Conversation Agent - Valeria Maltoni - How to Source and Credit Content

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I think on most occasions ideas pop up when reading posts and I by the time I figure out how to build upon it I end up not writing anything.

I did not understand the Creative Commons License that well. The link you included was very helpful and will help me in those occasions I mentioned previously.

Thanks for the post and it will surely help me make much needed changes.

This is a great article because I understand the work and time you invest in writing and researching your posts. Something I do along with your helpful suggestions is provide an author a heads-up via Twitter to let him/her know I've cited or referenced his/her content in my post (especially if I've quoted word-for-word chunks of content). A quick tweet like @ConversationAge I've cited you in "title of the post" I think is a good thing. I've been on the other end where some bloggers have reblogged my content word-for-word and I was given no credit even though my Creative Commons Attribution License is clearly displayed on my blog. It's disappointing and frustrating when you work hard to create insightful content and others try to pass it off as their own.

Thank you for taking the time to consolidate how to source. It is an important and ever evolving topic. As someone with products both in print and on the web, we are amazed at how our work is being used and reused. When in doubt ASK / SPEAK with the author.

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