Do you want to Get Original Images for Your Blog? If you are a blogger, then you must not do without using images for your posts (articles). Getting original images for your blog is the key to proper ranking of your blog. This is because Google hates it when you copy or download images from other blogs and then upload it to your blog.
In this article, I will show you how to properly get images (original) for your blog easily without much stress. I remember when i use to visit other sites, then i will right-click and save the image to my device before uploading it. It was very dangerous for me then. Most of those articles didn’t rank properly as expected even after performing other on-page SEO.
Why You Should Use Original Images for Your Blog
There are several reasons you may want to use images in your blog which includes the following:
- As Featured images for your articles.
- You may want to use it for tutorials.
- You may use it for illustrations.
- May be for info-graphics. etc.
Having seen the above, lets dive into how to get this original images.
How to Get Original Images for Your Blog
1. Using the Screenshot Keys on Your Computer Keyboard:
Now, this is the one I use most. Several keyboards have several methods of taking screenshots of images on the PC. For my Laptop, I use the Windows Key + Prt Sc Keys held together, and it immediately takes the picture directly into a folder in the picture directory of my PC. The folder it is saved into is called “Screenshot“.
Whenever you want to get an image next time, all you have to do is, hold down these keys as the image is directly displaying on you screen. You can further use the paint program to cut excesses and trim it to your taste before uploading it to your blog.
2. Using Pixabay.com
This is a free website where you can get pictures for free. It is one of the tools i use to get free and original images for my blog and you can also use this too. This site offers free images where you are required to save it into your device. You may be required to sign up before you begin the download or catch a reCaptcha.
3. Use the Default Paint Program:
This is a free tool to create your own original image for your blog without wasting time. This images are not most times not beautiful.
There are some other ways to make images unique and original even if you download it from other site or blog. Some of them are:
- Using the Photoshop Program.
- Snapping events with your mobile phone. (but you have to use a better Mega-Pixel.
In my opinion, the combination of a) the style of an image and b) the text in it is what makes that image original. For maximum impact, you need both of those elements.