VERY useful advice from Jacqui – for Authors AND Illustrators 😀
Tech Tips for Writers is an (almost) weekly post on overcoming Tech Dread. I’ll cover issues that friends, both real-time and virtual, have shared. Feel free to post a comment about a question you have. I’ll cover it in a future Tip.
Q: I found the perfect image for my book cover (or a marketing piece), but I don’t know if it’s legal to use. How can I find out?
Try Google’s Image Search. Go to:
Upload the image you want to search for (or drag-drop it into the field), like this one:
Google will find all the places it appears:
Use this when you aren’t sure where images you want to use came from. Once you can track them back to a website, ask permission to use them or search the website for a Public Domain-type notice.
More on images:
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3 thoughts on “Tech Tips for Writers #123: Quick Search for Plagiarized Images”
Thanks for the reblog, Chris!
Thank you. Great info for those who want to add splashes of color and interest to their blogs while remaining honest.
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Welcome Margaret 😃