Can we use?
In a recent blog, there was a reference to someone who made a WA video.

Wha? We can do that?

What are the guidelines/parameters are in place for creating our own WA advertising video and/or banner/image?

Thanks..


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1Rudy1 Premium
Something to ponder:

The unauthorized use of logos.

Unfortunately, with all of the passing around of images on pinterest and other social media networks, nobody even blinks when they see a logo used for advertising. In fact, most will believe it is valid....

However, We berate music and video piraters.. claiming the artists loss of revenue as the biggest reason against copying.

Same goes for WA, or elementor, or any other source rhat provides you with their advertising...they offer you their adds to use. It's their brand..

Note to all folks out their who are graphic artists, or design or any similar types, what are your thoughts on using a logo without permission?

How do we get the permission to use image likenesses or logos when we aren't provided them by an affiliate we promote?

Rudy
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
HI, we'd say don't use not worth the hassle. It would be difficult to obtain. You may want to reach to Nathaniel as he may have advice on this.
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Jenell44 Premium
Hey @Rudy1, I agree with AbieAJ, you should not use another organization's logo unless you have permission to do so. Better to not compromise copyright laws.
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countrylife Premium
Hey Rudy
I have mail from WA brought me here I do not understand can you explain please, but I see Abie and Jenni had answered you.
Wishing you well and a terrific day.
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1Rudy1 Premium
UPDATE:

Here is the official word from Site Support, 3/1/2021, about making your own WA banners...
You can make your own banners/widget images and videos,

You CANNOT USE the WA LOGO.

Spell out Wealthy Affiliate...Do not use the WA Logo.

Whatever program you use to create your banner/image/widget, (Paint, Paint.net, Canva, etc), is up to you.
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JeffreyBrown Premium
Interesting, Rudy, because a LOT of people do and have done in the past. I wonder if my pictures with WA on them count as a banner--they have no links and no cta or other words. 😲🤔
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1Rudy1 Premium
I know, Jeff! I just spent the last 20 min or so, finding those banner post links, and sent them to site support...

Should hear back from them soon...
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1Rudy1 Premium
I don't know, Jeff. We have banners to use here. Yet, some folks have had issues with uploading or pasting code (vocab escapes me...) and want to design their own.

Do we use the WA logo, or simply use the name Wealthy Affiliate?

If anyone can use the WA logo, then what happens next? Will WA suffer because some misuses the WA logo?

I suggested that maybe the ads could be revamped to keep up with the times, especially since the WA site overhaul, with the new look...
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JeffreyBrown Premium
There are people out there who use the WA logo, but are doing a horrific review of WA--disgruntled former members, I am sure! We know better, of course!

Jeff😎
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JeffreyBrown Premium
Keep us all posted!
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YvonneBray Premium
Hi Rudy I’ve been using the WA banners. As far as I know we are allowed to use them.
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1Rudy1 Premium
Yes, that's why they are there, for us to use...
Some folks have created their own banners, and I wanted to know the particulars around creating new banners...
I've had issues with trying to use certain WA banners and widget images that I'vedownloaded. They download to my pc and upload to website media gallery properly, yet the image itself is not always visible in either case.
I figured if I created my own banners, that would fix the problem as no solution has been found as to why images aren't appearing....
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YvonneBray Premium
I have seen a few homemade banners of some members and they are pretty cool. Thanks for explaining Rudy.
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1Rudy1 Premium
You're welcome...
Yes, I found the posts I had looked for and shared them with Site Support to show as examples of folks using the WA logo in their ad...
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YvonneBray Premium
Cool Rudy I wish you success.
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1Rudy1 Premium
Yes! And that was the point I posed to site support.

The WA logo is theirs.

We should not be using the logo without permission.
Spelling out the name Wealthy Affiliate in our banners and widget ads should suffice.
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1Rudy1 Premium
Thanks, Yvonne!
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JeffreyBrown Premium
A bit more tedious and it doesn't work as well. As long as we are using it to promote them in a positive way, I can't see what the problem would be, Rudy!
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YvonneBray Premium
Totally agree with you Jeff, we are promoting WA.
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1Rudy1 Premium
I agree, Jeff. You did mention though about some ads you saw that were negatively reviewing WA, using the WA logos...

The WA banners are sufficient to use to promote WA...
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jfbmarketing Premium
Not sure if there are any guidelines with advertising, but I would send any related ad that has the slightest involvement with WA for final approval. This way, you can be certain nothing will come back and hunt you.

One of the companies I did a lot of work with had a compliance department. All ads with the company logo or name had to be approved by the compliance department.

Joseph
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1Rudy1 Premium
Thanks, Joe!
The compliance angle, yes, that's what I'm inquiring about. A few months ago, there was a post that discussed making a banner. I dont recall who posted.

I will search here for the post, as the algorithm has changed for the better.
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
Hi,

Here are some examples
https://youtu.be/ loYJbE1bXnE - made with https://biteable.com/

https://youtu.be/ xQgBHkMZFv4 - made with https://www.animaker.com/

https://youtu.be/ pfGYsxpNJKc - made with https://www.moovly.com/


However please be aware they may be old or outdated, and for demonstration purposes only.
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1Rudy1 Premium
Not sure what I'm looking at, here. I only see you tube videos...
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jghwebbrand Premium
As far as I know there are no real guidelines or rules as long as it represents the obvious - truth about WA. .

It is an effective media to use since videos are so popular.
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1Rudy1 Premium
Thanks...
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