Guest Post: Legal Trips and Traps of Book Giveaways and Contests

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Have you ever glanced at the back of a Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes mailing? There are about 3,000 words in four-point type about liability, probability, and eligibility. Did you know that the laws that require that microprint apply to your book giveaways and contests as well?

Ever wondered about the legal side of book giveaways and contests? @HelenSedwick shares what you…
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Book giveaways and contests are subject to an array of technical laws on the federal and state level, something writers seem to forget in their ongoing battle against obscurity. Few know that asking someone to “like” you on Facebook, “follow” you on Twitter, or subscribe to your blog as a condition to entering a giveaway could subject them to substantial fines…

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