You know how frustrating it is when you’re looking for something specific and you can’t find it? Well, you find something like it, or something that you think, “Oh, I’ll make do with this. It’s better than nothing.” It was like that for me when I was looking for legal pages to put on my blogs. You know, Terms and Conditions and the Cookie and Privacy policies.
What did I find?
What else did I find?
US legal pages plugins, some free, some paid for. That was the only country with legal pages plugins. Other countries use WordPress.
Googling UK legal pages for websites uncovered 615, 000, 000 pages. Needle in a haystack time!
Some websites offered free legal pages in exchange for a link. I thought carefully about that one and chose not to. They were mostly websites providing general documents but some specifically provided legal documents.
A US legal pages plugin was used temporarily until a UK version could be found.
An email from a US Internet marketer arrived. It gave the name of a US attorney who had put together a pack of website legal documents for Internet marketers, and it gave his email address.
I emailed him, explaining I was in the UK and had US legal pages on my blog. I asked if they were applicable to me, being in the UK.
He kindly emailed back explaining that they were applicable worldwide but only enforceable if I was under the jurisdiction of the US. Of course I wasn’t, living in lovely Shropshire.
And that’s where my idea came from.
Have you got any ideas?
You can see how I got my idea.
I needed something but couldn’t find it so had to make do. The words “I wish someone would make a UK legal pages plugin” frequently came to mind.
I talked it over with a trusted friend who thought it would be a waste of time and money. “It’s a small market in the UK,” she said. I shelved the idea.
So, have you got an idea? You might think it’s a waste of time, like my friend did, but does it keep buzzing around like an annoying insect?
Okay, what are you going to do next? Leave it for someone else to do, or do you have the balls (men and ladies) to follow it up?
Let me know.