6 Tools to Improve Your Visual Social Media Presence


6 Tools to Improve Your Visual Social Media Presence

Are you making the most of visuals in your social media campaigns? Are you using the right tools for your visual social media presence?

Good use of visuals is an absolute necessity for any business using social media to promote themselves. On sites like Facebook and Twitter images drive the highest engagement. On blogs, visuals in the form of infographics drive high levels of traffic and backlinks and then there are visual based social networks like Instagram and Pinterest which have quickly grown popular.

If businesses aren’t already using visuals in their social media strategies, they should do so now. As I have already covered how to use visuals in my infographic, How to Thrive on Social Media With Images, here is a list of tools that can save time and help improve your visual social media presence…

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7 Tips to Instagram Photos That Will Get You More Likes [Infographic]


7 Tips to Instagram Photos That Get More Likes [Infographic]

Instagram has quickly become a very popular social media. The site already has over 150 million users. Businesses need to get on this network and share photos too. It’s not just enough if you just post photos on Facebook, as if you haven’t heard, young users are leaving it. And one of the reasons as pointed out by this TIME article, by Victor Luckerson, is that people now prefer using different networks for different purposes and not just using Facebook for everything. Teenagers are using Twitter for statuses, Instagram for photos and spreading their activities across various networks.

Last week I shared the infographic on How to Use Google+ for Business as I haven’t written much about Google+ on this blog. Therefore this week I am sharing with you an infographic, on Instagram, another network I haven’t really written anything about on this site, except for the infographic on How to Thrive on Social Media With Images.

From this infographic, by Curalate, you will learn what types of images get the most ‘Likes’ on Instagram and you can use the tips to take photos with similar qualities to build your presence…

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How to Thrive on Social Media With Images [Infographic]

How to Thrive on Social Media With Images Cover

Images have become an important part of social media. On social networks like Facebook and Twitter, images drive the highest engagement by getting more ‘Likes’ and ‘retweets’, respectively. Images are also the reason why social networks like Tumblr, Pinterest, and Instagram have become very popular. This makes it really important for you to use images in your social media campaigns.

To help you with this I have created an infographic on how to thrive on social media with images. In this infographic I have included tips on choosing the right social networks, the types of images you need to share and other tips like factors that can give your images more exposure. Please take a look at it below… 

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3 Tips for Creating Powerful Twitter Background Images


3 Tips for Creating Powerful Twitter Background Images

The Twitter background image is an important part of your account. You can use it the same way you use the Facebook cover image on your Facebook page. It might actually be even more important than the Facebook cover image, as your Twitter bio can only be 160 characters long. This gives you the opportunity to add important information you might not be able to include in your bio, to your background image.

I have included a few tips on creating Twitter background images below. Check them out…

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The Complete Guide to Tweeting Images on Twitter


The Complete Guide to Tweeting Images on Twitter

Are you Tweeting images on Twitter? Would you like to learn how to get the most out of them?

Why should you share images?

According to a study by Search Engine Watch Tweets with linked photos drive 120% more engagement and receive 350% more clicks.

Also the most popular tweet ever is a photo. It was shared by Barack Obama when he won the election.

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12 Common Pinterest Mistakes and How to Avoid Them


12 Common Pinterest Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

I have noticed several mistakes being made on Pinterest. Businesses need to figure out what these mistakes are and eliminate them before it’s too late as mistakes can withhold the ability to generate sales and leads. Below you will find a list of common mistakes I have spotted on Pinterest. I have explained each one thoroughly and the steps you can take to avoid them to reach your audience and promote yourself better…

1. An incomplete brand page:

I quite often come across brand pages that are incomplete or just very wrong. A complete brand page is the key to building a brand on Pinterest and helping you generate more website traffic and increasing sales. It can also help you attract more relevant followers and make it easy for people to locate you through online search.

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20 Ways to Get More Pinterest Followers Part 1 – Infographic

20 Ways to Get More Pinterest Followers Infographic

Would you like more Pinterest followers?

More Pinterest followers will lead to more pins, repins, likes and comments. This can help engage your audience better and drive more traffic to your website. You will find 20 useful tips which will help you gain more Pinterest followers in this two part infographic series.

Users looking for followers who will repin their pins on Pinterest as well as those those who will pin and repin images from their websites and blogs to help drive traffic will find this infographic helpful. As these tips will help you gain followers who will be interested in sharing your pins and forming social relationships.

The first part which contains the first ten tips can be found below…

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How to and How Not-to Promote Your Business on Pinterest [Infographic]


Do you use Pinterest for business? Are you following the right methods and avoiding the ineffective ones?

Many other sites like Myspace and StumbleUpon have been so captivated by Pinterest’s success that they have redesigned their sites to look like it.

Following effective methods will help you promote your business by generating traffic, engaging your audience and increasing sales. But avoiding ineffective methods will take it to the next level, as this will help you attract more followers, retain the existing ones and keep them attentive. As they will look forward to the content and images you share.

So take a look at the below infographic by clicklabs to learn how to and how not-to promote your business on Pinterest:-

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50 Tantalising Facebook Cover Photos


What’s your favourite Facebook cover photo?

The recent changes to Facebook pages came as a surprise as they got rid of landing pages and replaced them with cover photos. Many people were a little disappointed with this, as their visitors got directly sent to the facebook pages where the wall can be seen instantly, instead of being sent to landing pages which have proven to be effective in getting more “likes.”

There is also the rule that you cannot add any promotional messages to these photos which has disappointed others. Some people have liked these changes though as it provides a new challenge and gives them the opportunity to experiment with new techniques.

Many businesses have been designing cover photos specifically for their pages while some of them have been creatively using photos they have taken. Here are 50 facebook cover photos that make great examples:-

1. Ford Motor Company

Very creative picture with a lot of people! It must have needed a lot of planning and lot of hard work.

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