Page 1 – Which types of images are free to use?

Page 2 – Free images and Public Domain website links

Page 3 – Don’t use Royalty Free Images. Use Creative Commons Zero Links & Images

Page 4 – More Creative Commons Zero Links & Free Images

It has been almost a year since I published my first training tutorial in how to find free images for websites and I thought it was time to publish another with more links to different sources. And feel free to Right Click on any pictures I use in this tutorial because they are all 100 PERCENT FREE to use as you see fit. A couple of them I snapped myself, like this first one. (BEAR MOUNTAIN BRIDGE CROSSING THE HUDSON RIVER, ROCKLAND COUNTY, NEW YORK)

WHAT KIND OF IMAGES ARE FREE

I often see many members looking for a way to use images found on Google. Sadly people really need to look elsewhere because the majority of images posted on Google are NOT free to use and most are copyrighted. Fortunately there are many website resources of free pictures and clip art, the problem is finding the correct ones.

Well worry not my WA family because I have done all of the hard work of researching and I’m providing you all with 12 new links to picture and clip art websites. Though I still feel and use 4 of the 12 websites I featured in my first image training (Pixabay, Pexels, Skitterphoto, & Gratisography) these new websites offer an eclectic flavor of people and scenics from various countries, like the one below.

These image websites will be listed as all 4 of the Public Domain (PD) licensed image websites first and then the 8 slightly better Creative Commons Zero (CC0) licensed image websites next. Why do I consider CC0 slightly better than PD? Aren’t they both totally free to use without giving attribution to the original creator or website? They are but…

CC0 images are the most free to use the world over. Public Domain is totally free to use under copyright laws, however copyright laws are different in various parts of the world so what might be legal in the U.S. might be illegal someplace else. But when an image has the CC0 license it carries a more global effect, meaning it is legally free worldwide.

NEXT UP = Public Domain Links and More FREE Pictures


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DW66 Premium
I found an image I like at negativespce.co, but it has their mark "shutter stock" right in the middle. How can I get rid of it or I would not be able to use it?
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MozMary Premium
sounds like you need to pay for that one - have you tried Pexels?
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MeganW Premium
You would probably find that this is a pay for use image. Usually when there is a watermark across an image that is what it means.
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Gunnertwist Premium
The only way to get rid of it is to pay Shutterstock for the image, unfortunately. So unless u join Shutterstock and buy the actual image, it will always have the watermark.
Some free sites are Pexels, Pixabay, Unsplash, and Flickr
Carl
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DW66 Premium
Yes, I did, couldn't find what I want.
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DW66 Premium
Ty Carl!
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boomergp08 Premium
Any image with a watermark on it is not free to use.
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Wealth2018 Premium
Thanks Robert for all the great links. It has been almost impossible to find free photos for my particular niche; in fact there have been only a few paying ones! Hopefully, with all these resources that won't be an issue anymore! Again, thanks.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. Sometimes when you cannot find images that exactly represent your niche you have to rely on images that are relevant.
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Norman3J Premium
Hi Robert!

This is just AWESOME! You've saved me more than several months of research and a lot of potential problems. I can't say thank you enough. I'll certainly pay it forward, and hopefully someday I can be of service to you and your projects.

ALL THE BEST,

Norman
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boomergp08 Premium
It was my pleasure Norman to share this information with you. I hope it helps you greatly.
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elores Premium
Thank you for sharing. All the best
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boomergp08 Premium
It was my pleasure to share this information with the WA community.
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jghwebbrand Premium
Excellent. Thank you
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. I am happy you liked it.
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Dhind1 Premium
Again a great resource. Thanks
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boomergp08 Premium
It was my pleasure. Happy to help.
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eosegueraf Premium
Thank you Rob for such interesting information about free to use images without any restrictions.
Best regards from México.
Eugenio.
P.S. Free to use images taken by me.
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boomergp08 Premium
It was my pleasure Eugenio. Thank you for sharing your pictures.
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eosegueraf Premium
You are welcome Rob. Greetings from México.
Eugenio.
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Thank you Robert, this is awesome
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boomergp08 Premium
My pleasure. I am happy you enjoyed the information I have shared.
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MelaniLukito Premium
Thank you very much for sharing the links.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome and I hope they are helpful to you.
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mybiz4u Premium
Thnx, Rob.
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boomergp08 Premium
My pleasure.
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timtex0077 Premium
Thank you so much Rob!!
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boomergp08 Premium
Always a pleasure for a Yankees fan.
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timtex0077 Premium
haha let's go! Severino's gotta be great today!
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boomergp08 Premium
And Aaron Judge has to come alive too.
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timtex0077 Premium
Very true. I wish he would go for right field. He's not covering the outside part of the plate with his gigantic pull swing :(
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dksomers Premium
This info is a life-saver. I love to use images as they provide additional help in writing blogs, PowerPoint, teaching, etc. Most of us are visual learners . . .

