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Using images in blog posts: the dos and don’ts

You’ve thought about it, and may have even seen other bloggers do it, but using images in blog posts can be daunting…particularly if you don’t know the rules.  Unlike reading a newspaper or book, reading things off of a computer screen is different, and eyes tire quickly. By adding a relevant image to a post,… Continue Reading

Where to find free images and photos for your blog

Seth Godin shares this morning that Flickr can be a great source of photos for a presentation or website or brochure. Go to advanced search, choose Creative Commons Commercial license and search away. The breadth is extraordinary, but what will amaze you is the quality. And the license is a generous gift from the photographer… Continue Reading

Be careful using creative commons images on your blog

Shel Holtz, an Internet PR expert, has picked up on recent lawsuit brought by a Texas minor whose photograph was used by Virgin Australia in an advertising campaign. The suit alleges using the photo is a violation of the subject’s privacy rights. Shel directs us to a CNN interview with the plaintiffs attorney. Of interest… Continue Reading