Permissions Policy


With the exception of “guest posts” written by others (see the bottom of this page), I own all of the content on this Web site, and any materials distributed from this site either as free content or paid content. It is copyrighted in my name.

I appreciate all efforts to assist getting my content widely distributed, but I need to protect my intellectual property rights. Thank you for your cooperation.


Without My Permission

You are free to do the following without my permission:

Link to my site or any specific post on my site.

Extract and re-post less than 150 words on any other site, provided you link back to my original post.

Print my posts and photocopy no more than 25 copies for internal distribution within your own company or organization.

Print my posts in any non-commercial publication (e.g., company newsletter, etc.), provided you include this copyright notice: “© 2015, William J. Stephens Jr. / Sterling Adventure Group, LLC. All rights reserved. Originally published at”


Not Without My Permission

You must have my express written permission to do any of the following:

Use this content for commercial purposes, including selling or licensing printed or digital versions of my content.

Use my content as a foundation for other content.

Re-post my posts in their entirety.


Guest Posts

I welcome Guest bloggers, and they retain the copyright to all posts they write. The above permission guidelines do not apply to their work. If you are interested in re-posting or publishing their content, you must contact them directly.

If you would like to use my work in some manner not covered here, please email me.

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