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What is a vampire client (bad clients who “suck you dry”) and how can you avoid them? Or are there no bad clients but only bad “systems” for managing those clients? (and let’s be clear…we’re not talking about brooding vampires with extra “sparkle” or annoyingly hot vampire brothers…) We’re all with Team Jacob on this […]

Vampire Clients: How Freelancers Can Avoid the 8 Types of Bad Clients

How freelancers can avoid the 8 types of bad clients (vampire clients!) - Brittany Ratelle - Attorney for Creators - Creative Counsel podcast episode 70
Licensing 101: What You Need to Know as a Creative | brittanyratelle.com

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Licensing might not sound that sexy to you, but I bet making a whole bunch of money does. And, licensing can help get you there.   You don’t have to be a starving artist in order to enjoy and feel passionate about your work. You can make money, afford health insurance, and have a retirement […]

Law and Wit Episode 49 – Licensing 101: What You Need to Know as a Creative Entrepreneur

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Melanie Burk started college planning on getting a degree in accounting. That didn’t last long! She eventually switched to graphic design, something she knew little about. And, even though a college professor told her she wouldn’t be successful, she made her own path and has been wildly successful.   Melanie dabbled in several different areas […]

Branding Do’s and Don’ts with Designer Melanie Burk

Get it in Writing - Contracts 101 for Creatives - Law and Wit Podcast by Brittany Ratelle

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This is the third part of the Business Legal Systems series that discusses the bedrock business and legal foundations you need to address when building your modern business. If you’ve had that inkling that you need to get some contracts in place or make updates to the ones that you use, this is the episode […]

Law and Wit Epi. 38 – Get it in Writing: Contracts 101 (Business Legal System Part 3)

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Want some help in landing good clients? Avoiding bad ones? And keeping the ones you have happy??!    Dive into this week’s episode of Law and Wit: Creative Counsel for Entrepreneurs as we explore 6 Tips for Improving Client Relationships.   Whether you love ’em (or want to leave ’em) — clients are the lifeblood of […]

Law & Wit Episode 32: 6 Tips to Improve Client Relationships

Law and Wit Episode 32: 6 Tips to Improve Client Relationships
How to Make Money as a Content Creator Without "Selling Out" - Law & Wit: Creative Counsel For Entrepreneurs - Brittany Ratelle

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8 ways to monetize and the mindset shift you need to make them actually happen for your biz Likes, follows, and DMs don’t actually pay the bills — so how do people actually “make money” from creating content — as a blogger, vLogger, Instagrammer, influencer, or other type of content creator? And what tips and […]

Law & Wit Epi. 30: How to Make Money as a Content Creator Without “Selling Out”

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Are you unknowingly doing some of these “common” online practices that may be putting your business at risk?   Brittany Ratelle, Attorney for creative entrepreneurs, shares the FOUR things she sees content creators getting wrong online and what you can do to set up smarter and safer workflows for your business.   Whether you are […]

Law and Wit Episode 28: 4 Tips to Keep Content Creators out of Legal Hot Water

4 Tips to Keep Content Creators Out of Legal Hot Water | Law & Wit Podcast | brittanyratelle.com
Growing a Successful Creative Business with Shea McGee of Studio Mcgee | LAW AND WIT PODCAST BY BRITTANY RATELLE

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Listen in to this sky-rocketing designer who has built a design company with more than 30 employees in just three short years.   Shea McGee of Studio Mcgee interior design firm and Mcgee & Co. store shares her story of getting started in the design world, despite lacking a degree in interior design. She talks about bringing on […]

Law and Wit Episode 27: Growing a Successful Creative Business with Shea McGee of Studio McGee and McGee & Co

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Buckle in for an amazing chat with birth mom advocate and serial entrepreneur Ashley Mitchell of Lifetime Healing and Big Tough Girl! Ashley set out to increase care, understanding, and resources for birth mothers and has walked the WALK.   For almost a decade, she has been one of the most consistent and sought-after birth mother […]

Law and Wit Episode 20: Getting over the WALL With Ashley Mitchell of Lifetime Healing

Law and Wit: Creative Counsel for Entrepreneurs - Getting Over the Wall with Ashley Mitchell of Lifetime Healing - brittanyratelle.com
6 Must-Haves for a Solid Influencer Marketing Agreement

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Whether you are an influencer/content creator or brand, dig into the 6 terms you must have spelled-out in a good sponsored content contract for an influencer marketing campaign.    Creative Counsel Episode 17    In This Episode, You will learn What homework you need to do before you get into influencer marketing Payment/compensation language you […]

Law and Wit Episode 17: Six Must-Haves for a Solid Influencer Marketing Agreement