20+ Free Ways to Get Photos and Multimedia Content for Blog Posts and Articles
Search engines love when you use more than just text in your website content. Plus, media makes your content much more appealing to visitors, which is even more important. You don't want people to come to your posts, see nothing but boring text and click away!
Think creating multimedia content takes too much time? Don't worry. There are plenty of websites out there that help you make your own GIFs, maps, charts, memes and more for free, in just a few minutes. There are also plenty of sites that let you use their multimedia content on your site.
Here are 20 of my favorites:
Creative Commons for Creative Common photos
YouTube for embeddable videos
Easel.ly for infographics
PhotoPin for Creative Commons photos
DaFont for fonts
Office Sway for presentations
Pond5 for historic media files
Survey Monkey for surveys
NVD3 for charts
Mapbox for maps
OpenClipArt for clip art
GetEmojis for emojis
Pexels for modern, clean photos
PhotoPin finds Creative Commons photos
MapBox for maps
Microsoft Sway online visual creator for newsletters and more
Pexel Videos for free stock videos
Pikwizard.com is a free stock photo website
Also, here's a nifty way to make YouTube videos into GIFs:
Do you have any sites that you really like? Don't be shy! Share those suckers!