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Your Internet Legal Shield

By Internet Lawyer

What is an Internet legal shield? The concept dates back to knights fighting each other on the battle field.

To be effective, a knight needed a shield bearer known as a “squire.” An experienced squire would provide the knight with the right protection. If the knight were captured, the squire would try to rescue him.

As time went by, however, the rule of law replaced trial by battle.

Law is the safest helmet; under the shield of the law no one is deceived.
– Sir Edward Coke (1606)

Today, entrepreneurs need an Internet legal shield to protect themselves from lawsuits and government investigations while doing business online.

Internet Squire(SM) Mike Young focuses on helping business owners by providing them the right Internet legal shield for protection against lawsuits and government investigations.

Website Attorney: Using Farticles online to promote your business

By Internet Lawyer

Website attorney farticlesHave you ever read an article online that described a product, its benefits and features, and you decided to buy based upon what you read? As a Website attorney, I review these all of the time.

In most cases, this is just a variation of the same type of advertorials car dealers pay to have placed in the auto section of your local newspaper. Real estate developers do the same thing in the housing section.

“Farticles” is a slang term for fake news articles. They’re laid out as if an unbiased story from a news reporter but are really sales copy.

There’s nothing wrong with using Farticles to promote your products or services if you do it the right way.

This means that in addition to writing effective sales copy, you also disclose that your Farticle is an advertorial. Newspapers do this by using the word “Advertisement” or similar language above the Farticle.

However, you can weave the disclosure into the sales copy. Talk with your Website attorney about how to do it. What’s important is to make a full disclosure so that the reader isn’t deceived into thinking your Farticle is an unbiased reporting of the facts.

To your online success!

-Mike the Website attorney

P.S. Be sure you’ve got a copy of my complimentary special report “7 Deadly Legal Mistakes Made By Business Owners And How You Can Avoid Them.”

Internet Attorney: 3 Ways You Can Fail Online

By Internet Lawyer

Internet attorney make money onlineHad an email the other day asking me in my experience as an Internet attorney if I was able to identify systems that actually worked to make money online. Part of my response included three surefire ways to fail with an Internet business.

Mistake #1. Trying to sell “how to get rich” business opportunities. There are too many scam artists fishing this same pond plus the government is cracking down on false claims. Even those who have a proven system became successful in some other niche before piking biz opps.

Mistake #2. Going into a “hot” niche rather than focusing on niches where you already know something. For example, all of my products and services sold are law-related because I’m an Internet attorney. I would not do well selling golf products because I nearly broke the window on my SUV in the parking lot the last time I teed off.

Mistake #3. Buying a product and assuming the purchase itself without doing work will generate money. Sales letters often make it seem that is possible but every person who has been successful online put plenty of sweat equity into their business on the front end.

Find a system that works for you and apply it to a niche that you know something about that is profitable, i.e. there is a hungry market for that niche.

To your success,

-Mike the Internet attorney

P.S. To learn more, you can just download my complimentary special report “7 Deadly Legal Mistakes Made by Business Owners and How You Can Avoid Them.”

Internet Attorney: Saying FU to the Judge

By Internet Lawyer

Imagine you got in trouble with the law but were given probation if you went through counseling.

Would you take advantage of the counseling as a second chance or ditch it because you’re smarter than the judge who cut you
some slack? Lindsay Lohan made the second choice, then showed up in court with “f**k u” painted on her middle finger of a hand that she
kept pointing at the judge.

The payoff? 90 days in jail for the supertramp. You don’t have to be an Internet attorney to understand how stupid that choice was.

However, Internet marketing gurus you know are doing the same thing right now to the government. Their websites are promising health and wealth if you just buy their products.

What you’re not seeing is behind-the-scenes scurrying as lawsuits get filed, merchant accounts get canceled, etc. They flipped the finger and now some are paying the consequences. When you tick off enough government agencies or angry clients, there isn’t much an Internet attorney can do to protect you after-the-fact.

You know what the right thing is to do. You know what makes you sleep easy at night with peace of mind. Do it.

To your long-term success,

-Mike the Internet attorney

P.S. To help protect yourself, pick up a copy of my complimentary special report “Seven Deadly Legal Mistakes Made by Business Owners and How You Can Avoid Them.” (PDF file)

Free Special Report For Business Owners

By Internet Lawyer

I’ve created a special report called “7 Deadly Legal Mistakes Made By Business Owners And How You Can Avoid Them.” Whether you’re doing business as a corporation, limited liability company, partnership, or sole proprietorship, you’re going to want to read this report. It could save your company and your personal assets too.

The report is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format and takes about 15 minutes for you to read. You can download your copy by clicking the link above or the “Download” button.