What happens when one of your photos was used without your consent? This a common problem all bloggers face today. Protecting your photos is a requirement! And if you haven’t started you need to today.
Today’s blogging tip was written by Meredith Ethington.
In her post, Meredith shares the story of a time when one of her photos was stolen and reused without her consent, and why we should be concerned about the same thing. She also shares some great tips about how to prevent photo theft from happening.
Here’s a preview:
So, I’ve been thinking a lot about photos and blogging lately.
You see, I’ve been blogging for a long time. And, I have an insane amount of photos on my blog. Sure, I’ve heard about how you need to protect yourself from people stealing your photos, but I never really thought it was going to happen to me. But, it did.
I had a post a few months ago about funny things my kids were saying in the bathtub. It’s pretty cute. But, I didn’t have a picture of my kids in the bathtub, so I used one of my husband from his childhood that I had recently come across. It was rated PG at most, showed him from the chest up (I’m careful about that sort of thing), and super innocent. I have since deleted it off my blog.
Click here to read the rest of her story and how to start protecting your photos today!
Other Great Photo Tips to Improve Your Blog:
- The Ultimate Blogger’s Guide to Stock Photos
- How to Watermark Photos in PicMonkey
- 6 Food Photography Tips: Make Your Photos Good Enough To Eat!
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