Are You Using the Right Pictures?

copyright graphics photos Mar 07, 2018

Pictures! I'm talking about pictures you use for your social media and websites. The right picture can say a thousand words and the wrong picture can say one word.......ehh.

Be sure that you choose pictures that emphasize what you are wanting to convey. Just with graphics, your pictures need to be high quality and look amazing.

Some Tips

When taking pictures be sure your lighting is good. Be sure that you have a good angle of the thing you're photographing.

You'd be amazed at how awesome a photo you can get from your phone with some thoughtful planning.

This also goes for your own headshots. Try not to use a selfie, unless it's really good. And be sure its an appropriate shot for what you're business is.

If you're not a very good photographer/picture taker, hire someone. It will be worth every penny to have stellar photos.

Where to Find Stock Photos

Stock photography is the supply of photographs, which are often licensed for specific uses.

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A Tool You Can Use to Make Graphics for Free

canva graphics social media Feb 28, 2018

Graphics! This week is about using graphics for your business.

When using graphics on your social media, website, etc. be sure they are clear and crisp. A huge mistake people can make is posting a picture on Facebook and its blurry, grainy, or just ick. Or their website photos are are poor quality.

You know it is said that a pictures says a thousand words.

You want the experience of your social media and/or website to be great, not mediocre.

A tool that I use 90% of the time is Canva.com. They have awesome templates you can use and their tutorials are really good.  I will say that they are behind on their Facebook covers so be sure to look up the current size, Facebook seems to change the most ideal sizes on a regular basis.

You can get free account or a paid account. I have a paid (Pro) account because there are additional features that I use all the time. However, if you're just doing graphics for your marketing, a free account should do it.

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