"Use the power of your community—and the people you know—to gain momentum...It’s often easier to gain traction that way, and encourage word of mouth to ripple further out as a stepping-stone to the more difficult PR wins."-Jane Friedman Trying to go too big too soon...
The web is getting increasingly visual. Social media especially is focused on visual material. When you add a graphic or photo to your post or Tweet, not only does it occupy more real estate, but it catches people’s eye. Think about it: when you’re scrolling through your Facebook or Twitter feed you tend to slow down when there’s an image or video.
Enter Spark Post. It provides you with the design, font type, and access to thousands of free stock images.
Step 1: Choose a Design
Step 2: Start Your Remix
You can change the background photo, choose a different theme, color palate, add animation, and so much more. If you like design then you can customize your own. If you’re like me and just like playing around a bit then you have a template to go off.
Step 3: Save for Social Media
Once you’re finished remixing your post you can adjust as needed for a variety of different sizes. I recommend choosing the size before you start remixing, but if you’re posting it on multiple sites it can be helpful to create a copy and then tweak the layout.
Simple, right? Below are a couple examples we’ve created for HPH. Take a look for some inspiration and then get started.
Let us know what you think!