Did you know that more than 600,000 businesses get started each year in this country? And if any of those businesses, including yours, want to survive past the first year, they’ll need to invest heavily in marketing.
But many can’t afford to hire professional photographers or graphic designers. So how do they create content for the visual generation?
With stock photos and stock illustrations. You can find free and cheap stock graphics online in every category. And if your business is a little quirky, you can even find weird stock photos.
So what are the best places to find strange stock photos and graphics? Read on below for some popular options.
Unsplash is a completely free website with many thousands of stock photos available for immediate download. The platform is known to attract quality photographers, so the bulk of the photos are high quality and beautiful.
But searching for weird and funny stock photos is easy to do. There are plenty of strange images on the platform, allowing you to create content that speaks whatever message you are trying to communicate.
Big Stock is home not just to photographs, but also to illustrations and graphics. Quality ranges from unique to cheesy. But there is plenty of weird stuff in there to satisfy your creative itch.
They have sheets containing multiple graphics, which allow you to create various types of marketing materials from one download.
It’s not free, nor is it cheap. But they have monthly subscriptions plans where the more your download, the cheaper everything will be.
Sometimes you need images from the golden age of illustration. And no, we aren’t talking about the 1960s. We’re talking about the 1800s.
Punch Cartoons began in 1841 in the UK. They provide just enough humor and wit in their designs to allow you to craft unique marketing messages.
Punch has an exclusive deal with Topfoto for licensing. If you want to play around with these class cartoon stock images, you can look here for more information.
Once upon a time, this platform was called Fotolia. It’s a huge library of images in every category.
You can find some pretty bizarre images if you look beyond the surface. Sharing content from a site like this will be sure to grab people’s attention.
Along with stock photos, they have vectors, videos, fonts, and tons of other creative assets for you to build out content and marketing campaigns.
A monthly subscription is very affordable and their free trial allows you to start with 10 free images. Your monthly price will depend on how many images you plan to download each month. You can go as low as 10 or as many as 750.
The Trick to Finding Weird Stock Photos
Countless websites offer you weird stock photos, some paid and some free. The trick to finding unique content is searching deep within the libraries of each website.
So whether you want high-quality photography or a silly stock photo meme, you’ll be able to find stuff that other users are missing.
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