Need help with "Fake Squeeze Page"

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Hey guys,

Had a quick question.

I'm setting up a simple little lead capture page
that has a field on the right hand side for a
fake video by putting an image in place of the
video.

I was wondering if there would ever be an issue
with using pictures you can find on Google for this
purpose or if I should go ahead and just purchase
the rights to use a picture..?

Biggest problem I have is I'm having trouble finding
the type of pictures I'm looking for on istockphoto,
123rf, etc. Google just seems to have much better
suited pictures for this squeeze page.

Any idea what I should do?

Thanks guys!


Cory D
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  • Profile picture of the author jamesrich1
    If your gonna use pics buy the pics. This would be so much simpler if you just bought Optimize Press. They make building squeeze pages so simple I don't know how I survived without them. I got certain squeeze pages converting at 65% because of things I use inside the platform.
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    • Profile picture of the author Dyer402
      Originally Posted by jamesrich1 View Post

      If your gonna use pics buy the pics. This would be so much simpler if you just bought Optimize Press. They make building squeeze pages so simple I don't know how I survived without them. I got certain squeeze pages converting at 65% because of things I use inside the platform.
      That's actually what I'm using, I was just checking to see if I should buy a pic or take one from google, but I think I have my answer. Most online picture vendors are pretty expensive, but I'd rather pay for the pic than a fine.

      Thanks again guys!!


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  • Profile picture of the author Gengis
    I'm no expert but i see people all the time complaining about how they got a fine or slapped for stealing a pic from the internet..

    Buy a cheap pic if you're looking to save money
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Just purchase the rights. More than likely they wont be expensive at all. Or create your own image from scratch using MS Word, Photoshop, or Gimp.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
    Originally Posted by Dyer402 View Post

    I was wondering if there would ever be an issue
    with using pictures you can find on Google for this
    purpose or if I should go ahead and just purchase
    the rights to use a picture..?
    Cory, if you steal a pic and get caught it can cost thousands of dollars. In certain circumstances it can also cost jail time.

    Or, you can buy a pic for $1 or $2.

    The smartest choice is pretty obvious when you look at it like that, right?
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    • Profile picture of the author theone30
      Originally Posted by Dennis Gaskill View Post

      Cory, if you steal a pic and get caught it can cost thousands of dollars. In certain circumstances it can also cost jail time.

      Or, you can buy a pic for $1 or $2.

      The smartest choice is pretty obvious when you look at it like that, right?
      sure our law enforcement has nothing else to do then trying to catch pics thief's
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      • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
        Originally Posted by theone30 View Post

        sure our law enforcement has nothing else to do then trying to catch pics thief's
        It's thinking like that, that gets people into trouble.

        It's the picture owner you have to worry about, and what kind of legal action they are willing to take. One warrior ended up settling out of court by paying over $3,000 to the copyright holder because he used a copyrighted image he got from one of the "public domain" sources.

        He thought it was a safe image, but it wasn't, and it cost him four grand. Finding someone using your images is probably easier than most people think.
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  • Profile picture of the author MichelleT
    try freedigitalphotos.net for high quality free photos
    or take a screenshot of your real video and cut it to size in paint or gimp
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  • Profile picture of the author David Micheal
    Buy a pics. Don't ever use stolen pics or using pics without permission. Don't ever think also. there are no shortcut in real business. Everything has its own procedure for your to follow.
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  • Profile picture of the author WillR
    You definitely do not want to just use images from Google on your own websites.

    Here is a site where you can find heaps of very cheap images:
    High Quality Royalty-Free Stock Photography From $1 - Stock Photo | PhotoDune
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  • Profile picture of the author ocaswiz
    Most of the time, you will be fine. You can also use paint.net or photoshop to make the image different. PM me if you need help.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dyer402
    Okay, so upon more research, I've found that the pictures I'm referring to have been dubbed as "user generated photos." The pictures I'm specifically looking for are pictures to use for ppc ads, banners, background images for squeeze page, and anywhere else that would entice a viewer to take action. So does anyone know how to obtain pictures like this, that maybe look like a girls profile picture, or something that looks like someone took it with their smartphone?

    I see them everywhere on ads and banners and whatnot. I just have no clue where these people go to obtain the rights to use them cause they sure as hell aren't getting them from normal picture venders like istock, 123rf, photodune, etc.

    Who knows the answer to this mystery???
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    • Profile picture of the author Dyer402
      Originally Posted by WillR View Post

      Those would actually be perfect for some ads in the dating niche. I dono if i wanna drop 40 bones for a whole crap load. I really just wanna purchase a few. How do these people obtain to the rights to use/sell these photos?
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      • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
        Originally Posted by Dyer402 View Post

        Those would actually be perfect for some ads in the dating niche. I dono if i wanna drop 40 bones for a whole crap load. I really just wanna purchase a few. How do these people obtain to the rights to use/sell these photos?
        You might try sending the vendor a PM and ask if he'll sell you the right to one or two pics. Can't lose anything by trying. I usually take my own pictures and make my own graphics, but occasionally I do buy pics, and I usually get them from bigstockphoto.com.
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        • Profile picture of the author Dyer402
          Originally Posted by Dennis Gaskill View Post

          You might try sending the vendor a PM and ask if he'll sell you the right to one or two pics. Can't lose anything by trying. I usually take my own pictures and make my own graphics, but occasionally I do buy pics, and I usually get them from bigstockphoto.com.
          Thanks for that man. That actually has some pictures more toward what I'm looking for. Still a little too pro looking, but I feel has a better selection of what I'm looking for.
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    • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
      Originally Posted by WillR View Post

      The case he cites of a warrior settling for $3,400 with Getty is the one I was talking about in post #8. I didn't want to name him, but the story is true, I heard it straight from James.
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      • Profile picture of the author Dyer402
        Originally Posted by Dennis Gaskill View Post

        The case he cites of a warrior settling for $3,400 with Getty is the one I was talking about in post #8. I didn't want to name him, but the story is true, I heard it straight from James.
        I see. And I just checked out Gettys and they are kind of the same as istock photo. They really only have professional grade pictures of models.

        This is crazy. I feel like there were would be a huge site that would sell pictures like the ones I'm looking for, but I can't find anything.

        I hardly think that the hassle wouldn't be worth the payout for a site like that as long as someone would have the resources to create it.

        I'll keep lookin, but I'd love to hear from someone who knows of a site like this that sells individual ppc pictures of attractive women.

        Thanks guys!
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  • Profile picture of the author WillR
    Did you look at photodune?

    Search Results: Girls - PhotoDune

    What sort of images are you after?

    None of those are fit for your purpose?

    P.S. Companies like Getty Images actually now have full blown departments that only job is to go around finding copyright infringers and prosecuting them. It's a big part of their business nowadays. It's happening every day to a LOT of people.
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