ARE YOU DOING ENOUGH TO PROTECT YOUR
BLOG AND BUSINESS?

At rates never before seen, blogger content is being stolen and bloggers are finding themselves in legal trouble for their violations of others' intellectual property rights.

Don't let those things happen to you.

By arming yourself with an understanding of copyright and trademark law, and how it applies to bloggers specifically, you can learn how to protect yourself and enforce your rights.

The Blogger's Guide to Copyright and Trademark Law will give you the tools you need to make smart decisions for your blog and its content, including:

  • The basics of U.S. copyright and trademark law
  • Five key ways to strengthen your blog's copyright and trademark protection strategy
  • Information about copyright and trademark land mines that bloggers must avoid
  • Real life stories and examples from bloggers

BURYING YOUR HEAD IN THE SAND IS NOT THE WAY TO RUN YOUR BLOG.

But being proactive and learning how to implement an effective copyright and trademark strategy is.  Learn how to potentially save yourself time, money, and frustration with this eBook.

CURIOUS ABOUT WHAT'S INSIDE?

Section I: An Overview of Copyright and Trademark Law
    Chapter 1: Copyright Law Basics
    Chapter 2: Trademark Law Basics

Section II: Five Ways to Protect Yourself and Your Brand
    Chapter 3: Choose a Strong, Unique Name for Your Blog
    Chapter 4: Ensure Your Work is Your Own, Or Used With Permission
    
Chapter 5: Make Your Rights Known
    Chapter 6: Be Proactive With Respect to Your Work
    Chapter 7: Consider the Need for Copyright and/or Trademark Registration


Section III: Copyright and Trademark Land Mines for Bloggers
    Chapter 8: Roundup Posts
    Chapter 9: Font Useage
    Chapter 10: Printables
    Chapter 11: Recipes
    Chapter 12: Shopping, Mood Board, and/or A
ffiliate Link Posts
    Chapter 13: Knock O
ff or Look for Less Posts
    Chapter 14: Architectural and Travel Photography
    Chapter 15: Social Media
    Chapter 16: Assignments and Licensing
    Chapter 17: Contributor Posts 

WHAT DO PEOPLE THINK?

"Who knew the blogging world was so full of risk and responsibility?"  Bre has done an incredible job of sharing her knowledge of copyright and trademark law in a way that truly makes sense to, and resonates with, the average blogger.  Through reading this book, I not only gained a basic understanding of copyright and trademark law as it pertains to the blogging world, but also my own rights and responsibilities within that.  Without a doubt, this book needs to make its way to the top of every blogger's to-do list!"

Kristi Mercer

Blogger - Making it in the mountains

"This easy to read book is an absolutely essential resource to help bloggers understand how to avoid trampling on someone else's copyrights and trademarks, as well as how to protect our own intellectual property.  Overall, the cost of this book is really a small price to pay to minimize your risk of facing costly legal fees or fines later." 

Carrie Ypma
Blogger - Kenarry: Ideas for the Home

"This book should be required reading for all bloggers from those who are just starting out to those who have been doing it for a while.  Bre takes her years of expertise in copyright and trademark law and boils it down into easy to read and easy to understand chapters that are specific to blogging!"

Cassie May
Blogger - Little Red Window

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hi, I'm Bre!  As both a blogger and lawyer I decided to write this book specifically with YOU, the blogger, in mind. My experiences of running my DIY blog, Average But Inspired, for almost three years, and litigating complex copyright, trademark, and patent cases for over seven years, give me knowledge of the intellectual property issues that bloggers most commonly face and how to handle them.  I truly hope that this eBook will help you make smart choices for your blog going forward!