Selling a service can be difficult! When you don’t have a tangible product to showcase like a product-based business, it can be hard to show off and talk about how valuable a service is to your customers. Service-based businesses have to be a bit more creative to plan out a social media marketing strategy to promote their business. Sometimes we all need some encouragement to get those creative sparks going. In this post, we’re going to show you how to promote service-based businesses on social media.
With all the changes in cover sizes and dimensions for various social media platform features, it’s a bit hard to keep up. Right?! Just a few months ago, there was an uproar on Facebook cover images. All of a sudden Facebook group covers were cut off and people were wondering what happened to their images. Social media managers were scrambling for the correct size and pulling their hair out wondering why Facebook didn’t even announce the new change. This happens all the time and Stencil has to stay on top of the changes. We’re happy to bring you some updates on Facebook cover and Instagram Story images plus some examples that can inspire you.
Creating social media images and sending them out into the world hoping they inspire your audience can be… hit or miss. You never know what they’ll like until you create, test, and measure. It’s a process that takes time, but you’ll want to take full advantage of what you find because it’s such a satisfying feeling to know when you’ve finally hit a chord and resonated with someone in your audience. How would you know though? Is it all the likes, retweets, and comments? It’s actually a bit more to it than that. We’re going behind-the-scenes and digging into what makes social media images truly inspirational. Let’s check it out!
When there’s a new skill to learn you go to the best of the best to educate yourself and learn all that you can. It’s no different when you want to learn about the latest social media trends and visual marketing tips online.
When you want to design social media graphics and post on social media you want to be sure you’re doing what the experts would do. We’ve handpicked the best of the best visual marketing experts that gave us their top three tips to help you with your social media marketing. Let’s get started!
Ever encounter a link on social media with an incredible headline, not clickbait, but something that genuinely intrigues you but the image is not that great or… there is no image at all (GASP!). I know those links kill me. What are they thinking?! Are you doing that… sharing your blog posts without an image? I hope not. Creating content for a blog can be time-consuming, however, the purpose of the blog post is to have someone read it. The reality of a person seeing a link without an image on social media and clicking it is slim to none, even with a killer headline. That’s why we’re bringing you this quick guide on how to enhance blog images for social media posts so you can take every advantage to promote your blog content. Let’s get started!
Creating images can be challenging, especially finding new and unique ways to create social media posts. What can you do that hasn’t already been done? It may seem like you may be mimicking what others have done or have seen the same old types of posts. We’d like to show you a variety of different types of posts that you can try to keep customers curious and thirsty for more using Stencil’s resizeable images. Let’s do this!
Creating images in Stencil is incredibly easy and fast that you’ll create thousands of images. It’s true. I alone have 2,000 saved images in Stencil. Can you imagine when I have to look for an image that I created months ago? Yeah… not the most productive way to spend my time. What if I told you that you can now create images in Stencil and organize them into neat categorized Collections (almost like file cabinets) that you can easily find to use later. That would be amazing, right?! Well, my friend, today is the day that we unveil the Collections release where you can now organize images and increase productivity with Stencil.
Writing a book or story can be incredibly fulfilling to a writer. Getting words and ideas out to the world can be liberating. However, the one issue that self-publishing authors always seem to face is promoting their book or story. The first way to promote a book is to have an attractive and relevant cover. You may have heard the old English idiom, “Never judge a book by its cover.” but please take to heart that most people will judge a book by its cover. It’s the first thing they’ll see when browsing for something to read. It has to stand out from the thousands of books or stories on the digital book shelf. How can one choose?! Hopefully, you have an intriguing title and as for the book cover, we’d like to offer a few tips on how to design a book cover for ebooks, Wattpad, and more.
Every year emojis are becoming more popular and used more every single day. On average, there are over 60 Million emojis sent on Facebook alone every day. The numbers are not just increasing in personal daily use but in business marketing communications. That’s why we think it’s important to talk about how to use emojis in social media marketing to provide value and strategy as small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Out of all the social media platforms, Twitter, is the most underrated for establishing relationships and network marketing for businesses. For some reason Twitter is mentioned to some business owners, the eyes start to glaze over. Some business owners don’t see the potential that Twitter has to offer, especially with Twitter chats. That’s ok! We’re happy to review the basic steps on how to get into Twitter chats for business and a few tools you’ll need. You’ll soon find out that Twitter chats can help a business establish relationships and open new opportunities for collaborations.