Where to Find Free Fair Use Music for YouTube Online

Unfortunately, YouTubers are often hit hard by music copyright strikes. Therefore, in order to keep their content and channels safe from takedowns, I always recommend my clients look for fair use music for their YouTube videos. Believe it or not, YouTube’s guidelines on fair use music are a bit unclear. While the platform claims that … Read more

When is it Legal to Post Music on Instagram?

Believe it or not, most of the time, posting music 🎵 on Instagram is actually illegal. However, there are a few circumstances under which this is not the case.  That being said, if you’re interested in using music on your Instagram account without violating copyright laws, try using some of these hacks to ensure you’re doing … Read more

The Influencer’s Guide to Social Media Laws

Social media laws exist to protect our rights online. In fact, without even knowing it, you benefit from the protections of social media law every day!  However, when social media becomes a part of your career and source of income đź’°, understanding these laws becomes an important responsibility. Not only are you expected to follow … Read more

Should YOU Get a YouTube Sponsorship? The Pros and Cons of Brand Deals

Brand deals are a great option for content creators looking for an additional source of revenue đź’°. However, YouTube sponsorships aren’t for everyone, and definitely come with a long list of pros and cons. If you’re trying to determine whether a sponsorship is the right move for your YouTube channel, check out this list of … Read more

“What Exactly ARE Media Lawyers?” and Other FAQs Answered

Media lawyers deal with the legal intricacies of every type of media, ranging from video games to newspapers.  However, as the scope of media lawyers’ specialization has increased with the explosion đź’Ą of social media, many people have questions about what exactly media lawyers do, and when they should seek out their services. Therefore, to … Read more

Tips and Tricks for Influencers to Avoid Social Media Privacy Issues

As an influencer, you have a responsibility to protect your followers from social media privacy issues on your accounts and website. However, you also have to worry about protecting yourself!  If you’re an influencer or social media user interested in protecting your privacy online, check out my top three social media privacy tips and tricks … Read more

When and How to Trademark Your Logo

Establishing your brand and building a decent following is a huge accomplishment – congratulations on getting this far! Whether you’re a YouTuber or an Instagram influencer, you may be beginning to wonder what the next steps are in your career. Chances are, if your followers are starting to recognize your name and brand, it’s probably … Read more

TOP SECRET Social Media Hacks From a Social Media Influencer Attorney

As a social media influencer attorney, my job doesn’t just involve keeping content creators safe from hackers and copyright infringement. Believe it or not, I also work with influencers on social media strategy to help them increase their followers, likes, and comments – and make more money!  Whether you’re interested in growing your social media … Read more

The Top 5 Copyright Infringement Laws You NEED to Know

Oftentimes, copyright infringement laws seem misleadingly straightforward. In fact, many content creators define these laws as simply “not stealing other people’s content”. However, copyright infringement laws are much more complicated than this, and failing to understand them can get you into trouble đź‘Ž. As a content creator and social media user, it is your responsibility … Read more