16 episodes

What does it take to build an online business that's both protected & profitable? 💭

Join your host Yasmine Salem Hamdan, award-winning entrepreneur, intellectual property attorney, digital business advisor and the founder of Coaches & Company. In each episode, Yasmine delivers bite-sized lessons & tutorials, making business & legal topics easy to understand & apply for entrepreneurs at any stage of business. Get ready for practical insights and inspiring stories of women & entrepreneurs who have overcome challenges through resilience and built thriving businesses despite it all. Drawing from her own personal experiences and her years of work behind the scenes of hundreds of businesses, Yasmine shares helpful tips that can support you in preparing for your next level of entrepreneurship.

Tune in to gain the knowledge, tools, & motivation to propel your business forward — Let’s do business better, together!

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Topics: business, entrepreneurship, online business, selling services, building a business, negotiation, contracts, business contracts, business deals, business partnerships, content creation, marketing, social media marketing, relationship marketing, client relationships, business relationships, digital business, digital marketing, business lawyer, trademark, copyright, intellectual property, affiliate marketing, women in business, business tools, business software, clients, selling services, creator economy, content creator, protect your brand

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The Business of Doing Business Podcast Yasmine Salem Hamdan

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What does it take to build an online business that's both protected & profitable? 💭

Join your host Yasmine Salem Hamdan, award-winning entrepreneur, intellectual property attorney, digital business advisor and the founder of Coaches & Company. In each episode, Yasmine delivers bite-sized lessons & tutorials, making business & legal topics easy to understand & apply for entrepreneurs at any stage of business. Get ready for practical insights and inspiring stories of women & entrepreneurs who have overcome challenges through resilience and built thriving businesses despite it all. Drawing from her own personal experiences and her years of work behind the scenes of hundreds of businesses, Yasmine shares helpful tips that can support you in preparing for your next level of entrepreneurship.

Tune in to gain the knowledge, tools, & motivation to propel your business forward — Let’s do business better, together!

Powered by Coachesandcompany.com | Upgrade the way you do business today with our instantly downloadable, ready-to-use legal contract templates.

Shop your contracts at www.coachesandcompany.com

Topics: business, entrepreneurship, online business, selling services, building a business, negotiation, contracts, business contracts, business deals, business partnerships, content creation, marketing, social media marketing, relationship marketing, client relationships, business relationships, digital business, digital marketing, business lawyer, trademark, copyright, intellectual property, affiliate marketing, women in business, business tools, business software, clients, selling services, creator economy, content creator, protect your brand

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    15. What is Fair Use?

    15. What is Fair Use?

    Here to learn more about fair use and what it means for you? Stick around as we break down fair use and how it can affect content creation and your business. We give helpful tips to keep you and your content safe while sharing ways to help avoid potential infringement.
    Episode Timestamps:
    00:34 What is Fair Use?
    01:46 01. The Purpose & Character of the Use
    02:55 02. The Nature of the Copyrighted Work
    03:27 03. The Amount & Substantiality of the Portion Used  
    04:31 04. The Effect on the Market for the Original Work
    06:51 Best Practices When Navigating Fair Use
    08:05 Summary
    ⭐️ FREE GUIDE: Download your copy of our Legally Launch Guide & Legal Check-up Checklist!
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    ASK your own question via #AskYaz, a business advice column-style segment addressing YOUR business questions!
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    Disclaimer (because, duh): The information presented in this podcast and on any affiliated platforms are for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Consuming this content does not create an attorney-client relationship. If you need legal advice pertaining to your particular situation, you should consult directly one-on-one with an attorney.

