Using photographs and images in your blog posts can really help you stand out and get noticed. It is a fact that people are drawn into content that has a visual aspect. Solid text is less likely to be read if not accompanied by an intriguing image. Additionally, photos can help you in the search engines – see article: SEO Tip: Optimize your Images for Search
So, here are some resources for free and paid for images. With the quality and abundance of free images and photos there is no reason for not using images in your blog posts. The following video covers photo and image resources available and below the video you will find a list of links to them.
In my experience, the paid for ones are usually better quality and there is more choice, however, the free photos are really great too if you are prepared to do a little searching.
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Blogging Tool for Finding Free Images
Free Stock Photo Websites
The following links are free photography libraries mainly sourced from Photoshop Support. It may be worth looking there too incase they update their list.
- Free Range Stock
- Free Stock Photos
- Photo Rogue
- Abstract Influence
- Cepolina Photos
- Geek Philosopher
- Free Pixels
- Photos Bank
- Media GOO
- Texture Warehouse