• 4 Mobile Image Apps That Create Amazing Visuals

    … With PicMonkey PicMonkey is a photo editing tool as opposed to an image-creation app. This means it offers Photoshop-type options and cool effects to incorporate into your pics. If you want to improve your images and add special elements, this is the app to use. When PicMonkey launched their mobile app, they choose the fun parts of the desktop app…

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  • 6 Simple Photo Tools for Creating Social Media Visuals

    … graphic, you can share your creation on Pinterest, Tumblr, Twitter and Facebook, or download the image to your computer. #3: Create Your Own Designs With Canva Canva is a free application that offers a myriad of graphic types for use in everything from presentations and posters, to business cards and invitations. For social media use, consider Canva…

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  • 9 Visual Tools to Create Awesome Social Media Images

    … free tools to create professional-grade social media images. #1: Start With a High-Quality, Royalty-Free Image There are now dozens of free image resources out there. Pexels and Unsplash both offer thousands of high-resolution images for free and without the need for attribution. Unsplash focuses more on landscapes, while Pexels focuses on business…

    Social Media Examinerin Social- 21 readers -
  • How to Create Sharable Social Media Images: 3 Powerful Tools

    Do you include sharable images with your articles and updates? Can you create them yourself, or do you think you lack design skills? It doesn’t make sense to hire a graphic designer every time you need an image. In this article I’ll show you three online design tools to make your own sharable images–no formal design skills necessary. Find 3 tools to create social media images.

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  • 5 Ways Newsrooms Can Catch Up to Digital-Savvy Competitors

    … the goats’ diet,” says Stencel, a Digital Fellow at the Poynter Institute and NPR’s former managing editor for digital news, who also worked at the Washington Post and covered science and tech for the News & Observer in Raleigh-Durham, NC. Here are 5 ways newsrooms can change their diet. 1. Kill unnecessary traditions to pave the way for new ones…

    Yael Grauer/ The Content Strategistin SEO- 17 readers -
  • Building Your Content Tool Box

    … or your service. Show your product, show clients using your product and being engaged with it. While Photoshop is one option or editing your images, PicMonkey is much easier to use. There are great images available for your blog posts and Facebook updates at PhotoPin.com or through paid services such as iStockphoto. Flickr is a great tool to use…

    John Jantsch/ Convince and Convertin Social Content- 14 readers -
  • Social Media Optimization Techniques to Squeeze Better Results

    … when you first publish a post. 3. Automatically add relevant information to content shared Did you know that when people share content to Twitter you can attach an image to it that will appear within the Twitter stream? Similarily, did you know that when people share to Facebook you can provide additional relevant information that is added…

    Ian Cleary/ RazorSocialin Social- 10 readers -
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