A picture’s worth a thousand words, right? In our visual culture, an image draws attention long before a headline does. So it seems like a no-brainer to put images on your blog posts.
So, how and where do you get them?
What you don’t do is use any old photo you find on someone’s website. Photos are copyrighted by the photographer. You have to use photos that the photographer has decided to give away, or you can pay a small fee for using them from a stock photo site.
Here’s a blog post with a whole lot more advice for you: http://amylynnandrews.com/using-images/