internet Sales

2-Minute Tip: $105 Million Judgment Against Business For Improper Internet Sales

Does your marketing fully disclose your terms and conditions? Are you getting your customer’s consent to Internet transactions? Are you fully disclosing your refund policies? Are you sure? If not, you could end up being in violation of ROSCA too. In this week’s two-minute tip Tisha talks about ROSCA (the Restore Online Shoppers Confidence Act of 2010), how you can avoid violating it, and the hefty penalties one company faced for not being upfront with their customers. Watch the video to find out more. Get the 10 Legal Essentials for Your...

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Just in case you bought something from Proflowers yesterday. . .

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on Just in case you bought something from Proflowers yesterday. . .

Just in case you bought something from Proflowers yesterday. . .

Do-It-Yourself Is a Big Don’t for ProFlowers It’s the day after Valentine’s Day and one momma was unhappy with her gift from Proflowers. Her son sued and the case turned on the website terms and conditions. Note: No, you haven’t traveled through time and ended up on Earth Day. This 2-minute tip is being reposted from last spring at the request of some of our clients. As such, the sale mentioned in the video expired last spring. However, you can still get the 10 Legal Essentials for Your Retail E-Commerce Website – Checklist...

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