To keep pace online, PR and marketing pros should have an arsenal of images.
Much more than mere aesthetic afterthoughts, compelling visuals can boost conversions, open rates and engagement.
According to a study by Jeff Bullas:
The price of in-house photography leads many brands and agencies to stock photography. The costs for these images, however—particularly for a commercial license—can gobble up a marketing budget.
As an alternative, bookmark the following royalty-free image sites:
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