Free: A Blogging Icon Set to Use However You Like

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Here’s a free blogging icon set that you can use however the heck you like on your blog, website or Pokemon Go fan site! tooltip

I know how frustrating it can be to find free icons and images for your blog.

Half the time you hunt around for hours only to find the perfect icon and then realize it costs a fortune or you can’t quite decipher the usage license. Well, these ones are free for you.

What’s the deal with these blogging icons?

I had these icons made so they are 100% original and haven’t been used anywhere else before (which we know is important for blogging SEO and stuff like that).
blogging icons

Click here to download the icons

The icons come in PNG format in two different sizes (100×100 and 250×250) but you can obviously manipulate them in Photoshop if you need.

What else would you like?

I know it can be hard for new bloggers to develop things like this so I’d love to add more freebies – this is just a start.

If you have any other suggestions about icons I could add, different styles, or perhaps any other graphic types that you’d like made please let me know in the comments below and I’ll see what I can do.


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  • Aurora

    Thanks. Awesome idea!

    1. Ramsay

      No worries!

      1. Doug

        I could not figure out how to download the free icons you talked about but I did like the article. After reading section 4. I went to my Facebook Page and removed some photos I had copied from Google images. Thanks.

        1. Ramsay

          Hi Doug. What problem are you having. You just need to click the red button in the article above.

  • Kirsten

    What a great gift! Thanks. πŸ™‚

    1. Ramsay


  • Marilyn Martyn

    Thank you Ramsay. I really enjoy reading your articles. Hopefully I will turn my BLOG into a winner. What you share is greatly appreciated.

    1. Ramsay

      Thank you, Marilyn.

  • Rowe

    great gift thank you. Could you do the moon and sun and other weather ones if possible?

    1. Ramsay

      Great idea.

  • Susan O'Dea

    Thanks Ramsay! Everyone loves freebies, especially original graphics. As for ideas, any type of web icon is handy…especially social icons.

    Thanks again, Susan

    1. Ramsay

      Hi Susan. I was wondering whether or not to do a social icon set as well. Let’s see how the feedback goes and maybe we’ll make it happen.

      1. Susan O'Dea

        Great! I’ll give another idea too if that’s ok…icons for website tabs (similar to fontawesome icons)…people love them…but different ones would be even better. Thanks!

  • Simon

    Hey Ramsey, I have a question, is this the best place to ask?

    It’s about Blgo titles… should I just stick to keyword phrase as title or try and mix it up a little?

    Thanks as always!

    1. Ramsay

      Hey Simon.

      If you can get your keywords in your title that’s best – but never at the expense of creating a good headline.

      I recommend reading and seeing how he crafts his titles. Same with BuzzFeed and Copyblogger. A combination of those styles is how you make headlines best!

      Good luck.

      1. Simon

        Thanks Ramsey, I will exactly that. You’re a legend.

  • Christal Marx

    Great idea. Great title. Great email subject line & overall – just a great freebie that is unique from any other I’ve seen. Nice job.

    1. Ramsay


  • Rudy

    So kind of you Ramsay.

    No registration and no email sign-ups, just click the download button and the icons are ours.

    Thank you for this wonderful icons.

    1. Ramsay

      Yeah, no mucking around! Ha.

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  • Vishal Ostwal

    Hi Ramsay,

    Remember the comment in which I had mentioned something like “transparent marketing”? Maybe not.

    But this is it – the influence and power lies in empowering your followers.

    I’d love to use these icons for creating infographics. Hubspot does similar thing, but lacks in several aspects. Hope you could fill that gap.

    Although there are tools like Canva, etc. Maybe Infographic templates next time?

    It’s great to see how the versatility of your content is expanding beyond text and images. Love it! πŸ™‚

    1. Ramsay

      What kind of templates are you thinking? I like the idea.

    2. Vishal Ostwal

      Here’s the deal – creating infographics and quote graphics consists of a lot of hassle.

      You have to search for quality stock photos, find the right icons, and keep tweaking tiny details to achieve a professional look.

      Even with Canva and other tools, people lacking an aesthetic sense, the ones for whom it’s hard to be creative, cannot create significant graphics and only waste their time which they can otherwise use for writing or doing some other important stuff.

      So I think giving something to others in which they just have to insert text and use images instantly, is a great idea.

      Whenever I don’t have an internet connectivity, I wish I have some PPT templates which I could turn into PNG images for new posts.

      As for infographics, I think there should be something with custom slots for content.

      For e.g. nowadays, once I create a template for “10 Things to Do” kind of post, I change the template slightly to create a new infographic suggesting “10 things” without compromising with quality or wasting time. They’re handy.

      Also, they should be somewhat universally usable, unlike some others which are suitable for some specific niche blogs.

