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Photo by kat wilcox from PexelsThis article provides some insight into copyright infringement and/or copyright claims, as it relates to the use of images on websites, while also offering ways to avoid copyright claims. This includes providing proactive actions and links to resources for free royalty-free stock images and paid royalty-free stock images.

If you own a website, or are a web designer who has used images without securing licensing then you probably know this can be a real costly endeavor. Copyright infringement is a real and occurs more often than you think.  This occurs both on purpose, and inadvertently.  In any case, the attorneys who will be contacting you do not care if it was a mistake or not. This is why it is important to use images from a trusted source (not Google Image Search), and/or license your images from a trusted stock image resource.

Before we get into providing solutions to avoiding copyright claims, let us first understand the nuts and bolts of the issue which can be realized by reviewing some frequently asked questions and answers relative to copyright infringement as it relates to "image usage on the internet".

Local Website Design in Schaumburg, IL for Lending Company Client

Web Design Client: Real Capital Financial LLC

Location: Schaumburg, IL 60196

Website URL:  https://www.realcapitalfinance.net/

 

Real Capital Finance specializes in procuring business loans and funding for small to medium sized businesses. Sam Patel owns a this Schaumburg based lending company. When Sam was creating his new lending company he sought a local web designer to assist with his website development project in, or near Schaumburg, IL 60196. Most importantly, Sam sought a local website designer that he could meet with in person. He was happy to discover that AdverGroup was local and available to meet and help him brand his new business and build his custom company website.  

This client was not only interested in achieving a "pretty website", he wanted a website development company that could conquer search engines. He was thrilled to hear that AdverGroup pays close attention to ensuring their corporate website design projects were built with Search Engine Optimization (SEO) in mind. Additionally, he needed a logo developed for his new company and was happy to hear that AdverGroup would include logo creation for FREE when executing a package with AdverGroup.

Click here to learn more about this financing company website design

Sports Training Website Design in Buffalo Grove for local Personal Trainer Web Design Client: Schumi Sports

Location: Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Website URL:  http://schumisports.com

Ryan Schumi is a local personal trainer in Buffalo Grove, IL. When Ryan was seeking a local web designer to assist him in the development of his business website, he entered "Local Web Designer in Buffalo Grove", and to his surprise he saw a familiar name and logo, "AdverGroup Web Design". Ryan remembered the AdverGroup Web Design banners he saw hanging at the Bills Youth Football games. He also recalled seeing our banners hanging at the local youth baseball games (BGRA).  As a local youth sports trainer, he thought it was fitting to consult with a local web designer who sponsored local sports teams.  After doing so, he learned that AdverGroup could not only develop a gorgeous looking website, we could also build his new website using a content management system that would let him update it easily himself.

Click here to learn more about this sports trainer website design in Buffalo Grove

GooglePlus Shuts Down FACEBOOK winsIn October of 2018 Google announced they would be "Protecting your data, improving our third-party APIs, and sunsetting consumer Google+".  Later in December another update would come as Google announced "Expediting changes to Google+". Most recently in December of 2018, deletion dates were provided when Google emphasized that it will shut down Google+, "due to low usage and challenges involved in maintaining a successful product that meets consumers’ expectations." as provided in Google's official statement.

While the number of mobile device users is growing, the number of social media networks is also constantly growing. However, with the recent news of Google sunsetting Google+, the "social media battle field" just got thinner. 

 

LIVE STREAM events ChicagoAdverGroup offers a variety of creative media solutions which includes video production, live-streaming and capture of sporting events, corporate events and private events for clients in the Chicago area and surrounding suburbs. 

In November of 2018, AdverGroup was happy to assist The Chicago Youth Football League (TCYFL) in Live-streaming their Super Bowl weekend. This live-stream broadcast event included the capture and broadcast of 26 youth football games. Of which 14 games took place at Carmel Catholic High School in Mundelein and 12 games took place at Mundelein High School.  The project included multi-camera high definition video capture at two locations. The games at Carmel High School were live-streamed on Youtube, while the games at Mundelein High School were live-streamed on Facebook. This project required two production teams capable of live-streaming professional video and audio.

Click here to read more about this live-streaming broadcast of sports events for the Chicago Youth Football League

Industrial Website Design for Custom Color Ink in Elgin 60124Web Design Client:  Custom Color Ink & Coating Inc.

Location: Elgin, IL 60124

Website URL: https://customcolorinkandcoating.com/

The owner of Custom Color Ink and Coating Inc. was referred to AdverGroup by another happy client if ours for which we developed a search engine optimized website for in the past.  Custom Color Ink and Coating Inc. has been in business for over 15 years. However, they failed to see the importance in maintaining an effective web presence. Once they realized the need to have a new professionally developed website, they went to somebody they new they could trust.

