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Lady Business.

YAAAAS! You read that correctly! Get your Royalty Free stock images right here!

In today’s digital marketing world, it’s all about the brand. It’s impossible to build a good brand, particularly by using social media without decent photos!

It’s so tempting to jump on Google to search for images, or “borrow” them from other social media accounts. I’m sorry to say… but you REALLY can’t do that! If you are found displaying an image you are not permitted to use (and there are ways to scan the internet to check nowadays!) you could find yourself in hot water legally and face whopping big legal fees.

There are 3 ways you can get images:

  1. Have your own photo shoot:
    If you are in a service based industry – where you are selling YOU, we highly recommend you do have a photo shoot! However, its not always viable financially.
  2. Buy images from a stock library
    Stock image websites such as Shutterstock or iStock have excellent libraries of images that you can purchase. Depending on their indented use, these images can range from under $10 each through to a few hundred. As a small business, you may find that you do not have the budget for this…
  3. Use ROYALTY FREE IMAGES from a stock image supplier!
    The wonderful world of the internet changes rapidly… you can now find stock images, readily available for you to download and use both personally and commercially… FOR FREE. In many cases, you aren’t even required to credit the stock image supplier or the photographer.

Here are our top 5 FREE image sites:


Burst by Shopify.

While Burst by Shopify is powered by Shopify, anyone can use it! The images are modern and download in super high res.

Visit: Burst by Shopify

Photo by Nicole De Khors from Burst


Pexels.

A social media managers paradise! Not only to Pexels have amazing super high res images, they have video too!

Visit: Pexels.com

Photo by Jeremy Bishop from Pexels


Unsplash.

We love Unsplash as they have loads of seriously beautiful images which are categorised into easy to use collections.

Visit Unsplash.com

Photo by Neal Kharawala on Unsplash


Gratisography.

Gratsiography’s collection isn’t as extensive as the other image libraries suggested here, however their collection is still worth a look.

Visit: Gratsography.com

Photo by Ryan McGuire on Gratsography


Reshot.

Reshot is designed by creatives, for creatives. Their collection has some truly breathtaking images that you can download in high res.

Visit: reshot.com

Photo by Freeman LaFleur on Reshot


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Leah Bramich
Leah Bramich

Leah is a degree qualified marketing professional with over 17 years experience across Marketing, Media and PR. She has owned several successful start-ups and understands first hand the difficulty business owners face in building a successful small business empire. As the Founder of Lady Business, she hopes to inspire and educate women who are on their own business journey.

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