Need some images, cool video backgrounds for your blog, website, channel, project or maybe business and you are blindly downloading and using content from Google search without checking copyright status? Well don’t do that and we will tell you why.
What is Copyright?
According to Wikipedia: “Copyright is a legal right created by the law of a country that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights for its use and distribution. This is usually only for a limited time.”
Copyrighted contents are made available for sharing with creative commons licenses.
Types of Creative Commons Licenses
CC: Creative Commons
BY: Attribution to the original work is required
SA: Share Alike
ND: No Derivative
NC: No Commercial
*If the Creative Commons license type is NC, you cannot use it for Commercial purposes.
What if you don’t abide by?
Your website, channel may be taken down and you can be sued by the respected copyright owners. So, from now on make sure to check the license of any work before using it in your creativity.
Now The Real Content!
Below are the internet’s top most websites which provide free high quality copyright free mages, videos, contents under creative commons licenses. Great applause to the generous photographers who love to share their work for free!
These websites provides images under CC0 (Creative Commons 0) license. Which means that you can edit, modify, use them even for commercial works without giving any credit. Out of these Unsplash and Pexels are my top favourites.
NCS is a great resource for quality tracks by well known artists. Most of the NCS musics are free for personal uses with attribution as mentioned in video description.
Yes you heard it right. You can even get blog articles for free!
N.B. For business purposes, we highly recommend buying a stock license as it will help you create unique brand identity.
P.S. I have 5 licenses of stock photos in Crazy Stock. Do contact if you are interested in buying.
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