The Ideal Image Sizes for Your Social Media Posts: Guidelines for All 6 Major Social Networks

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest ideal image sizes for the various social media platforms, as of August 2017. You’ve got all the great tools to create engaging images for social media. There’s so much to consider in creating great images for social media —for me, the size and shape tend to get locked in before I even realize what’s happened. Ideal image sizes for social media.

Download the Ultimate Facebook Image Size Guide Cheat Sheet

Pam Moore

One very important factor for success on any social network including Facebook, is visual marketing. The only guarantee we have in the social media world of today is change! Download the Facebook Social Image Size Reference Guide and Adobe Photoshop Templates Now! .

IBM Social Computing Guidelines

Buzz Marketing for Technology

IBM Social Computing Guidelines. Blogs, wikis, social networks, virtual worlds and social media. In the spring of 2005, IBMers used a wiki to create a set of guidelines for all IBMers who wanted to blog. These guidelines aimed to provide helpful, practical advice—and also to protect both IBM bloggers and IBM itself, as the company sought to embrace the blogosphere. Since then, many new forms of social media have emerged.

Webinar: Practical Social Networking

Socialized

Along with Patrick Schwerdtfeger, author of Webify Your Business , I’ll be participating in a free webinar on Practical Social Networking this Wednesday, October 21, 5:00 p.m. During the second half-hour of the webcast, we’ll talk about my book, SocialCorp , the importance of balancing social media risk and reward, and some of the trends that will affect corporate social media practitioners.

Best Business Social Media and Blogging Guidelines

The Way of the Web

Social Media policies and guidelines are vital for every business and employee. Not only are they helpful in ensuring that everyone in a company understands what is expected of them, they can also be a way to empower your employees to feel comfortable and confident in engaging with customers or clients via social media. Even with a small business, it’s good practice to instill the right guidelines and policies early on. Civil Service Lets Get Social [link].

Personal Brands RULE on Social Networks

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Yet many companies limit the use of Social Media at work which I think is very short sighted. "Of Of those not allowed to use social media at work, 65 percent said their managers block access to sites like YouTube, Facebook and Flickr because they're afraid employee productivity will suffer."

Top social networks: Guide to images for company pages

The Way of the Web

Are you setting up social network profiles for your business? Or maintaining social media which already exists? General profile tips: There are numerous other social networks which we could have also included, ranging from Pinterest and Instagram to Reddit and Stumbleupon.

Social Network Analysis - KM4DevWiki

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social Network Analysis. 1 Social Network Analysis. Social Network Analysis. Social network analysis is the mapping and measuring of relationships and flows between people, groups, organisations, computers or other information/knowledge processing entities." Social Network Analysis (SNA) is a method for visualizing our people and connection power, leading us to identify how we can best interact to share knowledge.

How to structure glocal communication on Social Media

Mindjumpers

In December 2013 I started writing my master thesis and teamed up with Mindjumpers because I was curious about glocalization on social media. My thesis, with the title ‘Digital Glocalization – Strategic Communication on Social Media’, investigates how global brands communicate locally on social media and which challenges glocalization on social media causes. Which guidelines are relevant and significant for your brand?

How To 218

How to Use Pinterest And The New Rich Pins Features

Mindjumpers

Pinterest is especially a platform where people go and find inspiration, collect items found on the web onto boards to share with their network. Pinterest is one of those platforms that has now become established among prime players such as Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

Social Media Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in India

Mindjumpers

Our ever-growing global network of Local Social Media Managers around the world helps us ensure contextually relevant content through social listening, content production and response management. And it remains the fastest growing market for social networks in the world.

Trends 164

How to Write a Social Media Policy

Webbiquity SMM

Why is having a social media policy in place so critical? Because virtually 100% of companies are now involved in social media—whether they acknowledge it or not. Half of all Americans are now members of at least one social network, and that figure rises to 67% for 25- to 34-year olds.

57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

Over time I’ve found myself doing more and more foundational work for organizations looking to dip their toes into social media. One of the key elements of this work, in my opinion, is creating a social media policy that fits well with the organization’s goals, culture and risk tolerance. As it happens, lots of organizations publish their social media guidelines online, ready for you to review and use yourself. Social Media Policies and Guidelines.

How to handle a shitstorm – before, during and after

Mindjumpers

With brands increasing their presence on social media regular crisis are to be expected. Here’s how your company should act before, during and after a social shitstorm. In the first place you need to make sure, that you are up-to-date with your social channels.

Blogging for Business: 10 Proven Strategies that Work for Any Size Business

Pam Moore

The only guarantee we have today with the social networks and digital marketing is change. Take a listen to episode 211 of the Social Zoom Factor podcast to learn the following: 10 foundational strategies and requirements of a successful business blog post.

How to secure your Facebook Page from being hacked

Mindjumpers

ECIS2014 – New Views on Social Networks. Community Management Facebook Guidelines Social Responsibility Tips Dropbox hacking how to iCloud security Snapchat Warning The hackers are upon us.

How To 220

February 17: This week in social media

Sherrilynne Starkie

February 17: this week in social media. 17 essential social media guidelines to follow. Headline Social Media Facebook LinkedIn Ottawa Social network TwitterView more lists from Sherrilynne Starkie. Related posts: Five Ottawa Facebook pages worth checking out. Ottawa’s Twitter top 20 for 2012. October’s most popular posts. Click here to start to receive my newsletter. PLEASE LIKE MY FACEBOOK PAGE. Related articles.

Influencer Branded Content Disclaimers on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

If you work on influencer marketing you should know all about branded content disclaimers on social media and the FTC. If you don’t, here’s a brief overview of their guidelines. Due to this rise in FTC involvement, some of the social networks have adjusted their platforms.