Thank you very much!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. Yes, people are more visual by nature and using relevant images in your content will help to keep people more interested in what you have to say.
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Dennie Premium
Great resources, thank you.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. Glad you liked it.
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Carol46 Premium
Very grateful for these links, Rob
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boomergp08 Premium
I hope they help you with your search for free images.
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KC1953 Premium
Thank you so much for these resource links. It saved me tons of time and I learned some very valuable information about using images without risk. Good stuff. Good Karma. Many thanks.
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boomergp08 Premium
It was my pleasure to share those links and some knowledge about free pictures. I hope they help your website creation moving forward.
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Nick-at-WA Premium
Now this what I call very helpful, thank you boomer!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are most welcome Nick. Happy you found it helpful.
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JohnWRaleigh Premium
First of all I want to thank botipton for sharing this valuable information; second, I want to personally thank boomergp08 for doing the research so I didn't have to! Such a simple read, and quite enjoyable as well. I now know the difference between CC0 and PD.
Thanks once again and God bless,
John W. Raleigh
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boomergp08 Premium
It was my pleasure John. I am happy to know that my training was easy to understand and that my explanation on the differences of CC0 and PD has helped you.
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bpais1 Premium
Good training, Robert! Thanks, for the scoop on free images. I've been using Pixabay, which is great but, it does not always have the pics I need.

Jim
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. I too use Pixabay often but there are others, which I provide links to, in my other training.
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E-Udoh Premium
As always, thank you for being very helpful. I appreciate you.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. It was my pleasure.
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EvieS Premium
thank you so much for your training! This is exactly what I was looking for. Thank you for explaining and giving detailed explanations about using imagines on your website.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are very welcome. I am happy you enjoyed my training tutorial.
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ReShondaY Premium
Thanks for sharing, Robert. This is very helpful!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. I am happy it has helped you.
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Tezsie Premium
Thank you much, Robert, for more free image sites and also for the ´royalty free´ warning
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Tessa.
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CarmenJS Premium
once again, great tutorial, I will be using a lot of your lessons in the future. Thank you
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Carmen.
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MrKent Premium
Do you know of any CC0 websites I can get celebrity images, brand name products like coca cola and minute maid, popular fast food restaurants (mcdonalds, burger king), and other similar things? If the only way is to get them is from google with CC 2.0 I don't understand the part where you have to credit the author, is there an example of how to do this?
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boomergp08 Premium
There is no CC0 sites for those types of pictures. If you use Google and do so through the usage rights filter, then just follow the licensing agreements posted at the link for CC2.0 information.
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RachelR1 Premium
Thanks Robert - I'm just putting my first site together so this was exactly the detail I needed to keep moving forward!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Rachel. I am happy I was able to help you in the creation of your first website.
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Dannyi89 Premium
Before I came across your post...I'm in the process of needing to add images to my site and i knew I couldn't just add any image i wanted for copyright issues....glad i stumbled upon this. Thanks for the great info!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. I am happy I was able to help you find free images to use for your website.
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RestingBear Premium
Again great informative info
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boomergp08 Premium
Thank you. Glad you liked it.
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RikaSF Premium
Thanks. This is very helpful.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are quite welcome.
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viyee Premium
Thank you very much Robert. Great information and wonderful training. Awesome! Thanks again!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. Glad you liked it.
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Kerryanne Premium
Thank you Robert for that really helpful tutorial: Definition on Free Images - with restrictions and without.
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boomergp08 Premium
It was my pleasure. Glad I could help you to better understand.
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JudyThomas Premium
WOW, your Training is like a kid in the candy store. First I want to thank you for so generously sharing all the free image sites these information are precious to me. Second, I love the way you add the internal link for your other training blogs, smooth sailing to your other training ....... love it. Thank you so much
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boomergp08 Premium
Thank you Judy. I am more than happy to share with the WA community. They helped me when I first started and it is only natural to give back and help others where I can.
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heatherjane Premium
Thanks so much for pulling all these together for us!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. I hope they help you out in your search for free images.
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diana57 Premium
this was great training for all of uas and espically someone like me that is always procasting for tommorow. But guess what tomoorow never comes.
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boomergp08 Premium
Thank you. I am happy you enjoyed the training and hopefully you will be able to stop procrastinating.
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gkhchay Premium
Excellent stuff as always Robert. Cheers, Galen
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boomergp08 Premium
Thank you Galen. I am happy you enjoyed my training.
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CateR Premium
" but Public Domain images are not guaranteed worldwide."

