Copyright and democracy: a quote to remember

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Copyright protection is a linchpin of democracy. The Founders wrote copyright law into the Constitution because a democracy needs an informed citizenry.” ” [from a January 15 2017 speech, given by the Authors Guild executive director Mary Rasenberger] I happened to reread this speech over the long July 4th weekend and the quote sticks with me. […]. Freelance Writing

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From the vault: Easy ways to avoid copyright problems with your slides & handouts

The Eloquent Woman

If you're reprinting material published elsewhere, and it's protected by copyright, you likely need permission to reprint or reproduce it in full or in part. That goes for those cute cartoons you like to show, for many photographs or copyrighted infographics, and much more, including some video and audio files. Although it sounds like an infernal pain to get compliant with copyright, there are lots of easy ways to do so.

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Corsets come off in Downton Abbey. Time they come off for us as well

The Presenter's Blog

When audiences can simply film or photo their way through a presentation, it is no longer realistic to pull up an intellectual drawbridge and attempt to hide behind a © copyright symbol. Poor Lord Grantham. He has no idea what’s coming. Corsets are about to start coming off all over the place.

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Business-of-culture wars: copyright infringement and its impact on culture

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Freelance Writing - General Copyright culture free rideMust read: the NY Times review of "FREE RIDE: How Digital Parasites Are Destroying the Culture Business, and How the Culture Business Can Fight Back".

Jokes & Copyright Law - Conan O'Brien, et al., Being Sued

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According to the federal judge in CA - Janis Sammartino - the one-liners Kaseberg posted and the ones used by O'Brien in his monologue were sufficiently similar for a copyright complaint to proceed to trial. One-liners are big business. And they constitute intellectual property.

The Authors Guild …and copyright issues

Joan Detz Speaker Services

authors and their heirs with a copyright interest in books scanned by Google as part of its Library Project. Google has scanned 12 million books in that project, the majority of which are believed to be protected by copyright. Google’s liability for copyright infringement has not yet been determined by the court. I’ve been a member of The Authors Guild for years and highly recommend the organization to other authors.

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Business-of-culture wars: copyright infringement and its impact on culture

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Freelance Writing - General Copyright culture free rideMust read: the NY Times review of "FREE RIDE: How Digital Parasites Are Destroying the Culture Business, and How the Culture Business Can Fight Back".

2 reasons and 5 easy steps to convert a PowerPoint presentation to EXE

PowerPoint Tips

Copyright protection: Make sure no one changes your work. However, this is not the only way to protect your copyright: we’ll demonstrate other simple methods later in this article. You can protect your copyright in various ways. This is a guest post by Brian Tarr of iSpring.

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Copyright-Free Images

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Ch 21: Copyright and Business Issues (Everything You Wanted To Know About Freelance Writing)

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Chapter 21: Copyright and Business Issues: Since the development of the Worldwide Web, copyright has become a major issue for freelance writers. Remember that you sell publications first X serial rights. Serial equals print and X equals geographic (Canadian, American, North American or world) rights. You have to negotiate geographic rights with the editor.

How to Find and Select Great Free Photos for Your Presentation

SketchBubble

When looking through the many sources of copyright-free photo sites available on the Internet, it is important not to get carried away with quantity and neglect quality. Photos add emphasis and excitement to your presentations.

2016 26

Speakers: Ridiculously easy ways to avoid copyright problems with your handouts

The Eloquent Woman

If you're reprinting material published elsewhere, and it's protected by copyright, you likely need permission to reprint or reproduce it in full or in part. Although it sounds like an infernal pain to get compliant with copyright, there are lots of easy ways to do so.

Proposal - Copyright - Listing - Speaking Pro Central Hot List - May 2009

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Copyright (86). Speaking Pro Central. Hot List - May 2009. Top Posts. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. June 2009 Resource of the Month - PowerPoint:What Is Appropriate When and Why? PowerPoint Tips , May 26, 2009. How to persuade other people to ditch the bullets - Speaking about Presenting , May 13, 2009. Startups and Venture Capitalists Beware - Matt Eventoff , May 12, 2009. Should you display the live twitter stream on a large screen?

Public Speaking : STUPID SLOGANS WAITING TO BE COPYRIGHTED

Great Public Speaking

=>You know it's going to be a bad day when you jump out of bed and miss the floor. =>I I can handle pain until it hurts. =>If

Borrowing Humor

Humor Power

– As with “fair use” considerations in the copyright world, the amount of humor you borrow affects the acceptability of your use of someone else’s material. Presentation Skills copyright spoken word intellectual propertyPatricia Fripp had a fall earlier this year, landing on her face. She split her lip and went to the emergency room for stitches. In typical Fripp The-Show-Must-Go-On style, she preseted a webinar a few days later.

What’s your design style?

PowerPoint Tips

For copyright reasons and to provide you with a quick link, the examples are websites, not presentations.) Connie Malamed is an instructional designer and author. I attended a session of hers at the Presentation Summit conference and wanted to share her insights into design styles with you.

