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Finding Free Images for your Articles

A good quality photo or two added to your article makes it more likely to be read, passed on and saved. If you’re planning to use a series of images that will illustrate  a ‘how to’ article, then taking your own photos is the way to go. But if you just  need a good quality free image or two that will help to make your point, then it’s nice to have a few ‘go to’ sites.

Here’s a few places to check out the next time you’re looking for that perfect photo.

Pixabay – More than 200,000 free photos and vector graphics.
PicJumbo – Free high-res photos for comercial or personal work
FreeImages […]

Social Media Dimensions Quick Reference

I can never remember the dimensions for all the Social Media covers, avatars, photos etc. for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube (and on and on….). And if I somehow do remember, you can be sure that’s when they’ve changed it again!

So I’m posting, bookmarking (and anything else I can think of) this great Infographic Jeff Berezny put together.
THE RIDICULOUSLY EXHAUSTIVE SOCIAL MEDIA DIMENSIONS BLUEPRINT
Since there is a lot of detail in the below infographic, we have also provided a quick reference guide below for some of the most commonly used dimensions. Enjoy and get social!
Social Media Dimensions Quick Reference
Facebook Dimensions
Facebook Cover photo: 851 x 315
Facebook Profile photo: 180 x 180

Twitter Dimensions

Twitter […]

7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Ad Copy

I read an interesting article this weekend at Grow Smart Biz about writing good ad copy for your web site’s ad campaigns. Unless you’re experienced at writing ad copy, it can be a difficult task. This article contains some excellent pointers and advice.

“With so many advertising opportunities online – from Facebook to Google and beyond – writing ad copy that gets noticed, read and acted upon is becoming harder and harder. Don’t forget old-school print ads, which, depending on your industry, are still used here and there.”

“As a copywriter and editor, I write a variety of content for clients that has to cut through all the noise and clutter. […]

By |March 3rd, 2014|Categories: Site Promotion||1 Comment