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3 Tips for Choosing Plagiarism-Resistant Writing Topics

3 Tips for Choosing Plagiarism-Resistant Writing Topics

Not About MeBack in 2011, we took a look at various writing techniques that can be used to deter or discourage plagiarists.

For the most part, the techniques were straightforward and involved making the work more difficult to plagiarize or less appealing for someone to try and lift.

But while the words on the screen are definitely important to reducing plagiarism, if having your work misused is a serious concern, the time to think about how to reduce plagiarism is before putting the first words down, while you’re still developing the idea and topics you want to write about.

Simply put, some topics are more likely to be plagiarized than others. However, if you choose your topics well, you can not only avoid having your work ripped off, but you can create unique, original and informative work that will remain unique for a long time to come.

With that in mind, here are some tips to help you choose topics that will help you keep the plagiarists and other infringers at bay.Continue Reading

Copyright, Plagiarism and Online Dating

Copyright, Plagiarism and Online Dating

While online dating certainly has its share of perils, one of the lesser-known is the copyright and plagiarism hazards that abound when looking for love.Continue Reading

Getty Images Offers Millions of Photos for Free Embedding

Getty Images Offers Millions of Photos for Free Embedding

Getty Images recent push to offer some of its images for free embedding has captured headlines, but not much else.Continue Reading

3 Count: Cord Uncutting

3 Count: Cord Uncutting

Broadcasters file arguments against Aereo with Supreme Court, Warner Brothers avoids Trouble with the Curve lawsuit and Top Gun Twitter account closed.Continue Reading

Pro-Folio: Scraping Art for Art’s Sake

Pro-Folio: Scraping Art for Art’s Sake

A recent art site generated controversy by generating portfolios. But while the scraping of images has stirred up the art community,it’s not a new practice.Continue Reading

3 Count: Evolving  Characters

3 Count: Evolving Characters

Sarah Palin and her PAC sued over 9/11 photograph, Sherlock Holmes copyright status up for debate again and more!Continue Reading

Plaghunter: Copyscape for Your Images

Plaghunter: Copyscape for Your Images

Plaghunter aims to create a Copyscape for images, providing a simple, automated way for visual artists to track their work online. But does it work? Continue Reading

How to Ensure Your Watermarks are Secure

How to Ensure Your Watermarks are Secure

New software makes it easier than ever to remove many watermarks, how can photographers make sure your watermarks stay put?Continue Reading

Google: We Don’t Penalize Duplicate Images

Google: We Don’t Penalize Duplicate Images

Google has addressed the role that duplicate images play in its search results, saying that it has no impact at all. What that means for you.Continue Reading

Hands on with Bing’s Licensed Image Search

Hands on with Bing’s Licensed Image Search

Bing has introduced a new tool to help you locate images for reuse through Creative Commons, but does it work as well as advertised?Continue Reading