Stock Photos

  • Picture Perfect: 9 Ways to Make Your Blog Look Better

    … are that you increase the impact of your blog making it more likable therefore more relevant. Images can also be used to appeal to the technical side of people because you can use images to display more information in the form of graphs. This is a good way to display a lot more without taking up a lot of space or risk cluttering your blog. Another…

    SEO Hacker Blog- 10 readers -
  • Top 10 Trends Shaping the Future of Imagery (Infographic)

    … the growing influence of visual media online and its collection of 100 million images, stock photography marketplace Shutterstock asked its community what the future holds for imagery. While last year’s trends were a play on nature, duality of being plugged in and unplugged and the elements, this year’s trends are a bit more edgy and driven…

    AllFacebook- 25 readers -
  • Image Sizes for Social Networks (Infographic)

    … as a banner photo and avoid random stock photos. Instagram: This is a great place to show your company culture, what happens “behind the scenes” of your business, the process of creating your products, customers using your products, etc. Tumblr: Consider placing your business’ logo directly on the photos you upload to increase brand visibility…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter YouTube- 16 readers -
  • Here’s Why Your Content is Struggling

    … the playing field.’ – Dharmesh Shah, HubSpot Ditch the Stock Photos When you tell some brands that their visual content strategy is lacking, they’ll respond with something like, “But we use lots of pictures!” This might be true, but the fact is that they’re almost always cold, lifeless stock photos. If you remember only one thing from this article…

    The Blog Herald- 11 readers -
  • Shutterstock Adds Reverse Image Search to iOS App

    … Stock photo company Shutterstock updated its iOS application, introducing reverse image search to users. The feature originally launched on the web in March. With reverse image search, users can upload their own pictures to the Shutterstock app to search Shutterstock’s database of more than 80 million images for photos that are similar…

    AllTwitter- 26 readers -
  • Social Media Ad Strategy: Which Imagery Has Best Results?

    … results, and there are several ways you can begin doing just that. How can your company determine the type of imagery that works best for you? Simple - A/B test. Running a test of each image, both stock and lifestyle, on different pages and media can give you measurable data to see which will get a better response from your users. This can…

    Kate Endres/ ROI Factor Blogin Social Display- 24 readers -
  • 20 Free Stock Photo Sites for your Social Media Images

    … the site by viewing the photos in their larger versions, but when browsing I usually find it easier to switch to the grid format. 6. Morguefile The Morguefile was created in 1996, and offers photographs available free for the use in creative projects. The website does ask that photographers or artists are credited when using their free stock…

    Hootsuitein Social- 22 readers -
  • Turn an Image into a Landing Page Power Up

    … Oli Gardner will make you blush when he rips your landing page copy from its safe HTML home and shows you what it says as a plain text file. I got to thinking, what if we just pulled the images from your website? Would they be able to tell the story of your value proposition? The Role of Images on a Web Page Too many designers see images…

    Brian Massey/ The Conversion Scientist- 15 readers -
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