FTC Compliance: What It’s Like To Get Sued By The FTC… And What You Can Do About It!

FTC Compliance – What It’s Like To Get Sued By The FTC… And What To Do About It! If you sell products or services online to consumers or to the work-at-home market, you’re subject to the jurisdiction of the Federal …

Tragic (Legal) Mistake 1: Your Failure To Substantiate Ad Claims Causes The FTC To Freeze Your Bank Accounts

Your Failure To Substantiate Ad Claims Causes The FTC To Freeze Your Bank Accounts… Even Though You Were Truthful! What Is False Advertising? In short, false advertising consists of an ad claim that is either – * literally false, or * …

Tragic (Legal) Mistake 2: Your Testimonials Gets You Sued By The FTC For Big Bucks

Your Failure To Follow The FTC Disclosure Rules For Testimonials On Your Website, Blog, and Social Media Platforms Gets You Sued By The FTC For Big Bucks (You Failed To Disclose, Or Your Disclosure Wasn’t Conspicuous!) Part 1 deals with …

Tragic (Legal) Mistake 3: FTC Biz Op Rules Takes On Earning Claims

The New Biz Op Rule by the FTC applies to all fifty states, including the 25 states that did not already have a business opportunity law. This means it applies to everyone with a business that meets its classification criteria, …

Tragic (Legal) Mistake 4: Continuity Programs: In the FTC Crosshairs

Your membership site can land you in the FTC’s cross-hairs. Even if the FTC doesn’t breathe down your neck, continuity programs can run afoul of various state laws. And the penalties for non-compliance are steep. Warning: If you have automatically …

Tragic (Legal) Mistake 5: Your Privacy Policy is Not Private

In fact, it can be enforced against you by the Federal Trade Commission. The Rules that Affect Your Privacy Policy – And Your Business Maybe you’re an online entrepreneur or an internet market. It doesn’t matter whether you are a …

Tragic (Legal) Mistake 6: See How Rogue Affiliates Can Cost You Money

Rogue affiliates are those who engage in deceptive marketing practices. And, unfortunately, this can cost you money. A common question internet marketers and online salespeople ask is: Am I liable if one of my affiliates uses deceptive marketing practices? The …

Tragic (Legal) Mistake 7: Social Media Promotion Risks

Will Your Social Media Promotion Land You in Hot Water with the FTC, the U.S. Department of Justice, and State Attorney General? And All You Wanted To Do Was Have A Simple Giveaway Contest on Facebook… You wanted to have …