Are your visuals driving social media traffic?
People engage better with visual content because it’s easier to understand, can tell a story and evoke emotions more easily than written posts.
In this article I’ll show you 11 ways to increase social sharing and fan engagement with images.
Are you interested in finding ways to create more shareable visual content quickly and easily?
To learn how to create shareable images that enhance your social media marketing, I interview Kim Garst.
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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.
In this episode I interview Kim Garst, CEO of Boom Social, a social media marketing consultancy. Kim’s also an expert in using visuals for social media marketing. She’s the author of a new book, Will the Real You Please Stand Up: Show Up, Be Authentic, and Prosper in Social Media.
Kim explores visual content and how it can enhance your social media marketing.
You’ll discover the importance of using visual content in your social media marketing; the different types of visual content you can create for your brand or business; and the best tools, apps and resources for creating visual content at your desktop or on the go.
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Do you use fonts, colors and clever effects to make your company’s images more recognizable?
Graphics that are consistent with your company’s established image increase your audience engagement by creating familiarity.
In this article you’ll discover how to use simple design tactics to help your audience instantly associate your pictures with your brand.
Are you advertising on social media?
Do you want more attention for your social media ads?
The way you design your ad impacts how much attention it gets with social media.
In this article you’ll discover what the brain pays attention to and tactics for holding that attention.
How Attraction Works
Each second, your senses are bombarded by over two billion bits of data. The only thing that keeps your brain from being overwhelmed is the reticular activating system [RAS]. This system works like a filter, deciding what data should be passed on to your brain for processing and what should be ignored.
In other words, it decides what you pay attention to.
Do you use them to extend your brand recognition?
The way logos, fonts and colors work together in social media images is an important part of gaining brand attention.
In this article you’ll discover how to make your social profiles and visual content align to reinforce your brand and catch your audience’s eye.
Are you making different images for each type of social share?
Creating one image that looks good on several networks saves time, money and improves your visibility.
In this article you’ll discover how to create one image to share across three social channels–Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Why Make One Image?
Images play an important role in social media marketing and many marketers today are investing in creating eye-catching images to share. But Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook can have a dizzying number of recommended sizes.
Creating separate images to look good on each social channel can be time-consuming and costly.
Have you looked at what other content creators are doing?
Watching what works for others in your industry can help you create content that increases engagement with your own audience.
In this article I’ll share how to search Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook for visual content to inspire your own visuals.
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#1: Generate Ideas From Pinterest
When seeking visual inspiration, Pinterest should be your first stop. You’ll find lots of creative ideas uploaded and shared by others that you’ll want to repin. You may also get ideas for pictures to take and pins to create, as well as inspiration for your blog.
Are you using visual marketing in your business?
Understanding how other businesses use visual content can help you integrate new tactics into your own marketing strategy.
In this article I’ll show you how five brands are using visual content successfully.
Why Use Visual Content in Your Marketing?
When it comes to marketing your business, pictures speak volumes. Not only do they make a bigger impact, but also they do it in a shorter amount of time. Research shows the brain processes visual content 60,000 times faster than text.
Are you wondering how to include fan content in your social media?
More About This Show
The Social Media Marketing podcast is a show from Social Media Examiner.
It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.
The show format is on-demand talk radio (also known as podcasting).
In this episode, I interview Jesse Desjardins. Jesse is the head of social at Tourism Australia, where he manages a small team that oversees large Facebook, Instagram and Google+ communities. Working with fans, Jesse’s team receives over 1000 images from fans a day!
Jesse shares how he and his team leverage fan content–specifically photos–to promote Australian tourism.
You’ll discover how Jesse and his three-person team have grown Facebook to 6M fans and Instagram to 800K fans to reach 3M to 6M people a day.
Share your feedback, read the show notes and get the links mentioned in this episode below!