If you’ve ever dug into copyright issues, I’m sure that you’ve heard of the term fair use. And I’m sure if you started to research it, you left that research session with a spinning head and more confused than when you began. This is because fair use is one of the most complicated copyright topics. […]
Trying to understand how copyright works for your creative business? Then this post collection will help you understand what copyright is and how it can help you.
In Copyright Basics, I quickly mentioned that if you placed a copyright notice on a digital file and it was removed, that you might have an additional reason to sue your infringer. Today, I want to dive into this law and how it can help you protect and enforce your copyrights. What is Copyright Management […]
We are going to start off by making sure we are all on the same page about some key aspects of copyright laws. Understanding these underlying principles will be a huge help as we move through the month. We’ve got a lot to cover, so let’s jump in. Why do copyright laws exist? One of […]
So you don’t get a nasty letter, you need to know who created that blog post or image so you can ask permission and give credit where credit is due. When you are trying to search backwards to find the source, these searches are called “reverse searches.” Text based reverse searches are pretty darn easy. You can […]
Figuring out ways to leverage one piece of artwork into multiple sources of income is an issue for every creative business. For visual artists, this becomes even more difficult in our right-click Internet society. The reality is that the only way to prevent your images from being posted without your permission is to not post […]