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December 1, 2020

What if my Client Doesn’t Want to Sign a Photo Release?

In the fitness world, photos are quite important. So what do you do when a client doesn’t want to sign a photo release form? What is a photo release form? A photo release is a legal document signed by the subject (or in the case of minors, the parent/legal guardian) that provides the photographer permission...
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How Contracts Prevent Bickering

Contracts give you, the provider of services, protection with clients who may be unsatisfied or refuse to pay. They also defines the boundaries of the relationship and manages expectations. In other words, it prevents bickering. Many rules come into play with contracts, including statutory laws and court rulings. And all of those words and clauses...
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Why Sharing Contracts is a Bad Idea

Sometimes you can take shortcuts in life. You may start by renting a building instead of buying it, or buying used equipment instead of something brand new. But there are some areas, like legal advice, where you should not cut corners. One legal area that should never be skipped: contracts. Using someone else’s contract, even...
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To Trade or Not to Trade?

Have you ever had a potential fitness client who is a fellow business owner? Someone who has a service you are needing, or interested in? Here’s where the idea of bartering comes in. To barter means to exchange goods or services without money. It’s a tradition in many cultures and pretty common in the business...
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5 Reasons You Need a Written Contract

Your fitness business has a goal to make money, and in order to protect that money, you’ll need a written contract. Contracts communicated verbally or through another mean aside from a signed contract may be enforceable, but it’s so much easier to enforce a signed, written contract. Here are five reasons why.   It’s Easier...
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