In this episode, Mariam talks about something you should never ignore, the legal essentials for starting or scaling your online coaching business.
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➡️ The importance of online business protections
➡️ Choosing the right business structure for your online business
➡️ Protecting your intellectual properties in the online space
➡️ All the foundations and security measures you need to enforce to protect you and your clients
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[00:00:00] Mariam Tsaturyan: You are listening to Not So Risky Business
podcast where we make legal easy for you by unlocking access to essential legal
information, training and strategy for online businesses, coaches and
entrepreneurs. I'm your host, Maryam Saurian. Welcome. Welcome back for
another episode at Not So Risky Business podcast.
[00:00:31] Mariam Tsaturyan: Today's episode is going to be a solo episode,
meaning I'm not interviewing anyone, I guess I'm interviewing myself where I'll
be talking about the legal essentials for starting a coaching business. Now,
majority of my audience are coaches, consultants, creatives. In other words,
online business owners. So it's important that you understand all the legal
essentials, the basics that go into starting your coaching business, your
consulting business, your online business.
[00:01:04] Mariam Tsaturyan: Depending where you are in your business, you
might have little bit more legal necessities that you need to take care of versus
somebody who's just starting out. But the foundation of a business, protecting it
legally at the foundation level is common for most businesses out there, and
something that you should never ignore because while internet made it
incredibly easy for anyone to create a business and make money, it also made
incurring liability a lot easier.
[00:01:38] Mariam Tsaturyan: So if you have a business that you love, if your
business is making the money for you that you love and wanna keep making,
then I suggest protect that business legally. Take care of the legal essentials so
that your business can have a long life and continue earning the income that you
need in order to live your life.
[00:02:00] Mariam Tsaturyan: The way you wanna live your life. So to begin
with, we will address some of the beginner questions like business structure for
your business, money bank accounts, and then we'll go on to some other topics.
So why is it important to have business protection for coaching businesses?
Because as coaches or consultants, your business is actually more prone to incur
liability than most other businesses.
[00:02:34] Mariam Tsaturyan: This is because not only do you have. Most
likely what we call digital products nowadays, you know, such as online
courses, online memberships, or online programs, you also have a life
component to your coaching program. That means you either meet with your
clients one-on-one or in a group setting. Either way, you are meeting with
[00:03:00] Mariam Tsaturyan: ,another facet of your business is most likely
you have people who work for you. Now, whether they are employees or
contractors, makes no difference because these are still people that are
associating with your business in an employee or contractor capacity. All of this
basically means that you are open to liability from your clients, from your
contractors, from your employees, for your digital products, as well as your
[00:03:31] Mariam Tsaturyan: So it means you need to have a business that is
secure. Legally protected so that you can actually work, you can scale, you can
take on clients. You can scale your business to new heights without worrying
about these legal, legal headaches that can come up as you grow, as you scale,
as you appear online more and more.
[00:03:57] Mariam Tsaturyan: So the very first thing that I wanna tackle is
choosing the right business structure for your online business. Now, as we
know, there are different business structures out there from the simplest one of
being the sole proprietorship to partnerships, to LLCs, corporations, and then
within the corporation there are also types of corporations, you know, such as
C-Corp and S-Corps and.
[00:04:25] Mariam Tsaturyan: Basically, partnerships have types of
partnerships and LLCs have partner, types of LLCs and so on. So what is the
right structure for you to pick and kind of roll with to build your business upon?
Now, the simplest structure, of course, is. Sole proprietorship. However, this is
the case where simple doesn't always mean the best.
[00:04:51] Mariam Tsaturyan: In fact, avoid, avoid, avoid, avoid having a sole
proprietorship for your business, especially if you're a coach, a consultant, a
creator who deals with people. In their business. Sole proprietorship is the type
of business where your personal assets, your personal identity, is mixed with
your business identity.
[00:05:16] Mariam Tsaturyan: They are not separate entities. It's one and the
same thing. You even file taxes as the. Same entity as the same person. So
nothing is separate. It's an easy form to have. In fact, a lot of business owners
initially, when they start, they choose this because it's very simple. It's quick.
