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Tips for Bloggers to Avoid Copyright Violations

Most bloggers are very well-intentioned and would try to steer clear from any potential copyright violations. However, it's not hard to inadvertently cross the line from okay to dodgy. So, let's chat about some issues that might come up. Copyright notice There doesn't have to be a notice asserting the content owner's copyright for that… Continue reading Tips for Bloggers to Avoid Copyright Violations

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My Most-Used Blogging Tools of 2020

I think a lot of us bloggers have our little tricks up our sleeves, whether it's a favourite place to get images from, quotes, or whatever it might happen to be. Here's a quick run-down of the blogging tools that I've been using the most over the past year. Graphics Canva continues to be my… Continue reading My Most-Used Blogging Tools of 2020

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Using Images in WordPress Blogs

Using images in WordPress can be tricky and quirky sometimes, especially in the block editor. Here are some of the image-related bits and bobs I've picked up over time. Media files are publicly visible If you upload a file to your site, it gets assigned a URL. That's its home, and whether you include it… Continue reading Using Images in WordPress Blogs

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Where To Find Images For Your Blog Posts

It's important to be careful about respecting copyright when using images on your blog, and there are some great places where you can get images that you can be confident are licensed for free use. Image sites You won't find Google Images on this list, because it's not a photo sharing site, it's a search… Continue reading Where To Find Images For Your Blog Posts

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Using Pinterest With Your Blog

I'll start this post with the caveat that I'm far from a Pinterest expert.  I've been more passive than I usually am when trying to learn about something, so I've picked up bits and pieces in dribs and drabs over the last 2 1/2 years.  Over that time, my pinning approach has evolved, and it… Continue reading Using Pinterest With Your Blog