ActiveRain Video Tutorial- How To Add An Image To Your ActiveRain Blog

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ActiveRain Video Tutorial- How To Add An Image To Your ActiveRain Blog


This is the most asked question ever on ActiveRain. I get more email requests with this question than any other. When I first started blogging on ActiveRain I had no idea how to add an image either so don't feel bad! In fact the first posts I wrote had no images because I did not know how to add them! Also back in 2007 - before we had AR University, before the ActiveRain Guide was out- it was pretty much- learn on your own as you go or ask someone! 

So I posted a post with the question, how do you add an image to your post. I got some helpful replies and I also got some negative responses about why I was posting a question like that on my blog. 

Since most people are visual learners I created a video tutorial here on who to properly add an image to your ActiveRain blog posts. 









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Ambassador
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Nestor & Katerina Gasset
Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
International Properties and Investments LLC

Woody- Nestor Loves the Show Me state license plate, I think I hear him use that saying every day! Katerina 

June 08, 2011 12:24 AM
Rainer
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Ruby Lee Sweeting
Your Bahamas Agent for Relocations & Second Homes
Darville Wong Associates Realty Bahamas

Katerina - you saw my cry for help...?  This is exactly what many of us need right now - thank you.

Incidentally, the negative responses you received to your earlier blog takes me back to the teacher's admonition: "kids, there are no stupid questions"! Congratulations! You have absolutely proven the teacher right. Great job.

June 08, 2011 01:47 AM
Rainer
17,414
Gary Scardino
Katy TX Real Estate - Traditional and Investment Real Estate
Gary Scardino - InvestPro Realty Group - Katy TX - Broker

Katerina - great tutorial for us newbies. I have learned the hard way that Firefox is much better than IE.

I just wish our MLS would become Firefox compliant.

June 08, 2011 08:14 AM
Rainmaker
513,505
Pat & Wayne Harriman
Broker/Owners, Wallingford CT Real Estate
Harriman Real Estate, LLC (203) 672-4499

I already knew all of this, but for some reason I always forget to enter a title for the image! Thanks for doing this great reminder, I'm bookmarking it for future reference.

Side note: why on Earth would you get negative comments for simply asking a question so you could learn? I know it was back in the Wild West days of AR, but geez!

June 08, 2011 02:40 PM
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David Eichler
David Eichler Photography

When uploading images, I suggest that you bear this in mind, from the Active Rain terms of service:

You agree that you are solely responsible for all Content that you make available on the Site. You also represent and warrant to ActiveRain that you own all rights and have unlimited control of your Content, which makes it possible and legal for you to share and transmit your Content. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you agree that you will not post Content to the Site that is copyrighted by someone other than you, without the express, written permission of the copyright holder. You agree that your Content, once posted on the Site, is non-confidential.

In the US, the creator of the image owns the copyright from the instant the image is created, unless he or she actively transfers the copyright, which I believe requires a written agreement. This does not require registration of the copyright, and a copyright holder can pursue and obtain monetary compensation from misuse of his or her copyrighted material without having registered the copyright. However, if the copyright holder has registered the copyright, he or she may pursue a lawsuit for misuse. I would be willing to bet the usage of a very large number of images on the Active Rain site violates copyright.

 

David Eichler

www.eichlerphoto.com

 

June 19, 2011 12:35 AM
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Nestor & Katerina Gasset
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David- That is the subject for another post. Lenn Harley has over 50 posts about copyright issues. I know about the copyright law in the U.S and I abide by them. All clipart that I use I pay for from a site that allows commercial use of their images. Thank you for sharing although it is outside of the scope of this video tutorial. The idea for my tutorials is to make them very short and to the point. Make them easy to understand and something that someone can do within just a few minutes. If you noticed in my video I was choosing images from my hard drive on my computer which I assume to be photos that I have taken or clip art that I own or had permission to download to my hard drive. Katerina 

June 19, 2011 01:44 AM
Rainmaker
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Elisa Uribe- Realtor
Oakland CA Homes for Sale
Wells and Bennett Realtors

Videos are so great, especially for visual learners, your post are always packed with information, so nice to give back! All the best.

September 01, 2011 12:52 AM
Rainer
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Lawrence Evans
Team Limejuicer/Remax

Thanks for the thorough video.  Great job.

September 09, 2011 11:23 AM
Rainer
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Kathy Burke
S.F. East Bay Home Staging
Sensational Home Staging~~Danville, CA

THANKS for taking the time to post the video!  I was like you....self taught thru trial & many errors!  This has to be a BIG help to so many newer bloggers!!

Would love to see a more advanced version......different type size/fonts etc.  I have not yet figured those out!!

October 13, 2011 10:48 AM
Rainer
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Brenda Uriarte Avila
GRI, CDPE
Realty Executives Alliance

Thank you so much for posting this video! I am a newbie and could use every bit of info I can get. Great job!

November 09, 2011 05:07 PM
Rainer
55,325
Pamelyn Meller
CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert)
The Property Shoppe Team LLC

thank you very much for the great tutorial video, it was very helpful to actually see it being done. 

December 12, 2011 04:26 PM
Rainmaker
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Patrick Krause
Personal Residence | Land Development | Investment
Soldera Properties, Inc.

Katerina,

Thank you so much for the time and effort that you contribute to all of us at AR. You are amazing!

- Patrick Krause

 

December 12, 2011 05:00 PM
Rainmaker
856,451
Donna Foerster
Metro Denver Real Estate Agent
Cherry Creek Properties, LLC

What could be easier than a step by step video tutorial! Thank you so much for taking the time to put this together. I will be reblogging in the next day or 2.

May 24, 2013 04:52 PM
Rainmaker
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Anthony Rollins
The Adam Butler Team
Keller Williams Realty-Overland Park

Thanks for the posting!!  GREAT tutorial!!  Appreciate the information!

Cheers!

August 20, 2013 09:00 AM
Rainmaker
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Nora Sims
helping folks like you since 1978!
Northern Shadows Realty, Inc.

Katerina;

As a newbie, I would have spent hours trying to figure out how to add a photo because when the screen asked for a link, my mind went blank, and did not see the little box on the right.

Your help was the best!! Thank you! Thank you!

Nora Sims,

Northern Shadows Realty, Inc. in view-t-full Sedona, AZ

August 28, 2013 05:01 PM
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Nestor & Katerina Gasset
Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
International Properties and Investments LLC

Nora- You are very welcome! I have a lot of ActiveRain tutorials on my blog. It took me a long time to figure it out when I joined AR 6 years ago. There were no tutorials or university or webinars to help on AR! 

August 28, 2013 06:50 PM
Rainmaker
119,642
Chuck Mixon
Cutler Bay Specialist, GRI, CDPE, BPOR
The Keyes Company

Great post , just the information I was looking for. The video was very useful.

September 21, 2013 12:46 PM
Rainmaker
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Bill Carroll
YOUR HAMPTONS' REAL ESTATE SOURCE
The Hamptons Edge Real Estate Co.

Thanks- great little tutorial!

April 01, 2014 06:28 AM
Rainmaker
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Marsha Cash
RE/MAX Advantage

Appreciate the help.

 

April 14, 2014 12:17 PM
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Nestor & Katerina Gasset
Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
International Properties and Investments LLC

Marsha- you are welcome. 

April 16, 2014 05:38 PM
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