There's almost no or very little paperwork involved to get started.
[00:05:40] Mariam Tsaturyan: However, this form of business. I don't even
wanna call it a form of business because it's really not. But this business
structure does not protect you if you have to be responsible for something. So
hypothetically, if somebody sues your business for whatever it is that you've
done or didn't do.
[00:06:04] Mariam Tsaturyan: Then your personal assets are not protected
from this lawsuit. So if your business incurred debt, a liability that you are
supposed to pay back, your personal assets can come into play to pay for that.
So if you have a house or if you have a luxury car or a bank accounts, savings
accounts, all of those could be touched too.
[00:06:29] Mariam Tsaturyan: Pay for your business expenses, for your
business debts and liabilities. So as a coaching business, stay away from sole
proprietorships. a lot of businesses go with either LLCs, limited liability
company or corporations. Either one is fine. They both have their advantages
and disadvantages, and it kind of depends what your goals are connected with
your business to decide which one you should go with.
[00:06:58] Mariam Tsaturyan: Now, a lot of the times I do suggest that
businesses start with LLCs. One, it's simple to form. A lot less formalities to
form an LLC than a corporation. It's faster to get started. , yet it gives you the
limited liability protection that you want as a business owner because this is an
entity, a business structure that will keep your personal separate from your
business as long as you treat them as separate.
[00:07:27] Mariam Tsaturyan: And we'll address that in a minute or two. Now
I love LLCs. Simple to form, faster form, have less formalities that you need to
abide by than corporations, and they offer you that limited liability protection.
Corporations on the other hand, they're still kind of easy to form as far as the
formation is concerned, but they definitely have more formalities that you need
to abide with.
[00:07:53] Mariam Tsaturyan: this, you know, includes things such as your
annual meetings, meeting notes, you know, accountability and worrying about
shares and all of that and your board and directors and whatnot. So with
corporations there are more formalities and with formalities there comes a need
for. Actual compliance because if you're not complying with the formalities that
are in place for that particular business structure, well then you might lose that
limited liability protection that that particular business is offering you.
[00:08:27] Mariam Tsaturyan: Business structure is offering you. There is a
place where corporations are preferred over LLCs. Rather than forming an LLC
or a multi-memberLLC, sometimes corporations are best. For example, if you
are in the business, if you're growing a business that you intend to sell, Let's say
selling that business is something that you have in mind from day one.
[00:08:51] Mariam Tsaturyan: You're just growing it to a place where you can
sell for profit. Then corporation is a better structure to go with if you intend to
franchise. Your business in near future, again, corporation is a better structure to
go with. And if there are multiple people, sometimes it makes sense to have a
corporation rather than a multi-member LLC, in order to determine which one
will be best for your particular situation.
[00:09:21] Mariam Tsaturyan: You would most likely need to consult your
attorney for them to be able to figure that out for you through some,
questionnaires and questions that they need to ask you. But LLCs and
corporations both great forms of business structures to have as a coach. Now,
aside from the sole proprietorship that I said to avoid.
[00:09:41] Mariam Tsaturyan: Another one that I would avoid are
partnerships. Partnerships are very risky. They do not. General partnerships do
not afford you the limited liability protection. Even the kind of partnerships that
have limited liability protection in them still are not as secure for coaches and
consultants and online businesses as LLCs and corporations.
[00:10:05] Mariam Tsaturyan: So I would say stick with those two LLCs and
corporations as a business structure when you're just starting out or maybe
expanding or scaling. The other part of making sure that all the legal essentials
in your business are covered are to take care of all the licenses and permits
requirements. Now, some businesses, not all, and in some locations, you might
need to obtain specific permit to do business in that particular town or in that
[00:10:36] Mariam Tsaturyan: This is not for everyone but. Make sure to
research, make sure to look up your particular field. Is there a permit that you
need? Does your city or county require a specific type of license or a permit that
you need to have in place before you can do business? Regardless what kind of
business? Now, sometimes online businesses have little bit less requirement
when it comes to this.
