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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
  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.
  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.
  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.
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