How to use your images on social media effectively

How to make your images worth a thousand words for social marketers

Images improve how people engage with your content.

When it comes to social media marketing, images bring people to your text.

Boring statistics that make a point

Tweets that have images are liked and shared 3 times more often than tweets without images.

Images on Facebook boosts likes by 53%.

Instagram is based solely on image sharing and it’s used by 92% of the online population.

From the above, you can clearly see  that images attract attention.

As a small business, you can also grab your audiences attention, increase your likes, re-tweets, and increase your traffic by using the following ideas about images on your social media campaigns.

Quote Cards

People love these. It helps them feel inspired. People share these.

Many people love sharing quotes that inspire them. Especially on twitter use images of this  type.

If you don’t have any, find images you like and using any cheap image editor (even MS Paint) and type the quotes yourself.


Infographics are engaging and shareable and many people love them.

They do well on social media.

One disadvantage of infographics is that they are difficult and time consuming to create. You must balance the cost over the benefit but good infographics are shared.

Images with Descriptive Text

These  type of images explain how the image relates (to whatever) It helps you cue your readers as to what the blog post is about.

Including text in  photos is great for twitter.

Learn more here about online lead generation through content and publishing…

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