The Best Places To Source Free Images For Your Website Or Social Media Channels
How many times have you used Google to source images for your website? Did you know that sourcing images in this way is actually illegal?
You could find yourself being sued for doing exactly this. One stolen (or borrowed) image is one too many. If you aren’t able to pay the penalty that comes with stealing an image then you really shouldn’t be business at all.
It is possible to source free images online that is legal and legit, but you need to be smart about it.
Firstly, you need to check the licence of the image you want. An image is suitable and safe to use if it has a CC0 Licence.
CC0 - Creative Commons Zero
This licence gives you the right to use the image as long as it’s for any legal purpose. But be sure to check the full licence agreement for every image you source. Rules may state that you need to attribute the owner of the image, again, read the licence carefully.
My Favourite Places To Source Images Include:
Disclaimer – Be sure to double check the terms and conditions of each photo you want. Things change fast in the online world, and what is allowed today may not be allowed tomorrow. Use your due diligence and do your homework. I cannot be held responsible for you not doing your research!