Start out by pointing yourself in the right direction, then choose the way you’re going to get there, check in regularly to make sure you’re on track, and have some fun along the way.
Step 1: Choose your social networks
Step 2: Fill out your profiles completely
Step 3: Find your voice and tone
Step 4: Pick your posting strategy
Step 5: Analyze and test
Step 6: Automate and engage
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It’s accurate. One professional description.
It’s exciting. One word that is not boring.
It’s targeted. One niche descriptor.
It’s flattering. One accomplishment.
It’s humanizing. One hobby.
It’s intriguing. One interesting fact or feature about yourself.
It’s connected. Your company or another social profile.
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1. Canva: The setup with Canva is super easy. You can choose from a number of premade templates or design your own from scratch. The drag-and-drop interface makes it quite intuitive to add different elements, and each of the elements has advanced options for editing as well.
2. PowerPoint: A go-to tool for many amateur designers is presentation software like PowerPoint. If you think of slides as images, it’s easy to see how this tool could be useful for building out visual content. You can set images as backgrounds, add text and typography, and place icons and graphics.
3. Skitch: Screenshots are perhaps the easiest way of adding visual content, provided you have a reliable screenshot tool. We use Skitch, a product of Evernote, for our screengrabs. Skitch has some helpful annotation features that look good and are easy to implement.
4. Photoshop: Of course I couldn’t help but mention the most popular image creation tool out there: Photoshop. If you have the time, skills, and resources to use Photoshop for your visual content, then you’re likely to find a lot of helpful features and tools to building pretty much anything you could want.
5. Infogr.am: If you’re interested in creating infographics or interactive visual content, Infogram‘s free web app might be what you’re after. Their interactive layouts allow you to embed charts, videos, photos, maps, and more.
6. Place It: With Place It, you can create some really striking visuals for promotional content of new tools and services. You can add your product’s screenshots right into awesome-looking stock photos and even interactive backgrounds.
More tips for creating awesome original visual content: http://buff.ly/SLOAAy
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