How To Find Awesome Free Stock Photos For Your Blog Posts

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Here is the problem… You blog posts look boring. You decide to add a photo that you found on Google Images. But just made a fatal mistake. Using copyright images and Google will penalise you without you even knowing. What the hell just happened! All I need is an image to make my blog post look a little more appealing.

Well, you could purchase Royalty Free Images but they cost money and you are not into spending your money just yet. So what do you do?

Here’s a thought, search for images that are are legally allowed to use. If you go to Google Images and search for an image. Then click Search Tools and Usage Rights and choose “Labeled for use with Modification”. Find and image that you want and click the image and click visit page. Check the license of the image and see if it is Creative Commons Zero.

Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. This means the images are completely free to be used for any legal purpose.

  • The pictures are free for personal and even for commercial use.
  • You can modify, copy and distribute the photos.
  • No asking for permission or setting a link to the source. Attribution is not required.

Awesome. But what if I told you there is a better way 🙂

Check out this little App called Zoommy. That’s right 2 o’s and 2 m’s. Zooooooooooooommmmmmmmmyyyyy.

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Sound Cool. But does it actually work? Any how many thousands of dollars is it?

Yes it does work and it costs $4. Sorry, did I say $4 WTF! yes it is $4.

This is what the main screen looks like.

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Zoommy makes it easy to find over 20,000 Creative Common Zero images. Search for them using keyword or view them by collection. You can favourite images and go back to your favourites at any time. Click the image for a bigger view. Click Download and the image will be downloaded directly to your computer.

As new images become available they appear in the app magically. You can create your own collections of images. filter by colours and change the layout of the grid.

So what do you need to run this app?

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So to recap, Zoommy does the job nicely. Cheap and Easy to Use. Get yourself a copy now and never again be looking for the right image for your blog post.

Check back shortly as I will be posting video of how it works.

Latter Dudes and Dudettes

Garth