If you want more people to read and share your content you will have to make it really engaging. Sure, you may be an amazing author or copywriter, but today people want something more than just a block of text.
The best way to capture the attention of your visitors and make them really read you content is by adding media files inside your articles. And by that, I mean cool photos and high-quality images.
Using images inside your posts is basically a must. If you use them right, they can save you tons of words and will help you better deliver your idea to your audience.
In this article, I am going to share with you the best free stock photos sites where you can download images for your WordPress site.
How to Better Use Top Free Stock Photo Sites (Quick Note)
Although the web is flooding with paid and free stock photos sites, this doesn’t necessarily means you will have to use them all. My personal suggestion will be to find 2 or 3 sites which provide high-quality free stock photos and stick to them for your future content, projects.
Firstly, this will save you a lot of time when you search for your next image. Secondly, using images from 2 or 3 sites will help you keep certain pattern, which will make your website look more professional.
Copyright – When you are using stock photos make sure to check the license section. Don’t ever use copyrighted images (All of the resources here can be used for free without the need of providing attribution ).
Bookmark – Make sure to bookmark the sites you are going to use. There is nothing more frustrating and time-consuming than trying to remember what site you were using the last time (You can also bookmark this page so you can easily return to it later).
Gratisography provides free high-resolution you can use for your personal and commercial projects. The personal sitting behind all the photos is Ryan McGuire. As you can see when you visit the site, the photos are quite unique and nothing like you will see elsewhere. Really fun and colorful photos:
Really popular site for old vintage photographs. The main man behind this project is Cole Townsend. He uploads old photos from public archives in this site, and I must say that is really working for him.
If your project needs old vintage photos, you should definitely remember this site:
Two photographers from Latvia launched this site back in March 2015. Only a few months after that people immediately fell in love with their stuff. This is one of the best places for high quality stock photos.
Besides the free stock photos, you can find there, they also offer premium packs when you become a member. Read more here.
The Thestocks unites the best free stock photos in the whole web. I know how much time finding the best image for your new articles takes. This is why I personally recommend and use this site, really often to be honest.
What do you think about these sites? Which of these you use for your personal site?
Let me know in the comments below if you know about other cool sites.