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.

Creative Storytelling: Picture This: It’s Not Just the Words – It’s What You Do with Them

Waxing UnLyrical

The great Brian Solis, who I had the pleasure of seeing live in 2013 as keynote speaker at the PRSA’s International Conference, recently published this article on LinkedIn about creative storytelling. Lots of resources are out there to guide us on our creative journeys.

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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’.

Benefits of Online Reputation Management - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Together they start to form a complete picture and enable our stakeholder’s experience to percolate within the system. Provide early warning systems for reactive Public Relations.

Manage Your Social Media Better - Distribute Your Blog To Twitter.

Social Media Network Marketing

It is important that you have a system wherein you can organize your communication.

5 Simple Ways Small Businesses Can Ace Social Listening in 2019

Waxing UnLyrical

They include: Adobe Systems. You can also try common misspellings and abbreviations of business names. Image via Pixabay , Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Amos Onwukwe. Big business bureaucracy stifles B2C communication.

Creative Communications: Lessons from Health and Wellness Brands

Waxing UnLyrical

These messages are tired and far from creative. Instead of following the herd to captivate and activate your audience you must flex your creative muscles. It has proven that creative communications are possible even in a highly regulated industry. Guest Post by Hanna Knowles.

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Best practices in nurturing leads into sales

jasonwoodhead23 / Creative Commons BY. The most common way to lose sales is through lack of data tracking. Collect information from every source in your CRM (customer relationship management system), including social media, invoices, your sales and customer service departments.

The Case for Nonprofit Storytelling

Waxing UnLyrical

Most successful stories are moral—they teach us how to live, whether explicitly or implicitly, and bind us together around common values. Story engenders empathy,” says Ella Saltmarshe (“ Using Story to Change Systems ”). “It Image: David Kennedy via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0.

So What’s The Big Deal About Google + Your World? Will It Kill Facebook And Twitter?

SocMed Sean

So when I did a search for “ios 5″ on Google, not only did I see web pages and blog posts, but I also saw Google+ posts and comments on the operating system.

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Improve your Google search results today

Photo by Oriol Lladó / Creative Commons BY NC ND. Add ALT Text to All Your Photos and Images Right this Minute : All modern content management systems (CMS) have some place to customize all the images on your site. Follow the tips below to speed up and clean up your site.

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Why The Term “Social CRM” Is Just STUPID!

SocMed Sean

Photo by Andres Rueda on Flickr, licensed under Creative Commons For those of you who don’t know what CRM stands for, it’s Customer Relationship Management and it’s a term often used by software vendors like to describe their products.

What Famous TV Catchphrases Can Teach You About Enterprise SEO

Adam Sherk

SEO missteps from well-intentioned editorial and marketing teams are just a common, which is why ongoing training and oversight are needed. Assigning a level of impact and level of effort to each gives you a meaningful system to use in making compromises.

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#measurePR Recap (June 2018): Lessons from Millennials and Generation X

Waxing UnLyrical

They hadn’t established channel tracking and I got directive to spend 10k+ per month on social media ads…I had to establish the proper backend systems to prove my spends were specifically converting to sales #measurepr. Image: Jeff Sheldon via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0.

New Year’s Resolutions for Job Seekers [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Tania Gail via Flickr , Creative Commons. It shows that you respect the organization’s systems , which is something you’re going to have to be able to live with and adhere to if you get that job. It was so creative, that I remember it verbatim to this day.

SEO Isn’t Dead. The New SEO


But Google realized people were cheating the system, writing nonsensical garbled posts stuffed with keywords, and creating crappy websites that were filled with hundreds and thousands of backlinks that pointed back to their (or their clients’) pages.

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Improve your Google search results today

Photo by Oriol Lladó / Creative Commons BY NC ND. Add ALT Text to All Your Photos and Images Right this Minute : All modern content management systems (CMS) have some place to customize all the images on your site. Follow the tips below to speed up and clean up your site.

Help Bring Noor and Ramsay Home | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

For those wondering why this is the first they’re hearing about it, Colin has worked through the legal system for the past year and chosen not to make his struggle public. by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

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25 Free Digital Marketing Tools for Nonprofits

Waxing UnLyrical

The life of a communications pro for a nonprofit organization is one that seems to require a daily mix of magic tricks, extreme sport level time management and creativity. Image: Kevin Bhagat via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Laura Petrolino.

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Measuring Social Media ROI

Akamai Marketing

What internal systems need to be in place to maximize your social media ROI? Photo credit: Danny Guy via Creative Commons. Stay Akamai: Phew! Here we go another year. Another year of measuring social media ROI.

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Living in the Cloud and Google OS | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

As Google explains : For now, Google OS is not designed to be your main operating system. It’s just a fast way to get online, a simplified operating system that removes unnecessary software and opens the browser in a few seconds.

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New Year's Resolutions for Job Seekers

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Tania Gail via Flickr , Creative Commons We were deluged by applications; when we had openings, when we didn’t have openings, when we had budget to hire, when we didn’t have budget. It was so creative, that I remember it verbatim to this day.

