Blogs and Plagiarism

Thursday, May 21, 2009 Dr. Vishaal Bhat 1 Comments

I first started blogging in the year 2005. My first blog Everything Under The Sky, was an attempt to unleash the writer, I believed, could make a difference in this world. The other reason for starting that blog was because I had read that a blog could be a good source of supplemental income. However, It was a failure in both aspects.

Firstly, It did not contain my own thoughts, there was no originality. It was just a random collection of articles, clips and stuff I plagiarized from various newspapers, websites, other blogs and various online forums. Since there was not much original content, there were few people linking to my stories and google did not send much traffic my way. Leading to the blog not being a good income generator.

Secondly, I commercialized it to such an extent that I abhorred working on it. This further decreased the quality of the content on that blog and decreased the likelihood that anyone would take it seriously.

Hence, I have decided to start all over again. I shall attempt to keep this one uncluttered and free from the aforementioned defects. I hope to post original content and thoughts. And lastly, this blog will not be for money. Let's see how I do this time.


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  1. Hi You stopped by my blog and asked if i used a flash on the photo of the reeds...... the answer is Yes... Kim

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