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Website Attorney: Are you hiding 18 monkeys in your business?

Website attorney monkeyThere’s a guy who just got busted at the Mexico City airport trying to smuggle into the country 18 monkeys he had stuffed into socks and wrapped around his waist. Unfortunately, 2 of the monkeys were already dead before they caught the jerk.

Why did he do it?

Greed. There’s a huge black market of people who are willing to pay a lot to keep them as pets.

Unfortunately, as a Website attorney, I see greedy Internet marketers who continue to hide forced continuity programs in a way that would make a monkey smuggler blush. There’s a good deal offered on a product or service. However, the fine print (sometimes in tiny gray or white letters at the bottom of the page) says that ordering automatically enrolls you in an expensive monthly program.

You can make a decent living online without resorting to monkey business. When in doubt, fully disclose the terms of your offer, including continuity programs. If they deliver value, your market will buy.

To your online success!

-Mike the Website attorney

P.S. Part of full disclosure is making sure your eBooks and special reports have the right legal documents in them. To learn more, go to

Mike Young, Esq.

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Mike Young has been practicing business and technology law since 1994 and is an angel investor in startups. He's been an entrepreneur since 1988. To get legal help from Attorney Young, click here now or call 214-546-4247 to schedule a phone consultation.

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