SEO and Content

When starting writing some really good content for your blog or news articles, it has become more important than ever to look at the accompanying images that give your content that powerful "WOW" factor. The old adage that a picture paints a thousand words is stil true if you are able to locate a content suitable image that is eye catching and relevant.
There are a number of non commercial websites that offer images and graphics for you to use with a number of non restrictive usage rights in your content, today we are going to over a few of them, so remember if you don't have them bookmarked, do so today.
I thought that I would share one or two of my favourite image sites that I use when I am looking for some online marketing images or for my blogs and other content.

PEXELS

The skys the limitIt's really hard to understand the complex licenses, that is why all photos on Pexels are licensed under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. This means the pictures are completely free to be used for any legal purpose.
 
The pictures are free for personal and even for commercial use. You can modify, copy and distribute the photos. All without asking for permission or setting a link to the source. So that attribution is not required.
 
The images are tagged and there is a search facility to enable you to search for images in certain genres.

STOCKSNAP

through the camera lensWith hundreds of high resolution images added weekly, you can even subscribe to get them delivered to your inbox weekly, this is a great resource, images can be used for private and commercial usage with no attribution required. The images call under the creative commons CCO licence.
 
 
 
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