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How To Improve Your Blog's Image With Images - From Podcamp Boston 2011

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Images grab attention. And they can set the tone for your blog post. They can create a mood. Images can also serve more practical purposes - documenting an event, illustrating an examples, or adding …

Images grab attention. And they can set the tone for your blog post. They can create a mood. Images can also serve more practical purposes - documenting an event, illustrating an examples, or adding context to your topic. Finally, they make your posts more appealing and readable.


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    • 1. Using Images to Improve Your Blog’s Image Tom Catalini Podcamp Boston 9/24/11
    • 2. Discussion Points• Why bother with images?• Where to find great images (free, legal)• Tips for finding relevant and interesting images• Tips for adding images to a post• A bit about editing, screen capture, and markups
    • 3. Set the tone
    • 4. Grab attention
    • 5. Convey emotion
    • 6. Illustrate a point
    • 7. Over 5 Billion Photos
    • 8. Try multiple search terms Happy Face Happy Person
    • 9. Experiment with variationsFast HurryRacing Speed Limit
    • 10. “Interesting” buildings
    • 11. Go “Vintage”
    • 12. Try compfight.com (uses flickr.com API)
    • 13. Draw a simple diagramto make your point
    • 14. Inserting images into your postAlignment Space
    • 15. Other image properties
    • 16. Screen capture• Windows • Print Screen key = Full Screen Capture • Alt + Print Screen = Active Window• Mac • Command + Shift + 3 = Full Screen Capture • Command + Shift + 4 (or Command + Shift + 4 + Space Bar) = Partial screen capture
    • 17. Tools• Windows: Paint.net• Mac: Skitch
    • 18. Photo credits Trey Ratcliff Sander van der Wel Håkan Dahlström http://www.flickr.com/photos/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ stuckincustoms/211566219/ jar0d/4712207733/ dahlstroms/4083220012/ Zachary Korb ZeroOne Kam Abbott http://www.flickr.com/photos/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ zkorb/28897706/ villes/2865833414/ kams_world/2709661834/ Tomi Tapio paul bica Michael Porter http://www.flickr.com/photos/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ tomitapio/4006049016/ dexxus/3017515135/ libraryman/2799490154/ Gregg OConnell John Talbot Navarr Barnier http://www.flickr.com/photos/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ greggoconnell/171560883/ laserstars/908946494/ navarr/3154147876/ K Sandberg http://www.flickr.com/photos/ Rachel Davies Spreng Ben thevintagecollective/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 4080906472/in/ rachdavies/4844552004/ sprengben/5764568623/ set-72157622623100097 K sandberg K sandberg K sandberg http://www.flickr.com/photos/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ thevintagecollective/ thevintagecollective/ thevintagecollective/ 4080142951/in/ 4080924174/in/ 4082013011/in/ set-72157622623100097 set-72157622623150151 set-72157622775720264
    • 19. Thank you! TomCatalini.com