MUST KNOW Laws Behind Social Media Marketing and Online Advertising w/Robert Freund EP 262

Sitting with Lance today we have an advertising attorney based Robert Freund. Focusing on e-commerce and social media marketing, Rob represents brand owners, agencies, and creators.  He is also the founder of InfluencersIQ, an influencer compliance training, and certification program. Before opening his own firm, Rob honed his legal skills working at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, one of the largest and most respected international law firms.  Rob has lectured about advertising law at the University of Southern California and the University of San Diego, and he has been quoted in The New York Times on those issues.


  • [00:05:44] Robert’s Backstory
  • [00:13:29] Mastering and Understanding Copyright, FTC Regulations, and Influencer Advertisements
  • [00:37:54] Building Organic Followers and Online Business Growth
  • [00:45:44] Exploring Differences Between Canadian vs American Online Laws
  • [00:57:58] Why It’s Safer To Pre-Record Podcasts


Robert says, “My hope is that this audience will walk away with a better grasp of some common issues and to feel like they have a resource to overcome anything.”

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2. Visit Robert’s website for more information or any legal questions!

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