[00:11:03] Mariam Tsaturyan: Things like permits and licenses, just because a
lot of the counties and cities, they haven't upgraded their way of thinking to
online businesses yet they're still thinking brick and mortar. But make sure to
double check just in case if you need to have some form of a permit or a license
in place, take care of that beforehand.
[00:11:24] Mariam Tsaturyan: Don't let that become a headache for you.
Right. With law. With legal protections in general for any business out there, not
just coaches, not just consultants or online businesses in general. , it is easier,
less time consuming and definitely a lot cheaper if you're proactive versus when
you are reacting to something that already went wrong.
[00:11:50] Mariam Tsaturyan: If something went wrong, then you will have to
fix that. You will have to find an answer to that, a solution to that, and this can
be a costly process to go through most of the time. However, being proactive is
easy. It's cheap, and it will prevent a lot of headaches from happening in the
future if you just take a few precautions along the way before anything goes
[00:12:19] Mariam Tsaturyan: The next step as a coach, as a consultant that
you need to worry about, and this is a step that you need to be almost religious
about, is protecting your intellectual property as a business. Now, every single
business bar, none has intellectual property that they need to protect. Not
everyone knows that they have intellectual property.
[00:12:47] Mariam Tsaturyan: In fact, most businesses don't even know they
have as much of an intellectual property as they actually do. So one of the
services that I offer in my law firm is doing an IP audit for businesses, and by
the end of that audit, they're surprised that they actually have like that amount of
intellectual property that I have uncovered for them because they think all they
have is a trademark for their brand name or, you know, copyright in the articles
or videos that they have produced or something along the line, along the lines of
[00:13:21] Mariam Tsaturyan: But in reality, most businesses have a lot more
to protect. So make sure to identify your ips. Your intellectual properties and
puts them in an order of priority. What are the most important pieces that you
need to protect first, and then what are sort of like the least important pieces?
Even though as a business owner, everything is important, but there's always a
[00:13:45] Mariam Tsaturyan: There's always level of importance that you can
have in your ip. So make sure your intellectual property, Is protected and make
sure you enforce this protection. Now, I cannot stress the number of times I
have come across advice from non attorneys where let's say somebody was
asking, what should I do? I found, so and so.
[00:14:08] Mariam Tsaturyan: Is copying my article or they've used my image
or something along those lines. And then I hear from other people saying, I
wouldn't do anything at all because, you know, flattery, imitation is the biggest
form of flattery. Or you know, they're just jealous. So they copied you. They
can't touch you.
[00:14:25] Mariam Tsaturyan: You're the original. The other one might say,
oh, like I know that person. She's so nice. It's okay. Like, you know, just do a
good deed and don't do anything. Like what? Like no, absolutely not.
Somebody copies your ip, somebody infringes your intellectual property. You
need to act, you need to protect your intellectual property because if you don't,
there is a very good chance that you might lose.
[00:14:52] Mariam Tsaturyan: That intellectual property, because we have this
concept of diluting your rights. If you're not protecting them, your rights get
weaker and weaker and weaker until at some point somebody can come along
and challenge that and say, number one, you didn't protect your rights. You
didn't enforce your rights, and your mark is at this point, diluted.
[00:15:15] Mariam Tsaturyan: It's diluted, whatever. Right. So make sure to
protect it, protected by registering your trademarks, protected by registering
your copyrights. If you have a patent. Make sure to protect that as well. And
then once you register them, it doesn't end there. You need to actively enforce it,
so monitor it, public it, enforce it.
[00:15:41] Mariam Tsaturyan: Those are things that every single business
owner must do when it comes to their intellectual property rights because your
IP. Is what actually brings the value of your business up. Your IP is what makes
your business valuable. It's what gives you that aura of serious business owner
because you have IP, because you have these rights, because you have this
protections in place.
[00:16:09] Mariam Tsaturyan: Now, aside from ip, which is in my book, one
of the most important things, there is another asset of your business, another
part of your business that is equally as important, if not more. We're talking
about your client agreements, your contracts now as a coach. You deal with your
clients, either one-on-one or in a group setting, you probably have employees or
contractors working for you, which means you also have to deal with them
working in your business, with your business, right?