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    • 9 min
    14. What Do ® ™ © Mean? And When to Use Them

    14. What Do ® ™ © Mean? And When to Use Them

    Don’t know what these: ® © ™ mean? In this video, we explain what trademark and copyright symbols mean and how to use them. We also break down when to use these symbols and why they’re important in protecting your written, visual, and audio works of art.
    Chapters:
    00:27 Understanding the Difference Between Symbols
    00:37 Trademark Symbols
    00:44 The ™ Symbol
    01:28 The ® Symbol  
    01:51 The © Symbol
    02:46 Step #1: Audit Your Materials
    02:58 Step #2: Educate Your Team
    03:05 Step #3: Stay Up to Date
    ⭐️ FREE GUIDE: Download your copy of our Legally Launch Guide & Legal Check-up Checklist!
    👩‍💻 Could your contracts use a legal upgrade? SHOP lawyer-created contracts for your business at Coachesandcompany.com
    🤝 Looking for more networking opportunities & business referrals? JOIN our private business referral network for B2B professionals & agencies!
    Be featured on the show!
    ASK your own question via #AskYaz, a business advice column-style segment addressing YOUR business questions!
    SHARE your silly (or awkward) business story on Business Bloopers, a segment featuring amusing, unexpected, and sometimes painful client & business situations!
    Want to be a guest on the podcast? Just Fill out this form for a chance to be our next podcast guest! 
    LEAVE US A REVIEW on Apple or Spotify for a chance to be featured on an episode!
    📲 Hang out with us on Instagram, Twitter (X) & Threads!
    Disclaimer (because, duh): The information presented in this podcast and on any affiliated platforms are for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Consuming this content does not create an attorney-client relationship. If you need legal advice pertaining to your particular situation, you should consult directly one-on-one with an attorney.

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    • 3 min
    13. How to Do a Trademark Clearance Search

    13. How to Do a Trademark Clearance Search

    In this episode, we discuss the importance of doing a trademark clearance search and share helpful tips on how to do one yourself before contacting or hiring a trademark lawyer.
    Investing in your business can be costly, so it’s essential to ensure your trademark is available before you register. Conducting a trademark clearance search beforehand can save you the hassle and expense of rebranding later due to potential conflicts.
    Chapters:
    01:31 How To Conduct Your Own Trademark Clearance Search
    01:34 Tip #1: Decide on the name or phrase you're going to be using
    01:59 Tip #2: Create a list of variations
    02:42 Tip #3: Search on relevant platforms
    03:45 Benefits To Conducting A Trademark Clearance Search
    ⭐️ FREE GUIDE: Download your copy of our Legally Launch Guide & Legal Check-up Checklist!
    👩‍💻 Could your contracts use a legal upgrade? SHOP lawyer-created contracts for your business at Coachesandcompany.com
    🤝 Looking for more networking opportunities & business referrals? JOIN our private business referral network for B2B professionals & agencies!
    Be featured on the show!
    ASK your own question via #AskYaz, a business advice column-style segment addressing YOUR business questions!
    SHARE your silly (or awkward) business story on Business Bloopers, a segment featuring amusing, unexpected, and sometimes painful client & business situations!
    Want to be a guest on the podcast? Just Fill out this form for a chance to be our next podcast guest! 
    LEAVE US A REVIEW on Apple or Spotify for a chance to be featured on an episode!
    📲 Hang out with us on Instagram, Twitter (X) & Threads!
    Disclaimer (because, duh): The information presented in this podcast and on any affiliated platforms are for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Consuming this content does not create an attorney-client relationship. If you need legal advice pertaining to your particular situation, you should consult directly one-on-one with an attorney.

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    • 5 min
    12. The Legal Side of Email Marketing

    12. The Legal Side of Email Marketing

    In this episode, we break down the legalities of unsolicited email marketing. We define the differences between cold and spam emailing and provide helpful business tips for sending cold emails legally to market your products or services. Understanding the legal side of sending marketing emails is important in order to avoid being in a sticky legal situation.
    Chapters:
    00:18 Legalities of Cold Email Marketing vs Spam Email
    00:29 Defining Cold Emails
    00:43 Defining Spam Emails
    00:56 Are Spam & Cold Emailing Illegal?
    01:10 CAN-SPAM ACT of 2003
    01:23 CAN-SPAM ACT Requirements
    01:42 Tips for Sending Cold Emails Legally
    ⭐️ FREE GUIDE: Download your copy of our Legally Launch Guide & Legal Check-up Checklist!
    👩‍💻 Could your contracts use a legal upgrade? SHOP lawyer-created contracts for your business at Coachesandcompany.com
    🤝 Looking for more networking opportunities & business referrals? JOIN our private business referral network for B2B professionals & agencies!
    Be featured on the show!
    ASK your own question via #AskYaz, a business advice column-style segment addressing YOUR business questions!
    SHARE your silly (or awkward) business story on Business Bloopers, a segment featuring amusing, unexpected, and sometimes painful client & business situations!
    Want to be a guest on the podcast? Just Fill out this form for a chance to be our next podcast guest! 
    LEAVE US A REVIEW on Apple or Spotify for a chance to be featured on an episode!
    📲 Hang out with us on Instagram, Twitter (X) & Threads!
    Disclaimer (because, duh): The information presented in this podcast and on any affiliated platforms are for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Consuming this content does not create an attorney-client relationship. If you need legal advice pertaining to your particular situation, you should consult directly one-on-one with an attorney.

