Effective Social Media Images
for the Graphically Challenged
with Keith Kamisugi @KeithPR
What to Expect
• Intro to what’s possible
• Not a tutorial
• Want more? I’ll give you more
• PicMonkey overview
• Live dem...
Overview of PicMonkey
• http://picmonkey.com
• Freemium model
• Full-featured free version
• $2.75/month on annual plan
• ...
Effects
Touchup
Text
Overlays
Borders
Textures
Themes
Effects
• Works like Filters in Instagram
• Use with restraint
• Common applications
• Sepia
• Soft focus
Frames
• Use with restraint
• Common applications
• Rounded Corners
• Simple Edges
• Drop Shadow
PicMonkey Help
• PicMonkey’s Tutorials
• http://www.picmonkey.com/blog/
• On YouTube
• http://bit.ly/picmonkeyyoutube
• Fo...
Image Editing and Facebook
• Know your sizes
• Cover photo = 851x315 px
• Profile photo = 200/167sq px
• Image posts = 504...
Quickfire Challenge
Questions
@KeithPR
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Keith Kamisuigi, Director of Communications, Equal Justice Society
Twitter Handle: @KeithPR

Instagram and Pinterest showed us that entire social networks can be built on images. Facebook and Twitter took notice and the recent changes on those platforms reflect more emphasis on visuals. Social media practitioners with visual design skills are able to enhance their content and improve connections with audiences. You don't need to be a Photoshop guru to create effective images and graphics for social media. This session will show you how.

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  1. 1. Effective Social Media Images for the Graphically Challenged with Keith Kamisugi @KeithPR
  2. 2. What to Expect • Intro to what’s possible • Not a tutorial • Want more? I’ll give you more • PicMonkey overview • Live demo • How web image editing works • with Facebook • other social platforms • Quickfire Challenge • Questions
  3. 3. Overview of PicMonkey • http://picmonkey.com • Freemium model • Full-featured free version • $2.75/month on annual plan • Know Microsoft Word? • You’ll learn PicMonkey quickly • I’m not in PicMonkey sales • Live demo
  4. 4. Effects Touchup Text Overlays Borders Textures Themes
  5. 5. Effects • Works like Filters in Instagram • Use with restraint • Common applications • Sepia • Soft focus
  6. 6. Frames • Use with restraint • Common applications • Rounded Corners • Simple Edges • Drop Shadow
  7. 7. PicMonkey Help • PicMonkey’s Tutorials • http://www.picmonkey.com/blog/ • On YouTube • http://bit.ly/picmonkeyyoutube • Follow-up Workshop • Email sm4np@keithpr.com
  8. 8. Image Editing and Facebook • Know your sizes • Cover photo = 851x315 px • Profile photo = 200/167sq px • Image posts = 504px max • Images in other FB places • Events • Groups • Live demo
  9. 9. Quickfire Challenge
  10. 10. Questions @KeithPR

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