Avoid Legal Action: Take Proper Steps to Own the Content

Do you know who the kings of content are? They’re the copyright owners. They have the right to decide how the work will be used, copied, and distributed. Without copyright ownership or permission (preferably in writing) for scope of use, you: Can’t crop the image to fit your website header Can’t repurpose a blog post for an e-newsletter or social media Can’t give perm ...Read the full article

Contracts for Third Party Content Creators

Arizona internet and business attorney Ruth Carter discusses relationships between businesses and the third party content creators they hire (bloggers, photographers, videographers, etc.) These relationships need to have contracts in writing up front to make sure that everyone is on the same page from the beginning and you've decided in advance how you're going to resolve problems when they occur. Ruth Carter is the author of the Amazon best-seller The Legal Side of Blogging: How not to get Sued, Fired, Arrested, or Killed: http://amzn.to/13U57QM. It has several chapters dedicated to blogging and copyright. You can see all the ways to contact and connect with Ruth on the Carter Law Firm website: http://carterlawaz.com/contact/. Disclaimer: This video does not constitute legal advice. Watching this video does not create an attorney-client relationship with any viewer. If you need personalized legal advice, hire an attorney.