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    • 2 min
    11. What Should a Coaching Contract or Service Agreement Include

    11. What Should a Coaching Contract or Service Agreement Include

    In this episode, we talk about the importance of contracts and why you need them. We also discuss 16 things every entrepreneur absolutely needs to consider including in their contracts in order to stay legally protected. These include payment policies, cancellation clauses, confidentiality policies, dispute resolution clauses, and more.
    Chapters:
    00:29 01. Scope of Services
    01:02 02. Payment Terms
    01:34 03. Intellectual Property Rights
    02:09 04. Confidentiality
    02:37 05. Termination and Refunds
    03:06 06. Rescheduling Policy
    03:43 07. Pausing the Contract
    04:18 08. Jurisdiction
    05:05 09. Disclaimers
    05:48 Wrapping Up
    ⭐️ FREE GUIDE: Download your copy of our Legally Launch Guide & Legal Check-up Checklist!
    👩‍💻 Could your contracts use a legal upgrade? SHOP lawyer-created contracts for your business at Coachesandcompany.com
    🤝 Looking for more networking opportunities & business referrals? JOIN our private business referral network for B2B professionals & agencies!
    Be featured on the show!
    ASK your own question via #AskYaz, a business advice column-style segment addressing YOUR business questions!
    SHARE your silly (or awkward) business story on Business Bloopers, a segment featuring amusing, unexpected, and sometimes painful client & business situations!
    Want to be a guest on the podcast? Just Fill out this form for a chance to be our next podcast guest! 
    LEAVE US A REVIEW on Apple or Spotify for a chance to be featured on an episode!
    📲 Hang out with us on Instagram, Twitter (X) & Threads!
    Disclaimer (because, duh): The information presented in this podcast and on any affiliated platforms are for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Consuming this content does not create an attorney-client relationship. If you need legal advice pertaining to your particular situation, you should consult directly one-on-one with an attorney.

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    • 6 min
    10. How to Respond to a Client Chargeback

    10. How to Respond to a Client Chargeback

    In this episode, we discuss chargebacks and the steps you can take to protect yourself. We also share general tips on communicating with those who initiate a chargeback and how to add an extra layer of protection to your contracts.
    Chapters:
    00:10 Defining Chargebacks
    00:44 Engage with Open Dialogue
    01:05 Quick Tip
    01:16 Gathering Evidence
    01:45 Leveraging Contracts for Protection
    02:06 Being Proactive & Responsive
    ⭐️ FREE GUIDE: Download your copy of our Legally Launch Guide & Legal Check-up Checklist!
    👩‍💻 Could your contracts use a legal upgrade? SHOP lawyer-created contracts for your business at Coachesandcompany.com
    🤝 Looking for more networking opportunities & business referrals? JOIN our private business referral network for B2B professionals & agencies!
    Be featured on the show!
    ASK your own question via #AskYaz, a business advice column-style segment addressing YOUR business questions!
    SHARE your silly (or awkward) business story on Business Bloopers, a segment featuring amusing, unexpected, and sometimes painful client & business situations!
    Want to be a guest on the podcast? Just Fill out this form for a chance to be our next podcast guest! 
    LEAVE US A REVIEW on Apple or Spotify for a chance to be featured on an episode!
    📲 Hang out with us on Instagram, Twitter (X) & Threads!
    Disclaimer (because, duh): The information presented in this podcast and on any affiliated platforms are for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Consuming this content does not create an attorney-client relationship. If you need legal advice pertaining to your particular situation, you should consult directly one-on-one with an attorney.

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    • 2 min

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