Three of the best links flying around the Internet this week.
In my opinion … of course.
1. Five Ways to Use Social Data to Grow Your Business, by Social Media Examiner. Tweeted by Meltwater Buzz. But more about that in a minute …
As a writer I’m concerned about copyright issues—and as a writer of web content this concern grows with every case of nasty net-plagiarism that I come across. Text is lifted so often and so easily on the internet and the policing of such is usually left to the individual writer who invariably only gains a satisfactory result by mobilising an angry social media rabble to lobby the usually unscrupulous (or just plain dumb) copy-paste artiste into ‘doing the right thing’. So the recent copyright rulings in the UK High Court certainly grabbed my attention. But suddenly I find myself being a little more concerned about my rights as a net-citizen than I am as a writer. Continue reading
Guest Blogger Rosa Piciocco, Graphic Designer and Creative Director of design studio Liquidink, discusses the importance of getting visual branding right for your business.
Okay … so you are starting a new business. You have registered your business name—so what’s next in the process?
“Logo”, “visual identity”, “branding”, “logotype”, “symbol” what ever you choose to call it—you will need a visual identity that will identify and position your new business/product/service in the marketplace and will be unique to you.