      Let’s say you’ve created a template, then it must be appropriate for use by all bloggers, regardless of whether they write about gardening, self-help or rocket science. Sounds tough but makes sense.

      For instance, remember the days when there were different cords for keyboard, mouse and speakers? Whereas now, a single USB does it all.

      It’s easy, right?

      I think content and resources must be similar. Universally accessible and usable to all.

      Perhaps, in near future you might come up with a giant set of all kinds of resources for bloggers. Templates, icons, fonts, and god knows what.

      Just a suggestion though. Actually, I get excited when I talk about innovating and simplifying things, therefore I’ve typed such a long comment.

      1. Ramsay

        This is excellent! Do you want to email me with some specific plans/ideas for say the first three items and I’ll develop them and give you a backlink when they go live?

        1. Vishal Ostwal

          Wow! This is one of the best things I’ve heard recently.

          I’ll mail you with some ideas I have πŸ™‚


  • Trish

    Thanks so much!

    1. Ramsay

      No worries!

  • Umesh Singh

    Great gift Ramsay πŸ™‚ I guess, I am going to use these icons soon for my blog.


  • Elena

    Thanks, Ramsay!

    1. Ramsay

      You’re more than welcome.

  • Sarah

    Thanks Ramsay, these are gorgeous!

    I’m still building my site, and these are much appreciated. I would love some for social media as well πŸ™‚


    1. Ramsay

      A few people have asked for that so I’ll get on it.

  • Sam - Depression For Teens

    Thanks!! Do you think you could do some people ones? πŸ™‚

    1. Ramsay

      Great idea!

  • Rebekah

    These are cool! Thanks!

    1. Ramsay


  • jen

    This is great! Big thanks!

    1. Ramsay

      Any time.

  • laura routh

    What a creative project, Ramsay! I’m especially fond of the tree. But then, I am an owl, and I live in trees πŸ™‚

    1. Ramsay


  • Francis Quarshie

    Great idea, Ramsay.

    You’ve thought of giving more freebies like this for us to download. That’s the best part of today’s post I like.

    As for these icons, I need them to work with. Downloaded.

    Thanks for sharing.


    1. Ramsay

      Glad you like them.

  • Ahmad Imran

    Cheers Ramsay, nice one.

  • Eldhose Jacob

    Thanks for the gift…

    1. Ramsay


  • Anh Nguyen

    Ramsay, adorable icons. Thanks for sharing. πŸ˜‰

  • Robin Khokhar

    Hi ramsay,
    Great, Thanks for sharing. Will definitely check it out.

  • Karen Peck

    Ta very much

  • Stephen Walker

    Hi Ramsey,

    Great set of icons – much appreciated.

    I would love to suggest new ones but, I find I am artistically deficient.

  • Sarah Tilsley

    Thank you

  • Sarah Tilsley

    Thank you. Love them.

    1. Ramsay

      I’m glad.

  • Luke

    Great idea! Everyone likes freebies πŸ˜€

  • Poppy Mayy

    Thanks for the icons Ramsay!

    I will be using them for sure.

  • Jon Clayton

    Thank you!

  • Taylor Jones

    Very Cool! Thanks for sharing. I didn’t read every comment so I”m sorry if someone already mentioned this, but maybe a set of clothing icons. Pants, shirt, skirt, dress, tie. You know, for us fashion bloggers out there πŸ˜‰ Thanks again!

    1. Ramsay

      That’s a great idea! I’ll add them to my fashion blogging post too. Thanks!

  • Amrita Basu (Misra)

    Thank you so much.This is really thoughtful. I have searched for free icons and most of the free icon sets are not pretty.I think what you did is known as creating value.
    Appreciate it greatly

    1. Ramsay

      I’m glad you like them.

  • Dawn

    Thank you for the icons! Great and useful idea.

    1. Ramsay

      Thank you!

  • chris

    Tip of the hat.

    1. Ramsay

      Need an icon for that.

  • StΓ©phane

    I can’t be original in my comment, because the only thing coming to my mind is “thank you”.

    I told you in a previous comment that I love your generosity. I’m trying to follow your example with my modest blog.

    Thousand thanks!

    1. Ramsay

      Thank you!

  • regina bates

    You are awesome!

    Thank you

    1. Ramsay

      You are!

  • Sonya M

    Thank you, Ramsay!
    I always appreciate freebies especially when they are of value.

    1. Ramsay

      You’re welcome.

  • Marilyn

    Thank you
    I’m just getting ready to set up my new website and blog and at the moment have no idea what to do with a ‘blogging icon’ – or its significance – … I will learn more.

    1. Ramsay

      Hi Marilyn. Sometimes these types of graphics are useful to use in posts or maybe in your sidebar to link to a mailing list. That kind of thing.

  • Silvia

    Thanks so much Ramsay, I love it! Like them because they are colorful, not only white and black or unicolor how they use to be. And yes, I support the idea of social icons as well.

