Getty Images vs Creative Commons and Privacy: What Bloggers Need to Know


Let’s review some of the most important clauses in the terms of the embed feature and we’ll do this by comparing this with another very popular image source (images under a Creative Commons license) for bloggers. Wikimedia Commons.

How Google Instant Might Impact Your Small Non-Profit

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Image: Greig Christie via Flickr, Creative Commons Since Google Instant’s launch just over a month ago, digital marketers have been scrambling to figure out how search engine marketing strategies might need to change. I look forward to hearing from you in the comments.

How Reading Fairy Tales Can Improve Public Relations

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Also… Image: Thom Watson via Flickr, Creative Commons OK, I’ll stop now, I can see you rolling your eyes, going, “Come on, act your age.&# Sign out Leave your comment here. Reply Rate Up div.livefyre-comment).removeClass(livefyre-hidden)"

Talking The Social Media Walk

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Image: Lars Plougmann via Flickr, Creative Commons Really, if you just read through the comments, there’s your follow-up blog post… but since I promised you one, you’re getting one. How cool are my commenters? Sign out Leave your comment here.

Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

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Image: Martin LaBar via Flickr, Creative Commons And even many non-Christians will be relaxing, perhaps joining in the revelry (as many of my friends did when I was growing up in India). What do they have in common? Sign out Leave your comment here.

Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy

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Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Are Blog Comments Dead? Written on July 30, 2010 by Justin Levy in blog , community , facebook , interactions , social media , twitter 23 Comments - Leave a comment!

Kpop Lessons: Handling Defamation Through Public Relations

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Image: twchoi11 via Flickr , Creative Commons Though I wouldn’t consider myself as devoted as some fan clubs. While some individuals do good deeds in the name of Kpop artists, others spread defamatory comments about them. Sign out Leave your comment here.

The Value Of A Fire Drill

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Image: Stephen Korecky via Flickr , Creative Commons I was finger painting in kindergarten and having a good ole time. Sign out Leave your comment here. Comment as pts moderator Josh Getting info Pending approval share On Facebook On Twitter flag Delete Hide Unhide Ban user New!

Simply The Best

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Image: sahmeepee via Flickr , Creative Commons The Best means that you are indubitably, unequivocally, indisputably the best in who you are, what you do, and what you stand for, no matter who – or what – else you are compared with, or what others might be exposed to.

So What Will You Have For Lunch?

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Image: Ranjit Bhatnagar via Flickr , Creative Commons And thanks to , I can share it with you. Sign out Leave your comment here. Comment as Show More Trackbacks Tweets that mention So What Will You Have For Lunch?

Conch and Drum

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Image: Arindam Bhattacharjee via Flickr, Creative Commons If I were back in Kolkata, I’d be hearing conchs and drums from dusk till dawn. Sign out Leave your comment here.

Weekly Roundup: The Holly And The Ivy

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Image: Cornelia Kopp via Flickr, Creative Commons My husband is… well, I’m not quite sure what he’s doing, but he’s probably puttering around happily (that’s what married couples do, we putter companionably). Sign out Leave your comment here.

Weekly Roundup: Paloozas And Palominos

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Image: Derrick Coetzee via Flickr , Creative Commons Seems to me both are somewhat extraordinary, perhaps exaggerated and possibly exciting. And no, I’m not making any political comment; just a practical one. Sign out Leave your comment here.

Reply to Facebook Comments via Email | Justin Levy

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Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Reply to Facebook Comments via Email Written on January 12, 2010 by Justin Levy in facebook , social media 15 Comments - Leave a comment!

Moderating Comments and Managing Online Communities

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Tweet Much has been writing over the years about how to manage comments in a blog or online community. Let’s be clear: there are ALL kinds of people on the interweb so its easy to create a moderation policy built for the lowest common denominator. And as someone who has a community, I can tell you from personal experience that its deeply troubling to stare down the lowest common denominator. Open Door Policy: The most liberal of comment moderation policies.

Google Penalizes Copyright Infringers: Are You At Risk?


For criticizing, commenting, and news reporting, short quotations are considered fair use. Use materials licensed under Creative Commons. As you might know, Creative Commons (cc) enables you to license your own writing, photos, videos, or anything you’ve created for reuse by others, and it’s free. Creative Commons is not a license that allows the reuse of any work, but it is less restrictive than standard copyright.

Is Amazon reading this blog?

The Way of the Web

September 29th, 2010 · View Comments On Monday I wrote about the future of libraries , and how digital sharing and sampling are legally enabled either by open works (Public Domain or Creative Commons), or that retailers will have a vested interest in allowing sampling.

Are You Subscribed Yet?

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Written on January 11, 2010 by Justin Levy in announcements , connectiondrive , miscellaneous 4 Comments - Leave a comment! I really appreciate all of the meaningful conversations that we have in the comments of this website, on Twitter , Facebook , LinkedIn , Flickr and the other ways that we find to connect online. If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader.

[COMIC] Parenting In The Age Of Social Media

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Image courtesy of bbaunach via Creative Commons. I’d love to hear any experiences like this in a comment. Parenting is tough.

