If you engage in any type of content marketing for your business, images should play a key role in your strategy. In fact, it’s been found that online articles that include an image have on average 94 percent more views than articles that don’t include them. Here are ten free places where you can find free images to use in your online content.
FreeFoto.com has over 132,000 images with 183 sections that are organized into 3,640 categories. The images are free to use online in blogs, email, social media, and articles, as long as you provide attribution and a link back to either FreeFoto.com or the image. If you want to use an image for advertising or marketing purposes, you’ll be required to purchase a license. You can read the full set of rules on the site.
On this site you will find 3,600 high-resolution travel stock images arranged by geographical location, or you can search by keyword. The images are free to use under a Creative Commons license as long as you provide a credit for printed items, or a hyperlink for online media. If you can’t provide a credit, you will need to buy a low-cost photo license from partner site Valuestockphoto.
This site has a massive selection of images shot by amateur photographers and is categorized by places and themes. You can use the images for personal or commercial use, and all you have to do is link back to the website. If you can’t do that, the site simply asks that you like its Facebook page.