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Episode 23 Influencer's Guide to Talent Agency Agreements

Are you an Influencer that’s been offered representation by a Talent Agency and are excitedly about to sign the contract? Hold on! This episode is crucial for understanding what you agree to.

If properly prepared, the Talent Agency Management Agreement will be a legally binding contract. This means that it’s important for you to take time to read over the terms and conditions, and fully understand your obligations – as well as the Agency’s – before signing.

In today’s episode, I’m going to cover the essential aspects of talent agency contracts you need to consider such as whether the contract is exclusive or non-exclusive, the services offered, territory and term, fees, and other general conditions.

Today’s episode is part of our series on the influencer-agency relationship, and I’ll link the series episodes in the expanded show notes, as recommended listening for you.

With over a decade of experience in negotiating influencer agreements, I’ve got your back. We’ll walk through these agreements with some insights and smart moves I’ve picked up along the way. Let’s make the first steps of reviewing your Talent Agency Management Agreement less daunting and get started…

In Today’s Episode

[00:00:00] Introduction to understanding your rights in talent agency contracts.

[00:02:00] The importance of qualified legal review of your contract.

[00:03:30] Important! Talent Agency Agreements may be legally binding.

[00:04:30] Contract Entities and Dates: Checking agency details and contract start date.

[00:05:00] Structure of a Talent Agency Agreement.

[00:06:00] Contract Term: Duration of the contract.

[00:07:00] Services Section: Services provided by both the Agency and the Influencer.

[00:09:00] Payment Terms and Fees

[00:10:00] Intellectual Property: Ensuring retention of content ownership rights.

[00:11:00] Your Obligations to the Agency

[00:13:00] General Terms including confidentiality, warranties, dispute resolution, and termination processes.

[00:15:00] Strategies for negotiating fair terms with your Agency.

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