Thoughts on Credit Grabbing.

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  1. Gianella Labrador profile image83
    Gianella Labradorposted 7 weeks ago

    Have you ever been into a situation where you feel like the idea and the content come from you originally but somehow one writes similarly and gets more praised and acknowledged? Sometimes maybe the instances are just coincidence but there are times, it really get me like "can't you atleast give me credits for that?"

    I guess that's a con if you put your work out in the open.

  2. Jodah profile image90
    Jodahposted 7 weeks ago

    Yes, this happens from time to time, Gianella. Two people seem to have a similar idea at the same timeā€¦and it feels like one may have gotten the idea from the other.
    It is hard to prove though unless both articles are word for word the same.
    I just put it down to some higher power wanting to get a certain message out there and the more who write about it the better.

    1. Gianella Labrador profile image83
      Gianella Labradorposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

      Thank you for replying to this forum John! Never thought one would still notice and respond since it has been days. I guess that's true. What matters is that the message get accross to the target audience. No matter who got the idea first.

      Stay blessed John! smile

  3. ravirajan01 profile image94
    ravirajan01posted 7 weeks ago

    Hi, Gianella. The issue will always come, and nearly every subject we authors can think about has been written and will be written in the future millions of times. That is why I follow this beautiful quote from Scott Adams,

    "Ideas are worthless. Execution is the key."

    So as long as you can execute the idea of the content in a better, more interesting, and engaging way for the reader, your content will always be read. Yes, there is a lot of competition out there, but that is how it is, and we writers need to live with it and improve ourselves in execution.

  4. Brenda Arledge profile image81
    Brenda Arledgeposted 7 weeks ago

    Gianella...
    Just like John & Ravi say...it happens.

    I like John's way of putting it.
    Maybe there is a "higher power wanting to get a certain message out there."

    Like Ravi..
    Just do your best.  Try to make certain your words convey the message you want to say.

    In this world...we can't control what other's write and it really should not matter.

    We usually all say things in a different manner....that's what makes us unique.

  5. Peggy W profile image94
    Peggy Wposted 6 weeks ago

    As John and Ravi already stated, similar ideas are often shared by many different people.  Other than current events, most things or ideas have already been addressed.  Sometimes a different spin on a topic can none-the-less be informative and interesting.

  6. Miebakagh57 profile image70
    Miebakagh57posted 6 weeks ago

    Same idea, but two or more different persons executed them.                                  But they's also a unique style and presentation to the write. That's the thing that divide one from the other. Otherwise, all is monotony.

 
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