[00:16:46] Mariam Tsaturyan: So that means you need to have contracts and
agreements in place with your clients or prospective clients, and you need to
have. Contract and agreements in place with your employees and your
contractors. These are going to be different kinds of agreements. You know,
clients versus employees or contractors, but these are both the types of
agreements that you need to have in place, and these agreements need to be
[00:17:18] Mariam Tsaturyan: Meaning they need to be in detail. This need to
be strong, legally binding and enforceable above all else's. This means for your
contract to be enforceable. Both parties need to agree to it. There has to be clear
meaning of the mines. This is a legal term. It means like both parties understand
what it is and they agree to the terms it needs to be fair.
[00:17:46] Mariam Tsaturyan: It cannot be unconscionable. This means your
contract, while it's meant to protect you, it cannot protect you to the level where
it puts the other party at a great harm or disadvantage. There needs to be
fairness built in or cooked in with your agreements and contract. And third
requirement that I personally think is very important.
[00:18:11] Mariam Tsaturyan: This is not necessarily a legal requirement, but
it is in business. Make sure your contracts are understandable now. Several
years ago, and a lot of the old school attorneys still do this when they're writing
a contract. They take pride in filling their contracts with a lot of legal mambo,
jumbo and legalese.
[00:18:33] Mariam Tsaturyan: Yes. We go to law school. Yes, we learn a lot of
Latin terms that have meaning. If anybody watched the movie Legally Blunt,
they have probably seen that scene where she just. Connect bunch of legal terms
together, legal terms, you know, Latin words and phrases together when she's
trying to get the dog from Paulette's ex-husband or boyfriend or whatever, and
you keep watching her and hearing her and you're like, What did she just say?
[00:19:01] Mariam Tsaturyan: Like, all you hear is like lasers fair and I don't
even remember what she says at this point, but like a lot of Latin terms that Yes,
to an untrained ear, they sound like it's important. It sounds like, oh, like this is
legal. Oh, this must be legally binding. But what is happening in reality is that.
The person reading your contract might not understand what they're reading.
[00:19:23] Mariam Tsaturyan: They might not understand their rights. They
might not understand their obligations. They might not even understand like
what limitations they are in your contract, what they're allowed to do and what
they're not allowed to do. And they might sign that contract just because they
wanna be part of your program or they wanna buy your product or they wanna
be coached by you.
[00:19:42] Mariam Tsaturyan: So this is not what you want. You want your
agreements to be understandable. By an average client. By an average
consumer. So when they're reading it, they're actually understanding it. There's
no reward for having a contract that cannot be understood by anyone, right there
is there, there is no benefit to that.
[00:20:05] Mariam Tsaturyan: Your contracts need to sound like they're
written by a human being because a human being is going to read this contract
and agreements. So make sure that they're understandable while getting your
point across, while protecting you legally. So solid. Client contracts and
agreements, solid agreements with your independent contractors and employees.
[00:20:30] Mariam Tsaturyan: Yes. This will be different kinds of contracts
from the ones that you need to have with your clients because with independent
contractors and or employees, you also need to worry about things such as.
Business secrets, trade secrets, NDAs, you know client list, customer list your
leads, your processes, your methods, because these people working with you
will be privy to all of that information within your business.
[00:20:56] Mariam Tsaturyan: So you don't want them to go to your
competitor and give all this information to them or start a business with your
information and becoming a direct competitor of yours. With that knowledge in
mind, that is unfair. So, agreements as far as clients as are concerned,
agreements as far as employees and or contractors are concerned.
[00:21:19] Mariam Tsaturyan: Make sure they're solid. Make sure they're
detailed. Make sure that they're written in a way that people will understand
when they're reading it. The next kind of legal requirement that I wanna talk
about concerns your data privacy and collection tactics. Data privacy is a big
thing for online businesses.
