In case you haven’t heard the news, images on your blog and social media posts are critical for getting them shared. Tweets with images are retweeted 150% more than those with out. On Facebook, images are 2.3x more likely to be shared. And then there is Pinterest, no image no pins.
Images grab people’s attention and they are more likely to share a post with an image than one that is just text. Here are a few articles from the IBA Blog and other sources to help you improve your image.
Many of us were awed by this quick video with some amazing and easy photo tips from Sheldon Evans when it was shared on the IBA Members only Facebook Group.
Haute Chocolate breaks down the graphics you want to have for promoting your product, opt-in, e-course, etc..
A great post on the IBA blog with the hows and whys of protecting your own photos on your blog.
One of the most popular posts on the IBA Blog for good reason. This post has plenty of recommendations for free and low cost sites for stock photos.
Another helpful post on the IBA Blog, this post presents unique ways to personalize those stock photos so they represent your brand and look different from others that may choose the same image.
Buffer has a very thorough post on sizing images for posts on 6 major social media outlets: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram and Linked In.