Content Contributor Agreement

If you are hiring an independent contractor to serve as a content contributor (photo, copy, or video) or you are a freelance content creator, you want to ensure that you get everything in writing. 

This Purchase Includes: 

  • A legal template in a Word Doc
  • Detailed instructions for customization of your template
  • Lifetime usage of the document
  • Access to any updates we make to the Content Contributor template in the future

The Legal Template Includes: 

  • A Scope of Work to define the services with many examples of language to include
  • Policies to help create boundaries and better client relationships
  • An overview of each party's obligations during the relationship
  • Information on compensation and payments, including payment plan options
  • How to terminate the agreement early
  • The use of subcontractors
  • Confidentiality
  • Intellectual property usage and ownership of work product
  • Use of generative artificial intelligence tools
  • Other legal clauses to help ensure you have everything you need


When you purchase the Content Contributor Agreement, you also receive access to the following bonuses at no additional cost to you: 

  • Businessese Contract Library -We’ve made it easier than ever to manage your Content Contributor Agreement. The Library contains 40+ different topics related to contracts. We provide definitions so you know exactly what things mean, along with tips for navigating the various provisions. The best part? We’re also giving you swipe copy so you can make updates to your agreement with ease. (Value $350)
  • Businessese Contract Toolbox -The Toolbox gives you more information on working with your new Content Contributor Agreement template. We’ve also included information on contract amendments, along with our amendment template. We’ve also given you access to our Contract Guides, which cover topics like how to address artificial intelligence in your contracts to common contract mistakes. If you’ve ever wanted to “pick our brain” on contract best practices, this is where to do it! (Value: $100)

Who Needs the Content Contributor Agreement? 

The Content Contributor Agreement is typically used by: 

  • Business owners who are hiring content contributors to create content on behalf of their business
  • Bloggers who are hiring contributors for things like photography and video
  • Freelance content creators who work with clients

Want to Learn More about Protecting Content and Copyrights? 

Check out our article: Intellectual Property: All About Copyrights

Check out our podcast episode: Protecting Your Content

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You will have lifetime usage of the template. Once you download it, you can use it as many times as you want for YOUR business, in accordance with our product license.

YES! We don’t expect you to be a legal expert, so when the law changes or we make an update to the template, we will send you a notification that there has been an update.

You will receive the template in a word doc format, which you can open as a google doc or in another word processing program, if needed.

Absolutely! We love playing matchmaker with our templates. Submit the contact form and we are happy to point you in the right direction.

No, even though Businessese is owned by a lawyer, it is not a law firm. If you are interested in engaging Danielle specifically, check out her law firm, Liss Legal, which is a completely separate business.

You can share your templates among your own business interests. For example, if you own two businesses, you can use it for each of those two businesses. You are strictly prohibited from sharing it outside of your own business interests. For more information, please visit our product license.