[00:21:42] Mariam Tsaturyan: It is a big thing in general for any business out
there, but it is even bigger. I would say, or more important for online based
businesses because we come across, clients online. We come across certain
information online that you don't have in the physical world. For example,
things like IP addresses, things like, Email addresses, you know, and so on and
[00:22:06] Mariam Tsaturyan: Or like pixels and cookies and their browsing
history and their shopping history, or retargeting them for certain things that
they wanna buy, abandoned carts and whatnot. So all of this are data that you
can collect online when doing business, and we need to be very careful about
how we're collecting this information for what purpose and.
[00:22:31] Mariam Tsaturyan: To remember that there are actual laws out
there that you need to abide by. One of those laws is the G D P R, which is the
General Data Protection Regulation Act coming out of the European Union.
Another one is the C C P A California Consumer Privacy Act, which is.
California's version of GDPR almost. We have one that's coming out of
[00:22:55] Mariam Tsaturyan: We have one from Brazil, we have one from
Utah. Like, so different states nowadays and different countries have their own
privacy regulations and versions. So I'm not saying that you need to sit down
and you need to research every single country or every single state for privacy
regulations, but at least at the.
[00:23:18] Mariam Tsaturyan: Big ones you need to comply with and G D P R
and C C P A are as big as they get. This means you need to have a privacy
policy for your website, for your online business that outlines your data
collection, storage and use practices. So how are you collecting? Data, how are
you storing it? For how long?
[00:23:43] Mariam Tsaturyan: Where, when are you gonna delete that? And
be G D P R compliant. It needs to be CCP,CCPA compliant. And I would go
even as far as, say, make it a Privacy Act compliant, and VCDPR compliant,
which is the Virginia's privacy regulation.
[00:24:07] Mariam Tsaturyan: You also need to identify in your privacy
policy, the type of information you collect, the type of personal data you collect.
For example, are you collecting first names, last names, emails, phone numbers,
addresses. Birth dates, social security numbers. I don't know, whatever it is that
you are collecting.
[00:24:28] Mariam Tsaturyan: Maybe you are in a medical field where you
need to collect some se sensitive data, like about their diagnosis, about their
health, about their statistics, like health, height, weight, you know, I don't know.
Skin condition and all of that. So whatever it is that you're collecting, make sure
is absolutely necessary for you to do business.
[00:24:49] Mariam Tsaturyan: Now, one advice I would give to coaches and
creatives out there when you're trying to protect your business legally, so that
you can scale, only collect the information that is absolutely essential for your
business to function. In other words, if not having a last name, You know, is.
Not going to make or break your business.
[00:25:14] Mariam Tsaturyan: Do not collect last names. If not having a
phone number is not essential for your business to carry out. Its everyday
business purpose and functions do not collect the phone number. Same is true
for other personal data like date of birth, like driver's license numbers, like
whatever your business is. If a piece of data is not absolutely essential, I would
say collect less or on a side of collecting less than more.
[00:25:38] Mariam Tsaturyan: You would have less to put up with and less to
worry about and unless kind of practices that you need to have in place to be
legally compliant for these things, you also need to have certain security
measures in place when you're collecting personal data. When you're storing
this data, for example, do you have a practice in place?
[00:26:04] Mariam Tsaturyan: If. Somebody hacks your system. Let's say
somebody gets their hands on this data that you've collected. Do you have a
security measure in place? Number one first, have you done everything in your
power reasonably? In your power to make sure that a breach like that would not
happen. So have you protect your content?
[00:26:25] Mariam Tsaturyan: Is it behind like a firewall? Is it protected? Do
you have maybe double authentication in place? Have you limited the number
of people who will have access to this? Is it password protected? Like meaning
it's not just open all the time. When somebody can click on something and get
access to this data, it's actually protected, like with a password.
[00:26:47] Mariam Tsaturyan: If you've done all of that, that is reasonably
necessary. Well, the next step is to have a process for addressing a breach. If it
happens, you usually need to notify everyone involved that a breach happened
within 48 hours. So make sure you have a process in place for doing exactly that
and minimizing the damage as much as pods possible.
[00:27:11] Mariam Tsaturyan: Now, Since we're talking about legal essential
legal requirements for coaching businesses, we cannot talk about this topic
without addressing your obligations when it comes to your finances, record
keeping and bank account as a business, whether you are an LLC, whether
you're a corporation, doesn't matter.
