A thousand             words  the viral power of the  image in social media                     Kathleen Holmlund - Digita...
photo sharingTuesday 9 April 13
First Photo Ever Taken                              1826Tuesday 9 April 13
Iconic Images Through Time                 Some of the most memorable images in                 history span the major acc...
Man on the MoonTuesday 9 April 13
Fall of the Berlin WallTuesday 9 April 13
Tianamen SquareTuesday 9 April 13
Afghan girlTuesday 9 April 13
we live in a cluttered world.          we live in an attention economy where          it is harder and harder to get the  ...
the human brain processes images        60,000 times faster than text        user engagement with image & video        pos...
Tuesday 9 April 13
Tuesday 9 April 13
Four more years                     Most retweeted and shared image everTuesday 9 April 13
Texts from Hillary                     Image takes on life of its ownTuesday 9 April 13
Tells a storyTuesday 9 April 13
10 Tips For Your                         BusinessTuesday 9 April 13
1. Snap awayTuesday 9 April 13
Traffic was nightmare this morning in Belfast                           2. Add textTuesday 9 April 13
3. Share from othersTuesday 9 April 13
4. Have fans shareTuesday 9 April 13
5. Use infographicsTuesday 9 April 13
6. Present the factsTuesday 9 April 13
7. Use quotesTuesday 9 April 13
8. Use humourTuesday 9 April 13
9. Bring us behind the scenesTuesday 9 April 13
10. Make the most of your profiles     Use the ultimate social media image sizing cheat sheetTuesday 9 April 13
Thank you                           &                     get snapping!Tuesday 9 April 13
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The viral power of images in social media - BizCamp Belfast

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They say a picture can tell a thousand words and that saying lives on today in social media. Presentation given at BizCamp Belfast April 2013

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The viral power of images in social media - BizCamp Belfast

  1. 1. A thousand words the viral power of the image in social media Kathleen Holmlund - Digital Strategist Twitter: @katholmlund www.kathleenholmlund.comTuesday 9 April 13
  2. 2. photo sharingTuesday 9 April 13
  3. 3. First Photo Ever Taken 1826Tuesday 9 April 13
  4. 4. Iconic Images Through Time Some of the most memorable images in history span the major accomplishments of mankind, but also major disasters and conflicts caused by mankindTuesday 9 April 13
  5. 5. Man on the MoonTuesday 9 April 13
  6. 6. Fall of the Berlin WallTuesday 9 April 13
  7. 7. Tianamen SquareTuesday 9 April 13
  8. 8. Afghan girlTuesday 9 April 13
  9. 9. we live in a cluttered world. we live in an attention economy where it is harder and harder to get the attention of multi-device consumers. how can we better connect with our audiences?Tuesday 9 April 13
  10. 10. the human brain processes images 60,000 times faster than text user engagement with image & video posts increased by 65% the first month of Facebook Timeline for brands publishers who post infographics show 12% more traffic growth than those who don’t Source: Dan Zarella, HubspotTuesday 9 April 13
  11. 11. Tuesday 9 April 13
  12. 12. Tuesday 9 April 13
  13. 13. Four more years Most retweeted and shared image everTuesday 9 April 13
  14. 14. Texts from Hillary Image takes on life of its ownTuesday 9 April 13
  15. 15. Tells a storyTuesday 9 April 13
  16. 16. 10 Tips For Your BusinessTuesday 9 April 13
  17. 17. 1. Snap awayTuesday 9 April 13
  18. 18. Traffic was nightmare this morning in Belfast 2. Add textTuesday 9 April 13
  19. 19. 3. Share from othersTuesday 9 April 13
  20. 20. 4. Have fans shareTuesday 9 April 13
  21. 21. 5. Use infographicsTuesday 9 April 13
  22. 22. 6. Present the factsTuesday 9 April 13
  23. 23. 7. Use quotesTuesday 9 April 13
  24. 24. 8. Use humourTuesday 9 April 13
  25. 25. 9. Bring us behind the scenesTuesday 9 April 13
  26. 26. 10. Make the most of your profiles Use the ultimate social media image sizing cheat sheetTuesday 9 April 13
  27. 27. Thank you & get snapping!Tuesday 9 April 13
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