If you are wondering whether you should watermark your Etsy photos or not, you have come to the right place.
In this digital era, content theft is not a new thing. A lot of commercial software and ebooks are offered for free on illegal websites. Many Etsy sellers often complain about product image theft. They said that other sellers stole their image listings and the descriptions to use for their shops.
Here are some examples:
ThePepperBug wrote about their experiences about product photo theft in 2017.
This is the original thread.
Another thread started byin 2018
TheFortuneCat expressed her bad feelings when someone stole and used her images for months.
As you can see, many sellers are bold enough to steal your product images and use them for their stores. DestinationLtd expressed her bad experiences when she can’t prevent other shops … Read the rest