Legitimate research certainly includes checking out other sites and industry competitor sites to see what's good, what's not and what makes some sites more successful than others. But there is a very big difference between "referencing" and "stealing."

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Written by HeatherStone
544 days ago

Chris,

There has been a lot written recently about copying content. Much of this discussion has been in the blogger community and centers around copying articles, photos etc. without permission. But the concern really does include things like Web design too. The concept is not that complicated. Don't steal someone else's work. And, when referencing other content, be sure to provide citation.



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