By Cynthia Nzuki
Share your knowledge. It’s a way to achieve immortality.
In the age of social media and use of online platforms, blogging has proved to be a trail blazer. It has not only expanded the creative industry, but also created jobs for many people and expanded businesses for many companies. A blog is a website containing a writer’s or group of writers’ own experiences, observations, opinions, etc.; this is often represented in words coupled up with images. The content in blogs thus attract intellectual property rights, in the form of copyright. This is because their subject matter are works that are eligible for copyright protection.
In this piece we will look at licensing of the content of blogs and what an entrant blogger should look out for and consider when starting their blog.
What is licensing?
Licensing is the granting of formal permission for one to use something belonging to another without violating their rights. In this case, an owner of a work(s) grants a third party the right to use their work(s) under defined terms and conditions.Continue reading