Website Ripoff: How Do You Find if Someone has Stolen your Website Design?

The email caught my eye.

As I read it I couldn’t help but feel indifferent.

Another one.

Another business has decided to choose the shortcut of stealing someone else’s identity rather than legitimising their business through their own creative endeavours.

Unfortunately, in our industry – digital marketing – another hit to our collective credibility¬†and our trustworthiness is not something we can readily absorb. But that’s another issue.

How can you tell if someone has stolen your website design? And what can you do about it?

First, I want to share some of the wonderful recent ripoff merchants who have decided to lift our agency’s (distinctive) design, and make it their own.

First, here’s Bonfire’s site. Continue reading