Social media image size 2016 update

Pin it or bookmark it! And always have this cheat sheet around to check it the images you are using on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and so on, are the right size to fit the profile.

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Facebook Image Sizes

  • Cover photo: 815 px wide by 315 px tall
  • Profile image: 180 px wide by 180 px tall
  • Highlighted image: 1200 px wide by 717 px tall
  • Shared image: 1200 px wide by 630 px tall
  • Shared link thumbnail image: 1200 px wide by 627 px tall

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Social media ad size chart [infographic]

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Social media ad size chart

My most recent project is a Facebook Ads training course in which I teach the client all about FaceAds and what are the most powerful features. At the end of the course I gave a set resource sites for pic sizes, tips & tricks but I found myself without a good visual about a social media ad size chart.

Finally I found it on  Bannersnack.com and is very good to have at hand or bookmarked in the browser you use.

In short it talks about:

FACEBOOK

  • use a clear call to action – you have a special button for this so no need to put it on the picture
  • careful with the 20% text rule – better to test the pic than redo the whole campaign if it gets rejected

LINKEDIN

  • time is money and business people know it best – give people a reason to pay attention to the ad
  • monitor interaction – especially click-through-rate

PINTEREST

  • promote the best pins from your account
  • keep in mind pic sizes so the image looks good even when you click on it

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Increase your productivity as a social media manager

As a social media consultant I do a lot of work in managing social accounts. At first I had a few tools to help me out but in time and after reading the “wise ones” in this industry I discovered that the best way to find great content is to set up tools that bring that content to you and you just have to curate it.

So, to better understand this here is an infographic from Quick Sprout explaining how this strategy works: Read More…

Social media posts: text length & picture size

In social media there are two things you always have to keep in mind: text length and picture size for each channel you use. To keep things simple I prefer having an infographic for each of them to consult every time I need some guidance.

Here are the only two infographics you need to know:

Optimal length of a social media update

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