If you are a writer, then chances are you have a blog. It’s touted as a great way to build an audience. I know I enjoyed blogging here and at my website. (Yes, shameless plug.) You get to speak your mind, give opinions, and share.
But it’s not without its problems.
Less scrupulous people may steal your content. It may be a paragraph or the entire post. I’ve seen book reviews plucked from one book blog and put on another. It’s a scary and disheartening thing. A blogger can take action, but can you prevent it? Probably not. A thief is a thief. There are things you can do to that will give you extra clout if someone does steal your content. I found a good infographic at Wiley Exchanges that will help you figure out what Creative Common License info you should put on your blog.