Can I Use This Photo on Social Media? Understanding Image Copyright

Hootsuite

Common contexts for fair use include criticism, news reporting, teaching, or research. Is the copyrighted work highly creative, or more fact-based? What is Creative Commons? Several sites take advantage of these permissions, including Wikipedia, YouTube, TED, and Flickr.

15 Places to Find Free Images for Your Blog

Writtent Blog

Creative Commons Search. The official Creative Commons website lets users search websites for free-to-use images from a variety of sources, including Google Images, Flickr and the Wikimedia Commons. Aside from just image search, you can use it to access Creative Commons music, media and video files. Yahoo Image Search recently introduced a functionality similar to Google, which makes it easy to find Creative Commons content.

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

SocMed Sean

'Angry bird puts a lid on it' courtesy of etee on Flickr via Creative Commons license If you’re engaged in social media for either personal or professional purposes (and if you’re reading this, I’m betting you are), there’s an important skillset and rule that you might want to think about: The art of not replying. 'two face' courtesy of Broderick on Flickr via Creative Commons license.

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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. Most images from the corresponding Wikipedia page, used under Creative Commons. This was going to be my next enterprise SEO column for Search Engine Land but then I thought twice about using it there. I don’t want to waste it either so I’ll give it a try here. Good stuff or was I right to hold it back?

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Free Culture and Attention as Currency

Waxing UnLyrical

Most web assets from the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Google, Tumblr, Foursquare and a gazillion others appear to be free, opening floodgates of content, ranging from the genius of Wikipedia/ Ushahidi to the apparently innocuous LOLcats. Image: Loius Volant on Flickr, Creative Commons.

KCNN: Principles Module

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We offer offers insights from a fact-checker for the Atlantic magazine, a talk with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, a proposal for updating breaking news in a different way, and more. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 This Web site is an initiative of J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism. J-Lab. J-New Voices. J-Learning. | --> Get J-Flash newsletter. | RSS Feed. ABOUT. RESOURCES. LEARNING MODULES. RESEARCH.

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Lawyers: Stop Hiding. You Have To Market Your Marketing.

Myrland Marketing

When the rest of the world was cutting its advertising teeth decades prior to that, Wikipedia tells us that: “The first major case law decision on legal advertising is the Supreme Court ruling in Bates v. Photo by Frederic Poirot (creative commons). While The Rest of the World Was Advertising. I have worked with lawyers since 1997. Many of you are pretty conservative when it comes to marketing.

Social Media: Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Myrland Marketing

Photo Credit to Wikipedia under a Creative Commons License. FIND AND BE FOUND. If one of the goals in your Marketing and Business Development Plan is to grow your practice, then it follows that you would then identify the strategies to accomplish that. Typically, it’s broken down like this: Goal: What I want or need to accomplish. Strategy: How I intend to accomplish it.

5 Ways To Spice Up Your WordPress Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

and also, once you install it, Apture will insert “pop-up&# references on embedded links, if they’re to easily accessible pages such as Wikipedia, Flickr, etc. (It Mark as read Approve comment Shonali, totally stole your idea for my blog, but added two more to your list: Zemanta, which recommends Creative Commons images and related articles to help enrich your posts and SlickFlickr, which helps you build slideshows and the like from your Flickr feed.

Is Pay-to-Post Blogging The New Advertorial?

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: jbcurio via Flickr , Creative Commons For the few who don’t know or recall, an “ advertorial is an advertisement written in the form of an objective article, and presented in a printed publication – usually designed to look like a legitimate and independent news story,” according to Wikipedia.

Swipe Right for Hot SEO: Match the Link Building Tactic to Your Site

Kikolani

As well as answer common questions, try to cover a topic/area that hasn’t been done before. Super Food Fixes & Recipes for Common Pet Ailments. Wikipedia Links. Wikipedia links are no-follow, but they have tremendous authority nevertheless. The hardest thing about a successful Wikipedia link campaign is making the link stick. The key with Wikipedia is to see the link in a context of sources and citations, so you have to get the relevancy absolutely spot on.