Another great one Boomer - thanx....
What does this mean: " but Public Domain images are not guaranteed worldwide?"
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boomergp08 Premium
It means that what might be free in some countries would not be free in others. For example, military pictures of U.S. equipment would be free to use and display on a website created in countries that are allies of the U.S. but could not be allowed on websites from countries that are not allies.
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karagrace80 Premium
I wanted to let you know how much this training has meant to me. I really appreciate all of your hard work and willingness to share. You have been an invaluable resource to me!
Thanks again!
Kara Grace :))
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Grace. I am so happy I have been able to help people.
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darrenchong Premium
Great information and image link. Will use it definitely! Thanks!
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boomergp08 Premium
Thank you. I am glad it will be able to help you out.
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asavamit Premium
Excellent !! Thanks Robert.
AK
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome.
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renren40 Premium
Awesome, thanks for sharing Boomerpg08
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. Glad I could help.
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arress Premium
Awesome. Thanks for the help.
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boomergp08 Premium
No problem. It was my pleasure.
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Ksouza Premium
thank you , just what I was looking for. Great info.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. I am happy that I was able to help you out.
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VonnieOh Premium
Are images on Amazon free to use?
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AriefWibowo Premium
If you grab the affiliate link, it is free to use. Amazon provides all the link and the images.
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boomergp08 Premium
If you are an affiliate it should be.
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VonnieOh Premium
Hi Robert, if I want to search for cookware pictures, which website would you recommend?
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boomergp08 Premium
Go to Pixabay and search cooking, not cookware.
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JessieQu Premium
Thanks for all the links. Although I was wondering if you know of any royalty free audios?
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boomergp08 Premium
No, but I am sure you could search it online.
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Genie3733 Premium
Thank you.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome.
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Patirke Premium
Some of thes pages have watermarks on their pictures and I don't think I can use those on my website.
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DawnWray Premium
You may have to pay for those one Patrick. Which site is that?
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boomergp08 Premium
If an image has a watermark it means it is not free to use.

