Say it with Pictures!

Poppies and mountainAre you including images in your marketing? If not, you need to start leveraging the power of visual content. Studies show that 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual, and visuals are processed 60,000 times faster in the brain than text. Read More

Below are four free (or almost-free) sources we use.


Calendar pictureFor $1, we created this picture to promote the launch date of our Giving Back Program, using the online design software of Canva.



Previously called stock.xchng, allows users to contribute, share, and download high-resolution photographs and illustrations free of charge. When Celia and I launched our partnership on a shoestring budget, we found most of our website photos through this site.

Big Stock (Pro Images)

If you want to shop for the perfect image from millions of photos, check out Big Stock. You receive one free image a month. If you want to purchase images, you may do so from their website or directly from within a Constant Contact account.


Aviary is a free third-party image editing tool built right into Constant Contact. After selecting a free photo in Constant Contact, you can crop it using Aviary–and even add your own quote.