by Coach Deb · Filed Under: General QuanSite news
The New Media marketplace is all about “sharing” right? Well what about the hard work you’ve done or paid for to create valuable content for your Tribe? You want people spreading the word, but not taking credit for your work. In this video you’ll learn three some simple steps you can take to protect yourself against online copyright infringement without involving an attorney.
It doesn’t matter whether your business delivers services online or off-line — today EVERY business is online attracting customers (or at least should be.) Your intellectual property is one of the most valuable assets of your business today. You work hard to grow your Tribe by sharing lots of valuable information.
You may be sharing:
- Free content you want passed along
- Original content that people pay for
- Unique names for your products, services or systems that you’ve developed
In every case there are lazy hacks out there who will try to steal your content, your processes, and even your products. These mental midgets will pass along part (or all) of your work and take full credit for it. Whether it’s to market their products or actually steal your digital material to sell it without you ever seeing a dime.
This is copyright infringement, and here’s how you can protect yourself aganst being a victim . . .
Simple steps to protect yourself against copyright infringement
In this video you’ll learn:
- What you can do to protect yourself against copyright infringement?
- How you can find if your material is being stolen?
- What to do if you find somebody stealing your material?
So those are some simple steps to protect yourself against online copyright infringement. It’s something that we all deal with when using New Media marketing to grow our businesses online. Put them into action today by having someone on your team monitoring filters on a daily or weekly basis, and you’ll be protected at least at a base level.
A quick note regarding Google Alerts. You reduce false positives in alert results by using quotes from your work or digital fingerprints that you’ve inserted into your works to uniquely identify it.
There may be instances where getting an attorney involved is necessary, but these initial steps can save you thousands of dollars in attorney fees.
If you have additional resources to recommend, or a story about online content theft, share it in a comment below.
Resources mentioned in the video
Service to help you search for copies of your page content on the Web:
Info on Ebay’s VeRO program:
John Paul Micek is founder of RPM Success Group ® Inc., the leader in software, systems & strategic coaching to double your profits in the New Economy. QuanSite New media marketing software is one of those resources. He is author of the first published book on New Media marketing, the best seller Secrets Of Online Persuasion.
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