I often write articles on directories such as Ezine Articles and Self Growth. They both require some time before they can actually publish things I submit and I’ve never had any trouble until today. The reason was very interesting to me:
Thank you for your submission to EzineArticles.com titled “3 Tasks Every Facebook Business Page Owners Must Do.”
We would like to help you get this article approved but there is an issue which needs to be resolved first.
Your article contains a general issue that we would like to further explain here:
At the request of the trademark holder, we are unable to accept any references to the Coke brand in articles. Refer to: “Ask people an irresistible and easy to answer question, like “Pepsi or Coke”
Really? Does that mean I can’t refer to Kleenex, or Xerox either? If not..prove it! It’s already been taken to court. I think some corporations have a little too much money muscle. What do you think?