Social Media Quotes, Music and Photo Copyrights

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The quote is no longer owned and considered public domain. Giving attribution to an author’s quote does not make it legal to use, however it is recommended that you always give attribution and not pass work off as your own- even if it’s in public domain or you have written permission to use. Translation: Don’t use a quote if you don’t have written permission or it’s not in public domain.

5 Places To Get Free Images For Your Blog

Small Business Mavericks

Sometimes they include images that are not for commercial use or in the public domain. Blogging for Small Business creative commons free images free photos images photos public domain It is becoming increasingly more important to include images with your blog posts. If you have a desire to add images to your blog posts, here are 5 sources where you can get free images.

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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.

Where to Get Awesome Free Images for Your Social Media (Without Stealing Them)

agora pulse

Public Domain. Some sites have CC0 or public domain licenses for all their images; others have a mixture. . For old and fascinating images, The New York Public Library has an archive of images. Many of them are public domain.

Stock Photo Sites To Fuel Your Social Media Content

Jason Yormark

Pixabay (free) – Pixabay is packed with well over a million public domain images – not only photos, but also illustrations, vector graphics, and even a handful of videos. Pexels (free) – Anyone is welcome to upload photos to Pexels, and the site’s curators will pick out the best shots to populate its searchable collection of public domain images.

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Here’s Your Opportunity to Start Something Awesome: Join #MBUstorm Blogging Challenge!


Image: Pixabay (CC0 Public Domain). Starting out is tough… We all have lots of great ideas “we wish we could do” but they keep piling up waiting for when we have enough time.

12 of the Best Guides and Sources for Free Stock Images

Webbiquity SMM

Courtney Seiter helpfully reviews more than 50 sources for free blog images, from Buffer’s own Pablo tool to some of the popular tools mentioned below to unique sources like Dreamstime , IM Free , Public Domain Pictures , BigFoto and Foter.

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 public domain? Finding something on the internet does not mean it is in the public domain.

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


Display the work publicly. Distribute the work to the public. Public domain : If a creator has relinquished all rights, or the copyright has expired, the work enters the public domain. public domain licenses.

Wednesday Roundup: Tips for Entrepreneurs

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Megforce1 (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. Here at WUL, we’re huge fans of entrepreneurship.

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Permission to Be Human

Waxing UnLyrical

Btw, please head to this (public) status update on my Facebook profile and save/share these emergency preparedness tips, especially if you are/know someone in Irma’s path. Image: Comovnhuting , Princess Diana’s signature [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

Best KickassTorrent Alternatives And Similar Sites


That is a result of US enforcement to shrink and raid the number of illegal domains that spread across the web. Some people even tried reviving the website under the domain known as, 5 – Public Domain Torrents. Not Public Domain Torrents, however.

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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. Public Domain.

Good Storylines Make For Great Fundraising

Waxing UnLyrical

Phillips Fox [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. G uest Post by Vipin Shri. Storytelling can be found in everything. Memories are made of stories. Good storylines imprint right into the minds of an audience, sometimes permanently. Image: E.

Why Embedding Images Rule

Small Business Mavericks

The other option is to search for free public domain images, which can be time consuming. Getty Images just announced that you can search for and embed images on your blog or website. Attribution is automatically credited when you do so, but the benefit (one of them) is that you don’t have to pay for the image. You also don’t have to worry about copyright infringement. Permission to use is already granted. There are lots of reasons why you might want to embed images.

The International Bar Association Publishes First Global Study of the Impact of Social Media on the Legal Profession


over 85% of respondents deemed it acceptable for lawyers to access and use the information found on the online social networking profiles of the parties in a case, which forms part of the public domain, as evidence in proceedings.

Monday Roundup: Knocking Down Silos

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: jasongillman via Pixabay, CC0 Public Domain. One of the biggest roadblocks to effective integrated communications is the existence of silos within an organization.

Where to Find Free Images Online


Public Domain Archive. Public Domain Archive. Public Domain Images are bloggers who have curated all the images in the public domain they’ve come across in one handy place.

ReCAPTCHA – It’s Like CAPTCHA, But Helping The World


Millions of people are actually taking part in decoding old books so that they can be a part of the public domain, and most of them don’t even know it! I’ll be upfront here. ReCAPTCHA has been around for quite a while.

ReCAPTCHA – It’s Like CAPTCHA, But Helping The World


Millions of people are actually taking part in decoding old books so that they can be a part of the public domain, and most of them don’t even know it! I’ll be upfront here. ReCAPTCHA has been around for quite a while.

Cooks Source: How to Avoid an Unnecessary Crisis

Dave Fleet

But honestly Monica, the web is considered “public domain&# and you should be happy we just didn’t “lift&# your whole article and put someone else’s name on it!

