Vintage Voice!

Unearthing Classic Articles from Previous Issues of The Voice Magazine

April 26 is a busy day in terms of World This or That observations.  Crowding the calendar next to Audubon Day and International Chernobyl Remembrance Day (neither of which topic being represented in The Voice‘s archives, sadly) is World Intellectual Property Day.  Well, that’s something we can turn our minds to!

But, free downloads, eh?  S.D. Livingston explores the contradictory ways consumers view the intellectual property of individuals and organizations.  “When Inman got tired of seeing his original work reposted hundreds of times on FunnyJunk, he wrote a blog complaining about it. To its credit, FunnyJunk removed some of the stolen work. But it also left hundreds more of Inman’s images on its site.”  Write Stuff – Glass Houses, July 13, 2012.

Making money while you sleep.  Marie Well mines Robert T. Kiyosaki’s book Rich Dad Poor Dad, for tips on earning passive income.  “Whether selling affiliate products or your own short books, videos or music clips, through Amazon, or building a Zazzle store to gain revenue. You don’t need to be present to do any of this—and the income you generate grows with each additional download you provide.”  The Entrepreneur’s Path, April 24, 2015.