For example, the top row of images on a Pixabay search of images all have the Shutterstock watermarks on them. That entire row of images are not free. All of the images under them on that page without watermarks are free.
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MasterEd Premium
How come with Google Images, it states the size of the photo as 1017x879 , but after you download it, it's completely different- like 250x250, why is that?
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boomergp08 Premium
Not sure. I have never seen that before. Then again I rarely use Google Images because after setting the Usage Rights filter, there really isn't any free pictures available that I can use.
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MizLiz Premium
I have found the same as MasterEd. Also on the filtered, which are very few, Google has porn all thru it. How can they get away with this?
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boomergp08 Premium
Don't know. Like I say to most people is to not use Google Images because there are far better alternatives for free images.
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MizLiz Premium
Thanks for all the free image sites, and I have checked them, but still not much selection. It appears that most often you have to pay.
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boomergp08 Premium
What kind of pictures are you looking for? Did you check out Pixabay?
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MizLiz Premium
Today I was looking for a microwave oven for my blog, and I did go to Pixabay also, but it had only watermark images and the rest were clip art types. I finally found some at Google. It depends on the subject so thank you for all your hard work on this subject and I will keep the list, Robert!
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boomergp08 Premium
You could always take a picture of the one you have.
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MizLiz Premium
I don't have or use microwave ovens, but thanks!
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mbouteiller Premium
Hi Robert...thanks for this info...amazing!!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. Glad you liked it.
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katzee Premium
This is awesome, Robert, thanks.
I'm just getting active again and back into developing out my website after a big pause, and this is just what I need.
Katharina
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boomergp08 Premium
I am happy that I was able to help you out Katharina.
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katzee Premium
Robert, you are a star! (understatement)
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boomergp08 Premium
Thanks. :)
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Michelle2016 Premium
This training came at just the right tme for me, thanks!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Michelle.
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DawnWray Premium
Hi just a quick question. If I have used images from Fotolia which I have paid for, will I loose my rights to use those images if I stop paying a monthly subscription?
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boomergp08 Premium
You would have to check the user agreement with Fotolia. I would assume that you would lose the rights, but I really do not know for sure.
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DawnWray Premium
Thank you I will check.
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TonyMonzon Premium
I use Google's "Labeled for Reuse" images under the Usage Rights option. I am bookmarking this great training. Thanks!
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SantiagoF Premium
Those are CC0 licensed? How do you put that filter in Google Images?
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TonyMonzon Premium
hey Santiago,
check out electrobot's training on how to get free Google images. This is where I got the idea. hope this helps. ;0)
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boomergp08 Premium
Not all of those filtered Google images are CC0. They maybe free to use but most of them you still have to give attribution.
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boomergp08 Premium
I sometimes use Google's "Labeled for Reuse" images but only if they are CC0 licensed.
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SantiagoF Premium
And how do you know which ones are CC0 in Google´s Labeled for Reuse images?
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boomergp08 Premium
Click on the "Visit Page" button and then scroll down to look for the license.
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TonyMonzon Premium
Thanks for the info, I just learned something new.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. I think I need to do a quick tutorial on what I just described above, because I think many think that all of the filtered Google images are CC0 when they are not.
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SantiagoF Premium
Yes that would be a good idea
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TonyMonzon Premium
Pixabay is also a great place to pick up free images.
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boomergp08 Premium
Yes, they are one of my favorites.
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boomergp08 Premium
Thanks! I will.
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SantiagoF Premium
Great tutorial! Thanks a lot!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. Glad you liked it.
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MarvH Premium
Thanks for the new resources and info Robert.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Marv
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Harrysastar2 Premium
Hi Robert, there's a couple more I didn't have on my list, thanks for sharing.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Brian. I did include the link to PublicDomainFiles which I know you do use.
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Franko97 Premium
Excellent, Boomer. Thanks!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Frank!
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MilesW Premium
You have provided such helpful information for a beginner like me...thank you!!

