Social media graphics are essential these days for conveying your message across. A perfect social media post includes graphics always. From Facebook to Pinterest using the same graphic for the post is the key to make the presence more strong. If you are working with great content, then you should share it on social media with good graphics. If people look your sharing like a rock-star is sharing its posts, then defiantly you are the winner.
There are a number of platforms where you can create great images for your social media. Here are some smart reasons why you should use good and attractive graphics:
Build Your Brand: Use compatible colors and fonts to match with your blog or post. Use two more more colors with two fonts. It should be clear in terms of what message the graphic is conveying to the mass. The colors matching to your brands are good to use but on social media, we have to share a number of posts so it is not possible every time. Use of theme based images is also beneficial, these kind of images explains the deep meaning of your post.
Include Shareable Image With Blog Post: When it comes to blogging, each of your blog must have a good image so that you can pin it on Pinterest, can share on Google+ or Facebook with good image. Blog image can be many times on social media platforms for sharing purpose so that people keep it in mind and it also helps you for the branding of your blog.
Batch Images: You can create a template of your images, for example, you can take your most 10 or 12 posts, each with the same text, style and size. Update text, add a good title. This image will be well branded and people love this kind of images. This will be like a lovely Pinterest board.
Be Creative: There are different graphics you can use on social media, here I have mentioned a few ideas.
- Screenshots with arrows pointing to particular factors.
Choose The Right Size: Using the proper size ensure that people will take interest in your images. So the size should be proper for each social media platform.
- Post- 800 x 600 pixels
- Cover Image- 2120 x 1192 pixels
- Profile Image- 250 x 250 pixels minimum
- Cover Photo-851 x 315 pixels
- Post-940 x 788 pixels
- Profile Picture-180 x 180 pixels, preview 160 x 160 pixels
- Header Image- 1,500 x 500 pixels
- Background- 1280 x 1024 pixels
- Tweet Image- 1,000 x 500 – 2:1 aspect ratio
- Profile Photo- 400 x 400 pixels
You can also add one image in your blog and have Open Graph set up to share it. The image should be 560 x 292 Or try to make your image as close to 1.91:1 aspect ratio. I hope you will get some ideas to create effective social media posts from this informative piece of content.