Images

    • How Advocates Drive More Instagram Activity than Influencers

      By 2019, spending on Instagram Influencers is expected to reach $2.3 billion Tweet This! That’s an incredible amount, but points directly to the power of a visual program that’s widely adopted in influencing purchase decisions. In fact, a whopping 72% of Instagram users report to making a purchase decision based on images shared on the platform Tweet This! Instagram side no ...

      Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 10 readers -
    • Pixelz: On-Demand Photo Retouching Service for E-Commerce

      If you’ve ever developed or managed an ecommerce site, one aspect that’s critical but time consuming is your ability to keep up to date product photos that compliment the site. Three Danish entrepreneurs who grew tired of running into the same frustrating problem with post-production built Pixelz, a service platform that will edit, retouch, and optimize product images for you, ...

      Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 4 readers -
  • Make it faster: reduce image size by 85% and improve your page speed

    … with Imagify (Ultra Optimisation) For each image format (original, manually resized and TinyJpged), I uploaded the images and checked how much Imagify could compress automatically. The goal was to find out if I would have a gain doing the manual work or the plugin would do all the work for me. Conclusions In both cases, each step decreased the image size…

    State of Digitalin SEO- 15 readers -
  • Insights: Ad Creative that Drives ROI on Facebook and Instagram

    … and accessible, but not supermodels (i.e. featuring people that seem like people one might meet on the street). In general, happy women and children are always a strong bet. Finally, take your own pictures with your smartphone or other camera, and whenever possible, do NOT rely on stock photography. Stock photography usually feels too “professional” or canned…

    Marketing Technology Blogin Social- 18 readers -
  • 5 Design Elements that Work Well for Mobile Conversion

    … are looking to read and evaluate content quickly. There are many reasons why infographics can help your content marketing strategy. Businesses should explore new and unique ways to create infographics to make them engaging for their visitors. For example, some web developers are using moving infographics to attract attention, such as this cheetah…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 18 readers -
  • 4 (Unusual) Alternative Image Ideas for Blog Posts

    … Ahh, the age-old question: what image should I use to accompany a blog post? A stock image? A screenshot? Any old thing you find from Google Image Search…? (No, definitely don’t do that last one.) When people ask me, I usually send them down the Flickr Creative Commons route, as I hate stock imagery and Flickr images often feel more genuine…

    SEOnoin Content- 22 readers -
  • Similar items: Rich products feature on Google Image Search

    … Image Search recently launched “Similar items” on mobile web and the Android Search app. The “Similar items” feature is designed to help users find products they love in photos that inspire them on Google Image Search. Using machine vision technology, the Similar items feature identifies products in lifestyle images and displays matching products…

    Google Webmaster Central Blogin Google- 17 readers -
  • Want to Be a Better Email Marketer? Make Your Customer the Hero

    … hero What’s the first thing you want readers to see when they open your email? An eye-catching image of your customer accomplishing a heroic feat. In the email above, Bob featured an image of motorcycle road race winner, Danny Eslick. “The most compelling image I’ve found so far is a person enjoying the use of the product,” Bob says. “And if you…

    Miranda Paquet/ Constant Contactin EMail- 22 readers -
  • [Checklist] 7 Essential Elements of Email Design

    … to be the first things to stand out. Use these design elements consistently so your email contacts easily recognize your brand. Over time, they’ll recognize your email in the inbox and will be more likely to open it each time. Tip: Here’s how to use your logo and colors to brand your email like a pro. 4. Image Use an image that supports…

    Constant Contactin Social EMail- 36 readers -
  • Get Comfortable With Using and Creating Visual Content

    … unique style emerge. Given the sheer number of visuals online, from GIFs and video to infographics and charts, it can be difficult to zero in on an ideal strategy. Each platform has its own quirks, and each audience will respond differently depending on the context of your content and its presentation. For more in depth information download the e-book. …

    AllFacebookin Social Content- 36 readers -
  • Twitter Wants Users to Share Their #NewProfilePic

    … Twitter is encouraging users who updated their profile pictures to share those updates in an effort to boost visual content and engagement. The social network confirmed to Sarah Perez of TechCrunch that users who update their profile pictures are being prompted to tweet about it with the hashtag #NewProfilePic, adding that those tweets…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 12 readers -
  • WhatsApp Adds GIF Search, Triples Image Sharing Limit

    … By David Cohen on Jan. 11, 2017 - 3:35 PM WhatsApp quietly introduced two new features: the ability to search for GIF files and to share more images. Manish Singh of Mashable reported on the new features, saying that they are live on iOS and are currently available via WhatsApp beta v2.17.6 for Android, likely meaning an “official” launch…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 12 readers -
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