Designing an inviting website and crafting an engaging blog is about the delicate balance between text and visuals. Gorgeous imagery, infographics, or vectors all give websites and blogs the extra “oomph” needed to turn a basic site into a stellar representation of your brand. Having high quality, good resolution images is part of this design puzzle. Luckily, there are several free image resources available to minimize the time you spend looking for the perfect picture.
Before we get into the list of reputable free image services, there are some points of differentiation for images that every small business owner needs to know. Public Domain and Creative Commons are two terms that many haven’t heard of, but should be familiar with before downloading images and putting them on a website or blog.