It’s not always possible for freelancers to hire photographers and designers for their marketing needs. This article compiles a list of FREE resources that you can use right away to start building your very own library of assets.

I highly recommend starting an asset library on your computer. Sort it into folders for fonts, illustrations, photos, mockups, templates, etc. Then further subdivide these by theme. For example, your photo folder can have folders for nature, people, cities, and food, to name a few. Many of the resources below have an email list that send new freebies directly to your inbox on a regular basis. Sign up and add the downloads to your library as soon as you receive them. Then you’ll always have images on hand when you need them and won’t have to waste time searching for them anymore.

Most of these are free for commercial use, but always double-check the terms and conditions before using them yourself. Click on each site’s name to head to the site.

Photos

UNSPLASH

DEATH TO STOCK PHOTO

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GRATISOGRAPHY

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Graphics

PIXEDEN

DESIGN CUTS

CREATIVE MARKET

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