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Cancel Culture: FTC Wants to Make it Easier for Consumers to Cancel Subscriptions
Proposed FTC Cancellation Rule would change how subscription business models work on the internet under the Negative Option Rule.
Don’t Greenwash Your Company this Earth Day
Make sure your marketing claims as to your environmentally friendly products and companies are accurate, as the FTC and other regulators look to prevent greenwashing
Contracts and Courses That We Love Bundle
Learn about contracts and more resources for online businesses in the Courses That We Love Bundle available this week!
Spring Cleaning Your Business
7 tasks to make your business better right now
SVB: What To Do When Your Bank Fails
SVB was the second largest bank failure in the U.S. Here are the lessons that we learned in the immediate after math so you know what to do when the next bank fails.
Business Cards in the Digital Age
Three resources for business cards for startups and entrepreneurs
FTC Proposes Ban on Non-Competes
The FTC released a broad proposal to ban non-compete agreements in employment contracts.
New ID Verification Coming for Online Retailers
The INFORM Consumers Act will require marketplaces to collect and verify more ID information about third-party sellers.
Protect Your Business From Online Services Shutting Down
Twitter is shutting down the newsletter platform Revue. Learn how you can protect yourself from similar service shutdowns in the future.
Employment Law Changes in 2023
Kimberly DeCarrera joins Guide To HR’s Gwenevere Crary for a free webinar to discuss the laws, regulations, policies, and trends for employers in 2023.
Predictions for Smart Businesses in 2023
All the chaos around us and the bad news about layoffs and talk about potential recessions could lead you to thinking that 2023 is going to be a bad year. Smart businesses are going to go back to the basics and focus on making the fundamentals strong. This will put them in a better position to take advantage of the changes in the marketplace.
Lessons from ADA Attorney Guilty of Tax Fraud
California attorney known for prolific filing of ADA lawsuits has pleaded guilty to tax fraud for not reporting all his settlement income to the IRS.
Fall Business Checklist
The end of the year will be here before you realize it. Make sure you stay on top of these end of the year business tasks.
Kim Kardashian Settles with SEC for $1.26m
Kim Kardashian promoted a company on Instagram without disclosing her financial relationship. She settled for $1.26m with the SEC. Find out how you can avoid a similar fate by properly disclosing.
Now is the Time to Start a New Business
Don’t let fears of a recession stop you from starting your business now. This is the time for opportunity.
Beware of Scams Pretending to be the Government
Labor law posters and trademark fees – be aware of scams pretending to be government entities requiring you to buy something or pay additional fees.
Is Your Chatbot Legal?
New lawsuits in California are targeting companies with website chatbots under privacy laws. How you can protect your company.
Sephora Hit with CCPA Fine
California Attorney General’s office issues first fine under the California Consumer Privacy Act, hitting Sephora with a $1.2 million fine.
The Science of Happiness
Two free resources for maintaining your mental health and happiness through the struggles of being an entrepreneur.