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What is a letter of intent?

What is a letter of intent, and can it be legally binding? Find out everything you need to know in this Juro explainer.

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How to manage contracts in Quickbooks

Discover how to manage contracts in Quickbooks, including how to create Quickbooks contracts to how to automate invoices for them.

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Procurement tools: what do you need in 2023?

Procurement teams can quickly find themselves buried in admin work. Fortunately, there are plenty of procurement tools on the market to make their job easier. Discover them in this Juro guide.

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What is an express contract?

Express contracts are among the most popular types of contracts. But what are they, and how do they work? Let's find out.

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What is a contractual obligation?

Discover what contractual obligations are, how they work, and what happens if you are unable to meet them.

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What is a contractual dispute?

Contractual disputes can be costly and stressful. This post explains what they are and what you can do to avoid them.

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How to negotiate an employment offer letter

Discover if, when, and how you can negotiate your next employment offer letter in this Juro guide to offer letter negotiation.

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Exemption clauses: the ultimate guide

Most contracts today have exemption clauses in them. But when can they be enforced? This guide explains everything you need to know.

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Contract value: what it is and why it matters

When contracts are used to capture revenue, they have a contract value. Discover what contract value means and how to calculate it in this post.

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Termination of a contract: the ultimate guide

Contract termination is more common than you think. Discover everything you need to know about terminating a contract in this deep-dive.

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What is an addendum to a contract?

Contract addendums are a quick and easy way to build upon an existing contract. But what is an addendum to a contract, and when should you use one?

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Are terms and conditions legally binding?

We accept terms and conditions almost daily. But are terms and conditions legally binding? Find out in this Juro explainer.

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Change orders: everything you need to know

Contracts are a great way to finalize the terms of a project or transaction. But what if the that project changes over time? Well, that's when change orders come in. Find out more in this guide.

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What are the 5 best HelloSign alternatives in 2022?

HelloSign is a great tool for basic eSignatures, but it isn't your only option. Explore five HelloSign alternatives in this Juro guide.

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PandaDoc vs DocuSign: which is best?

PandaDoc and DocuSign both aim to reduce friction when signing contracts. But which tool is best for your business? Let's find out.

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What should an employment contract include?

Employment contracts serve many purposes. But what should an employment contract include? Let's find out.

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What is contract optimization?

Contract optimization is the key to receiving more value from your contracts. This deep-dive explores how to optimize contracts and the benefits of doing so.

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What is a contingent contract?

Discover everything you need to know about contingent contracts, from what they are to how they are created.

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What are commercial contracts?

Commercial contracts are a sign of success, and fast-growing businesses will be entering into commercial contracts often. But how do you manage them effectively? Let's find out.

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The 5 best contract drafting courses in 2022

Contract drafting can be tough, even for the most experienced lawyers. Here are five contract drafting courses to help you out.

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What is a penalty clause in a contract?

Lots of businesses turn to penalty clauses in a bid to reduce contract risk. But does it work? Find out in this guide.

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What is an implied contract?

Not all contracts are created through words. Some contracts are implied. Discover everything you need to know about implied contracts in this explainer.

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What are fixed-price contracts?

Knowing exactly what you’ll be expected to pay for a good or service is important. That's where fixed-price contracts come in. Discover everything you need to know in this guide.

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Contract review software: a buyer’s guide

Contract review software does what it says on the label: it reviews contracts. But there's more to it than that. Discover everything you need to know in this deep-dive.

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What is a zero-hour contract?

Zero-hour contracts enable employers and employees to work together flexibly. Discover what they are and how they work in this Juro guide.

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6 ways to get a contract signed faster in 2022

Waiting around for a signature on a contract can be frustrating at best. At worst, it can be expensive. Discover the best ways to get a contract signed faster in this Juro guide.

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Is an email legally binding?

It’s common for businesses to discuss transactions over email. But when do these discussions turn into a legally binding contract? Let’s find out.

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Contract negotiation software: a buyer’s guide

Negotiations can be hard work. Discover how finding the right contract negotiation software can transform your contracting process in this guide.

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How to manage contract risk in 2022

Contracts are used to reduce risk in commercial transactions. But they carry risk too. Discover everything you need to know about contract risk in this deep dive.

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What is contract acceptance?

There are many ways that you can accept an offer. Discover the various types of valid contract acceptance in this Juro explainer.

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Fixed-term contracts: the ultimate guide

Employment contracts come in all shapes and sizes. One of these is a fixed-term contract. But what is a fixed-term contract, and how does it compare to other types of HR contracts? Let's find out.

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Contract generation: how to generate contracts

What's the real difference between drafting contracts and generating them? Find out everything you need to know in this Juro guide.

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Discharge of contract: a detailed guide

When you first enter into a contract, the last thing on your mind is ending it. But all contracts are discharged eventually. Discover how to discharge contracts in this Juro guide.

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What is the mirror image rule?

