The Do’s and Don’ts of Using Images in Blog Posts

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A picture really is worth a thousand words. Using images in blog posts will make them more appealing, which subsequently lowers your blog's bounce rate while improving user experience. But there are a few things you should know about using images in blog posts. Don't Use Images Without Permission I know this probably sounds like common sense, but it's still worth mentioning -- you should never use an image without the owner's permission. Just because you see an image that you like doesn't necessarily mean that you can use it on your blog. Copying and uploading images to your blog could op...

Where To Find Images For Your Blog

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As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words, holds true when blogging. Adding relevant images to your blog posts will encourage a higher level of visitor engagement, which in turn translates into a better blog. Due to international copyright laws, though, you can't simply copy and paste any image you come across. To legally use an image on your website, you must download it from a source that grants such permissions. Flickr Creative Commons Arguably, one of the best source of free-to-use images is Flickr Creative Commons. With over 20 million images and counting, you can find pic...