Social Media Quotes, Music and Photo Copyrights

Ignite Social Media

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.


Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Trending Sources

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. You can browse collections or get straight into the free to use images by searching and limiting results to the public domain (see below). NYPL has a searchable database of public domain images.

38 of the Best Free Stock Photo Websites for 2021


Anything licensed under the Creative Commons or public domain is fair game too. RawPixel has a decent collection of Public Domain images (either photos that have fallen out of copyright, or has been dedicated to the 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.

Sites 116

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

Buffer Social

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? Works in the public domain are those whose copyrights have expired, have been forfeited, or are inapplicable. Finding something on the internet does not mean it is in the public domain. Here at Buffer, we think a lot about visual content.

Sites 87

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.

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. So whether you’ve already started your entrepreneurial journey or are considering taking the first step towards starting your own business, I hope you find these five articles – some recent, some not-so-recent but still relevant – inspiring and useful. Tales from the Field: Raising an Entrepreneur. Why: Entrepreneurship can start at any age.

Tips 169

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. Which moments in time are forever etched in your mind?

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.

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. When it comes to the sites that are dedicated mostly to the movies, Public Domain Torrents will exceed all your expectations. Not Public Domain Torrents, however.

Sites 100

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. At the core of any successful blog is valuable content—helping readers solve a problem, increase their knowledge, work more effectively.

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. That’s probably why the author of The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories , Christopher Booker, argues that every story in film, literature, and mythology throughout time is based on one of seven great storylines.

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. FMA offers more than 1,500 public domain tracks (licensed for commercial use) as well as thousands more under Creative Commons giving marketers and creators a plethora of options. Public Domain.

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! Tweet Situation: When food writer Monica Gaudio discovered that Cooks Source magazine had lifted an article she’d written and printed it in the magazine, she emailed the magazine to inquire about how it had come about. When the editor of the magazine asked what she wanted, Gaudio told the.

Issues 300

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. New Old Stock is full of vintage photos from public archives, free of known copyright restrictions. Pixabay has tons of public domain vectors, drawings, and photos – all for free.

Monday Roundup: Knocking Down Silos

Waxing UnLyrical

Why: “When there are silos within an organization, communication breaks down, bottlenecks occur, and worse, miscommunications can create public relations crises,” says Gini Dietrich as she explores why “every person in your organization should feel empowered and educated about your communications strategy.” Image: jasongillman via Pixabay, CC0 Public Domain.

How to Tackle YouTube Copyright Issues

agora pulse

A wedding photographer, for example, might create a wedding video but sign a contract saying that it can’t be published publicly. Bonus Material: FREE social media calendar with YouTube content ideas and inspiration. Concerned about YouTube copyright issues?

Issues 104

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. Today’s marketers are all looking for new ways to find and attract their ideal audience.

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. I’ve noticed it around everywhere and thought it was just some generic CAPTCHA plugin that was being used on many websites. Then I noticed the tagline: “Stop spam. Read books.” ” and immediately became curious what it meant.

12 of the Best Free Stock Video Websites for Great Footage


Public Domain licenses mean that they’re yours to do with as you wish! People watch more than a billion hours of video on YouTube every day. Over on TikTok, more than a billion individual videos are viewed daily.

Remix 101

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. I’ve noticed it around everywhere and thought it was just some generic CAPTCHA plugin that was being used on many websites. Then I noticed the tagline: “Stop spam. Read books.” ” and immediately became curious what it meant.

How To Add Music To Your Youtube Video In 2020?


It’s one of the biggest platforms for free audio tracks, with more than 1,500 public domain tracks for commercial use and thousands more licensed under Creative Commons. Want an updated, no-nonsense tutorial on how to add music to your YouTube video?

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. It can be valuable for SEO , useful as a straight-forward marketing tool , and increase the reach of your message via social media in countless ways. That said, one of the challenges a number of my clients face is a desire to use video but a very limited budget with which to work.

Video 176

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). Image: UOregon Conference Services via Flickr, CC 2.o. Now imagine someone asks you the classic party get-to-know-you question: “What do you do?”.

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. And even if it “goes away” at some point, what it’s taught us about two- and multi-way communication, not to mention brevity, is remarkable.

Tips 163

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. The screen’s been going blank at random intervals, and since it’s still under the protection plan, I decided to listen to my friends and get the pros to look at it. And in doing so, I experienced two very different attitudes to customer service, and technology, all in the same day.

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. What we post on Facebook is not in the public domain. I lived my life, mostly, in the public eye. about what is and isnt "public domain.".

Class 208

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. It’s not of my own volition that I won’t be doing any of these things. Rather, it’s because a speaking engagement that came my way several months ago disappeared rather abruptly.

The Ugly Side of Social Media Sharing

Waxing UnLyrical

On April 7 my Facebook friend Susan (name changed) uploaded this photo (image used with permission from “Susan”): By April 21, it turned into this photo meme: What was posted as a “friends only” image was altered into a very public meme, where her kids and the neighbor’s kids (all under 13 years old) became branded as “What is wrong with today’s kids?” Is your profile public? Guest post by Jenelle Conner. I am a social media advocate.

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.) With another year of innovation ahead of us Fred Wilson was right to have a few predictions but also some interesting questions. He may not have any exact marketing trends to highlight but we can assure you there will definitely be a lot going on this year.

Data 66

The Road to Recovery: A Look at the Digital Future of Small Business 


1937 / Public Domain Even after it lost its designation in 1985, tourists continued to make Route 66 a place of pilgrimage. James Winery taproom, where Josh Stacy, owner of Public House Brewing , would treat them to some of the best craft beer east of the Rockies.

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. There are several factors that come into play – such as the work/life balance, company culture, and benefits.

Review 109

How Brands Can Celebrate Juneteenth on Social Media


These historic images have been released into the public domain as Creative Commons Zero (CC0), so that means you can use, transform, and share the assets without asking permission from the Smithsonian. . Have you ever heard of Juneteenth? . If not, you’re probably not alone.

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.

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. These types of cases are commonly known as SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation). This is a guest post by Charles Borromeo of Justice Explained. Photo Credit.

Tips 123

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. This is a guest post by Christopher Wallace. The recent proliferation of social media networks has increased awareness of online privacy issues.

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 When was the last time you phoned up a company to leave them feedback, or even just sent them an email? Can’t remember? Well, you’re not alone.