YouTube Red's new terms of service have some users feeling, well, red

By Kyle Robbins on Oct 29, 2015 11:26:41 AM

Wondering why you can't find content from places like ESPN or Grantland on YouTube anymore? It all has to do with the site's new YouTube Red premium service, and yup, you guessed it — a terms of service update.

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4 Reasons Your CMS Doesn’t Work for Legal Content: Overview

By Amber Ferrari on Oct 23, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Content management systems allow easy updates, quick access to reusable content, blog organization, and features on features on features! Maybe you’re a Wordpress gal or a Squarespace chap; either way, you understand the great, simplifying features that you rely on your CMS for every day.

While it seems like these sidekicks cover your back, there are some things it can’t do. Think of that cool Ninja blender you bought with the high wattage, pureeing genius, but the inability to wash itself. What? I still have to wash this? But, it’s a Ninja blender…

Your website CMS is designed for two types of people within your company: your marketing team and your development team. Legal is typically an afterthought as they aren't the ones buying the CMS to begin with. One problem, though—lawyers and judges don't care. This eBook will clue you into why this is a big deal. The trick is in the design and tracking of legal pages — some designs & implementations will open your company up to risk and some won't, and this ebook will help you navigate the design best practices that could keep your company out of serious trouble.

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5 Simple steps to solving your US-EU safe harbor problem: Overview

By Amber Ferrari on Oct 20, 2015 12:01:58 PM

By now, you’ve probably heard about the latest ruling in the EU over the Safe Harbor of customer data with the US.

Well, on October 6, 2015, the US-EU Safe Harbor was repealed by the highest court in the EU making it infinitely more difficult for business to carry on as normal when it comes to communications between the US and EU.

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How business legal can influence customer micro-moments

By Amber Ferrari on Oct 14, 2015 12:00:00 PM

I missed a phone call from the car dealership while listening to a voicemail from my doctor’s office, got a calendar notification cancelling my morning coffee meeting, browsed a sale from a retail email, and accepted two friend requests all while walking into 7:00p.m. Zumba class.

More online searches and interactions are taking place on mobile devices now more than ever before.

These little moments between our everyday activities, found in Google's guide, "Winning the Shift to Mobile," are called micro-moments. They’re the “I-want-to-know,” “I-want-to-go,” “I-want-to-do,” “I-want-to-buy” moments that every marketer should know about. Because I already know that you’re thinking that managing any type of business legal isn’t the same as being a marketer, I’m going to save us some time and call a spade a spade by saying that your spade is wrong. You’re always a marketer. You market who you represent and you market yourself.

Because ain’t nobody else tryna.

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Legal technology means kissing 1995 goodbye

By Amber Ferrari on Oct 12, 2015 11:45:00 AM

Tracking hours in six-minute increments...old case files sitting wall to wall in an’s 2015, so why does it feel like 1995?

The Atlantic recently published an article about law firms and legal teams being trapped in 1995 and the changes they are about to encounter.

Apparently, it is going to be a rude awakening, and not all lawyers are ready.

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8 user-friendly resources for every stage of online contract management—PART 2

By Amber Ferrari on Oct 7, 2015 3:30:00 PM

Our first edition of “8 user-friendly resources” highlighted online legal software that was pretty well-known. Maybe you haven’t used the previous tools yet, but with legal technology and innovation on the rise, there’s a chance you’ve heard of them.

Crazy as it sounds, there are even more apps and services out there just waiting to assist all contractual matters. From writing to signing to managing contracts. PactSafe knows how tedious that legal process can be and will be the first to tell you that it can and should be simplified!

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8 user-friendly resources for every stage of online contract management

By Amber Ferrari on Oct 5, 2015 12:00:00 PM

Paper trails, drawn out document drafting, lost records, mullets, and cargo shorts are all on the out. (Sorry, dads!) Writing, signing, and managing contracts should not be as complicated as it is often made out to be. These useful online tools are all easy-to-use and take online contract management to new heights.

Starting a business? Already have one? Moving from paper to digital? Check out these websites and apps...soon!

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Apple's online privacy policy puts protection before profit

By Amber Ferrari on Oct 1, 2015 11:45:00 AM

You may remember a few months back when we asked you to see which social media network owned your soul. It is important to understand what you have agreed to on websites with differing standards when it comes to your information, privacy, and user-agreements.

While online privacy policies waver from readable to ridiculous, one sought-after company is doing its best to lead the industry with integrity. Get ready for all of the consumer-feels as we break down what Apple is up to.

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