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Myths & Facts: Can I Use This Font for My Business?

Are you wondering if you can use a font or design element you recently downloaded for your business website or marketing materials? Even those who understand copyright issues pertaining to image use sometimes fail to understand that fonts and design elements are also copyrighted works - so let's review when and how you can use them for your business.

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Myths & Facts: Can I Use This Image for My Business?

By far, questions around the use of images and fonts are the ones I get asked the most by clients. I provide extensive information on this topic in client agreements and pre-work discussions, but I felt it was worth having a couple of blog posts that dispel the myths about what design elements can and can't be used for your business - and why. Today we'll focus on images and tomorrow I'll post about fonts and other design elements.

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Five Must-Have Apps for Thriving Small Businesses

Every business owner has a custom suite of apps and tools they use to get their work done, and it usually takes a lot of trial and error to find the perfect mix. I’ve done the work for you and I'm sharing five of my favorites that I use for everything from project management to online form creation.

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Five Essentials Creatives and Communicators Should Include in Contracts

Client relationship management is one of the most important aspects of owning a small business, and well-written contracts are the basis for strong relationships with your clients. Here are five essential items I include in mine that I recommend to other creatives and communicators.

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