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How To Start a Blog in 7 Days

Kikolani

Furthermore, it’s common that guest posts are rejected. Here are some great options: Creative Commons Search. This is essentially a tool that let’s you easily search multiple sources for images licensed with Creative Commons. They include Flickr, Google Image, and Wikipedia Commons. This is a guest post by Tony Hue. Sorry, Darren Rowse. I just don’t have the commitment to build a better blog in 31 days. Nor do I have $20.

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The Social Media ProBook

Social Media Marketing

Measuring Social Business" William Beutler of The Wikipedian gets down to the basics of "Wikipedia Fundamentals" Leslie Poston of Magnitude Media lists "10 'Rules' of Social Advertising" Just for fun, the book is interspersed with more personal interviews as you're invited to go on "A Day in the Life Of." #ProBook is the brainchild of Joe Chernov and the team at Eloqua and JESS3 - a team I've had the privilege of working with previously on this site.

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Add That Special Something That Makes Your Readers Adore You

ProBlogger

Image courtesy aussiegal, licenced under Creative Commons One of the best ways to cultivate these sorts of relationships (once you’ve got the whole write epic shit thing down) is to seed your posts with Easter eggs—obscure references that aren’t apparent to anyone who doesn’t know what you’re talking about. 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.

KeywordSmash Free Keyword Research Tool Launched

Bill Hartzer

Public Domain (Wikipedia content, US Gov content, Creative Commons). As a blogger, online marketer, writer, and a shameless self-promoter, I am always on the hunt for content and ideas for creating online content. I totally agree with whoever coined the phrase, “content is king&#. I have to admit that sometimes I get writer’s block or, as I like to call it, “promoter’s block&#.

Swipe Right for Hot SEO: Match the Link Building Tactic to Your Site

Kikolani

As well as answer common questions, try to cover a topic/area that hasn’t been done before. Super Food Fixes & Recipes for Common Pet Ailments. Wikipedia Links. Wikipedia links are no-follow, but they have tremendous authority nevertheless. The hardest thing about a successful Wikipedia link campaign is making the link stick. The key with Wikipedia is to see the link in a context of sources and citations, so you have to get the relevancy absolutely spot on.

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The Joint Chiefs of Staff 2010 Social Media Strategy | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Wikipedia defines the Joint Chiefs of Staff as “a group of military leaders in the United States armed forces who advise the civilian government of the United States.&# The Joint Chiefs of Staff are the Chiefs of each of the four military branches and are overseen by the Chairman who is appointed by the President of the United States and is, by law, the highest ranking military officer and principal military advisor to the President.

Being the Chief of Stuff

Justin Levy

Instead, a “body man&# , according to Wikipedia , is: a personal assistant to a politician or political candidate. JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

Tips For Dealing With Information Overload

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Wikipedia. Xkcd cartoon Creative Commons-licensed by Randall Munroe. More on Triage at the Wikipedia source. Friday, May 9, 2008 Tips For Dealing With Information Overload I sent a couple of people the following question: “What are your top tips for dealing with information overflow?&# Here are some of their answers (with formatting partly adjusted, omissions within quotes indicated with dots). Please add your own tips and approaches in the comments.

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Non di solo Google.

Buzz Marketing for Technology

IL GURU di GURU e wikipedia. I contenuti di eLearning Goddess (written by Giuliana Guazzaroni) sono pubblicati sotto una Licenza Creative Commons eLearning Goddess. Alfabeti digitali, lingue, linguaggi, scrittura, e-learning, tutoring online, tecnologie didattiche, crossmedialità e netlife a cura di Giuliana Guazzaroni. eLearning Goddess. Google e Media sociali. 15-lug-2008. Giuliana Guazzaroni. Valutare conversazioni e forum. 14-lug-2008. Giuliana Guazzaroni.

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JOLT - Journal of Online Learning and Teaching

Buzz Marketing for Technology

a web server, or more commonly, by registering with. their most common. is best used for these common tasks, a. common wiki password, and provide their name and. Wikipedia-style? mimic the anonymity of posting to Wikipedia. about the same time as Wikipedia discovered that one. trust Wikipedia?? of information that is available on Wikipedia and. because of Wikipedia. Wikipedia these days. Wikipedia Founder.