13 Fantastic Places to Find Background Music for Your Video Content

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Licensing: Free (public domain) & Creative Commons. Price range: Public domain & Creative Commons. Licensing: Public domain & Creative Commons. Licensing: Creative Commons. Licensing: Creative Commons.

24+ Sites to Find Free Images You Would Actually Use for Your Marketing

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But you can find a public domain photo, use a Creative Commons image that might need attribution, or even create your own image from scratch. What is Creative Commons? I’d love to keep the list growing in the comments!

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Rules of Engagement


For example, rarely will an attorney even mention Creative Commons when discussing copyright issues. Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that provides alternative copyright licenses to encourage and foster the sharing of information.

Social Media Side Wiki

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The Side Wiki that permits the public to comment about any web site in a side bar displayed in their web browser. How To Tackle Negative Comments While Managing Com.

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How to Find Images for Your Blog That Won’t Get You Sued


Copyright and Creative Commons (Briefly) Explained. Before we take a look at specific image sources, I want to briefly talk you through a couple of important terms: ‘copyright’ and ‘creative commons’. Share your tips with us in the comments.

5 Simple Ways Small Businesses Can Ace Social Listening in 2019

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billion people use it daily to connect, chat, comment, vent, shop, learn, play, etc. You can also try common misspellings and abbreviations of business names. Image via Pixabay , Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Amos Onwukwe.

The One Tip That Took My Blog To New Levels. Stop Caring.

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Not just from researching and writing articles, but form the comments/feedback that I have received and the conversations that have been sparked with others via social networks like Twitter. They commented on my experiences and shared their own.

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Daring PR Professionals and the Lawyers Who Love Them: A Primer for Avoiding Legal Problems

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Contrary to popular belief, lawyers do not enjoy making your job harder by nixing your creative campaign ideas. Let’s explore a few common legal problems (and their solutions) so that you and your clients can stay on the right side of the law! The most creative photo.

Putting the Art in Article, Part I: Beginner Thou ART, Teach I Shall

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Creative web content is all the rage in the marketing world. Before we get our hands dirty in digital paint… Let’s look at some of the basic terms you’ll hear when it comes to creative web content. Guest Post by Alicia Lawrence.

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SalesForce Marketing Cloud – The Next Step In Social Media Engagement?

SocMed Sean

Feel free to leave your thoughts in a comment. –Sean Photo Credit: Social Media Tools via Gloria Bell at under Creative Commons license. No…I haven’t gone off the radar.

25 Social Media Pet Peeves – How Many Are You Doing?

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Also, if you have a pet peeve to add, feel free to add it to the Facebook post or leave it in a comment on the blog post. A while back, I asked a fairly straight-forward question on my Facebook page : What is your social media pet peeve?

15 Metrics You Should Measure in Content Marketing

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One of the most commonly used metrics to measure the success of any content marketing campaign is the number of unique visitors who view the content in a given timeframe. Let us know in the comments below. Image by Markus Spiske via Unsplash, CC0 Creative Commons.

Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument

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As the site owner/community manager, I even had someone threaten to come to my house in person so he could discuss the fact that I edited one of his posts for racist comments. 'two face' courtesy of Broderick on Flickr via Creative Commons license.

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#MeasurePR Memory (August 2018): Travel and Tourism Edition

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The sky’s the limit when it comes to creativity in the travel and tourism industry! Share in the comments below. Image: Deanna Ritche via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0.

Inspiring Communications: What You Make Is Not What You Do

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Then, share your results and questions in the comments below. Image: via Unsplash , Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by John Friedman. Inspiring communications focuses people on the real value in your products or services.

Understanding How Google Works [Infographic]

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Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Understanding How Google Works [Infographic] Written on July 8, 2010 by Justin Levy in google , infographic 0 Comments - Leave a comment!

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Kill The Drudgery Of Social Media With IFTTT


YOU have creative ideas that the world needs! Leave your favorite recipe in the comments! You know what’s a huge time-suck? Social media drudgery. You know, the tedious and repetitive tasks that are part of every social media manager’s job.

10 Words And Phrases Social Media Pros Should Help Their Clients Understand

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Feel free to leave a comment! 7) Creative Commons – Whether you like it or not, social media is beating the snot out of copyright law. They love to post comments that are untrue, inappropriate, or just dumb.

Your Blog Stinks! You Should Quit!

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Photo courtesy of functoruser on Flickr via Creative Commons license. Photo courtesy of skpy on Flickr via Creative Commons license. Just drop it in a comment, along with a link to your blog, and help others improve their blogs in 2012!

Sex, Drugs, and Social Media – Do You Talk To Your Kids About Their Digital Behaviors?

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As always…would love to hear thoughts and similar experiences in comments! sex, drugs rock and roll sign image courtesy of Creative Commons license at [link] **texting photo image courtesy of Creative Commons license via PictureYouth at [link] –Sean. This blog post was originally posted over at PopGoesDad. Thanks to Kurt for the invitation to Guest Blog. I admit it…when I was in high school, I was a total metal head…and so was my mom.

Making Lemonade

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Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Making Lemonade Written on November 30, 2009 by Justin Levy in documentary , video 14 Comments - Leave a comment! link] Jobsonica Are you forced to be creative with your own life?