[00:27:32] Mariam Tsaturyan: Even if you were, even if you were a sole
proprietor, I would still recommend you do this. Have. Separate bank accounts
for some business structures. This is absolutely required by law such just for
LLCs and corporations for sole proprietorships. It's not legally required, but I
would say have it. Have separate business bank accounts for your business and
never mingle personal funds with business funds.
[00:28:04] Mariam Tsaturyan: This means your business funds go into your
business account. Do not. Get cash out of your business account. Always use
proper legal methods of paying yourself, paying your employees, writing a
check, creating an audit trail where that money went, and for what purpose. So
this is essential recordkeeping, bookkeeping when it comes to your bank
[00:28:34] Mariam Tsaturyan: And general financial accounts is extremely
important. It falls under the the formalities that you need to abide by in order to
maintain that limited liability protection that most business structures provide
you, such as the LLCs and corporations. So be sure to follow through. Be sure
to do everything the way you're supposed to do when it comes to your accounts
[00:29:01] Mariam Tsaturyan: Mingle your personal funds with your business
funds. This is a surefire way of losing that limited liability protection and
making sure that your personal is not protected from your business debts. If you
keep do that, doing that, then even if you have an LLC, even if you have a
corporation in place, process of piercing the corporate veil, which is what we
call it, will take place, which means now your business and personal are no
longer separated by a veil.
[00:29:30] Mariam Tsaturyan: It was pierced. So your business debts and
assets can trickle down to your. Personal level and your personally, your bank
accounts, your house, your cars, anything you have can be used towards paying
your business debts and liabilities. So make sure to keep everything separate so
that you don't have to worry about your personal assets being used for any of
[00:29:53] Mariam Tsaturyan: Insurance is the other thing that I wanna talk to
you about. Insurance is very important to have. If you're a physical business,
you have different insurances that you need to worry about. For example, a
premises liability insurance. If somebody slips and falls, for example, you need
to have that kind of a protection in place.
[00:30:12] Mariam Tsaturyan: But when you're an online business, When
you're a coaching business, you don't really need premises liability. What you
do need are business insurances, liability or malpractice insurances. Your policy
limits and the types will usually depend on the type of business you are, the type
of topics you talk about, meaning how high is the risk level in your business if
you are in.
[00:30:43] Mariam Tsaturyan: Like, let's say health coaching niche, weight
loss, legal money. Then the, these are initiatives that automatically carry higher
liability with them, higher risk with them, because the chances that somebody
will take a advice that you've given them or information that you shared with
them and use it for their own businesses is high.
[00:31:08] Mariam Tsaturyan: This also means that there's a chance that that
person will be put at a disadvantage because of your advice. Or hopefully at an
advantage. But if they're put at a disadvantage, like they can come after you. So
you wanna have that insurance in place, a mal practice or business liability
insurance in place to protect yourself against any future claims and causes.
[00:31:32] Mariam Tsaturyan: Now, this next part, I don't, uh, feel like. Is a,
you know, rocket science, everybody should know this, but stay updated on
current practices and laws that change, related to your business. So, if a law has
changed that now requires you to, let's say, obtain specific type of certification
or pay specific type of fee at a certain time, you need to make sure that you're
kept updated and you do this because, you know, as they say, Ignorance of the
law is not a defense, so do your best to stay updated, to do everything that you
are supposed to be doing in your business to make sure it is legally protected.
[00:32:18] Mariam Tsaturyan: And one other thing that I wanna mention, and
this is highly important and connects back to a lot of the points that we've
already talked about, such as having contracts, detailed, understandable
contracts that will be legally binding, having Insurance in place, making sure
that you're kept updated.
[00:32:38] Mariam Tsaturyan: All of this can be tied with this next point that I
wanna make, and that is to know your scope of practice, to know your scope of
knowledge, and to stay within that scope when you're offering coaching
services. When you're offering advice or group coaching. Your scope is the field
within which you are the expert.
