Yes, images gives lot of information compared to text in the blog post. Once I have read somewhere, that an image is equal to thousand words. A correct blog post related image is enough to convey the message than a blog post of thousand words. I have seen readers who are not happy with blog images would ignore to read the blog post. But, if you have a very high quality image which can give almost 80 to 90% of your blog information, then surely readers would love to read your blog post. These techniques really help in growing your readers as well as traffic to your blog. Let us check in details how we can get high quality images for our blog from different sources.
GOOGLE – First best source for free images
Yes, google search engine has been a very good source of find high quality images. Bloggers can get everything from google with their specific requirement. Text, images, videos, news etc. everything is available in google. For images also, google has certain filters where we can get free images which we can be use for our blogs. Now, if you see below screen shot you can see we have separate filter in google image search “Labeled for noncommercial reuse“. The images obtained through this filter can be used for your blog and has no copyright issues. This is one of the biggest source where you can quality images for free for you blog.
BING – Second best source for free images
Bing search engine is also a great source to find quality images for your blog. Many bloggers use images which are available in Bing image search engine. The procedure is same here to find the images like we searched in google. But the filter used here is named as “Free to modify, share and use commercially“. You can see in below screenshot, when I have searched for free images for blog, I have select this filter. This way I get high quality free images for my blog or any other related one. So, next time do use these techniques to get some of the best images for your blog.
Flickr – Third best source for free images
Flickr is also one of the great source for find quality images. I am using it to find some of the high quality images for my blog. If you don’t find any related images in google or bing, I would recommed to use flickr, because it has a huge collection of some the best images in the world. If you are interested in photography, you can get images here captured with different Cameras with high quality lens, which will help you to know more about photography. Do use this website for your blog, it will surely help you in increasing your blog performance.
Pixabay – Fourth best source for free images
Pixabay is also one of the great source for getting free high quality images. This place is one of the favorite place for blogger. If you see the below screenshot, you can see it work like a search engine to find the most specific high quality images available for you. Do use it you will come back again and again to get free high quality images.