So you’ve decided to take the leap and start an online business – congratulations! Depending on where you are in your business setup process, you may have a website and products or packages available for purchase, or you may still be sorting out what type of business you want to start. Wherever you are in your entrepreneurial journey, there is one thing that you MUST keep at the front of your mind. In addition to the more “fun” stuff, like figuring out your program and package offerings, working with clients, and having six figure launches, it is also vital to remember this:
You are starting a business, and are now a business owner. As a business owner, you’ll need to ask yourself – is your business legally compliant??
If you haven’t thought about this, or haven’t taken any steps to ensure your business is legally compliant…don’t panic! No time like the present, right? As business owners, there are a few key steps we need to take in order to make sure we are properly protecting ourselves and our business, as well as our clients. We must also make sure we aren’t infringing on or negatively affecting any other businesses as well, in order to avoid legal fines and fees. As an attorney and legal resource for online entrepreneurs and coaches, I am here to help you through this process, and Uncomplicate the legal side of your business, to get you squared away and stress-free! In order to get you on the right track, here is a quick rundown of what you need from a legal standpoint.