Get legally zipped up in your author business with Tamsen Horton

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Welcome Tamsen Horton to The TufFish Show, a place to help writers and aspiring authors get out of their own way to leave a legacy by telling the stories they want to share through writing their own books and confidently sharing them with others. The writing process can be tough and the business side can feel scary, but TufFish makes both feel smoother and achievable.

As an author, you tend to think about the legal side of your business by securing a copyright for your book, and that’s great! And there’s so much more to truly protect yourself, your works and business. My friend and business mentor Tamsen Horton is also an attorney as well as an expert in thinking through and building solid infrastructure. She’s known for saying “every business decision has a legal impact,” so let this fabulous conversation with Tamsen help you to not only identify where you need legal protection in your author business, but also why it’s needed and how to remedy it.

Tamsen Horton is a licensed attorney, published author, and dedicated advocate for out-of-the-box entrepreneurs. With her extensive expertise and unique perspective, she helps entrepreneurs protect what matters most to them—time, money, and relationships.

As the author of Easy As PB&J: Share What You Know, Make Money Doing It and Open for Business: Entrepreneur Stories, Tamsen shares practical insights, success stories, and entrepreneurial ideas. Her books have inspired and guided countless individuals on their entrepreneurial journeys.

Tamsen's impact extends beyond the pages of her books. She founded PBK (Preneur Business Klub), an entrepreneurial community specifically designed for online business owners. PBK provides valuable resources, coaching, and a supportive network, empowering out-of-the-box entrepreneurs to thrive in their businesses.

Recognizing the need for simplified business and legal tools, Tamsen created BIZLEBOX™—a reliable and user-friendly toolbox for entrepreneurs. BIZLEBOX™ equips entrepreneurs with templates, guides, and resources to protect their most important assets, enabling them to focus on what they do best.

Tamsen's expertise and passion have led to frequent appearances on popular podcasts, including Naptime Empires, You Inc., Now or Never, The Gen Why Lawyer, The Starters Club, and The Marketing Moxie Show. These platforms have allowed her to share her insights, connect with a broader audience, and make a positive impact in the entrepreneurial space.

With a deep understanding of the challenges faced by out-of-the-box entrepreneurs, Tamsen's work has garnered testimonials such as "PBK provided coaching and education beyond our expectations" or "BIZLEBOX™ saved me from myself and my good ideas," she knows that she is truly making a difference.

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