Articles about graphics

7 lessons from Oreo on Instagram

By Holly Kosec | September 1, 2015

We can learn a lot about online marketing by observing the habits and strategies of other businesses: what works, what doesn’t work, what encourages engagement, and more. The cookie masters at Oreo have a very active, engaged, and hungry audience. Even if you’re not a cookie connoisseur, there’s still a lot that we can learn from their strategies on Instagram.

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10 tips for your social media graphics

By Holly Kosec | June 9, 2015

Social media graphics are a great way to engage with your audience, and catch their attention. But getting started with your graphics planning can feel a little daunting at first, especially with all of the possibilities out there. You may not even know where to start, and that’s okay!

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Elements of a great YouTube thumbnail

By Holly Kosec | April 14, 2015

Over 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute, so it’s no wonder that the competition is increasing. Viewers quickly scroll through lists upon lists of videos, searching for something that looks interesting, helpful, or amusing. This is why the thumbnail for your YouTube videos is one of the most valuable assets you have in marketing your videos.

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27 more LinkedIn background images

By Holly Kosec | March 24, 2015

Haven’t uploaded a background image to your personal LinkedIn profile? Well, you’re in luck! We have a brand new batch of background images that may be the perfect fit for your profile.

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Does your website need hero images?

By Tim Priebe | March 17, 2015

There’s definitely something to be said for clean, simple website design. However, you should consider making sure each page (and blog post) of your website has a hero image. So what is a hero image, and why might each page of your website need one?

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24 Facebook cover photo examples

By Holly Kosec | December 30, 2014

For small organizations, it’s easy to put up a Facebook cover photo, then forget about it while it get stale. However, changing it out from time to time can help get additional attention to your organization. But what should you change it to? Let’s take a look at examples from 24 different companies and brands, grouped by strategies.

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24 LinkedIn background images

By Holly Kosec | December 16, 2014

In June 2014, LinkedIn introduced background images on the profiles of their Premium members. Since then, they have decided to open up this feature to all members. Because LinkedIn is meant for your online professional presence, it’s important to make sure that your profile looks as good as possible.

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Online photo sharing platforms

By Tim Priebe | October 28, 2014

It can be difficult to determine where you should display your photos online. A good first step is to review the different options that are out there. While this is certainly not a complete list, here are some of the more popular places to display and share your photos online.

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Determining the best online photo sharing location

By Tim Priebe | October 21, 2014

Many organizations have a need to display photos online. It may be for products, services, events, staff, their location, or something else entirely. In years past, it was fairly obvious where those photos went: On their website. But now that social media is an option, including some websites that revolve around photo sharing, the water seems a bit muddied. So how do you determine where your photos should go online?

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Affordable options for photo editing

By Holly Kosec | May 27, 2014

One problem that I see clients often have is the inability to easily edit their photos to put on the web. Although I’ve given some suggestions in the past on how to simply resize your photos for the web, sometimes your photos may need a little more tweaking than just a quick resize. Not everyone can afford expensive software to edit photos, so that’s why I’d like to share a few powerful, affordable options that you can try out.

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