Contracts should be a meeting of the minds. But what happens when they aren't? Well, that's where the mirror image rule comes in.

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How does DocuSign redlining work?

Can you redline in DocuSign CLM? Well, sort of. Discover how DocuSign redlining works in this Juro guide.

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Is a verbal contract legally binding?

Verbal contracts are easy to create. But are they legally binding? Discover when a verbal contract becomes enforceable in this Juro explainer.

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Contract monitoring: best practices

Contract monitoring can feel like an uphill battle for businesses that have no system of record for contracts. But it doesn’t have to be. Find out how to simplify it in this guide.

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The 5 best PandaDoc alternatives in 2022

PandaDoc is a popular tool for automating sales proposals and getting them signed. But are there better tools out there? Let's find out.

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How to manage contracts in Pipedrive

Sales teams live in CRM platforms like Pipedrive. But can they manage contracts in them, too? Let's find out.

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What is a bilateral contract?

Discover what bilateral contracts are, when they're used, and why we use them in this Juro explainer.

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What is a unilateral contract?

Unilateral contracts are one-sided agreements. But when are they used, and why do we use them? Find out in this Juro explainer.

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How to manage contracts in SharePoint

SharePoint is an effective and trusted tool for team collaboration and document storage. But can it handle contracts, too? Let's find out.

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What is a supplemental agreement?

Supplemental contracts are an effective way to update existing contracts. But what actually are they, and how do they work?

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Can a text message be a legally binding contract?

Contracts come in various forms. But can a text message become a legally binding contract? And if so, when? Find out in this explainer.

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Contract dashboards: the ultimate guide

Contract dashboards are essential to effective contract tracking. Find out more in this Juro guide.

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What is an aleatory contract?

Aleatory contracts are everywhere, but few know how to spot them. Discover everything you need to know in this post.

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What is a contract extension?

What if you need more time to fulfil a contract’s objectives? Or, what if you want to continue the relationship for longer? Can you extend it? Let's find out.

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Contract authoring: everything you need to know

Contract authoring is one of the first stages of a contract's lifecycle. But what does it entail? Let's find out.

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What are the best HotDocs alternatives in 2022?

HotDocs is one of the longest-standing document automation tools. But are there better tools out there? Discover the best HotDocs alternatives in this guide.

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Negotiation preparation: how to prepare for contract negotiation

Preparation is key for all types of negotiation. Discover how you can best prepare for contract negotiations and set your business up for success in this post.

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Can you change your mind after signing a contract?

You've signed a contract and now you regret it. What can you do? Can you change your mind about signing a contract? Can you unsign it? Let's find out.

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Contract storage: how to store contracts in 2022

Every business stores contracts. But not every business stores contracts well. Discover the best approach to contract storage in this guide.

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10 best practices for managing contract renewals

Managing upcoming renewals is hard work. This post explores 10 best practices for managing contract renewals to set you up for success.

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Matter management software: what is it and which is best?

If there’s one thing that in-house legal teams and law firms have in common, it’s that they find matter management painful. Can matter management software help? Let's find out.

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What is OCR in contract management?

OCR (optical character recognition) has the potential to transform contract management processes. Find out how in this explainer.

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What is contractual capacity?

What is contractual capacity? Find out its meaning, as well as those situations where a person lacks contractual capacity, in this explainer.

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What happens if you break an NDA?

NDAs are among the most common contracts in business. But what happens when they get broken? Let's find out.

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How to redline in Word in 2022

It's common for legal and business teams to redline in Word. But is it efficient? Let's find out.

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What is contract analysis and do you need it?

Contract analysis is essential to gaining value from your contracts post-signature. But how do you do it?

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What are plain language contracts?

Plain language contracts make legal agreements accessible to everyone. But what actually are they, and how can you create one?

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How to execute a contract

Contract execution is one of the most important stages of a contract's lifecycle. But how do you actually execute a contract?

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What is an enterprise contract and what are its requirements?

What is an enterprise contract, and what are its requirements? Discover everything you need to know in this Juro explainer.

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What is enterprise contract management? Processes and solutions explained

Enterprise contract management is hard work. But it doesn't need to be. Discover what enterprise contract management is and compare software solutions in this explainer.

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What is contract design?

Contracts are a key touchpoint between businesses and counterparties - so how can legal contract design help companies leave a better impression? Let’s find out. 

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What are the best contract negotiation courses in 2022?

Want to improve your contract negotiation skills? Discover the best contract negotiation courses and training programmes in this guide.

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What is exclusivity and what’s an exclusive contract?

What does exclusivity mean in contracts, and should you opt for exclusive or non exclusive contracts for your business? Let's explore.

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HelloSign vs DocuSign: which is the best eSignature tool in 2022?

HelloSign and DocuSign are among the most popular eSigning tools on the market. But which one is right for your business?

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What is consideration in a contract?