    1. Ramsay

      Okay great!

  • Abuku Orode

    Hi Ramsay, Thanks for this. You are right, it’s way difficult to get an icon that hasn’t already been used.

    This is a good stuff you did. Thanks.

  • Dominic

    Good Guy Tyrant!

    1. Ramsay

      Ha. I hope so.

  • Lessie

    Hi Ramsay,
    Thanks for the icons. As usual, I look forward to reading your posts. You share so many great info that a blogger can use. I appreciate you!

    1. Ramsay

      You’re welcome.

  • Renard Moreau

    [ Smiles ] Ramsay, you really know about the concept of giving back to your community.

    People love fee stuff!

    Thank you for thinking about our needs!

    1. Ramsay

      Any time.

  • Gillian Rixey

    Thanks so much, these are great!

    1. Ramsay

      No problems!

  • Allison Dean

    Thank you, Ramsay, for the icons!

    Do we need to add an icon plugin for this to work or just do it via Upload Media in WordPress? I did both but not sure if I needed the plugin or not.

    1. Ramsay

      Hi Allison. You just download the file and unpack it on your computer. There’s 50 images in there that you can just use however you like.

  • Kimsea Sok

    Downloaded!… thanks for sharing..

  • Jakob Boman

    Great and creative idea.
    I will try it:-)
    Thanks for always sharing concrete and useful advise.

  • Seyi

    You are a good man Ramsay – you just met one of my urgent needs.

  • David

    Thanks a million

  • Akiesha

    Thank you! I love the icons they are so creative. I will definitely be using in blog and bullet journal. Your kindness is truly appreciated.

    1. Ramsay

      Glad you liked them.

  • Rinkesh

    Thank you so much for the icons, Ramsay.

    1. Ramsay


  • Ryan Biddulph

    Hi Ramsay,

    This is absolutely brilliant.

    I use my travel images freely but augment with icons here and there. Super helpful idea here that hits on a pain point. I recall spending eons finding the perfect image for my blog then I needed to pay an arm and leg to buy it. Supreme frustration.

    Thanks for your generosity dude.


    1. Ramsay

      No worries man. Hopefully more on the way.

  • Josh

    You asked what else we’d like. How about free stock images? I know there are already a ton of sites that give those, but I’m always looking for more.

    1. Ramsay

      I’ve been working on that for a while. πŸ˜‰

      1. Josh

        Oh, cool. Is there going to be news about that anytime soon?

        1. Ramsay

          I hope so!

  • Alp

    Hey Ramsay,

    I came across this post in Kevin Duncan’s weekly newsletter. What a neat idea!

    Quick question: Which plugin do you use for that “email me only if someone replies to my comment” box?

    P.S. I love how you also have short “crunchy solutions” like this in addition to your long form content. Great reminder that “useful” doesn’t always have to be “epic”!

    1. Ramsay

      Hi Alp.

      The plugin is called “Send email only on Reply to My Comment” but it hasn’t been updated in a year so I’ll be looking for something new soon.

      Thanks so much!

  • Adeel Sami

    Hey, Ramsay!

    I knew of you from long but I just stumbled upon on your place after reading the guest post from Ryan Biddulph done on a blog. πŸ™‚

    And to my senses of surprises, I landed on this great post!! πŸ™‚

    I am gonna use them for sure on my blog!

    Once again, nice meeting you and you’ll see me often! πŸ™‚

    ~ Adeel

    1. Ramsay

      Thanks so much! Do you remember which post it was that you saw?

      1. Adeel Sami

        Hey, Ramsay!

        Yeah, sure! Here it is:

        I have posted the complete link though, feel free to edit/remove as you like.

        Thanks! And see me often! πŸ™‚

        ~ Adeel

  • Muhammad Imran

    Hi Ramsay,
    Thanks for sharing these free icons, I am definitely going to use these icons for next featured images for my blog.

    Thanks again and keep sharing.

  • Gurunath

    Hello Ramsay,

    I have loved it! The Icons are colorful and you saved most of my time is searching for this types. Thanks again for sharing and have a great day!

  • abiya

    Great site for these post and i am seeing the most of contents have useful for my Carrier.Thanks to such a useful information.Any information are commands like to share him.

  • Reba

    Simple but cute … thanks for offering this up for free to everybody!

  • Anika


  • Akshay Samel

    Hey Ramsay Sir, Thanks for the Gift.

    “You makes me happy happy, Blog Tyrant makes me happy happy” ; )

    I really like your hard work and your posts but, this was unexpected. πŸ™‚

    Yes, you are right. It’s a really time wasting task. I really like to use your stuff. Thanks again! : ) : ) : )

  • Nobhasorn

    Thank you so much Ramsay. Your blog is always helpful to me.