Click here to learn more about this industrial website design project for our client in Elgin 60124

Contractor Website Design for client in Riverwoods, IL 60015Web Design Client:  Cutting Edge Hair Salon

Location: Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Website URL: https://cuttingedgesalon.co/

The owner of Cutting Edge Hair Salon was frustrated with their old website which was developed using Ruby on Rails, or Rails, which is a server-side web application framework. Their old web designer was not responsive and the owner of this salon was interested in seeking a new local web designer to work with. Upon searching Google in their search to locate the best local web designer in the Chicago area, their search results included AdverGroup Web Design. After a few brief conversations with our staff, it was recommended to rebuild their hair salon website into a new website that could be easily updated by their Hair Salon staff.  In our discussions AdverGroup provided options in both Wordpress and Joomla. In the end, it was decided to redevelop their site using the Joomla content management system.

Click here to learn more about this hair salon web design project in Oak Lawn 60453.

Contractor Website Design for client in Riverwoods, IL 60015Web Design Client:  HomeNinja

Location: Riverwoods, IL 60015

Website URL: https://homeninja.guru/

HomeNinja.guru is a local home maintenance contractor that specializes in handyman and home maintenance services for clients in the north shore.  Upon searching Google for a local website designer in, or near Riverwoods, IL 60015, the owner found AdverGroup Web Design. After performing their due diligence and interviewing all the best, local web designers, the owner of HomeNinja.guru selected AdverGroup Web Design to assist them in creating their company website for their new business. This client took advantage of our Website Design Starter Package for only $995.00

Click here to learn more about this contractor website design project.

WEB DESIGN for contractors LOCALWeb Design Client:  Landover Corporation

Location: Lake Barrington, Illinois 60010

Website URL:  http://landovercorp.com/

Landover Corporation is a local real estate developer who specializes in developing high quality real estate projects that provide a public benefit to the neighborhoods and communities where they are located.  Upon searching Google for a local website designer in, or near Lake Barrington 60010 they found AdverGroup Web Design. After performing their due diligence and interviewing all the best, local web designers, the owner of Landover Corporation selected AdverGroup Web Design to assist them in redeveloping their corporate website.

This client took advantage of our Website Design Small Business Package for only $1,995.00

Click here to learn more about this real estate developer website design

Medical Appointment Booking Website DesignWeb Design Client:  Herbal Hormonal Health

Location: Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

Website URL:  https://herbalhormonalhealth.com/

Herbal Hormonal Health is a local alternative functional natural medicine Doctor who was seeking a new website design for his new office which is opening in Rolling Meadows, IL 60008. In addition to seeking a modern and mobile friendly website, Dr. H. Panagopoulos sought a local web designer who could develop a medical website where his clients could schedule their medical appointments online.  In addition to developing an online appointment booking solution, we were also able to achieve online payments using Square Payments. This allows this client to accept online payments without incurring any additional monthly fees for payment gateways or merchant accounts.

AdverGroup Web Design delivered a fresh new website design developed using the Joomla content management system. Using Joomla would allow this client's team to update their website easily without incurring additional fees for website maintenance. 

Click here to learn more about this medical website with appointment booking function ability

Website Design for local Charity in Glenview IL 60026Web Design Client:  Making Life Better (MLB) of Glenview

Location: Glenview, IL 60026

Website URL:  https://www.mlbglenview.org

This local non-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization and charity was seeking a local web designer in Glenview, IL 60026 to assist them in redeveloping their old and outdated charity website. The objective of this website redevelopment project was to redevelop this clients site into modern and mobile friendly (responsive) web design that would assist them in achieving more donations so that they could gain more donations to continue supporting the various other charities which they are affiliated with. This client also sought to keep certain content private and viewable only by members with login credentials.

AdverGroup Web Design delivered a fresh new website design built using a content management system that would allow this client's team to update their website easily without incurring additional fees for website maintenance. 

Click here to learn more about this local charity and non profit organization web design project in Glenview

Sports Team Web Design Lake VillaWeb Design Client:  Lake Villa Township Timberwolves

Location: Lake Villa, IL

Website URL:  https://lakevillatimberwolves.com/

This local youth sports program sought a new website that could serve their various sports programs equally, by offering three branches specific to each sport: Youth Football, Youth Lacrosse and Cheerleading.  After viewing a website AdverGroup developed for an adjacent community, Lake Villa invited us to meet with their board members. Upon meeting with their team, we exhibited the various tools and functions a new website developed by AdverGroup could include. The components would enhance the users experience. Components like "sports team specific" blogs, video streaming tools, ecommerce and registration functions. All while achieving a mobile device friendly design for each program allowing responsive compatibility as required by Google.

Click here to learn more about this sports team website design project in Lake Villa

Medical Website Design Buffalo Grove ElginWeb Design Client:  Warheit Podiatry

Location: Buffalo Grove, IL 60089  & Elgin, IL 60124

Website URL:  http://warheitpodiatry.com/

This is a return client, who we originally assisted in developing their website over 7 years ago, recently contacted AdverGroup seeking assistance in the redevelopment of their medical website. Years ago, Doctor Warheit first contacted us with the intention to build a website to support their local Podiatry practice and to gain presence on the internet. AdverGroup delivered a custom website built in a content management system and even included business cards to match the website.

Click here to read more about this medical website redevelopment that was required to eradicate a virus which resulted in "Deceptive Site Ahead" warning from Google.

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