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Slaying the Inbox

Justin Levy

It has been the most effective system in keeping both my inbox and mind clear. This is a diagram that illustrates the workflow of this system – [link]. by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

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How One “Wishie”, A $25 Loan, and a Whole Lot of Community Gives Hope to Formerly Trafficked Women in India


The ex-Devadasis who are featured in this year’s flagship campaign, the Hope Project, are getting a second chance at life through our online support system. Guest post from Sourabh Sharma, co-founder & CEO of Milaap Social Ventures.

Being Blocked from the Social Web

Justin Levy

Go ahead, chuckle and get it out of your system. Their system is even classifying Chris Brogan’s website as a Usenet and is blocking it. by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

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5 best growth marketing strategies for B2B

Image by TopRank Marketing / Creative Commons BY. However, to take the full advantage, some specific strategies should be used, such as the ‘‘touchpoint’’ system. Post by Michael Gorman.

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Color Clash: Pink or Purple?

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Kurtis Garbutt via Flickr, Creative Commons Kim, who runs the Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence (CAEPV), asked what I thought was a valid question on her blog: where is all the purple?

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A Little Bit About | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

It makes scheduling meetings easy–across organizations, calendar systems and time zones–by eliminating the multiple emails, phone calls and double bookings that typically come with finding a time to meet.

Reply to Facebook Comments via Email | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

When I moved my blogs over the Disqus commenting system, I immediately began responding to comments faster because I could easily respond via email. by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

Automation in Public Relations Measurement: Yea/Nay?

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Tinkerbots via Flickr , Creative Commons Tools are beginning to do a solid job with the most mind-numbing parts of research (i.e., When it comes to alert systems, a high false alarm rate is much more acceptable than a high miss rate.

The Importance of Quiet Time | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Ideas flow (captured on a pad always at my side as I meditate and read), I make steady progress through 10 to 15 books a year (always 4 to 6 going at once), and I find that it is a system I can do in a hotel room as easy as I do it at home (easier – no dogs!). ??

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Breaking Out of Social Disclosure Jail With CMP.LY

Convince & Convert

has become the standard for URL shortening; Klout has become the standard for influence measuring; and Creative Commons has become the standard for digital copyrights, CMP.LY for a long time, and has an interesting discussion of the system on his Managing the Gray podcast.

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Powwowing With Pepco on Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Geoff LMV via Flickr , Creative Commons These included sentences like On what Pepco’s crisis communication plan is: “Pepco takes its responsibility to keep customers informed seriously.

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Weekly Roundup: Unsung Heroes

Waxing UnLyrical

Why: it touched me deeply that Chuck (who has also appeared on #measurePR ) would share something so personal, and acknowledge at the same time how critical social networks can be as support systems. Image: Travis K via Flickr , Creative Commons Thanks so much for stopping by WUL!

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Put Learning on Your To Do List " Experiencing E-Learning

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Do you have a system that works for you? A person can become obsessive about a system like FranklinCovey, but then, a person can become obsessive about pretty much anything. I wonder if she could get herself to set aside that time in Outlook, or if some other system (GTD etc.)

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How To Start a Blog in 7 Days


Furthermore, it’s common that guest posts are rejected. I don’t want your blog to resemble Mashable and their systemic production of dullness. Here are some great options: Creative Commons Search. They include Flickr, Google Image, and Wikipedia Commons.

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Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

These are tracked through a variety of tools and even popular commenting system Disqus scours social networks to find blog posts being shared and displays those as “interactions&#.

Add That Special Something That Makes Your Readers Adore You


Your Easter eggs don’t have to contain obscure references; you can use references to a common problem among your readers that you also struggle with yourself. If you’re like the vast majority of people, you’ve tried a boatload of different theories and systems, and most of them didn’t work.

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Now that you have your personal knowledge management system up and running, you can begin to pull it all together. Set this system up in a way that works best for you. Great system, Steve. steve All these systems work. Micro Persuasion.

Paywall for and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

Not that I have any say in it – Fair use laws and my Creative Commons licence ensure that my content is free to roam the ‘net as long as it is not sold. Can the Third Estate (Common workers) merge with Press. Finally, Value systems.

Micro Persuasion: Three Little Tips for Capturing Info Bits Quickly

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I continue to use Gmail as a nerve center - my primary capture system. The feature is great on many levels, but its especially handy as a private info trapping system. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 Micro Persuasion.

How Have I Missed This? | 2¢ Worth

Buzz Marketing for Technology

by 2¢ Worth , unless otherwise expressly stated, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Moving at the Speed of Creativity. Moving at the Speed of Creativity. Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0

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Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

Customized content management systems (CMS) where your staff can access and edit the website and users can create their own blogs within your main site. Commercial online project and content management system for internal use. Can you make time to learn a new system to save time? You can also share find photos of other’s you can use under a creative commons license.