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The Do’s and Don’ts of Interviewing and Hiring

In Business 101, Independent Contractors by Shannon Montgomery

Summer is winding down, and we’re getting close to the fourth quarter of the year. Some businesses like to wind things down while others truly ramp it up to finish the year off strong. If you fall into the second category, and you’re considering hiring help whether that be permanent, seasonal, or on a contract basis, there are certain things …

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Timeline of a Trademark Application

In Trademark 101 by Shannon Montgomery

Starting a business can be scary. There are a lot of unknowns. I can absolutely understand that. Starting this law firm was, and at most times still is scary. So, as an attorney that works with business as they grow and build, I want to do all that I can to take out some of those unknowns. Filing a trademark …

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Who Owns Your Podcast and More…

In Business 101, Trademark 101 by Shannon Montgomery

If you’re anything like me, you’re a podcast addict. From fitness to business growth there is something for everyone in the podcast world. More and more people are hopping on the podcast train as a way to provide more value to their customers, build their brand recognition, and drive sales within their company. One day I may hop on that …

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Marketing, Advertising, and Trademark Law

In Trademark 101 by Shannon Montgomery

Clearing your trademarks prior to launching a business or product is the first step you should be taking in protecting your intellectual property, and your business from unwanted trademark infringement suits. But what about clearing trademarks before launching a new advertising or marketing campaign? Sometimes your campaign involves a particular word or slogan, and it’s highly likely that you find …

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Online Coaching Legal Checklist

In Online Business Necessities by Shannon Montgomery

The internet is a magical place full of information, funny memes, and endless possibilities. With the rise of technology and social media, online coaching has become more and more popular. You can find an online coach for almost anything from business growth to booty growth, if you want to improve it, there’s a coach for that. Which is great for …