There is a proper use of images for your cre blog or website and there are improper uses. The key is understanding the difference! The easiest thing to do is use a site like FreeDigitalPhotos.net or FreeImages or Morguefile or the best solution is use your own images!
The best advice we can give you is to make sure you give credit to any image you use on your commercial real estate website or blog. We are not perfect either and when we started out, we were clueless too, so do not feel bad. But as we have learned over the years we are trying to do the best job we can with our blog community. So for instance if our bloggers post a blog and there is an image provided, we have to ask them to identify the source. It is painstaking, but if we do not do that we can get in trouble too.
Since there are so many facets to this topic, we gathered some of our favorite and most informative posts on this subject. You need to read these posts when you are not sure about image attribution or you need a resource about this complex topic. It is not cut and dry and just because it is online, does not mean it is free to use!Make sure you give credit to any image you use on your commercial real estate website or blog. Click To Tweet