Miles
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boomergp08 Premium
My pleasure Miles! Always willing to share what I know with the community.
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speedicut Premium
Great info as usual Boomer...thanks!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome David. Glad you lied it.
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ClareCCD Premium
Thanks for this x
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Clare. I am always willing to help the WA community when I can.
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LLiu Premium
Very nice info and resources. The training has been very helpful to me!
Thank you,
Linda
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Linda. Glad to help out.
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Dennie Premium
This is a great resource, thank you.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are most welcome Denise.
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bogyolin Premium
great training as always! thank you!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Linda. I'm happy you enjoyed it.
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LaRiri Premium
Thank you for sharing this!!!!!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome.
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AlexEvans Premium
Thank you Robert, have been reading the odd article lately how folks have been chased up for using copy righted material. I think we need to be aware. So thank you for this training.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome and we definitely need to be aware because unless an image has a PD or a CC0 license associated with it, there's a good chance it is not fee.
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BenElijah Premium
Love it!
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boomergp08 Premium
Thanks! Glad you love it.
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CaniceO Premium
Thanks for sharing
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. Thanks for reading it.
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johnwnewman Premium
Thanks for the resources!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome John. It was my pleasure.
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Mouflon Premium
Do you have any suggestions for fitness niche? I often struggle to find free to use photos for my blog. Pixabay and Wikimedia are so far the only places I have found a selection of free to use photos in my niche. Most free image websites don't seem to have many photos of muscular people or people working out in general.
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boomergp08 Premium
Pixabay is probably best for free pics. Public Domain Archive has some too.
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Mouflon Premium
Couldn't find any photos related to my niche in Public Domain Archive. There was only one photo of a football game under "sports" category and niche related searches turned out no relevant photos.
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boomergp08 Premium
I'm sorry, I meant Public Domain Files. In the upper right search box try typing in either gym or workout or weight lifting. That will give you several different pictures of people working out with weights or going through workout routines.
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mijareze Premium
Good resource.
Ed
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boomergp08 Premium
Thanks Ed!
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Judy-B Premium
This has made the question of images crystal clear. Thanks so much for your time in making this tutorial and all the ones you make. :)
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Judy. Like I said to Jozeph below, I prefer to give more than less so that it minimizes confusion and questions.
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Danmez Premium
Great post. Very helpful.
Thanks.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. Glad it was helpful.
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TJ Books Premium
Thanks, Robert! Great service to WA members.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome John. Always want to help the WA family when I can.
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Jozeph Premium
Hey Robert
I have to say, you always put so much work into what you do. The information is awesome, thank you
However I also have to say, one of the things which I'm walking away with from this, is how to put a quality tutorial together.
Thanks man, no flies in your soup :)
Have a great w/end
J*
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boomergp08 Premium
Thanks Dude, I try to always give more than less, I feel it is better that way to minimize confusion and questions. No one likes flies in their soup? :)

I hope you have enjoyed more of Christophe Goze. I am currently listening to one of his albums called Show Me The Way. Barcelona is on that album. If you haven't heard it yet check out the song About Us that is the song that is playing right now.
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Dashnow Premium
Soooo helpful thanks.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Paul.
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Comza Premium
Thanks Robert, that was a really useful tutorial and with some great links :-)
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Chris. Glad you found it useful and liked the links I provided.
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KatieMac Premium
Excellent training thank you Robert have a good weekend
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Cathy and you have a good weekend too!
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LaurenceW Premium
Invaluable Robert. I've spent ages already searching same..

Best ever wishes
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boomergp08 Premium
Thank you Laurence. It is sort of time consuming researching to make sure images are truly free.
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playfulheart Premium
Thanks for the training Robert.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Michael. Thanks for stopping by.
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LenaMiglena Premium
Thank you!
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You are welcome Miglena.
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Loes Premium
Thanks Robert! Nice Pics! You did it again, you've beaten Kyle. 1st place!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Loes and yes, I see that I have. But I have also seen you beat him too. Always a good but shot-lived feeling. :)
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mijareze Premium
Thanks Boomer!
Ed
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boomergp08 Premium
My pleasure Ed.
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dunbar Premium
Hi thanks for that , at least this is reassurance about coping images, i was always wary about doing anything like that if i wasn't sure,a great tip to keep in the back burners, cheers Helen
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Helen. I am always willing to share any helpful knowledge with my WA family. :)
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NWTDennis Premium
These are great sources of free images. The Torres Del Paine, Chile image at Travel Coffee Book is breath taking. Much of the content on my golf niche site features current PGA and LPGA golfers. So I guess it's kind of "newsy".

So I spend a lot of time creating full attribution in the form of a footnote table at the end of the piece. I stay away from the big network news images (Golf Channel and Getty Images) often finding what I need on other small sites.

Do you think I'm at risk here?
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boomergp08 Premium
As long as you are giving full attribution you should be OK. I would suggest you also add attribution to the comment area of each picture, something like "Photo from espn.go.com/golf" so you cover your bases.

