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How to Find Free Images With Google’s Advanced Image Search

Digital Marketing Consultant

Follow these simple steps to find royalty free images using the Google Images advanced search.

Step 1

Enter a search term in Google Images search.

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Step 2

Click the Gear icon, then select Advanced search.

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Step 3

Scroll down and use the usage rights drop down menu to select free to use or share, even commercially.

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Step 4

Click the Advanced Search button.

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The image search results will give you a bunch of copyright free images to choose from.

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Step 5

Last step – Just to be make sure that  the image is really “free” to use. I love this tool TinEye which does reverse image search. This helps you locate additional information or creative commons usage. I highly recommend doing this as other bloggers could have removed the copyright and metadata from the image and re-uploaded without the owner’s permission.

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