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Creating Great Video Without the “Shoot”

Waxing UnLyrical

Maybe the National Archives has some great public domain footage that would work well for your project. . Guest post by Sue O’Hora. Video is a wonderful tool for telling a compelling story.

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Start-Up Marketing and Yourself: Don’t be a Swiss Army Knife

Waxing UnLyrical

If you spoke at a party the way most businesses speak to the public, no one would know who you were after you left. Image: Jonas Bergsten [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. Imagine you’re at a party. And imagine you’re a people person (if you aren’t already).

Thursday Roundup: Twitter Tips

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Pasquale D’Silva [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. Social media platforms will come and go; but I truly believe that if any recent platform has had a dramatic impact on how we communicate, it’s Twitter.

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Does Too Much Technology Make Us Bored?

Waxing UnLyrical

Image by Emiichann (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. Last week I had to take my MacBook Pro in to the Apple store.

Business Lessons Learned From a Speaking Gig Gone Bad

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Wikimedia Commons ( public domain ). Nine days from today, I won’t be getting dropped off at Dulles Airport, waiting in line to get through security, or boarding an airplane to fly to Egypt. Walk like an Egyptian… not.

Like Stuff On Facebook? Say Cheese, You're An Ad!

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Like Stuff On Facebook? Public domain or not? Matt felt that since anything we post is in the “public domain,&# it’s fair game.

The Ugly Side of Social Media Sharing

Waxing UnLyrical

Is your profile public? Unfortunately, the photo has been dramatically and digitally altered, distributed, and now widely available on the public domain. Guest post by Jenelle Conner. I am a social media advocate. It’s where I work.

New Year… New data-driven resolutions


Conversations have been moved from the public domain to private channels in hope to gather all conversations (via Twitter, Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, Whatsapp, Web, etc.)

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Top 3 Employer Review Websites Of 2013


Apart from the reviews left by former and current employees about a particular company, job seekers can also read about high-profile businessmen and company CEOs directly in the public domain section. Searching for a good employment position is no easy feat.

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10 Impressive Examples of AI in Marketing

Social Media Strategies Summit

Using this technology, Unilever discovered a link between ice-cream and breakfast: there are at least 50 songs in the public domain where the lyrics talk about “ice-cream for breakfast” and businesses like Dunkin Donuts are already selling ice cream in the morning.

5 Tips to Avoid Lawsuits When Blogging


Indeed under the privacy law you are not allowed to publish any private facts that do not fall into the public domain. For instance you will not be able to speak about the sexual orientation of a person (even if it is true) on your blog if it has not been revealed publicly.

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The Future Of Books And Publishing

Twist Image

Along with starting one of the most interesting open source projects, LibriVox (for audio books based on books in the public domain), Hugh also works on book and publishing start-ups. Episode #279 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. I wish more people would read (more) books.

Protecting Your Online Privacy: How to Keep Your Online Activity Private from Pirates, Hackers and Marketers

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Of course, it is safest to assume that all of your internet information and activities are in the public domain and that one must take steps to curtail those that you don’t want publicized. If possible, avoid entering critical passwords when using publicly accessible computers.

Popular Social Media Topics of 2019

Ignite Social Media

If you are not the original author of a quote, one of two things must be true to use it freely on social media: You have written permission from the author; or The quote is no longer owned and considered public domain.

Marketing Must Adapt To The New Reader

Twist Image

The book was available for free from Project Gutenberg (it still is, along with an amazing array of books in the public domain that have all been digitized). From the article: "According to the Pew Research Center 's Internet & American Life Project , more than eight in ten Americans between the ages of 16 and 29 read a book in the past year, and six in ten used their local public library. public domain. public library.

Google Penalizes Copyright Infringers: Are You At Risk?


You can also use material that’s available in the public domain. It is really important to identify what works come under public domain and which don’t. Public domain materials include federal government documents and materials produced before 1923. If material was produced between 1923 and 1978 without a copyright notice it is also considered to be in the public domain. You can learn more about the public domain here.

How to Gather Fan Feedback on Social Media

Convince & Convert

Not all fans following your company on social media will be open to leaving public and detailed feedback via comments or replies. This takes the conversation out of the public domain. Image via

How Rich Answers Provide a New Approach to SEO

Convince & Convert

Answers provided by Google: Often public domain info, but sometimes from licensed data. Image via On Wednesday the 21st of October, I published the results of our latest study on Google’s Rich Answers.

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KeywordSmash Free Keyword Research Tool Launched

Bill Hartzer

Public Domain (Wikipedia content, US Gov content, Creative Commons). Domain Names for Sale: Why You Should Buy a Keyword Rich Domain Name One of the best kept secrets of the search engine.