The Pink Group has provided us with an updated cheat sheet of image sizes and dimensions for Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, Vimeo, and SlideShare: http://thepinkgroup.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Social-Media-Cheat-sheet.pdf
Original Post for April, 2013:
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Visual marketing is one of the most effective ways you can give your business a voice online. According to Science Blogs, “Pictures were correctly recalled about 1.5 times as often as printed words.” Not only are images easier to recall, they also cause a more emotional response from the viewer, which in turn causes them to engage more. If you want to test this, in a practical way, try this: go on Facebook and update with text, then an hour or so later update with a picture or even better a picture with a quote. More times than not, within 10 minutes the picture will have at least two to three times the engagement the text did.
Do you want more people to watch your videos?Have you thought of integrating your YouTube channel with your Pinterest account? When you combine the power of YouTube with Pinterest, you can boost your business and increase your subscribers. In this article,you'll learn how to add YouTube videos to Pinterest. This is a great way to leverage the power of both of these platforms. And this tactic is easy to do!
YouTube finally launched its new site interface to the public in December in an overhaul that should allow creators to better connect with their fans and build a stronger community with users. This update has had mixed feedback from users (which tends to be the case with any big change to a social media interface). However, the new design offers a much simpler user interface and it offers some really great features that will help brands gain attention and better engage with the YouTube community.
One of the most noticeable changes is the completely overhauled home page. With a design that mimics Facebook and Google+, the new layout puts emphasis on subscriptions and playlists. The main center column contains the most recent updates from subscriptions. The left panel, which stays with you everywhere on the site, makes it easy to sort and find your videos and subscriptions. The right panel suggests additional users to whom you may subscribe. Read more.
Mary Anne Baker is the owner of INNsights Internet Marketing, helping small business get found on the Internet and through social media.