[00:33:03] Mariam Tsaturyan: It's the scope where you have the knowledge,
expertise, or experience to share with other people to give legal advice. Your
scope is also can be geographic in nature if you are limited to working with
particular types of clients in a particular area. Stay within that scope. If you are
required to only talk about particular topic in a particular way, stay within that
[00:33:36] Mariam Tsaturyan: For example, if you are, let's say, a branding
coach that's your. Scope, you talk about branding. What's not your scope is to
talk about taxes, to give legal advice on taxes or to talk about, legal advice on
intellectual property because that's not your scope. You might know basics
about it. You can mention it, but you cannot talk about it in a way where you are
[00:34:05] Mariam Tsaturyan: Teaching people because that's not your scope,
because chances are the advice, the information that you share can be taken and
used in a way that will put your clients at a disadvantage or at a harm level. So
know your scope, define it for yourself, and stay within your scope to avoid a
lot of legal headaches that otherwise will come into play.
[00:34:30] Mariam Tsaturyan: So, these were the points that I wanted to make
today when it comes to legal essentials for starting a coaching business or for
scaling a coaching business. Make sure that you have listened to this. Make sure
that you have taken note and you can go back and fix what needs to be fixed.
Now my law firm is available to help you with any of the services that you
[00:34:58] Mariam Tsaturyan: But I actually wanted to share another offer
with you or a program with you that, I'm launching very soon. This is my
signature program, business Lawyer at Your Fingertips. This is meant to act as
if you have. A personal business attorney on retainer for your business. So this
program is comprehensive.
[00:35:21] Mariam Tsaturyan: It includes all kinds of contracts and
agreements. It includes a lot of guides, checklists, educational instructional
videos on how-tos, for example, Somebody infringes your copyright. What to
do instead of going into various Facebook groups and asking people or typing
something to search on Google for a response.
[00:35:44] Mariam Tsaturyan: Now all you need to do is go into the program,
go into the copyright infringement section, and follow the steps that are there
for you one step at a time. So this program is comprehensive. This program will.
Be useful for your entire business. If you're somebody who's earning multiple
five to six figures and you.
[00:36:11] Mariam Tsaturyan: Don't mind doing some of the things yourself,
as long as you know how to do them. Then this program is a goldmine. There is
nothing like that out there. And I say nothing like that out there because there
are some programs that are similar to this, but they're different because mine is
as comprehensive as it gets.
[00:36:35] Mariam Tsaturyan: And I'm a currently practicing attorney, and the
topics that I teach you are topics that I offer as services in my law firm. And
because I'm a currently practicing attorney, my level of liability is high. That
means anything I put out as a product needs to have certain standards attached
[00:36:54] Mariam Tsaturyan: Otherwise, as an attorney, I can be held liable.
For providing incorrect information. So if you're interested, make sure to
connect back to me. Send me an email, uh, or a comment below if you're
watching this or if you're listening to this episode on my website. If you're not,
send me an email at [email protected].
[00:37:17] Mariam Tsaturyan: I'll put all the information in the show notes for
you. If you wanna learn more about this. I have a beta launch that is coming up
for 10 people only. You can be part of the beta, or you can wait a month for the
full, big launch that's going to happen. That will give you access to everything
your business needs to be legally protected, legally compliant.
[00:37:41] Mariam Tsaturyan: When I say this is comprehensive, I mean it
like, if somebody came to me, to my law firm to hire me to do everything that
I'm going to provide you in this program, I would charge no less than $50,000 to
start with. So I am not joking when I saying this is comprehensive and includes
so much in it. Anyways, I'm going to conclude today's episode.
[00:38:08] Mariam Tsaturyan: That was just a little announcement for you to
know that that program is available and it is available for a beta launch very
soon. So if you wanna find out more, get in touch with me. As far as today's
episode is concerned, I hope. That what we talked about, you know, all these
legal essentials, the foundations that you need to have in place as a coach, if
you're starting your coaching business or scaling it, that everything we've talked
about is clear and understandable, and if you require clarification on.
[00:38:41] Mariam Tsaturyan: Any of this, get in touch with me. I am literally
an email away from you. I'm also available to you on social media. It was a
pleasure talking to you. We'll talk soon. Next Thursday. Bye-bye.