Though when using images of famous people, even if they are a Public Domain image, you are always required to check and see if you can use the image.
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KatieMac Premium
golf one of my dad's passions for his birthday we got him a day to play on St Andrews.. I do not know if the images at pixabay are of any help you they do have a lot of free images for golf
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boomergp08 Premium
Cathy is correct. Pixabay does have a lot of golf pictures, just not of famous players.
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NWTDennis Premium
Thanks Katie ... I've used Pixabay for general images of golf. In fact my custom site header is of a beautiful golf hole looking from the Tee is from Pixabay. Makes me want to head out to the golf course every time I open my website.
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boomergp08 Premium
Awesome! Let us hope it inspires your website readers too.
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ralphhusa Premium
Great information to add to my already sketchy experience with getting pictures for my website. Thanks again.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Ralph. I'm happy you liked it.
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Dan-L Premium
What about facebook images or Memes, Are they free to use? Not that I have used them but, others may have.
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boomergp08 Premium
I wouldn't trust it. If you would like to use Memes, make them yourself. It is easy. I started doing them.

I just take an image that is one of these CC0 licensed ones I mention in this training and use it with the free image customization website I mention in my training at the link below, where I offer the link.
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Dan-L Premium
I did not think it was a great idea just needed another educated opinon. thanks for the links on the free photos.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Dan.
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arassu75 Premium
Thanks for your valuable information,
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You are welcome. Glad you liked it.
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ZEGU Premium
Thank you
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome.
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Debs3 Premium
Thank you!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome.
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Dinh Premium
thanks for sharing!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. It was my pleasure.
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Profithog Premium
Thanks Boomer!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Paul.
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chuckmuir Premium
Hey Boomer, Loved this. I copied all the links and saved them in Word under my WA free photos & training file, for future reference Thanks again, Chuck
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Chuck. You could have just bookmarked this training by clicking the star above.
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Ruthchicago Premium
Very good...thanks Robert...
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Ruth.
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maxser67 Premium
Awsome, Robert!
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boomergp08 Premium
Thank you!
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gordk6 Premium
Hey ... Great training , thanks for sharing !
I am having a difficult time finding photos for my music niche .. I need more specific images than I can find on a lot of the sites you suggest .. What options do I have if Ineed more focused images
Thanks
Gord
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boomergp08 Premium
What exactly do you need? Are they brand specific? If yes then when you become an affiliate you could ask the affiliate program if you could use their images. But sometimes you will have to pay for pictures.
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gordk6 Premium
Thanks for the reply ... getting as much out of images that ok to use as possible ... your idea to get the affiliate to pitch in is a good one.

I really like using images .. even though I am still in the early stages of online marketing .... I find they inspire me to write more engaging content.

The problem I have had is .... the text of my content looks different in the rubix editor than it does on the site preview ... with wrong spacing between sections of text being the main issue ... Im not sure if the images are causing this or not .....anyway sorry for the life story
Best
Gord
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boomergp08 Premium
Sometimes depending on where an image is placed and if it has a caption added to it, it can screw up the spacing of the text near it. Safest way to avoid this is to place your images in the center.
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Brookline Premium
Many thanks for this comprehensive listing. Could you tell me before I explore further Do any these sources also include descriptions of the pictures / images?
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boomergp08 Premium
Some will have brief descriptions under the photos but not all. For example: at the first link on page 3 of this training is the website called Travel Coffee Book, which is a collection of pictures from the photographer's travel. Under each photo he/she will say where it is or what it is.

If you click that link and then scroll down that page the first picture will say under it, "Bazaar, Istanbul, Turkey." and under the next picture it will say "Glacier Grey, Torres Del Paine, Chile." And so on...
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Brookline Premium
Thank you, I assume if used, the image and description will be copied over together.
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boomergp08 Premium
No, only the image will be copied over.
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Haymanc75 Premium
Thanks for the great discussion! I have been struggling to find good free images for my particular niche on Wikimedia Commons or the other site that Kyle mentioned. Glad to have other options.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome. I too had problems finding images from those resources.
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Lorac Premium
This is awesome and clarifies a lot for me.....thank you!
Carol
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Carol. Happy to make things clear.
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2Al Premium
Robert, great resources for images. Thank you for sharing.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Alma. It was my pleasure.
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Sheila50 Premium
Well, I guess I should just grab all your training since when I type in for an answer to a question you are there to give me my answer! LOL
Thank you for both the image information it is great!
Sheila
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boomergp08 Premium
Actually I know this is true because I was looking for an answer to a question I had and almost every time I asked a question in a different way, I saw at least one of my posts in the results. LOL
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JoeHewitt Premium
Very good! Robert. I plan on using these sources.

