Forums - Talk And Make Money

Written by Steve Gillman

If you have a website about a topic you enjoy, you can make money from discussion forums. Talk, post links to your site, get traffic. Traffic means money, right? If not, try different affiliate programs or Google Adwords. The worst sites should get a couple cents per visitor. Now here's how to talk and make money.

Search "forum" plusrepparttar topic of your site on Google or Alta Vista. For my first site, I searched "backpacking + forum" and inrepparttar 146539 pages of results I found several good forums. I also searched related topics like "hiking" too. You can also check, and other sites that have forums on many topics.

Registration is usually giving your email address and choosing a password. Some forums allow guests to post without registering. Once registered, browserepparttar 146540 forum topics, and post a response to anything, just to "learnrepparttar 146541 ropes".

Income From Discussion Forums

The point of posting in forums is to get readers to come to your web site. Sure it's fun to give advice and discuss things of interest to you, but that's secondary. With that in mind, dorepparttar 146542 following:

1. Always link to your site. If they don't allow any links, find another forum.

Busting Online Copyright Thieves

Written by Jim Edwards

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How safe is anyone's copyright online?

Well imagine my surprise when I clicked on a website link to discover that someone had not only copied my website to their server - but was selling my ebook and undercutting me inrepparttar process! Some dishonest person operating from Eastern Europe had literally stolen my entire business and I discovered it only by sheer luck.

After some very lengthy and threatening emails I got them shut down, butrepparttar 146538 question remains, how safe is your copyright online and what can you do to protect it?

Traditionally written works have enjoyed copyright protection not only throughrepparttar 146539 rule of law, but also because ofrepparttar 146540 physical difficulty in stealing another person's work. Let's face it, photocopying a 200 page book rates about as much fun as watching paint dry and at 5 cents a page you're talking a quick ten dollar printing bill.

If you steal someone's book, print up a thousand copies and try to get it ontorepparttar 146541 local bookstore's shelves,repparttar 146542 chances of getting caught rank pretty high.

Butrepparttar 146543 online world has changed those rules and physical safeguards significantly. The Internet, email andrepparttar 146544 Web make it easier than ever to steal someone else's work. Withrepparttar 146545 most basic skills and a few mouse clicks, someone can take your book, your website, and along with it weeks, months, and even years of your hard work.

Though intellectual property and international copyright laws apply to online works, enforcement of those laws is expensive and, in many cases, hard to enforce.

Well don't despair, you do have options if you find someone has violated your copyright online. Anytime I find someone violating my copyright, which isn't very often, I take these three steps in rapid-fire fashion.

First, make 100% surerepparttar 146546 other person realizes they have violated your copyright. You can send them a nice but firm note telling them to stop whatever activity violates your copyright. If that doesn't work move on to step two.

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