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Why I Hate the WordPress “Reblog” Feature (And So Should You)

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I awoke this morning to an inbox with four notices that content to which I hold the copyright had been “reblogged” by three different bloggers who decided that instead of creating new content themselves, they’d borrow my SEO ranking, research, … Continue reading

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Tax Tips for Actors, Artists, Musicians, Clowns, Magicians, Writers & Other Creative Folk

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It’s tax time. This (long) blog post is written for: Actors Artists Sculptors Potters Photographers Writers Dancers Musicians Singers Clowns Jugglers Magicians Aerialists and circus performers Comedians Drag queens and female impersonators In short, it’s for most people who work … Continue reading

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Is Nine9 the Unagency Trying to Silence Critics?

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It’s no secret that I have been vocal in face-to-face conversations with the parents of kids and teens interested in acting as well as here on this blog when it comes to services like Nine9 the Unagency (formerly OneSource Talent), … Continue reading

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Is Working as an Extra Worth It?

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Several weeks ago, LA Weekly had an amazing article by journalist Hillel Aron titled, Some Hollywood Extras Suffer, But Others are Rolling in It. Aron’s article deals with the huge difference in earning potential and working conditions between those extras … Continue reading

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How to Submit a DMCA Notice to Facebook: It’s Not as Easy as Updating Your Status

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By Jonathan Bailey, Plagairism Today While there are countless hosts and providers on the internet, there are clearly some that are bigger than others. Facebook with its estimated 1.79 billion monthly active users is clearly close to the top of … Continue reading

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Nine9 The UnAgency Promises to Stop Marketing to Minors

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Just over a year ago, I wrote a blog post about an inappropriate email my 14-year-old received from a company called Nine9 The UnAgency and its predecessor, OneSource Talent.  About 102,000 people have viewed the post over a year, and … Continue reading

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I Went to Niagara Falls & My Only Souvenier is a Broken Wrist

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I’ve been to Niagara Falls before — but always from the Canadian side. So, on a recent trip driving my grandson home from summer camp in Vermont, we decided to stop on the American side of the falls. It was … Continue reading

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