Yes Checklist: what to discuss when and editor says yes to your article idea

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Since the development of the Worldwide Web, copyright has become an issue. Never sell copyright or moral rights, however. More on copyright and moral rights coming in the chapter on copyright and other business issues.)Contract. Excerpt from Everything You Wanted to Know About Freelance Writing . What you do once an editor says “yes” to your article idea can be as important as how you pitch your ideas (the query letter).

2016 13

Office Clip Art gallery is going away

PowerPoint Tips

It adds: Bing Image Search uses a copyright filter based on the Creative Commons licensing system. According to the Microsoft Office blog , the Office Clip Art gallery is going away. I’m very upset by this, because I use its photos daily.

Why Women Almost Never Win the World Championship of Public Speaking

Speak and Deliver

"Image copyright 2015 Angie Key as Keyframe Photography, used with permission." Image copyright 2015 Angie Key as Keyframe Photography, used with permission." How's that for a charged title?

PowerPoint Tip: Why You Shouldn’t Use Google Images to Find Photos

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Because photos are copyrighted and you can’t use them without permission. Until their client received a letter from a lawyer informing them of the copyright infringement. In my workshops, whenever I speak about using photos in a presentation, someone always asks about Google Images. It is so easy to find pictures using the image search function of Google, why don’t I recommend it? Because in almost every case, it is more risky than presenters could imagine.

A Note to the Losers in the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

Speak and Deliver

You can pull some sample video without breaking copyright law, and grab a few screenshots here and there to promote yourself, right? Yeah, congratulations and all to 2015 World Champion Mohammed Qahtani. I was watching here in my office in Colorado as you literally smoked the competition.

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Just Because it's on the Internet Doesn't Mean you can Steal it

Executive Speech Coach

Friday, February 11, 2011 Just Because its on the Internet Doesnt Mean you can Steal it Don’t violate copyrights in your presentations — Gihan Perera Playing YouTube videos during your presentations is completely against YouTube’s terms of use. Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok.

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Famous Speech Friday: Margaret Sanger's 1929 self-silencing speech

The Eloquent Woman

The group also has violated the copyright of this blog by publishing screenshots of my content without express permission from me. Today, you can read tweets nearly every day that highlight the irony of conferences about rights for women that feature all-male panels.

2016 31

3 Things to Do to Sell More After Sales Training

SpeakerSue Says...

You may also want to check the copyright date on that workbook. If you haven’t had sales training this year, jump ship.

2014 25

7 Key Ways to Gesture Effectively

Pivotal Public Speaking

Copyright, 2001 Philip Lief Group Inc & Lenny Laskowski. Copyright LJL Seminars(tm), 2003. from “ 10 Days to More Confident Public Speaking &#. Chapter 5 - pages 107 - 110). ——————————————————– Gestures are reflections of every speaker’s individual personality.

2009 21

Public Speaking - Visual Humor

Great Public Speaking

If you want to use the cartoon or comic strip in a visual, you may need permission from the artist or copyright owner. Regardless of one's nationality and culture, cartoons and comic strips are the most universally accepted format for humor.

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11 Deadly Presentation Sins - Rob Biesenbach: Book 30 of 52 in 52

Speak and Deliver

If you don''t have time to read Presentation Zen, this chapter hits the high point of that and most other books on the subjects, and includes some great resources for finding usable pictures for your presentations while still adhering to copyright law.

2014 17

Make Sure Everybody Knows Company's Social Media Rules.

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Using cartoons in presentations: How to do it right

The Eloquent Woman

Drawing your own cartoons during a presentation is engaging, and avoids all the copyright issues. Too many speakers rely too much on cartoons in presentations--and often, the cartoon is funny but irrelevant to the topic.

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PowerPoint Tip: You need permission to use YouTube videos

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Just like every other broadcast medium, like television or a movie theatre, videos are copyrighted by the creator, and you need permission to use the video in your work. One of the most frequent topics on the PowerPoint newsgroups and forums is how to include YouTube videos in a presentation. People find a cool video on YouTube and think it would be great in their presentation. In this article I’m not going to show you how to include a YouTube video in your PowerPoint presentation.

Famous Speech Friday: Ida Tarbell's 1916 "Industrial idealism"

The Eloquent Woman

Images copyrighted by The University of Iowa. Imagine that you''re a prize-winning journalist, one who has brought corporate titans to their knees with your investigations, and whose books are best-sellers. Your name is a household word in America. Your credibility and popularity are high.

2014 16

Convert iTunes M4P (and other) sounds to MP3

PowerPoint Tips

In most cases, you need permission to use copyrighted music in a presentation to someone else. A subscriber recently asked me how to insert songs that he bought from iTunes into a PowerPoint presentation. He wanted to use them for a presentation to a Rotary Club conference. Before I start, let me say that I'm not a lawyer. If you have questions, get legal advice. That said, here's my understanding. Correct me if I'm wrong.)

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Exquisitely Great Marketing Plus Lousy Follow-up Equals NO SALE.

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2011 11

Is Your Company Socially Engaged?

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Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Is Your Company Socially Engaged?