I see you, confident creatives! Let me share with you my top free resources + recommendations

With hundreds of resources claiming to improve your daily workflow, deciding on an appropriate application for your needs can be a daunting and expensive task. Simplify the process (and your operation!) with my favorite tools and takeaways for creative entrepreneurs. Below you will find my go-to biz resources and time-honored tools to help you in your journey. Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means I might earn a small commission if you love something as much as I do.

FREE LEGAL RESOURCES

From The Artists Lawyer

Free Legal Audit

No matter what type of creative business you’re running, you still need legal security and professional documents. Download this free Legal Audit–it’s the ultimate legal toolkit for entrepreneurs. 

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The Biggest Mistakes

In this guide, you’ll find an extensive resource outlining the biggest legal mistakes I’ve seen entrepreneurs and small business owners make. Broken down into a few main takeaways for you to consider, this firsthand insight will help make sure your business is right on track.

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Free

COVID Email Templates

Responding to client emails is hard, especially when you're not sure how to strike a balance between sticking to your policies and having empathy for the difficult circumstances they are going through. We've crafted email responses to give you some peace of mind!

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My most trusted + essential

Tools + Software For Making Business A Breeze

Two of my secrets to success:
First, I’m a firm believer in the power of community and sharing expertise. That means learning from other fearless founders – whether it be through reading, podcasts, or workshops. Second, I believe in doing what you’re great at and outsourcing what you’re not (it’s okay to admit you can’t do it all!). Here are some of my go-to programs that I can’t live without:

Bench

Simple, stress-free bookkeeping and one-on-one assistance...need I say more? Run, don’t walk.

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Dubsado

Easy scheduling and clear communication are the secret sauce to business. This is how I make it happen. 

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FloDesk

You no longer need a graphic designer and developer to make beautiful newsletters that convert.

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Tools Of The Trade

Tonic Site Shop

Our site designers are the best of the best, and create the most modern, stylish websites and templates for creatives. Get 15% off your new dream website with the code “magisentme.” 

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Termly

Easily generate up-to-date and comprehensive privacy policies and terms and conditions to stay in compliance and give you peace of mind, without the legal fees. 

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Gusto

HR, benefits, and payroll all managed in one place. They assist with onboarding, paying, insuring, and supporting your team - a great resource as you expand your business.

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Pic-Time

The most elevated, professional gallery hosting platform we've come across for our photography business, with beautiful print options and marketing automations.

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Plann

A powerful social media scheduling app featuring analytics and strategy tools. We use this software for all of our platforms to plan out our social media with the help of our team.

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Google Workspace

Must-have Google tools, all in one place. From email and docs to calendars and meetings, utilize this one stop shop for collaboration and productivity across your team.

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Free Legal Clauses

Free COVID Rescheduling Clause

Are potential couples inquiring and asking what happens if their wedding is affected by COVID? Ease their fears and book more clients with this free contract clause that allows clients to transfer events affected by COVID without penalty.

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Free Non-Transferrable Payment Language

As couples continue to reschedule, you will want to include language in your master client contract surrounding the rescheduled date and transferability of monies paid. Be sure to verify your remaining contract terms do not conflict.

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Publication Acknowledgement

For clients who want to know how, if, and why their wedding, event, or session will or will not be published by the vendor or third-party publications, this clause allows you discretion and informs how you choose to showcase events.

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Podcasts + Blog Features

For Legal + Business Tips

Brands That Book

Magi shares with Davey from the Brands That Book podcast all about how to handle rescheduling requests and difficult client situations.

Richard Photo Lab
Getting down to business with the world's finest professional photo lab, Magi shares the three biggest legal mistakes photographers make.

Tea With Jaine

Magi joins Jaine Kershner to share everything you need to do to protect your business with solid contracts while fostering healthy client relationships.

The Photo Report

On this episode of The Photo Report, Magi shares the legal implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, what this means for our old contracts, and what to do with new contracts moving forward.

Bokeh Podcast
On the Bokeh Podcast, Magi discusses the important considerations when making the leap from amateur to professional, highlighting the importance of maintaining balance and protection.

Mistakes Make Magic
For most creatives, legal issues are not our strength. Magi chats with podcast host Catherine on the importance of contracts, the most common legal mistakes creatives can make, and how to handle the legalities of entrepreneurship.



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