Articles about graphics

Animated GIFs in Mailchimp, Facebook, and WordPress!

By Leann Priebe | October 7, 2020

Animated GIFs are great, right? Whether you are using Facebook, Mailchimp, WordPress, or any social website, you can add a fun, personal touch to your writing by inserting a GIF. While animated GIFs have been around since the late 90s—remember those cheesy “website under construction” GIFs?—they’ve seen a resurgence in recent years.

Let’s look at how GIFs have come back, how to insert them, where to find free ones, how to make your own, and more.

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What is the best stock photo site?

By Tim Priebe | April 24, 2019

Nothing will set your website apart quite like high-quality engaging photos. The photos on your website are often what people will notice first when visiting your website. They help set the mood, let your visitors know what to expect, simply add some visual interest to complement your content. But not everyone has the resources, whether that’s time, money, or equipment, to create their own photos. That’s where stock photos can come in handy.

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Our best articles on digital marketing from 2018

By Leann Priebe | January 23, 2019

Happy new year, everyone! Well, technically we’re almost a month into 2019 now. But it’s not too late to reflect on 2018 to know what to work on in 2019.

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Color personalities and how to choose yours

By Cole Battles | July 18, 2018

When you make something for people to look at, you generally want them to feel a certain way. This is especially true when it comes to branding, logos, websites, and the like.

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Alternatives to an expensive logo

By Tim Priebe | May 2, 2018

I may be a bit biased, but I think the logos we design at T&S Online Marketing are pretty awesome. However, our full-blown, professionally designed logo packages are not a good fit for everyone. So what can you do if you want a good looking logo, without breaking the bank? Fortunately, there are plenty of options out there!

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Five great animated GIFs

By Tim Priebe | January 24, 2018

Whether you pronounce it with a hard or soft G, animated GIFs are here to stay. They’re now built into social media platforms, which makes them easy to use and misuse. Here are five examples of great animated GIFs used by businesses and nonprofits.

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Pinterest vs. Instagram vs. Snapchat

By Holly Kosec | July 5, 2017

I love visual social media. It should be no surprise, then, that I have accounts on Pinterest, Instagram, and Snapchat.

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The right image size for social media

By Holly Kosec | October 25, 2016

Okay, I know I’m biased as a graphic designer, but sharing images on social media is a really important part of a social media plan. And there’s plenty of objective proof!

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4 social media graphics mistakes

By Holly Kosec | January 12, 2016

Using graphics as featured images for social media posts has become a regular practice that companies big and small alike are using. Unfortunately, many companies are making some easily avoided mistakes.

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Schedule social media graphics in Hootsuite

By Leann Priebe | December 29, 2015

Sharing great visual content on your social networks is a fantastic way to increase engagement. Using Hootsuite, you can pre-schedule your social media graphics to go out to multiple social media websites at once. That way, you save yourself the work of posting the graphics manually. Let’s find out how!

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