The importance of using images in blogging goes far beyond “looking nice.” It’s actually deeply psychological. For one thing, your brain (and your reader’s brain) is better at processing visuals than text. In fact, 90 percent of the information that our brain gets is visual, and it processes that information 60,000 times faster than text. And visuals, when they complement your text, help your message connect: 40 percent of people will respond better to visual information than to text. Read on to learn about the eight most effective types of images, and where to find them online. We’ll start with one you may turn your nose up at initially, but hear me out.

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The 8 Types of Images That Increase the Psychological Impact of Your Content

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