List of Rules to Remember When Engaging in Social Media

Mindjumpers

Tweet Many organizations are starting to get involved in social media. Do you have any guidelines to make them acquainted with a social media presence? If the answer is no, maybe it’s time to start looking at some rules of social media engagement.

List 254

Protecting Children from Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

How can you protect your children from social media? “I’m on top of it, I know what this social networking thing is all about&# , “My child doesn’t really use it&# , “Does it really matter? Create a network via Ning.

What’s Your Company’s Social Media Policy?

The Social Media Incubator

Do you have a social media policy in place for your business? A press release from Grant Thornton LLP finds that “executives of public and private companies see social media as a growing set of marketing tools, but have not yet developed the necessary compliance and risk policies and procedures.” ” Why have a policy for social media? of FERF, “Social media cuts across many areas of a company (such as HR, marketing, communications and legal, among others).

Ultimate Social Media Image Sizing Guide for 2017 + Adobe Photoshop Templates

Pam Moore

Are you tired of your Facebook cover image, Facebook advertising images, Facebook Group image, Twitter cover images, Pinterest board covers and LinkedIn images not looking as beautiful as the cool social media kids (aka visual savvy social marketers)? The social world is going visual.

Your ultimate guide to social media icons

Sprout Social

Social media has become so ingrained in our daily lives that most social media icons are instantly recognizable. For marketers and business owners, this offers an excellent opportunity to implement social media icons into their marketing strategies. Social Networks

Social Media and The Cone of Silence – Victoria Department of Justice

Laurel Papworth

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, VICTORIA: What does it mean when the people you elected to represent you, turn off comments in social channels? It’s saying that social spaces are broadcast spaces. The other 7 steps to social media engagement ).

No more social media excuses…

The Way of the Web

If you’re still thinking that your industry, business or employees aren’t able to use social networks and social media marketing effectively, you might want to take a look at this: Army Social Media Handbook 2011.

Warning: Facebook hackers!

Mindjumpers

ECIS2014 – New Views on Social Networks. Community Management Facebook Guidelines Social Responsibility Tips Dropbox hacking iCloud security Snapchat Warning The hackers are upon us.

Blogging for Business: 10 Foundational Requirements for Success

Pam Moore

The only guarantee we have today with the social networks and digital marketing is change. Take a listen to episode 211 of the Social Zoom Factor podcast to learn the following: 10 foundational strategies and requirements of a successful business blog post.

Weak Passwords Can Jeopardize Your Personal And Professional Security [Infographic]

SocMed Sean

Especially as social media sites grow more and more popular and you continue to share information on them, the strength of your password is going to become more and more important. Guess what…according to the Microsoft guidelines on passwords , you just created a strong password.

What Is A Social Intranet And Is It Right For My Company?

SocMed Sean

Thanks to Karleen for sharing her thoughts on how social media capabilities and intranets can be combined to help businesses succeed! Whether social features will benefit your organization largely depends on your requirements, structure and company culture.

Key Points for Local Market Activation on Social Media for International Brands

Mindjumpers

Tweet The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series and written by our Community Manager, Sara Hansson. The community manager has to manage the local language and it’s a core ability to know how to communicate social content on a local level.

Five Observations Gained from Starting an Online Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Quite often, moderators wind up caught between worldviews of different individuals, and some of those worldviews are even immediately accusatory of the ADQ Guidelines, making it difficult to respond to those critiques without appearing biased or caving to implicit internal biases. Against a backdrop of a national discussion regarding what tactics are most effective to create social change, the case for dialogue can at least be moderately made, even if it has limitations.

How to Choose the Right Social Media Platform to Connect With Customers

Mindjumpers

Tweet When taking the first step and starting out with social media, there are some basic things worth considering for creating the right foundation for your presence. It’s quite simple, but I think it can be very helpful for businesses taking the social step.

Localized Communication:The Key to Social Media Success Globally

Mindjumpers

In such cases, social media becomes an integral part of any company’s communication strategy. The extent of localization of the global brand’s communication could be the key to their social media success.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Noting that the top barrier to increased business use of social media is a lack of time and resources, Leyl Master Black shares “seven Twitter tricks from the pros that allow you to spend less time on the mechanics and more time engaging.”

It’s Just Social Media. Don’t Freak Out.

Waxing UnLyrical

If you are reading this blog, chances are you don’t need to be told about the merits of social media. Social media just changes the way these things happen … and how fast people are punished by the marketplace if they don’t do it effectively. It’s Just Social Media.

100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

The following table contains the names of over 100 companies and organization that have published their Employee Social Media Policies or Guidelines online… The left side column is the name of the organization, and it is linked to their organizational or corporate home page.

10 Reasons Brands Fail to Convert Facebook Fans into Paying Customers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Commerce Facebook Interactive Marketing Sales Social Media Social Networking Strategy. As excited as marketers may get about shiny new objects— especially social media objects—they‘re often reluctant to spend money on developing new efforts for them.

Brands 285

7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth

There are seven stages to social media engagement from shallow monitoring to deep peer to peer economies. How deep is the rabbit hole of social media? Stage Zero - What is Social Media? Doesn’t know, doesn’t care about social media.

News Feed Optimization (NFO) is the new SEO!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

They spend all of the effort to get the page perfect and have it be in compliance with their corporate guidelines but they have no real plans for how they are going to grow their base of Fans with rich engaging content.

Feed 272

10 social links, posts and sites you might have missed

Direct Marketing Observations

Each week I try to put out a post that highlights some of the sites, posts, and resources in the social media space that have been shared by others and in which I think are worthy of sharing with you. 4) We talk about the need for social media rules, guidelines and policies.

Sites 164