5 Signs You Need a Legal API

By Emma MacAnally on Jul 5, 2017 11:00:00 AM

No matter how awesome your product or service is, you’re going to run into trouble if you aren’t checking your online legal terms. Luckily, this isn’t as difficult as it sounds. You’re probably familiar with those clickable terms of service boxes you are presented with when you first become a user. These clickwrap agreements use a button labeled “I agree” instead of a traditional ink and paper signature, but they are still just as legally enforceable.

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PactSafe + Twilio: The TXT to Sign Revolution

By Michael Welling on May 30, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Rarely do I get excited about building out a new integration. It’s not that I’m not up to the challenge, (because let’s be honest what self-respecting developer doesn’t get amped at building out a new feature!?), but the idea of having to dig through outdated documentation for an overly complex API that then requires three methods of authentication just to get in, well that just doesn’t sound like a fun afternoon.

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Silicon Valley 'Terms of Service' Recap

By Emma MacAnally on May 3, 2017 2:52:39 PM

If you're anything like us here at PactSafe, you are obsessed with Mike Judge and Alec Berg’s comedy about the American tech industry: Silicon Valley. The show, which just started it's fourth season last month, centers around a group of young entrepreneurs trying to make it big despite the hijinks they regularly find themselves in. Silicon Valley successfully satirizes the tech goliaths and the startup world, in a hilarious and completely relatable way.

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Ink-to-Paper Signatures Slowing Down Your Workflow? This Will Help.

By Marty Pochop on Mar 22, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Contracts don’t necessarily need the typical ink-to-paper form of signing anymore. This form of signing is definitely still used, but is being pushed aside by a faster, more efficient way of getting a contract signed and deals closed.

Topics: eSignature
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Kill the Fax. College football Programs Went Digital on National Signing Day

By Kyle Robbins on Feb 13, 2017 8:02:00 AM

If you're anything of a college sports fan, you've seen the process tens of hundreds of times.

A prodigous high school football star, flanked by parents and coaches at a long table -- in front of flashing cameras & media members ready to cast a teen's decision to the world. The array of hats arranged in front of him, praise or hate set to follow from whichever he picks.

Then, it's time for the pen & paper.

This is National Signing Day in college football. 

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Signatures Through the Ages

By Emma MacAnally on Feb 1, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Signing documents is a part of our daily lives, but very rarely do we stop and think about how much this practice has changed over the years. People have been making their mark since the days of pictographs and hieroglyphics. But, fast forward a couple thousand years, and the power of the signature is right at our fingertips. Literally.

Topics: eSignature
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5 Shortcuts to Accelerate Signatures Like a World Series Champion

By Amber Ferrari on Nov 14, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Time travel back to November 2, 2016 when we were all on the edge of our seats watching the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs fight for game seven of the World Series. The teams contended at elite playing levels tying up scores and laying it all out there until Chicago came out on top. We want to help you be the better performing team no matter what game you’re playing in.

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Use Clickwraps for Business Contracts

By Amber Ferrari on Oct 20, 2016 7:45:00 AM

Over the last year, we have been following cases of companies such as Dick’s Sporting Goods, Barnes & Noble, and Proflowers.com for posting their website terms online via hyperlink. Attempting to enforce a website’s terms of use this way is called a browsewrap agreement. The enforceability of passive browsewraps has been a toss up for a while and continues to fade. Clickwrap agreements are so much more verifiable. It’s a mystery why more companies aren’t using them within their websites and apps.

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PactSafe partners with CONTRIB to launch eSignatures.com as a resource for small businesses and consumers.

By Caitie Parten on Sep 21, 2016 8:00:00 AM

As part of its continual effort to reduce the pain and stress involved in the contracting process, PactSafe has partnered with Contrib to launch eSignatures.com today to help everyday small businesses and consumers send and sign contracts on a free or pay-as-you-go basis. eSignatures.com’s registration-free process allows individuals to upload contracts, add signatures, and send contracts -- all without the red tape and hassle of dealing with signing up for a service or downloading an app.

Topics: eSignature
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4 ways trading paper contracts for eSignatures will change how you work

By Amber Ferrari on Feb 22, 2016 2:20:28 PM

Organization is vital to success. We are always looking for ways to communicate better, maintain focus, and collaborate efficiently. Closing deals is how you make money; however, trying to make money amidst disorganization is chaotic. 

Automation is the root of of organization because you don't have to think about it. What would you do if the contracts you created and signed were safely filed away for you?

Trading paper contracts for eSignatures can help you get there, AND it will completely change the way you work.

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