Stacy Brooks: Blogging and The Legal Jargon You Need To Know
Bio: Stacy Brooks has been blogging since 2011. Her blog, Tangled Up In Food, features food-focused travel writing, recipes, and tips for making the most of Minneapolis-St. Paul’s vibrant food scene. She has worked with destinations and brands including Visit St. Paul, Travel Manitoba, Stonyfield Organic, and Barlean’s. In addition to blogging, Stacy is a freelance food and travel journalist, and her writing has been featured in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota Monthly, Midwest Living, and Twin Cities Eater.
Before making the leap to writing full time, Stacy spent several years in the legal field as an intellectual property paralegal. She’s fluent in legal jargon and actually enjoys delving into government rules and regulations.
Summary: From FTC disclosures, copyright and the things that can prevent you from being successful in the world of blogging. Stacy will help you understand all of this legal jargon and how it applies to you. Do you wonder what all of those “big” words mean? Stacy will open your eyes as to what a contract should have and why these things need to be there. With new technologies and government guidelines coming out all the time, this session will help you know what you should be watching for so you don’t find yourself in the midst of a legal battle. The government rules and regulations actually tend to stay the same, they just need to be re-interpreted again and again as new technologies come out.