We all like to think we’re original. We all like to create new ideas, share them with the world, and bask in their originality and awesomeness. But what happens when someone else has the EXACT same idea? Just because someone has the same idea doesn’t […]
Winning Feels Good
There’s been a lot of talk about piracy lately—about how we need to “do something about it” and “talk about it” and “make changes”. Piracy sucks. I know authors are distraught when they see their books available to download illegally. And I was pissed when […]
Are You Allowed to Use Modified Social Media Icons?
Here’s a great question that I received recently: Is it true that custom-made social media icons that match the blog is infringing on copyright laws? I see so many use them but reading Facebook & Twitter’s terms it sounds like it’s illegal to change the […]
Do GIFs Infringe on Copyrights?
Hello Ashley! I’ve noticed a lot of bloggers using GIFs in their posts. I’ve been considering using GIFs, but I wasn’t sure if there are any copyright considerations I should be concerned about. Do you happen to know if there are any? Thank you! Amy […]
When Someone Steals Your Whole Design & You Can’t Do Anything About It
About two weeks ago, I noticed some unusually high traffic on my site. This got me investigating the access logs to see what was going on. It turns out someone was like spam visiting my site, but as I was investigating that, I saw another […]
Is MyFreeCopyright.com Worth Using?
We have another question about copyrights today, more specifically, MyFreeCopyright.com, which is something I see a lot of bloggers using! I’ve been seeing some blogs that utilize myfreecopyright.com What are your thoughts on this? Are there any other alternatives?:) Great question!! It’s very important to […]
How to Know if You’re Allowed to Use an Image on Your Blog
Jennifer has submitted a fabulous question this week! With all the talk around the blogosphere of plagiarism, copyrights, and images, surely some of you must be wondering how to know if you’re allowed to use an image on your blog. So today we’re going to […]