Finding and using images online – legally.

Very Importanat Information on using images.

If you’re writing your own blog or trying to spice-up your social media stream, you’ve probably done several Google image searches already.  A question that we are frequently asked is ‘Am I allowed to use an image that I find online?”.

Unfortunately, the answer isn’t always too straightforward, but we found this great article on PR Daily, by Malhar Barai,that deals with some of the simple essentials!

Finding and using images online
The Web is a trove of terrific images, but not all of them are free. The challenge lies in finding the right images at the right price; generally they are classified as premium, “freemium,” or free images.

Before we dig into the best resources for free images, here are the classifications you should know about from Google:

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