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As the creator of the Blog Law Series, I share information on legal and ethical topics that bloggers, online professionals, content creators, and entrepreneurs face. My goals is to empower and share my passion for making the law understandable. (For Informational Purposes Only)

Sara F. Hawkins
Have questions about trademarks or trademark laws? Need to figure out what it all means? Trademark basics and FAQs explained in plain English. Business Events, Business Entrepreneur, Business Marketing, Business Tips, Social Media Marketing, Trademark Registration, Law School, Creative Business, This Or That Questions
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Trademark Laws Explained In Plain English

Have questions about trademarks or trademark laws? Need to figure out what it all means? Trademark basics and FAQs explained in plain English.

The Difference Between Copyright and Trademark And Why You Need to Know by Sara F. Home Based Business, Business Tips, Top Art Schools, Sales Tips, Vape Tricks, Good To Know, Social Media Marketing, How To Apply, Writing
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Copyright vs Trademark: What's the Difference?

Copyright vs Trademark isn't your next cage match, but it's an important concept for many to understand. Find out the differences and why they matter.

Creative Commons Licenses Explained In Plain English - Don't need much more an explanation than that. Share the love and pass this on to everyone you know! Earn Money From Home, Make Money Blogging, Online Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Digital Marketing, Copywriting, Study Tips, Blogging For Beginners, Social Media Tips
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Creative Commons Licenses Explained In Plain English | Sara Hawkins Attorney at Law

Look no further than this guide to what the Creative Commons License mean for you as the user and as the creator. And it's done in plain English!

Often confused for the other, infringement of copyright and plagiarism are two separate concepts. Find out the differences and why you need to know.

Copyright Infringement vs. Plagiarism - What You Need To Know

Often confused for the other, infringement of copyright and plagiarism are two separate concepts. Find out the differences and why you need to know.

Contests and Sweepstakes Law: 6 things you may be doing wrong with your giveaway or consumer promotion and how to fix them.

Contests and Sweepstakes Law Mistakes & How to Fix Them

Contests and Sweepstakes Law: 6 things you may be doing wrong with your giveaway or consumer promotion and how to fix them.

Are you someone who get's bugged by incorrect punctuation marks? Let’s take a look at several popular, though often confused, punctuation marks.

Why A Marketing Promotion Hashtag Is Not Appropriate FTC Disclosure Would people really think that a hashtag is disclosure? I get relationship but would never think a product/brand hashtag is a disclosure. Content Marketing, Online Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Legal Business, Business Tips, Social Media Tips, Hashtags, Promotion, Blogging

Your Hashtag Is Not Appropriate FTC Disclosure

Marketing promotions and event hashtags for social media programs likely do not sufficiently provide the needed FTC disclosure to inform consumers.

Live streaming is the new darling of mobile sales and marketing. Consider these legal issues before you start broadcasting in public.

Legal Ins and Outs of Live Streaming in Public | Sara Hawkins Attorney at Law

Live streaming is the new darling of mobile sales and marketing. Consider these legal issues before you start broadcasting in public.

How to Change Your Copyright Date on WordPress Blog Footer

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The Insider's Guide to Proper Photo Usage

The guidelines for legally using photos on social media and your blog. A video with attorney Sara F. Hawkins and social media professional Peg Fitzpatrick.

Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Good Places for Students to Find Public Domain I… – Every Penny – technologie

The Insider's Guide to Online Photo Use | Sara Hawkins Attorney at Law

Ever wondered what's the right way to share someone's online photo? Then look no further! Get the real deal info, in plain English.

For the first time since the FTC Disclosure Endorsement Guides updated the FAQs known as "What People Are Asking". Branding Strategies, S Mo, My Passion, Social Media Marketing, Insight, Blogging, Universe, Key, Tips
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6 Key Takeaways From Update to FTC Disclosure FAQs

For the first time since 2009, the FTC Disclosure Endorsement Guides updated the FAQs known as "What People Are Asking". Find out what it means for you!

Legal do's and don'ts when it comes to sharing other people's work. Copyright infringement doesn't stop to ask if your intention was good.

Copyright Infringement | Legal Issues When Sharing Other People's Work

Legal do's and don'ts when it comes to sharing other people's work. Copyright infringement doesn't stop to ask if your intention was good.

Legal considerations and best practices of cause marketing for business and marketing professionals. Ensure compliance while doing good for others.

Cause Marketing: Legal Considerations & Best Practices

When it comes to social good and cause marketing many business and marketing professionals may not realize there are a host of legal considerations that must be woven into the promotion. Learn how to keep your cause marketing programs in compliance.

Opinion Piece from the New Yorker: Are Copyright laws too strict? "Copyright laws have never been more protective, but, thanks to the Internet, they have never been easier to ignore." Excellent overview of copyright issues.

Crooner in Rights Spat

Why have copyright protections grown and grown? Louis Menand on what the intellectual-property battles really mean.

Facebook Branded Content Policy Update 2016 Seo Online, Online Marketing, What Is Change, Content Tools, Facebook Brand, Brand Management, Need To Know, Business Tips, About Me Blog

Facebook Branded Content Policy Update OCT 2016

A Facebook Branded Content Policy Update was quietlyissued in October 2016. The key update was the addition of Verified Pages. Other changes were included.