Thanks
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Joe. I hope they help out.
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gmegs Premium
Excellent! Thank you Robert!
... a few more I didn't know about.
(good to see you - hope you've been well and life is good!)
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Joanne. I'm hanging in there, it has been a slow climb back up but I'm moving in the right direction again.
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gmegs Premium
That's great!
... I think of you often
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boomergp08 Premium
Thanks Joanne.
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katzee Premium
Thanks so much, Robert. This will be very handy for me in due course. You keep the good information coming :)
Katharina
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Katharina. I will try to keep them coming. Working on another training giving 4 tips for better UX (User Experience) which always leads to better SEO rankings.
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denisef112 Premium
Thank you so much for putting this training together. Very formative.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are most welcome Denise. I hope you can find some use for them.
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manifestator Premium
thank you very much...i supposed i will have slowly slowly to remove all my old "stolen" pictures from my posts.
If i want to be a professional i have to act as one. Glad you always help to direct.
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boomergp08 Premium
It was something I did too over the course of a couple of months once I learned the truth. Better safe than sorry.
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manifestator Premium
A quick question, if i change the pictures on my published posts will i create broken links??
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boomergp08 Premium
Only if you are linking to them, which is why I never link to them unless they are linking to something important.
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CStipe Premium
Awesome. Thanks for putting this together
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Chris. Glad you liked it.
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Dmorrow Premium
Thanks, not just for the links but, for the clear explanations as well. New resources are great as long as we understand how to correctly use them.
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boomergp08 Premium
This is true Debby. Even I just learned what the difference is between CC0 and PD licensed images when doing the research for this training.

Though I always have used CC0 images, I knew that there was a slight difference between it at PD, I just didn't know what until yesterday. So we all learned something new here. :)
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SSeelye Premium
Excellent stuff...thank you once again.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Samantha. It was my pleasure.
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dianeburket Premium
Thanks so much!!!!!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Diane.
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dickw Premium
Thanks a bunch Robert. Good info and keeps us out of trouble.
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boomergp08 Premium
Avoiding trouble is what I am all about Dick. :)
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CaroleG Premium
Wonderful! Thanks a lot!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Carole. Happy to share the knowledge.
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BobLoder Premium
Sweet . . .
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boomergp08 Premium
Thanks Bob
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MudreM Premium
Thanks a lot Robert. Very useful links. Cheers.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Mudre.
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rodeves Premium
Very nice. As always thanks for a great tutorial.
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome Rodney, it was my pleasure.
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Marcus1978 Premium
Thanks for this, Robert. I usually use Pixabay.com, but I have bookmarked this in case I need some other sources.
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boomergp08 Premium
I mainly use Pixabay too, especially for clip art and vector graphic images. I customize and alter a lot of those images for whatever I use them for.
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Marcus1978 Premium
I think I've only ever once got in trouble for using a copyrighted image, though. Several years ago, I got an email from someone's lawyer asking me to remove the image from my website. So I did, and that was the end of it. Best not to risk getting into that situation if possible, though.
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boomergp08 Premium
I agree! It is the main reason why I only use websites like Pixabay and the ones I shared here and in my other images training from last year, which is where I have the Pixabay link. The images must use the CC0 license for me to use them. This way I know I am totally safe.
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crp2511 Premium
www.pixabay.com is also a fantastic resource for CC images, and you don't have to give credit. Thanks for the training, Robert.
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boomergp08 Premium
Yes! They are my #1 selection for the majority of images I use and customize. I have a link to them in my other Free Images training.
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