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  1. 1. Awesome Ideas How To Use Visuals In Your Social Media Marketing - 03-25-2013by newmedia - Wealth Magnate - http://topimnews.wealthmagnate.comAwesome Ideas How To Use Visuals In Your Social MediaMarketingby newmedia - Monday, March 25, 2013 in your social media marketing = major exposure, more shares, more likes and better recognition.It is well know fact people prefer seeing pics, rather than long posts, no matter how cool those posts are.This article will show you 16 ways to use visuals in your social media marketing#1: Add Text to Your PhotosAdding text to your photos will help your message spread faster and easier, plus you will get moremileage from your photos.People share texted photos a lot more often than just regular such.For the best free photo editor go to #4#2: Break Through the ClutterNobody likes those long 3 000 words posts when they are all text. Even if they are the most awesome, itjust gets boring reading them. Thats why it is a good idea to break through the clutter posting images hereand there among all the text.Consider varying the types of content you share on your social channels and be sure to include photos andother forms of visual content to keep your readers interested.#3: Create a CollageCollages are the ultimate weapon in picture marketing. In stead of just posting one amazing picture at atime, why not combining all great photos you have into a collage. It sure will work better since you haveseveral great posts to expose to people.Here are some instructions for how to make a collage with PicMonkey and other free collage-makingtools.Collages communicate a number of brand messages and offer a simple yet effective way to engage users.Think about your different social media outlets and see if there are places where a collage would work page 1 / 4
  2. 2. Awesome Ideas How To Use Visuals In Your Social Media Marketing - 03-25-2013by newmedia - Wealth Magnate - http://topimnews.wealthmagnate.comwell for you.#4: Desktop Photo EditorsAlthough there are many photo editors for Mac and PC, I will point you to the one I believe is super easyto use and is the way better option for quick photo editing - is easy, free and will get the job done really fast.#5: Encourage People to Share Photos With Your BusinessOne cool way to do this is to make contest and add submitting photos as an art of it. People love sharingcool photos and when you bring a prize to the process you will surely increase shares.Contests help businesses reach out to their users in a creative way, while at the same time making itpossible to gather a large crowdsourced photo library of images related to your products.#6: Facebook CoversThis one is pretty evident. Facebook covers are a very productive way to promote your business. Thecover photos for Facebook give you a lot of real estate (specifically 851 x 315 px) to demonstrate visuallywhat your business is about. There are a number of great resources to help you create cool Facebookcover photos.Starbucks Facebook cover photo.Its pretty good idea to create your own personal Facebook cover and change it periodically, so peoplecould have what new to come back to your profile for.#7: Generate Leads With Facebook PhotosCompanies are finding that they can generate more followers and leads by posting a high percentage ofphotos on social sites.Some of the brands with largest followings on Facebook have posted an impressive number of timelinephotos; for example, Coca Cola 6,459 photos, Oreo 2,359 and Red Bull 5,299. And considerthese Facebook facts, “Photos get 7 times more likes and 10 times more shares than links.”Getting leads through posting cool photos is a nice way to expand your business... the best way it works iswhen you take the picture viewers to some relevant to the picture blog post, or video and then give themthe chance to optin.#8: How-to Images page 2 / 4
  3. 3. Awesome Ideas How To Use Visuals In Your Social Media Marketing - 03-25-2013by newmedia - Wealth Magnate - http://topimnews.wealthmagnate.comHow-to images are a great way to make your readers life easier. You can show them a step by step guideon how to carry out specific tasks.Users respond well when you show how to carry out a task that may otherwise seem complex to them,even with simple screenshots.#9: InfographicsInfographics are visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present complexinformation quickly and clearly (from Wikipedia). Users love them and they’re shared often on socialsites.There are a number of tools to help you create your own infographic.Of course, yours may not be as intricate as the one above of the Metrorail, but taking a number of factsfrom a few studies and showing them visually may help to effectively communicate information andcapture the attention of a user who may otherwise not have the time to read long reports#10: Just the Facts#11: Lettered QuotesThis type of image can help communicate a lot of information; for example, who you are, the benefits ofyour products and services, mission statements and how prospects can reach you#12: Notetaking VisuallyWesley Fryer describes visual notetaking as a “process of representing ideas non-linguistically… visualnotetaking can include concept mapping, but also more artistic ways of visually capturing andrepresenting ideas.” Image below from Leo Babauta.Some people learn better visually than through the written word. When done well, visual notetaking is aneffective communication tool and can also be a fun resource to take users on a journey with you.#13: Reviews as ImagesThis is the review Our Facebook page - Wealth Community got:Aint that powerful? I believe you see the importance and high-efficiency of posting reviews as images. page 3 / 4
  4. 4. Awesome Ideas How To Use Visuals In Your Social Media Marketing - 03-25-2013 by newmedia - Wealth Magnate - As long as it is an image it will have more power than just a regular review. People would share, like and comment on it much more. #14: Try to Make Your Visual’s Filename a Good Description of the Subject Matter #15: Word Photos Carefully selected photos and words are a win-win—communicating visually and with words all at the same time. #16: Your Big Moments You know what this would do for you right? Posting your big moments photos will help you spread the word about your achievements... and it was Donald Trump who said: "if you dont announce your achievements, whos gonna know about them?" The use of visuals will definitely increase your social media marketing achievements, as it is mostly about hanging out. When people go to a place to just hang out it is an awesome idea to give them some visuals to read, share and like. This post was inspired by _______________________________________________ PDF generated by Kalins PDF Creation Station page 4 / 4Powered by TCPDF (