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.

Talking The Social Media Walk

Waxing UnLyrical

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. The question is not ‘are we walking the walk?’

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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. Earlier this year, Korean netizens questioned the academic credentials of musician Tablo , pen name Daniel Armand Lee, who graduated from Stanford University in 2002.

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. And of course, then came the questions from my mom: “What happened to your clothes?”

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. So I answered the question that Twitter used to ask at the time (what are you doing?)

44 Blogging Questions and Answers


Last week, I was given the opportunity to do a live question and answer session on Social Media Examiner ’s Facebook page. So without further ado, here is the transcript with the questions that were asked during that hour and responses from myself as well as fans.

Doctorow video on copyright and piracy – must watch

The Way of the Web

The timing is particularly nice considering part of the video covers Hollywood and Youtube – and the latter has announced Creative Commons licences will now be part of the service when you upload or want to find content to mashup. It’s brilliant news, and the only question I have is why it took so long to happen? Copyright Piracy copyright cory doctorow creative commons hollywood piracy video youtube

Why Start Another Social Media Blog???

Social Media Strategery

What Drives You? | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

I have a simple question for you: What drives you? That’s not a new question, right? So, I return to the question I asked at the start of this post: What drives you? I think a huge thing that also drives me is creativity and enthusiasm.

Weekly Roundup: The Magic of Discovery

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A question from Davina Brewer on how folks are using their blogrolls got me thinking. And this a question almost everyone is asking themselves. Image: Arturo Sotillo via Flickr , Creative Commons How about you?

How to Start a University Blog

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Image: Katie Harris via Flickr , Creative Commons Connect with the people you serve The goal wasn’t to create a blog. To my surprise this person – who didn’t know me or have anything to gain by helping me – wrote me back with a thoughtful, in-depth response to my questions.

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What Is Your Good Name?

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December 7th, 2010 Tweet In India, if you meet someone for the first time you are more than likely to be asked a question that roughly translates to, “What is your good name?&# First, because the questioner wants to know what your “real&# name is, as opposed to your nickname.

Is Pay-to-Post Blogging The New Advertorial?

Waxing UnLyrical

A few weeks ago, they asked a question about paying for blog posts. The bigger question may be what standard are we holding bloggers to if they (myself included) wish to have equal credibility as members of the press?

Take a Peek at Who I Read

Justin Levy

A question I get asked often is who do I find valuable, learn from and would recommend that someone subscribe to. by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

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

Buffer Social

But there’s one question we get asked quite often: Where can you find free images that are high quality and cleared to use for your blog posts or social media content? It’s a question with a lot of different answers and caveats. What is Creative Commons?

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PR Ethics … “You CAN Handle the Truth”

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Jack Nicholson’s explosive response to Tom Cruise’s relentless questioning in “A Few Good Men” more than a quarter-century ago has always hung out in the back of my mind as I’ve worked with employers and clients over the years. “ Image: James & Carol Lee via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0.

50+ Social Media Comics And Cartoons For Use Your Presentations

SocMed Sean

” You can find the specifics of my Creative Commons usage license in the right sidebar on any page on my blog, and as long as you make that attribution, I permit anyone to use the comics, even for commercial purposes.

13 Fantastic Places to Find Background Music for Your Video Content

Buffer Social

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

How To Add Static FBML To Your Facebook Page For Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Next questions who is to use it? Allow me to answer the second question first, in this lies the answer to the first question as well.

The 4-1-1 on the (Not So) New Marketing Trend: Influencer Marketing

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When considering influencers for your company or brand, first ask yourself the following questions: What critical business objective would this support? Image by ElisaRiva via Pixabay, CC0 Creative Commons. Guest Post by Dawn Buzynski.

Trust Me, I’m a Communicator

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The question of ethics is one that seems simple, but can become quite complex. However, it is common that people find themselves unable to make that kind of decision and therefore may “go along” until they can find another source income. Guest Post by John Friedman.

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

SocMed Sean

A while back, I asked a fairly straight-forward question on my Facebook page : What is your social media pet peeve? Mine is people who just post quotes all day long, thinking they are being inspirational. What’s yours?

The Internet's Own Boy (A Movie You Have To Watch)

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I heard his name only a couple of times as he was one of the people involved in the development of RSS , the organization Creative Commons , and the founding of Reddit. creative commons. Do you know the name Aaron Swartz ? I never met Aaron.

Is Social Media for all industries and brands?

Social Media Network Marketing

This question is answered when you answer: Where is my target audience?

Email Marketing could be on principles of Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

People can share their opinions, ask questions, and offer advice. You can incorporate this into your emails by using customer-generated product reviews, customer questions, or even featuring the products that are most highly rated by customers.

Inspiring Communications: What You Make Is Not What You Do

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Three months after I joined and spent my first three months traveling – at no small expense – around North America, I stood in front of the President to answer a simple question; what had I learned about what the company did. Image: via Unsplash , Creative Commons CC0.

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.

Your Blog Stinks! You Should Quit!

SocMed Sean

Photo courtesy of functoruser on Flickr via Creative Commons license. If you’re ready, though, and you really want to get your blog going in 2012, here are some questions that might help in your analysis: Who is your audience?

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. Do you have any questions or suggestions regarding these metrics? Guest Post by Brandon Brown.

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

SocMed Sean

I start with a simple question. “Do 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.

10 Content Marketing Tricks That Will Help Your Brand Stand Out

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Ask questions on social media. It could be an inspiring quote (from you or someone else), a question (“What’s the top thing on your bucket list for this year?”), or a tip. Image: Twenty20 via Pexels, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Monika Jansen.

Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

per share, compared to it’s $38 IPO price…someone ought to be questioning the move. –Sean *Wall Street image courtesy of ToonariPost on Flickr via Creative Commons. Working for any publicly-traded is a unique experience.

What the F is Social Media?

Jeff Esposito

It also addresses the question that many of us ponder from time to time: What the Fuck is Social Media Now? Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading What the F is Social Media?

Nurture an Oasis During a News Dry Spell

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Attendees get a taste of your personality, while being educated on a topic of interest, and have the chance to ask questions. Image: qimono via Pixabay, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Heather Caouette. Most companies have gone through them – periods without clear cut news.

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Get Your Content to Cut Through the Clutter


One student asked the question above, wondering how do you get your content to cut through the clutter. That was a followup to another question, “Can one miraculous post get millions of views without a prior following?”

Best practices in nurturing leads into sales

jasonwoodhead23 / Creative Commons BY. The most common way to lose sales is through lack of data tracking. You’ll have to ask some uncomfortable questions, follow up with uninterested people, and check the notes in your CRM for comments from disgruntled customers.

Command Attention by Telling Your Company’s Story

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They answer the listener’s question, “Why should I care?”. But here are some questions to get you started: Why was the company founded? Image: rawpixel via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Rob Biesenbach.