Best practices and inspiration from iStock’s top creatives

Our favorite tips and tricks, hand‑picked for you.

Best Practices

Step up your marketing and creative know‑how with a full slate of our best resources covering topics like marketing, design, social media, licensing, technology, and more.

Abstract wave gradient background Illustration Design Design Trendy Background Ideas for Your Website Top tips for website background design including gradients, textures, liquid, and video options. See specific examples that you can start working with today.
Abstract Boxes Cubes Background Design Design What is an EPS File? 7 Things You Need to Know About Them EPS files are a type of file format for vector illustrations commonly used by designers. Learn how to open EPS files, how to best use them, and more.
Beautiful young woman walking with sparkler fireworks on the beach at twilight Video Curated Galleries: Video That Engages Your Audience iStock offers curated video galleries covering sports, travel, and food. Make your next project stand out with these eye-catching videos.

iStock Solutions

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Eyes like a shutter, mind like a lens From Our Experts Learn with iStock: All you need to know about stock footage, image licensing, and file formats What is a royalty-free image? How do you open an EPS file? How can I use stock footage? Let iStock guide you through these questions & more with our comprehensive guide.
We're answering to natures call today Tools & Workflows 3 Simple Steps to Using iStock Assets Learn about iStock credit packs, then stock up and use them whenever you need high quality images, illustrations, or videos for your next project!
Young woman sitting on chair with hands behind head and taking break during work from home From Our Experts Three Tips to Help SMBs Visualize Workplace Mental Health Year-Round Breaking through to your customers with the right visuals matters. Here, iStock shares three key strategies to help businesses better visualize workplace mental health year-round.

Industry Trends

Stay on top of the latest industry news and learn what connects to your customers using our top tips for design trends—informed by the leading creatives and art directors at iStock and beyond.

Asian Woman With Her Daughter Shopping In Supermarket With Face Protective Mask. Creative Trends Five Tips for Retail Marketing in 2023 Follow these 5 tips for retail marketers and connect with your target audience.
Homecare Visit with a Senior Gentleman Creative Trends Creative Trends Five Healthcare Marketing Tips for 2023 Follow these 5 tips for healthcare marketers to connect with your target audience.
Educational Communication Concept Creative Trends Creative Trends Current and Emerging Vector Trends for 2023 Vectors are an important part of your visual toolkit. Take a look at the latest trends to keep your vectors and your brand looking fresh.