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The Brief: Growing Past Sole Proprietor Affects Creatives Differently

Most creative professionals start their businesses without doing anything more than accepting the first freelance project offered. That is, they don’t bother to do anything about forming a legal entity like a corporation or an LLC. That’s fine–if you don’t…

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The Brief: Copyright Registration Myth Busting

Sadly, I am often approached by photographers (and others) about infringement matters that look like good cases, until I review the registrations. There, I see legally challengeable issues that make taking the case on contingency impossible and which may even…

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The Brief: I Do. Wait, What Did I Do?

Spring and, even with the COVID craziness, thoughts may turn to love and marriage. Many traditional wedding vows note that a marriage shouldn’t be entered into lightly or unadvisedly. That’s great advice, but it’s given too late: that is, while…

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The Brief: An Introduction

I want to introduce myself: my name is Leslie Burns, and I’m a lawyer. I work with artists, usually visual artists, and many of those are photographers. I do copyright, contracts, and general small business law for my clients, but…

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AXS Pocket Guide: All About Instagram

Grab our latest pocket guide, produced by our very own Consultant and Instagram guru, Karen D’Silva. Full of tips and tricks to help you navigate the sometimes, choppy waters of Instagram for business. We cover everything from what to post…

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[WEBINAR] Insights to obtain photographic success

WATCH NOW You’ve got your camera, your website locked and loaded with your best images, and you’re ready to start booking clients and creating work you love in the process. But, before you hit send on that next email blast…

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Our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Creatives

The holiday season has arrived and so has our 2017 Gift Guide for Creatives!  The consultants at AXS have taken the time to compile a list of unique and thoughtful gift ideas perfect for anyone on your creative Secret Santa list….

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Bringing Dad Time to Iceland

Now, as the mom of three boys, I’ve been seeing the world through the eyes of parents, pretty much the only eyes I have these days. Everything we do as a species is for our children so the subject matter…

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A Success Story: Ron Hutchinson

I hired Agency Access to help me with my email marketing but received more than I could have ever imagined. I received a team of dedicated professionals that want to see me succeed in my career. Trying to break into…

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ImageRights: Convert Infringements into Profits

Becoming a photographer is not the “easy route” by any means. The photography business is tough. Whether it be the marketplace competition or stock agencies driving down prices, there is always another hurdle to jump over.  However, there is one…