Here’s Your Opportunity to Start Something Awesome: Join #MBUstorm Blogging Challenge!
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
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.
Rough Guide: How to create visual content for social media with ease
JANUARY 30, 2016
Most of the time you’d don’t need to attribute the work to the photographer and the images are very high quality by far the easiest to search and best to use is Pixabay.com – Pixabay is a public domain image library of high quality images that are copyright free.
12 of the Best Guides and Sources for Free Stock Images
MARCH 30, 2015
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.
5 Places To Get Free Images For Your Blog
Small Business Mavericks
JUNE 21, 2013
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.
Good Storylines Make For Great Fundraising
JUNE 18, 2014
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.
Where to Find Free Images Online
MARCH 19, 2015
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.
Why Podcasts Work: Five Reasons to Start One
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
image credit: Pixabay CC0 Public Domain. Six Simple Public Relations Efforts that Take Less than 10 Minutes. By Ally Mann. I remember being a kid and driving around with my parents. They would always listen to talk radio.
Q4 is Here: Planning for 2016 is Upon Us
OCTOBER 1, 2015
image credit: CC0 Public Domain. By Gini Dietrich. Here we are. Fourth quarter. I kind of can’t believe it. This year has gone by incredibly fast. But, here we are.
Social Media is Like the Telephone
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
If you work in public relations, you can follow reporters that cover your industries. When it comes to public relations, many don’t take the time to research their targets and they’ll often pitch people who clearly don’t want to be pitched via social media. By Christopher Whitcomb.
The Ugly Side of Social Media Sharing
APRIL 30, 2013
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.
Creating Great Video Without the “Shoot”
OCTOBER 17, 2012
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.
Business Lessons Learned From a Speaking Gig Gone Bad
JUNE 14, 2013
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.
Start-Up Marketing and Yourself: Don’t be a Swiss Army Knife
JULY 3, 2013
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
MAY 16, 2013
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.
The Future Of Books And Publishing
NOVEMBER 13, 2011
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.
Top 3 Employer Review Websites Of 2013
OCTOBER 8, 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.
Marketing Must Adapt To The New Reader
NOVEMBER 8, 2012
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.
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The Way of the Web
SEPTEMBER 29, 2010
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.
Protecting Your Online Privacy: How to Keep Your Online Activity Private from Pirates, Hackers and Marketers
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
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.
How Rich Answers Provide a New Approach to SEO
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
Answers provided by Google: Often public domain info, but sometimes from licensed data. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. On Wednesday the 21st of October, I published the results of our latest study on Google’s Rich Answers.
How to Gather Fan Feedback on Social Media
Convince & Convert
JANUARY 15, 2016
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 BigStockPhoto.com.
Does Too Much Technology Make Us Bored?
MAY 8, 2013
Image by Emiichann (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. Last week I had to take my MacBook Pro in to the Apple store.
Create a Sense of Urgency
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
image credit: Pixabay CC0 Public Domain. By Daniel Matthews. You’ve heard this at least a million times: Responding to customers ASAP when they reach out on social media is paramount. It’s urgent. You need to have a plan in place for dealing with customer complaints fast.
Like Stuff On Facebook? Say Cheese, You're An Ad!
JANUARY 26, 2011
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.
How Bloggers Can Benefit From Google’s Rich Answers
JUNE 27, 2016
Also displayed at the top of the page, above the organic results, these are answers drawn from official data or public domain sites such as Wikipedia. By digital marketing expert Jim Stewart of StewART Media. We’ve always been told that the aim for our blog posts is to be number one.
Twenty Tips to Make You a Successful Entrepreneur
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
image credit: CC0 Public Domain. By Jenny Richards. Are you a budding successful entrepreneur or do you feel like you have what it takes to make it in the volatile world of business?
5 Tips to Avoid Lawsuits When Blogging
APRIL 12, 2011
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.
Why I’ll Keep Growing My Private Link Network After Google’s “Crackdown”
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
That may seem small, but I admit it’s fairly substantial since we have almost 2,000 domains in our network. You may be wondering why I (well, me and Diggy) would put so much money into domains for building a network of our own websites. Stay Away from Public Domain Auctions.
The Twitter Test
APRIL 8, 2011
It's success and how much attention it receives in the public domain. I've been thinking a lot about Twitter lately. Beyond Twitter's dramatic growth and the buzz that still surrounds it, it's becoming an increasingly important place to be because as people used to " Google " one another to find out what they're about, you may note that a Twitter profile ranks fairly close to the top of the organic search results. What does this mean?
Google Penalizes Copyright Infringers: Are You At Risk?
SEPTEMBER 15, 2012
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.
Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #87
FEBRUARY 17, 2012
In addition to being funny, it does raise a really good point about the legal issues around claiming something that's effectively in the public domain." Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?
The Other Side Of Privacy
MAY 16, 2011
The other side of privacy is knowing and understanding that whatever you put online is now in the public domain. You can't throw a rock and not hit a concern about privacy and the use of our data online. This is a huge concern because us Marketers have screwed it up so royally over the years. From a lack of permission and abuse to security breaches and scams. It's so bad that government plays an active role in deciding what can and can't be done (yes, lawmakers).
8 Ways To Score That Elusive Entry Level Marketing Position
FEBRUARY 25, 2012
Whether or not it's "fair play" for a recruiter to be looking at Social Media is not the point, this information is in the public domain, so shine the best light possible on yourself. It used to be that you had to subscribe (and pay big money) to get that kind of information via the industry trade publications. industry trade publication. It's probably the most frequently asked question that people looking for work ask.
Monday Roundup: Knocking Down Silos
JUNE 27, 2016
Image: jasongillman via Pixabay, CC0 Public Domain. One of the biggest roadblocks to effective integrated communications is the existence of silos within an organization.
15 Places to Find Free Images for Your Blog
MARCH 17, 2014
In addition to images of landmarks and places, there are plenty of public domain images, videos, and audio files. The ancient saying that a picture is worth 1000 words comes as no surprise to content marketers.
Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change
SEPTEMBER 17, 2010
NOcontent makes its way from its creator to the public without aggregation. Publishers’ aggregation and curation created their brand, and their brand (in most cases) was intended to communicate meaning to retailers, librarians, and reviewers, not to the public! Even as sophisticated a retailer at Barnes & Noble will present multiple duplicate entries of a public domain scan from Google to an ebook search for a Shakespeare play.
Cooks Source: How to Avoid an Unnecessary Crisis
NOVEMBER 8, 2010
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!
ReCAPTCHA – It’s Like CAPTCHA, But Helping The World
OCTOBER 21, 2011
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.
Why Embedding Images Rule
Small Business Mavericks
MARCH 10, 2014
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.
Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #135
JANUARY 19, 2013
"Reams have been written about the death of programmer and public domain activist Aaron Swartz , who faced federal prosecution for downloading a few million academic journal articles. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?