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Image Copyright Infringement Part of the Template?

So, you followed the rules and think you did everything right, but suddenly you have a letter from Getty Images or other owner of image copyrights demanding payment for images you used without permission. Wait! What? Youre not the first, and you wont be the last. Heres what may have …

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Social Media and SEO Together, at Last!

Remember the song Why Cant we be Friends? by War? Well, its a perfect theme song for the social media SEO relationship. In recent years, there have been many articles arguing the value of one over the other. SEO is Dead. Why SEO will always beat Social, and on and …

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Why I Wont Give You a Proposal

How much does social media support cost? Since my days as a website designer, Ive been asked about cost before anything else is said. Asking, How much is a website? is like asking, How much is a house? The answer, of course, is also the same it depends! The same …

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Why Those Memes Could Get You in Trouble

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You agree to not use, copy, reproduce, transmit, broadcast, sell, license, download, or otherwise exploit any of the Content other than as expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of User Submissions of third parties obtained through the Websites for any commercial purposes. Now, we realize that they …

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Could Using Images on Social Media Get You Sued?

Question: Is a picture worth _______ 1.a thousand words, or 2.a thousand dollar lawsuit? Answer? It depends! With the ever expanding use of images in social media, the reality is that many people and businesses are putting themselves at the risk of being cited for copyright violations. Bloggers, Pinterest users, …

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First Impressions Your Business Logo and Why it Matters

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Have you ever judged someone prematurely? Maybe youve found yourself forming an opinion of an individual based on clothing, cars or a quick once-over. Its a fact of life we often assess people based on first impressions. Why logos matterKnowing this should influence how we market ourselves as business owners. …

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Social Media Outsource or In-house?

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Yesterday, I tuned in to the Social Media today webinar: Social Marketing & The Resourcing Challenge. I was interested in hearing from business owners who are trying to make the decision of whether to outsource their companys social media or do it themselves. Alas, though it was very interesting, it …

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