Is copying another blogger’s “style” okay?

09 Aug

The Why About This

I was asked this recently by another blogger. From a marketing (legal perspective) there is nothing illegal about it. Most bloggers get a customized blogging background and then write and present photographs or illustrations within the existing background. I fit that category.

But there are also a few who customize the “look and feel” of their blog. You know it’s theirs, as soon as you go there to view their latest post. I know a few who have done this, they have worked long and hard on a look that is “distinctive” to who they are. A particular font, the coloring, a pattern to how their written words are laid out, a certain kind of illustration, all sorts of little special things that make their blog unique to themselves.

Personally, I think it’s rude to “take” and copy someone else’s look when you’ve not put the effort in yourself. But…

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Posted by on 09/08/2013 in Blogging


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3 responses to “Is copying another blogger’s “style” okay?

  1. Penny L Howe

    10/08/2013 at 04:25

    Thank you dear friend! xx


  2. quirkybooks

    14/08/2013 at 20:41

    Great blog post, thanks for re-blogging.


  3. readinpleasure

    03/09/2013 at 13:35

    Interesting post



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