Stock Photos

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

    … Blogs are the best way to create content, in my opinion. You can write whatever you can think of and chances are there’s going to be a market for your thoughts. Some people have made a living out of writing about video games, others at writing guides for SEO and the like. The thing is, not everyone enjoys reading so how do you up the ante…

    SEO Hacker Blog- 9 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- 18 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- 13 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- 23 readers -
  • Social Media Ad Strategy: Which Imagery Has Best Results?

    … that be through the use of stock imagery, or by using real, lifestyle related imagery. In general, there isn’t a clear image type that prevails, but there could be a top-performer for your specific industry or company. It could go either way - stock photos may appear more professional and high quality and real lifestyle photos might come out looking too…

    Kate Endres/ ROI Factor Blogin Social Display- 16 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- 20 readers -
  • Turn an Image into a Landing Page Power Up

    … as a way to break up the copy on a web page. They use filler images, stock photos and silly graphs that have no meaning. Images are a powerful way to convey your value proposition – the reason that a visitor should consider your offer. This is true for landing pages as well as your home page. The impact on a landing page can be extreme. Images draw…

    Brian Massey/ The Conversion Scientist- 15 readers -