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Where to Find Images You Can Use Online

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Sallie Goetsch explains why you need to use photos on the Web and where you can find low-cost or free photos to use on your website and in your social networks.

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Where to Find Images You Can Use Online

  1. 1. Finding Images to Use Online (Safely) Life Hacks Sallie Goetsch www.bacnetwork.com
  2. 2. Why You Need Images • Large background images and “hero” images feature prominently in web design. • Tweets with images are retweeted as many as 150% more often than those without. • Photos are the most-shared type of content on Facebook. • Pinterest drives more traffic to sites than any platform but Facebook. • Instagram drives high-quality leads. www.bacnetwork.com
  3. 3. When Can You Use Images? • You’ve taken the photo yourself. • You’ve received written permission from the photographer to use the image. • The photo is in the Public Domain (copyright expired). • The photo has a Creative Commons license. • You purchase royalty-free photos. www.bacnetwork.com
  4. 4. Where to Find Images Following is a small sample of sites that offer free images for use online. Remember to check the attribution and other license requirements for Creative Commons photos. www.bacnetwork.com
  5. 5. search.creativecommons.org www.bacnetwork.com
  6. 6. flickr.com/creativecommons/ www.bacnetwork.com
  7. 7. commons.wikimedia.org www.bacnetwork.com
  8. 8. Free Photos: freeimages.com www.bacnetwork.com
  9. 9. Free Photos: publicdomainarchive.com www.bacnetwork.com
  10. 10. Free Photos: nos.twnsnd.co www.bacnetwork.com
  11. 11. Free Photos: morguefile.com www.bacnetwork.com
  12. 12. Free Photos: pixabay.com www.bacnetwork.com
  13. 13. Free Photos: photopin.com www.bacnetwork.com
  14. 14. Free Photos: magdeleine.co www.bacnetwork.com
  15. 15. Free Photos: unsplash.com www.bacnetwork.com
  16. 16. Inexpensive: dollarphotoclub.com www.bacnetwork.com
  17. 17. Inexpensive: qualitystockphotos.com www.bacnetwork.com

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