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53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts

Update – we launched Pablo a new tool to create beautiful images for your social media posts in under 30 seconds You can use Pablo right from the get-go, no need to login or create an account. Just quickly create amazing images super fast. You can try out the first version of Pablo right now – no login required. Just head to and give it a try! We’d love to hear your thoughts about Pablo on Twitter, just hit us up @buffer and hope it makes creating images for your social media posts much easier for you. Ok, back to the blogpost! Here on the Buffer blog, we think a lot about visual content. We’ve shared our own study on the importance of images in Twitter posts for more social sharing. But there’s one question we get asked quite often: Where can you find free, good quality images that are cleared to use for your blog posts or social media content? It’s a question with a lot of different answers and caveats. Images can drive up to double the engagement on your social media posts! 1.) 2.) 3.)

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Adding vector graphics to the Web - Learning web development Vector graphics are very useful in many circumstances — they have small file sizes and are highly scalable, so they don't pixellate when zoomed in or blown up to a large size. In this article we'll show you how to include one in your webpage. Note: This article doesn't intend to teach you SVG; just what it is, and how to add it to web pages. Practical Tips for Web and Mobile Usability Tests Jerry Cao is a content strategist at UXPin — a wireframing and prototyping app with built-in usability testing — where he develops in-app and online content for the wireframing and prototyping platform. To learn how to conduct 20 different types of usability tests, check out The Guide to Usability Testing. While most usability testing methods described in The Guide to Usability Testing apply to Web and mobile, we want to describe some of the nuances specific to each medium. Actually, most usability testing methods can be run any product from cloud payment systems to next-generation gaming consoles. You might also like: Bevy Wants to Gather All Family Photos In One Place In this piece, we want to narrow our focus a little so you can best understand how the fundamental differences between how Web and mobile are used require different tactics.

30 Worth Learning Text Effect Tutorials in Photoshop There are a lot of new and spectacular text effects tutorials created every now and then. Many people found text effects as one of the most interesting thing to do in Photoshop. We have decided to collect those best tutorials that could help and inspire you to create your own text effects techniques. For those who like text effects, this collection is a great guide to create your own and learn some tips. There is no limitation of creativity in terms of presenting your own text effects or Typography. The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources So, you need an image for your blog? We’ve spent some time categorizing our favorite sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you’re looking for. Here are the criteria we’ve examined: Subjects: Does a site focus on specific genres of images, or is it a mass collection of various image types? High Resolution: Lots of great image resources emerged in the pre-Web 2.0 phase, but it wasn’t until bandwidth dramatically increased that allowed for the uploading of much higher resolution images suitable for editing and printing.

53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts  In social media, we're all increasingly thinking about visual content. At Buffer, we've shared our own study on the importance of images in Twitter posts for more social sharing. We've explored tools that help anyone create visual content. But there's one question we get asked quite often: Where can you find free, good quality images that are cleared to use for your blog posts or social media content? It's a question with a lot of different answers and caveats.

Image SEO: alt tag and title tag optimization Joost de Valk Joost de Valk is the founder and CEO of Yoast. He's a WordPress / Web developer, SEO and an Open Source fanatic. Adding images to your articles encourages people to read them, and well-chosen images can also back up your message and get you a good ranking in image search results. OS X 10.9.5 Gatekeeper Codesign issues Gatekeeper 10.9.5 being a tight-arse? Yep… This issue won’t affect most people, but it has affected some. Why Do You Want to Take Photographs? ‹ Thomas.Leuthard.Photography While reading a book called “The Minimalist Photographer” by Steve Johnson I came across this simple question in the first chapter. First of all I thought, well, I just like to document life on the streets. But when I took one step back and really thought about it, there was much more of an answer.

The British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain, Making Them Free to Reuse & Remix Earlier this week, Oxford's Bodleian Library announced that it had digitized a 550 year old copy of the Gutenberg Bible along with a number of other ancient bibles, some of them quite beautiful. Not to be outdone, the British Library came out with its own announcement on Thursday: We have released over a million images onto Flickr Commons for anyone to use, remix and repurpose. These images were taken from the pages of 17th, 18th and 19th century books digitised by Microsoft who then generously gifted the scanned images to us, allowing us to release them back into the Public Domain.

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