Top Five Blogging Hazards

Tricia Drammeh

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Blogging can be a fun, but necessary part of building an author platform. If you’re not careful, blogging can land you in a great big boiling pot of hot water! Fortunately, it’s easy to avoid trouble if you know what to look out for. I’ve compiled a list of the top five blogging hazards along with some tips on how to keep yourself out of trouble:

  1. Using images and photos improperly obtained from the internet. Photographs and memes can make your blog post look visually appealing, but did you know that you can get in serious trouble if you use images without proper attribution or permission? I know of one author who shut down her popular blog in response to “take down” notices she received regarding the photos used on her site. I also know of another blogger who was sued for an…

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