How to Flawlessly Scale Images for Facebook Newsfeed Domination [Infographic]

 

Tips to Scale Images for the Facebook Newsfeed

Do you scale images for Facebook newsfeed domination?

Do you know what the size limit for Facebook photo posts is or what makes link posts appear as prominent large images instead of tiny thumbnails?

In these Facebook reach starved times it is important for Facebook pages to make full use of images as they perform better than the average post. You shouldn’t just directly upload images onto Facebook to increase your reach, but also optimize web pages and blog posts with flawlessly scaled images that will appear as large images when they are shared as links on Facebook.

For a complete guide on how to scale images for the Facebook newsfeed check out the below infographic from Gain. Once you begin scaling images using this guide, you should notice an improvement in your Facebook page performance…

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How to Find Your Very Own Best Time to Post on Google+

 

How to Find Your Very Own Best Time to Post on Google+

Do you know your very own best time to post on Google+? Are you using it to get more +1s, shares, website traffic and sales?

At the beginning of this year, I published an infographic on the Best and Worst Times and Days to Post on Social Media.

Perfect Time to Post Your Social Media Updates [Infographic]

In this I also included the best time to post on Google+ so that you can reserve it for your most important posts. The timing mentioned in the infographic is perfect for those with relatively new accounts and those who haven’t posted much. But once you have posted plenty and have sufficient data, you need to find your very own best time to post on Google+ as it will vary from person to person.

This step can be effortlessly executed using Timing+. A free tool created by Daniel Treadwell.

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How to Jumpstart Your Google+ Engagement [Infographic]

 

Increase Your Google+ Engagement With This Infographic

Are you promoting your business with Google+?

According to Social Media Examiner’s, Social Media Marketing Industry Report 2014, Google+ is the social network marketers want to learn most about. 54% of marketers are currently using Google+, 65% want to learn more about it and 61% are preparing to increase their activities on the site in 2014. With over 300 million active users, and predictions of Google+ overtaking Facebook in social shares by February 2016, no wonder marketers envisage a bright future for businesses on Google+.

Facebook’s new algorithm which has angered businesses by shrinking reach might be playing its role too.

Graph Displays Decrease in Facebook Reach

So how do you increase your Google+ engagement?

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How to Add a Feature Box With Plugmatter to Generate More Blog Subscribers

 

How to Add a Feature Box With PlugMatter to Generate More Blog Subscribers

A recent study by Mckinsey & Company found that email is 40 times more effective than Facebook and Twitter combined in the acquisition of customers. People continue to use email more than social media. 91% of people check their email at least once a day. This can be a powerful way to reach a lot of people.

Email has been instrumental in growing this blog as it has helped me drive more traffic and build relationships with my readers. I am always on the lookout for ways to get more email subscribers. I have opt-in forms on various places on this blog to help me generate blog subscribers. I have even created a content library where people can download free Ebooks and White Papers. One thing I have been highly keen on adding to the blog is the feature box, especially when I read how it increased Thesis blog’s subscription rate by 51.7%.

The Feature Box Does Get You More Email Subscribers…

I first hired a designer to install a feature box on my personal blog to see how it performs. It does work really well. Since installing it the sign ups on my blog increased. It’s because it’s right at the top of the home page of the blog. It’s the first thing readers see on visiting.

Plugmatter Makes It Easy to add a Feature Box…

After benefitting from the feature box, I planned to install it on this blog too. Luckily, before I hired a designer, I got contacted by Plugmatter who asked me if I would be interested in trying out their plugin and sent me a review copy. I gave it a try and really liked it as it’s extremely easy to use. There are 10 templates to choose from and it integrates with the email services Aweber, ConstantContact, iContact, InsusionSoft, MailChimp, MadMimi and Campaign Monitor. Since installing it I have been able to generate blog subscribers from it.

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9 Potent Tactics to Promote Your Blog Posts [Infographic]

 

9 Ways to Promote Your Blog Posts [Infographic]

Are you using the right tactics to promote your blog posts?

Writing and publishing a blog post is just the beginning as you need to promote it soon after. Effective promotion will ensure that the time and effort invested in writing your blog post is worthwhile as it will convince more people to read it. There are several blog post promotion tactics scattered all over the web and finding and putting the right ones together can be a wearisome task. So Referral Candy created this fantastic infographic consisting of blog post promotion tactics from several people who have built powerful blogs.

The beauty of the infographic is that these tips are helpful both individually and together. Chris Brogan, Peg Fitzpatrick, Melonie Dodaro, Brian Dean and several other wonderful bloggers have contributed to this infographic. So make sure you read it all the way to the end and use the tips to promote your blog posts…

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6 Lessons Social Media Marketers Can Learn From Journalists

 

6 Lessons Social Media Marketers Can Learn From Journalists 2

A successful journalist understands how to tell a story and engage his or her audience. A good social media marketer does the same. Here are six things social media marketers can learn from journalists to strengthen their content marketing and social media strategies…

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15 Twitter Statistics You Probably Don’t Know, But Should [Infographic]

 

Implement These 15 Twitter Stats to Get More Retweets, Traffic and Followers [Infographic]

Are you using the latest twitter statistics in your social media strategy? Are they helping you get more retweets, followers and traffic?

What type of Twitter statistics do you prefer reading most, those that go on stating why it is a powerful social network to use or those that tell you how to use it better? I prefer the latter, as it’s obvious that it is a useful network. I want to know how I can use it to get better results.

If you  too would like to get better results on Twitter, you should read the below infographic where I have only included statistics that can be used to get more retweets, clicks on the links you share and followers. I also included tips on how to use these Twitter statistics. They will make it easy for you to implement the information right away…

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The Cheat Sheet to Pinterest Limits [Infographic]

 

An Infographic on the Limits on Pinterest

Like every social media, Pinterest has certain limits. Many of these Pinterest limits have been made official, while a few haven’t. To make it easy for you to stick inside these limits on Pinterest and avoid being branded a spammer, I have created this infographic. In this Pinterest limits infographic I have only covered usage and character limits. I haven’t written about image sizes here as I have already included them in the infographic The Pinterest Cheat Sheet to Image Sizes.

If you would like to continue using Pinterest smoothly by avoiding spam, penalties and suspensions, make sure you go through this cheat sheet  to Pinterest limits and stick within the guidelines set…

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How to Manage All Your Social Media in 30 Minutes a Day [Infographic]

 

You Can Manage Your Social Media Within 30 Minutes a Day With this Infographic

How long does it take you to manage all your social media accounts? Would you like to learn how to execute it within 30 minutes a day?

Managing all social media accounts (especially if there are many of them) can be a big task for the business owner, who has other important things to take care of, and for social media managers who need to manage several accounts. It can take up a huge part of your day. But if you have a plan, it is possible to manage all your social media accounts in just 30 minutes as displayed in this infographic from Pardot.

You need to check it out below and learn how to manage all your social media: this includes Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram accounts in 30 minutes a day…

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