What I Learned About Copyright Law from an $800 Violation

Great Content Needs Great Visuals

What Exactly is a Copyright?

One Exception: The Fair Use Doctrine

5 Ways to Avoid Copyright Violations

1. Stick to free stock photo websites

  • Can be modified, copied or distributed
  • Used for any purpose (even commercial)
  • Used without attribution

2. Obey the image or video’s license

3. Ask the copyright holder

4. Use the provided embed code

5. If all else fails, follow this flow chart

Skip the Hassle, Use Safe Images



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Joel Widmer

Joel Widmer

I'm a marketing strategist, longboarder and on a search for the perfect hamburger! You can find me blogging at http://fluxedigitalmarketing.com