Ideal Social Media Image Sizes 2015 PSD Template

Ideal Social Media Image Sizes 2015 PSD Template

Marketers always looking for fastest way to get things done. And since we mentioned previously the importance of photos in social media and how to  Create Images for Social Media and Blog.  Based on Kevan Lee article I’ve created a PSD template with Guidelines to follow so you can create ideal social media image sizes

The best sizes for sharing images on social media

In Kevan’s article he listed 6 ideal social media images sizes to be used


Create Images for Social Media and Blog

Create Images for Social Media and Blog

Visual content is an essential part getting more shares to your content, as I mentioned in my article how to get you blog to be shared 1000 times.

Studies also said that photos gets 5x more engagement on social media so its only logic that putting a lot of effort into images and photos is very important part of your social media strategies and in writing successful blog posts.

How to Create Images for Social Media and Blog using simple tools?

In this post i will explain how I create images for Social Media and my blog posts, some of these tools are advanced and some are really simple, but either will sure enough to help you get more shares for your content

First lets see the steps how to create images for social media and blogs (click any of the steps to go directly to it)

  1. Find Stock Images to share
  2. Add Branding / Text to your Social Media Images
  3. Download Ready-made PSD Social Media Images Sizes Templates
  4. Creating Infographics
  5. Free Infographic Templates
  6. Free Online Tools to Create Images for Social Media & Your Blog Post on the fly
  7. Various Essential Tool for Blogging with images
  8. Auto create og:image with WordPress Plugin

10 Marketing Predictions for 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC] (Content Marketing, Blogging, Adspend)

10 Marketing Predictions for 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC] (Content Marketing, Blogging, Adspend)

Global ad spend is on track to grow 5.3% to $523bn in 2014, up from 3.9% in 2013, and will continue at 5.3% in 2015  and then rise to 5.9% in 2016 on the back of rapid developments in digital advertising, according to the latest Advertising Expenditure Forecasts from media agency ZenithOptimedia,

@Wheelhouse  made a comprehensive infographic , 10 Marketing Predictions for 2015, addressing issues from Email Marketing, to lead conversion, to automation platforms. In this inforgraphic they made 10 predictions for 2015 marketing.

Here’s some of the key points.


Fix WordPress Admin Bar blocking the header

Fix WordPress Admin Bar blocking the header

I’ve decided to create my very own WordPress theme, and while doing so, I had my admin bar disabled by default, then after almost finishing the theme, I decided to enable the WP Admin bar, that’s when I ran into the #wpadminbar issue, it was blocking my WP header, covering most part of my “Fixed” header.


Convert Twitter followers to email subscribers using lead generation cards

Convert Twitter followers to email subscribers using lead generation cards

One of the many benefits you get as an advertiser on twitter is you get to create Twitter Lead Generation Cards (LGC)

What LGC basically allow you to do is collect data from your followers (or any twitter users) who actually click the “Call-to-action” button on the LGC



Count Social Media Shares PHP

Count Social Media Shares PHP

Social networks helps business grow, with that being said, it’s always nice to know how many times your articles were shared. It also encourage your readers to share your content more. every blog (if not every website) should have a sharing widget, but searching for the right widget, personally, took me a lot more than writing my own. Every plugin / script I found was missing something, so I decided to write my own.


The Many Faces of the Share Icon

The Many Faces of the Share Icon

Have you ever tried to share media on your phone, tablet, or online, and come across a different looking share icon image on every platform? Min Ming Lo of Pixelapse brings up that very point in a recent post.

It’s quite interesting, if you think about it. The idea of the “share” icon is very difficult to portray, which is why it takes so many forms. From a Y shape, to a picture of a milkshake, the look of this icon is clearly disagreed upon. It’s quite easy to depict “add” with a + or “back” with an arrow, but “share” requires a little creativity.


12 entrepreneurship facts Infographic

12 entrepreneurship facts Infographic

This is an infographic of a post made by Dharmesh Shah on LinkedIn today ( 12 Surprising Facts About Entrepreneurs ). The post is based on a report from the Kauffman foundation for entrepreneurship. The report is titled “The Anatomy of an Entrepreneur”. It’s based on a survey of 549 company founders across a variety of industries.

The post has great entrepreneurship facts, I’ve taken the post and converted it into an infographic, below are some of the report’s points


12 FREE essential plugins to start blogging with WordPress

12 FREE essential plugins to start blogging with WordPress

Start your WordPress blog with these 12 free essential plugins, The plugins will get you started on the fly, simple and effective, requires very little amount of efforts and will certainly automate your blog and help you maintain good blog.  I’ve divided the plugin into 6 categories