Consideration is an essential part of a contract. In fact, a contract isn’t legally binding without it. But what exactly does it mean, and what does (and doesn’t) count as consideration?

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Mail merge plus Excel - can it work for contracts and letters?

Sending a contract from a template to lots of people used to mean mail-merging a Word document and pretty much hoping for the best. What's changed?

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How to track changes, redline and add comments to a PDF

Managing edits made to a PDF is hard work. Discover how track changes in, redline and add comments to a PDF in this Juro how-to guide.

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NDA vs confidentiality agreement: what's the difference?

Every business has information they’d prefer to keep private. But what should you use to maintain this confidentiality - an NDA or a confidentiality agreement? Let's find out.

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How to manage onboarding paperwork

Your company hired someone new: awesome. So what comes next? 12 PDFs and Word docs attached to an email. What could be simpler?

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What is signatory authority?

What is signatory authority, and who has authority to sign a contract on behalf of a company? Let's find out in this explainer.

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Unilateral vs bilateral contract: what's the difference?

What's the difference between a bilateral contract and a unilateral contract, and which do you need? Let's explore in this quick explainer.

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How to build a business case for contract lifecycle management

Wanting CLM software and buying CLM software are two different things, and there are a few barriers you’ll need to overcome first. The biggest one? Buy-in.

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What are the stages of a contract lifecycle?

What is a contract lifecycle, and which stages are holding you back? Discover the contract lifecycle stages and how to streamline them in this guide.

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12 successful contract negotiation strategies for 2022

Contract negotiations can be an uphill battle. These contract negotiation strategies will make it easier.

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The 7 best Adobe Sign alternatives in 2022

With eSignatures becoming the norm, Adobe Sign has become a preferred choice for signing documents online. But are there better eSignature tools out there?

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Attorney vs lawyer: what's the difference?

The terms 'attorney' and 'lawyer' are often used interchangeably. But they're actually different professions entirely. Discover the similarities and differences in this guide.

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What is contract intelligence?

Contract intelligence has become a buzzword in recent years. But what is it, and can it help your business?

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Contract reminder software: the ultimate guide

Contract reminder software helps businesses keep track of upcoming contract deadlines. Find out how in this guide.

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What is a deal desk? How legal, sales & revenue ops can win together

Legal teams need to make sure they’re not blocking the business as it scales aggressively - but how? We discuss legal’s role in a deal desk process.

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What is a breach of contract?

What is a breach of contract, and how can you stay on top of contract obligations to avoid one? Let's find out.

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How to manage contracts in Monday.com

Monday.com is a popular project management tool among scaling businesses. But can it handle business contracts too? Let's find out.

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How to manage contracts in Workday

As a market-leading HRIS, Workday's cloud-based solution solves lots of admin tasks for HR teams. But can it tackle contracts? Let's find out.

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Enterprise vs mid-market contract platforms: what's the difference?

Not all contract tools are born equal. Discover the differences between enterprise and mid-market contract platforms.

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How to manage HR contracts in Greenhouse

Greenhouse is the leading ATS system for managing new hires. But did you know it can also manage contracts? Find out more in this post.

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Procurement contracts explained

What are procurement contracts, and are you managing them effectively? Find out how to make procurement contract management simple in this deep-dive.

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Understanding contract duration: how long should a contract last?

How long should a contract last, and is there a such thing as an 'optimal' contract duration. Find out in this Juro explainer.

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What is a contract administrator?

What is a contract administrator, and does your business need one yet? Let's find out.

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The ultimate guide to contract administration in 2022

Contract administration is critical to the execution of business contracts. But do you have it nailed?

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The biggest contract management mistakes and how to avoid them

Contract management mistakes are common in fast-growth businesses. But what are these mistakes, and how can your business avoid them?

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How to create a paperless office for your business in 2022

Everyone that hasn't already ditched paper is looking to go paperless in 2022. But how can your business create a paperless office? Let's find out.

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Digital signature vs electronic signature: what’s the difference?

Digital signatures and electronic signatures are often mistaken as the same thing. But what are the differences, and why should you care?

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What is eIDAS and what does it mean for your business contracts?

What is the eIDAS regulation, and how can you ensure your eSignatures are legally binding? Find out in this Juro explainer.

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What is contract AI? A guide to AI contracts in 2022

Contract AI is becoming increasingly popular within the legal industry. But are AI contracts really the future? Let's find out.

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What is digital contracting?

Adopting eSignature is a good first step, but it's not enough. How do you create a truly digital contracting process from end-to-end, and what are the benefits?

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How to create automated templates

Creating contracts by copying and pasting Word documents is so 2003. Here’s how to use automated templates to supercharge your document creation.

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How to redline in Google docs in 2022

The process of editing contracts doesn’t happen offline anymore - so how do you redline contracts in a google doc?

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How to set up a vendor contract management workflow

Vendor agreements are a key growth lever and source of risk for most businesses. How should legal teams approach vendor contract management?

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