Tools to find, qualify, adjust and create images to be used in content or as a marketing attraction tool. Images facilitate more clicks and shares when used in content and social media. This category includes tools for assigning attribution, creating images, memes and image sitemaps plus image search engines.
Open Attribute – Copy and paste the correct attribution for any Creative Commons licensed work. Works in Firefox, Chrome, Opera. No charge.
Create Images (create images to use in, or as content)
AddText – Add text to your photos, no charge.
Pablo by Buffer Design images for social media posts in less than 30 seconds. Write a message in the text box, pick a background and you can schedule to share or download right away. Works Buffer only, offers some analytic information.
PicMonkey – Online photo editor offers basic to advanced editing, make collages, fix photos, create outstanding graphics. Ridiculously easy, no software to download can edit photos on Facebook. You can edit photos at no charge, monthly membership gets you ads-free editing and access to upgraded features.
ThingLink Adds links to photos and videos, works on all web browsers (exceptions for IE8), iPads, iPhone and Android. Drive sales with purchase links embedded directly into images. The site has a lot of examples of how the tool can be used, excellent help area. Packages for educators, small business, and enterprise. (TIP – would be a great addition to presentations housed off your site)
Vectr – Free vector graphics software.
Meme Generator Select a meme character/image from the site or upload your own picture and add captions. No charge but watermark added to each image.
Quick Meme Upload your image or use one of theirs, customize with your saying. No charge, watermark added.
TinEye – A reverse image search engine. Drop an image URL or upload a file and the engine will list pages hosting your image, no charge for this. Alert service and browser plugin offered at no charge. They also offer MatchEngine which looks for duplicate, resized and modified images (fee). All paid services offer test demos.
Karma Decay – Reverse image search of images found on Reddit. No charge.
Know Your Meme – Collection of memes, viral videos, images, catchphrases and more. Great for seeing what goes viral, see how many times shared on Facebook, no charge.
Google Images – Pull your image into the search box and Google Images will list where it shows on Google. You can also right click the image and drop in Google image search or click the camera icon in the search box. A good tutorial on how to use reverse image search here.
CompFight – Specialty search engine uses Flickr to find images. Content attribution HTML code automatically generated for you to embed.
Image Site Maps
Angel Digital Limited to 1000 pages, the tool will general an image sitemap at no charge.
Inspyder Sitemap Creator Automatically finds images, titles, and captions, skips backgrounds, and unimportant images, detects lightbox images. Download to your computer, free trial, one-time payment.
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