Just for your school PR toolbox! Royalty free photos with quirky fun attached! – SCN Encourager

There’s nothing drab and dreary about this royalty free photo site.

Screen Shot 2015-12-28 at 8.13.13 PMMost of us already have our favorite go-to source for free stock photos.

And then there are some of us who are always on the lookout for articles like this one – just to keep our school PR toolbox up to snuff.

AND THEN there are a few folks like us... with scary warped senses of humor… who are delighted when something more comes along with the search for license free stock images.

And here’s where the customer-centric content marketer HubSpot steps up for us big time.

Their free photo site is a blast!

It’s definitely worth a check-in.

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Every photo on this site comes along with a hilarious backstory.

Here are three I chose at random.

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HubSpot’s Backstory:

Mark did pretty well in his interview for the position of Director of Marketing. He made sure to use the word “marketing” a lot and even made a pun about the fact that his name was Mark and he was in marketing. He was hired on the spot. Mark new nothing about marketing, but the position offered some cushy benefits including an obscene amount of paid vacation days allowing him to pursue his passion of creating a life-sized Settlers of Catan game board which included live sheep and a moat. So, he figured he’d read every book he could find on marketing over the weekend, and let the pieces fall where they may.

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HubSpot’s Backstory:

Ron and Beth are just never going to agree. Ron’s insistence that egg nog is a great, nay, the best holiday treat runs in direct conflict with Beth’s opinion that it is shocking that anyone would consume a drink made from raw eggs and that it should be renamed “Gag Nog.” Yet, somehow they make it work and, despite all odds, are celebrating their 32nd Christmas together this year.

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HubSpot’s Backstory:

“And this, what’s this?” Sheila asked. It was a $9,000 charge on the company card that came from the Bahamas. Cindy just got back from the Bahamas and yes, she had a company card. When she was down there she went on a Booze Cruise with about 400 other people, and in a moment of passion, said “Drinks are on me!” She thought that because she worked at such a large company, nobody would notice the charge. But, she was wrong.

Now, of course, there’s a tiny catch to getting your free photos from HubSpot.

You’ll need to provide them with your email address.

That’s it. Easy-peasy.

Unfortunately, my attempt to send in my personal email came back with a backstory of its own.

They refused to accept it.

They said that just because they appreciated the quirky, fun, and weird, it didn’t mean they didn’t have to draw the line somewhere.

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