The Perfect Twitter Header Size & Best Practices (2020 Update)

Twitter Header Size 2019

If you’ve ever struggled with Twitter header dimensions you’re not alone…

Even though Twitter has provided guidelines for their header photo size, it’s still ridiculously difficult to get the sizing just right. That’s because Twitter does this funny thing where they chop off part of your cover photo even if you follow the recommended guidelines.

In addition, you also need to worry about how your header photo scales across different screen resolutions.

The good news is we’ve solved this problem and I’m here to help you do the same.

In this article, we’ll cover in detail what Twitter header size you should be using along with some guidelines to ensure that it displays properly. [continue reading…]

The Best Instagram Video Format You Should Use

best instagram video format

Instagram started off as a photo app, but has evolved into a much more advanced platform and now includes video content in the form of Instagram stories, Instagram posts, Instagram ads, and long form video content on IGTV.

With the increase in video popularity on the platform, individuals and brands are quickly learning the ins and out of video and video optimization on Instagram to better their content and engagement. One common question we’ve seen asked is what Instagram video format is most ideal for the platform?

I’ve outlined the best Instagram video format that everyone should use, ways that you can increase video quality, and I showcase some examples of the best Instagram videos on the platform. [continue reading…]

31 Business & Marketing Podcasts to Listen to in 2020

Business and marketing podcasts

To continue to thrive in the business and marketing world, we all know that it’s essential to prioritize continual learning. Stagnation is not an option if you want to even maintain success, let alone build on it. There are some truly exceptional resources out available that make this task easier, especially when it comes to business and marketing podcasts.

Regardless of what you specialize in, there are a number of business and marketing podcasts that everyone can learn from. These are the 31 business & marketing podcasts you need to listen to in 2020. [continue reading…]

5 Graphic Design Trends to Know for 2020

graphic design trends 2020

Graphic design has always been a skill that I look to improve every year and it doesn’t help that designs trends are always changing. That’s why this year, I’ve prepared a list of graphic design trends to look out for in 2020. This way we can enter the new year with some well-designed graphics prepared and a much needed head start.

Whether you’re a dedicated graphic designer or not (like myself) – we should all understand the fundamentals of design. Having strong visuals in your content marketing strategy is essential and incorporating new design trends to your canvas will take your visuals from good to great!

Here are 5 graphic design trends you need to know for 2020! [continue reading…]

The Proper Facebook Group Cover Photo Size (2020 Templates)

the ideal Facebook group cover photo size with templates

Facebook groups are an essential part of social media marketing for an increasing number of businesses – especially those who are creating value-based groups for their clients. These groups are incredibly useful in terms of establishing an online community!

Facebook groups are great for finding new ways to build relationships with your clients and to give them one-on-one support by offering new and exclusive information just for them. With Facebook group features being updated frequently, those groups are becoming even more useful for both businesses and the group’s members.

There’s a lot that goes into creating a great Facebook group, and most businesses end up so focused on the content and engagement that they forget about some of the smaller details that can make a big impact. One of those not-so-small details is your cover photo, which is so much more than “just a picture to fill the space.”

In this post, we’re going to look at how to create an incredible Facebook group cover image, including the perfect Facebook group cover photo size and the best practices you need to make your group stand out. [continue reading…]

The Perfect Facebook Cover Photo Size & Best Practices (2020 Update)

Facebook cover photo size

Facebook cover photos are a perfect example of how social media marketing is different than just regular social media usage. A great personal cover photo can be anything that we think looks great on profile; our business cover photos need to do much more.

A Page’s Facebook cover photo needs to be branded and represent our business. It also must be high-quality and perfectly optimized for display; this means knowing the perfect Facebook cover photo size.

This post is going to take a look at the perfect Facebook cover photo size and best cover photo practices to help your images represent your business exactly how you want. [continue reading…]

10 Tips to Step-Up Your Real Estate Social Media Marketing in 2020

Tips for Real Estate Social Media marketing

The real estate market is officially online. What used to be an industry that depended on cold calling and traditional marketing, is now an industry that relies heavily on social media marketing.

If you’re a realtor, you understand how big of an impact social media has on building trust in your client base. Social media is a major lead generator for real estate businesses, yet most real estate brands fail to maximize their efficiency online.

It’s simple to tweak your content strategy in order to achieve great results for your real estate brand. Here are 10 tips that will help you step-up your real estate social media marketing in 2020.

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The Best Twitch Panel Size for Your Stream Channel

Twitch Panel Design Guide

When starting a Twitch channel, you want to make sure that your channel branding is on point. You’ll want to add a nicely designed Twitch banner, a profile picture, and even some Twitch panels to give your viewers a better idea of what you’ll be streaming.

We’ve covered most of the other elements of a Twitch channel in our other blog posts, but one thing we have not touched upon is the Twitch panel size.

In this article, we’ll give you the best possible Twitch panel dimensions, along with ideas and tips to help you create the best possible panel designs!

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The Importance of Using Simple Backgrounds in Your Designs

Importance of Simple Backgrounds

Sometimes, less really is more.

You can easily spot an amateur PPC copywriter, for example, by too-long and complicated sentences. It’s not hard to tell that a social media practitioner who is posting five times a day on every platform doesn’t really know what they’re doing. Similarly, a designer who tries to do too much in an image is a graphic designer who likely won’t get you the results you want.

Simple backgrounds are key to creating clear, high quality images that your audience will be able to see, register, and respond to no matter where they see it. Even though it can be tempting to add element after element to every image you make, it’s best to opt for a conservative approach.

Not sure why? Let’s take a look at exactly why using simple backgrounds in your designs is so important.

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13 Helpful Resources for Color Palette Inspiration

Color Palette Inspiration

When it comes to graphic design, color plays an important role. In fact, selecting a great color palette is one of several graphic design tips we advocate.

But if you’re not a designer, you might be a little low on design inspiration.

Not to worry…

In this post, we’ve curated a killer list of resources for color palette inspiration. From color palette generators to color palette ideas, now you’ll never run out of colors ever again.

Let’s dive in! [continue reading…]