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The goal of the AddThis blog is to create an environment where readers feel encouraged to learn, share and discuss ideas that will help them become better marketers. We want to hear your opinions and we welcome you to leave your comments on our blog. Please read our Terms of Use below before posting a comment or pulling content from our posts.

Terms of Use

Your access to, and use of, the AddThis blog is subject to the following Terms of Use and all applicable laws and regulations. By accessing and using the AddThis blog, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms of Use, and agree to be bound by them.

Please do not post offensive content. This includes not only the obvious (no ethnic slurs, personal insults, obscenity, etc), but also observing proper consideration of privacy and topics that may be considered objectionable or inflammatory to others – such as politics and religion. Speak your mind, but be respectful to others. Do not post any links to spam or comments that contain irrelevant links to the topic at hand, or are solely self-promotional in nature. Please note that commenters who repeatedly violate this policy will be blocked from leaving future comments on the AddThis blog. We reserve the right and discretion to edit, pull or refrain from posting comments as we see fit.

You are prohibited from using the AddThis blog to advertise, perform or promote any commercial solicitation of goods and/or services, other than those offered by AddThis.

By posting on the AddThis blog, you grant AddThis a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, publish, broadcast and reproduce your comments without limitation in any and all media, worldwide, in perpetuity, for any purpose whatsoever. This includes, without limitation, the right to create derivative works of, and to use, the content posted on the AddThis blog to develop, enhance, distribute, and market AddThis’ products and services. You represent and warrant that all content you post is your original work in which you own the copyright, or have been granted permission to use and in no way violates or infringes on the copyright, registered trademark or intellectual property rights of a third party.

If you see something interesting and relevant, link to it! Your access to, and use of, the AddThis blog does not give you the right to use any of AddThis’ trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features without our consent, except as necessary to provide attribution.

Any material you transmit will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold AddThis, and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, successors and assigns, harmless from any claim or demand (including reasonable attorney’s fees and costs), made by any third party arising out of (i) any content posted by you on the AddThis blog, (ii) your violation of the intellectual property rights of others, or (iii) your violation of these terms of use.

AddThis makes no warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any content posted on the AddThis blog. References to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by AddThis. All views and opinions of the authors expressed herein are the writer’s own and do not necessarily state or reflect those of AddThis.

YOU AGREE THAT ADDTHIS, AND ITS AFFILIATES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS (EVEN IF THEY HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), ARISING OUT OF OR RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE ADDTHIS BLOG. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR LIMITATION OF DAMAGES. IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, THESE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

All matters arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use of the AddThis Blog shall be governed by the procedural and substantive laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without regard to any conflicts of law principles. You consent and irrevocably and unconditionally agree (a) that any action or proceeding relating to these Terms of Use of the AddThis Blog shall be instituted exclusively in any state or federal court in Fairfax County, Virginia, (b) to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts, and (c) that venue is proper in such courts in any such action or proceeding.

This comment policy is subject to change at anytime.