As you create content to help grow your business, you’ll need to find images to go along with that content. After all, a picture is worth a thousand words. Articles that include an image have on average 94 percent more views than articles that don’t include them.
To aid in your search for images, here are ten places where you can find free images to use legally.
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. However, if you want to use an image for advertising or marketing purposes, a license will still need to be purchased. 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.
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 requires you to like its Facebook page.