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Blogger's Guide to Creative Commons: In Pictures - The Blog Herald

Blogger's Guide to Creative Commons: In Pictures - The Blog Herald | better blogging tips | Scoop.it

Creative commons laws can be complex and difficult to understand, however. Even experts and lawyers are not always certain of the application of copyright law.

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 But these comics might help you to at least get the basics.

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CDA 230 Success Cases: WordPress.com

CDA 230 Success Cases: WordPress.com | better blogging tips | Scoop.it

One of the largest hosts of third-party speech is the site WordPress.com. With over 38 million sites all over the world, the site has empowered users to speak their minds and comment on each other's creative content.

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CDA 230 limits the liability of a number of Internet services that host user-generated content. I answer a lot of support forum questions almost every day and I always have the links that follow handy. Tags: wordpress.com, abuse, complaints, DMCA, freedom of speech, harassment.

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4 Ways to Create Shareable Pinterest Images | V3 Kansas City Integrated Marketing and Social Media Agency

4 Ways to Create Shareable Pinterest Images | V3 Kansas City Integrated Marketing and Social Media Agency | better blogging tips | Scoop.it
The key to Pinterest is compelling visuals. Try these 4 tips to make your Pinterest images more shareable--no graphic design wizardry required!
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"You certainly don’t have to be a graphic design wizard or an award-winning photographer to create these sorts of shareable visuals. Instead, try these simple tricks and see how your audience responds."

 
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Darren Schiele's curator insight, March 17, 2013 6:04 PM

With the explosive growth and popularity of Pinterest, don't discount it as just "some other" social media site.  Integrate pictures of your blog into your Pinterest profile.  This is another way for your blog to be discovered and yet another link for the search engines to grab onto.

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Shaky "Six-Strikes" Copyright Alert System Just Won't Go Away

Shaky "Six-Strikes" Copyright Alert System Just Won't Go Away | better blogging tips | Scoop.it
U.S. cable and media companies are still revving up the so-called "six-strikes" Copyright Alert system - even after a prototype model of the system is closing down in France.

 

The Copyright Alert system, also known as the "six strikes" warning system, is designed to create a mechanism where Internet Service Providers will inform subscribers that someone with their IP address appears to be downloading copyrighted material, such as music and movies. After six such notices, subscribers could face sanctions - such as throttling of their Internet connections.

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