Monthly Trends + 10 Tips for a Flawless Linking Strategy

ProBlogger

One of the most common reasons to include outbound links in your posts is to provide references for facts, or as a hat-tip to a source that brought a particular fact or story to your attention. Try allowing guest posters to include a very brief bio with links at the bottom of their guest posts and look for Creative Commons images that are free to use with attribution. This guest post is written by Kimberly Turner, cofounder of Regator.

Paywall for News.com 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. Which reminds me, how will a digital subscription article get around Creative Commons licencing which stipulates Not for Commercial Gain? The Lords Temporal say nothing, the Lords Spiritual have nothing to say, and the House of Commons has nothing to say and says it. Wikipedia ).

Blogosphere Trends + Using Infographics

ProBlogger

is like a search engine for infographics, so if you’re looking to use a graphic created by someone else (with permission or by Creative Commons and with attribution, of course), you may well find what you need here among the thousands of beautiful options that have already been created. Information graphics, or infographics as they are more often called, are a great way to convey complex information clearly and concisely.

Musical serendipity in a digital world….

The Way of the Web

And when Spotify fails, there’s the backup of Last.fm , which I’ve long held to be the musical Wikipedia, more than any type of online radio service. Despite the fact that some artists chose to allow their music to be distributed via Creative Commons, the other result was an ‘iPod sharing/swapping’ trend in playgrounds around the world. 'Mother

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Create common meta language to provide semantic meaning to various forms of learning. Need structure of a language, standards to then create a pathway for creativity to ensure that content is available to people so that it can be seen in a consistent, productive way. ( More interesting than Wikipedia are the billions of pages of how to do things. Strength of network comes not from common identity but from diversity. The Bamboo Project Blog.

Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I started using twitter under a pseudonym/nick-name, then a business name (@deepr_creative) but really I use @DarrinSearancke for the majority of my tweets.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

10 Creative Contests Powered by Social Media (Mashable): You can use social media to do many things: build community, make business decisions, and more. This article presents fourteen tips for achieving this goal, most of which are common sense but which may inspire you to get more active. Michael Hyatt): This is a good article on the common pitfalls facing bloggers, from not posting enough to posting too much and everything in between.

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Reply Preston Ehrler July 29, 2010 at 4:30 pm This issue is not only common, per your evidence, in the Social Media circle, but has permeated every corner of the business world. I don’t understand the lack of etiquette, the lack of common sense, the lack of human decency, that so many people seem to be exhibiting. Now we are looking at a changed cultural landscape which demands creative and intellectual content such as artwork and writing, but refuses to pay for it.

PB173: How to Use Quotes in Your Blog Content Legally and Ethically

ProBlogger

In fact, I would say probably 10, 15, 20% of my blog posts usually started with me bouncing off the idea that someone else had started on their blog, so it was very common for bloggers to be linking to one another and quoting one another in the early days. If the person has no online presence at all, I guess you could link to their Wikipedia page or something like that as well. This is probably the most common way of using quotes.

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

They should be passionate, strategic, creative, personable, intelligent, aggressive, diligent, determined, adaptable, motivated and have a sense of humor. Characteristics: unselfish, interested in people, open-minded, un-controlling and creative. The best social media marketers that I’ve met have had these traits in common: they network well off-line and online, they offer assistance first and ask for help later, they get great results (for themselves and or their clients).

PB173: How to Use Quotes in Your Blog Content Legally and Ethically

ProBlogger

In fact, I would say probably 10, 15, 20% of my blog posts usually started with me bouncing off the idea that someone else had started on their blog, so it was very common for bloggers to be linking to one another and quoting one another in the early days. If the person has no online presence at all, I guess you could link to their Wikipedia page or something like that as well. This is probably the most common way of using quotes.

52 Types of Blog Posts that Are Proven to Work

ProBlogger

Wikipedia-style post. One of the most common problems in that field is gaining lean (fat-free) body mass. Sometimes being creative pays a lot, so try to come up with your own ways of doing interviews. As Wikipedia defines it, “a cheat sheet is a concise set of notes used for quick reference,&# and that’s exactly what it is. For example, if you have a photography blog you might share some free stock photos on Creative Commons license.

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Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008

Koka Sexton

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Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008 - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

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