Category Archives for Social Media Images

How to Take Small Business Images Using Your iPhone or Android Smartphone — Your Ultimate Guide

Where will you get all the images you need for Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, your LinkedIn headshot, YouTube thumbnails and your blog? Just thinking about it can be overwhelming . . .  . . . and do you really want to resort to bland stock images? So what’s an entrepreneur to do? The answer is in your back pocket. Your smartphone […]

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Ultimate Guide to Using PicMonkey to Create Social Media Images

Editor’s note: Sam Peagler is our new Content Developer at Socialmediaonlineclasses.com. He’s a student at Austin Community College studying Photography and Technical Communication.How often do you need images for your small business marketing? Daily for social media? Weekly for your email newsletter? Monthly for events? The good news is you don’t have to use an overly-complex tool like Photoshop […]

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Create an Infographic Using Nothing but Google Slides

Ever wanted to create an infographic, but you’re not a graphic designer? Don’t have mad Photoshop skills? Don’t let that stop you. In this epic blog post, you’ll learn how to create a hyperlinked infographic with nothing but lowly Google Slides (a free presentation tool similar to PowerPoint). The background? I wanted to create an infographic about growing your […]

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Visual Storytelling for Brands

  Editor’s note: We’re continuing our Visual Storytelling theme this week with a look at how brands can market using visual content, along with examples of those doing this well.  You can listen to my interview (or read the transcript) of my interview with Ekaterina Walter, co-author of The Power of Visual Storytelling here. The […]

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Ekaterina Walter Interview – Author of Visual Storytelling

I just finished reading The Power of Visual Storytelling:  How to Use Visuals, Video, and Social Media to Market Your Brand, and was impressed with how co-authors Ekaterina Walter & Jessica Gioglio recommend brands incorporate visuals into their marketing.  I chatted with Ekaterina Walters, by telephone, and I’m sharing the audio and the transcript of […]

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How to Build Your Own Stock Photo Library for Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram

Editor’s Note:  Amanda Jensen is a summer intern at Socialmediaonlineclasses.com.  She’s a student at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University.  You’ve probably heard about the importance of adding images to your Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook posts. Large companies are able to hire professional photographers to take photos for their websites, and still others […]

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