In the world of start-ups, ideas are probably the greatest asset. And it's no wonder – a truly breakthrough idea can make you a millionaire. But, beware and keep your ideas safe.
If you dare to create good things, be ready to face people who will copy, steal and mimic the same. If you're first to enter the market with a new product or an innovative idea, it's almost guaranteed that the moment you start to see success, you will suddenly be blinded by copycats.
Competition is good, and it fuels us with more energy to do good work. But when your work is being used and ideas being copied, it becomes plagiarism. Plagiarism is an act of theft of ideas or works done by someone else and passing it on as your own.
To know more about plagiarism, read:
Plagiarism is an act of fraud. It involves both stealing someone else's work and lying later. Read more.
It's very important to consider and understand all the several types of plagiarism and how they occur. Read more.
Copycats are unavoidable, but how you deal with them will be the difference between achieving continued success and becoming a one-hit-wonder. Thankfully, in today's world, we have the solution to almost every problem. Plagiarism check helps us know the originality of work.
Also, below are some articles about how to avoid knowledge theft. Read:
Certain factors in your work environment may trigger idea theft without you even realizing it. Read more.
Do everything you can to protect your ideas and work, and what should you do to protect your work? Read more.
Besides uploading and sharing your ideas or products on social media or in public, you also put it out while pitching. In that process, there might be other candidates who copy your idea.
Read below to know how to pitch an idea to a company, without it being stolen:
If your idea is so unusual that it's patentable before you disclose it off. Read more.
Here are some practical steps to help you deal with this issue. Read more.
There are certain ways to protect your idea without being patent that actively. Here are four strategies that will protect your business idea from being stolen. Read more.
In order to flourish your idea, you need to hire or consult an app developer. But who knows! He might find your idea of attracting and alluring!
Yes, a developer might end up stealing your idea. So to protect your idea from theft read:
Here are a few effective measures that you can take during the app development process to protect your app idea from being tempered or stolen by competitors or any risk. Read more.
Here, a list of remedies that will protect your ideas from being stolen and read more.
Here listed points will help you get a better idea of putting protective measures for your mobile app idea to safe from being stolen and read more.
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