In Part 2 we talked about how to create good content — both in your captions and your images. Now let’s discuss how to expand your reach. Expanding your reach So you’re posting great stuff on Instagram. Now what? How do new followers find you? How do you keep them? And how do you keep [...]
According to Merriam-Webster, typography is the “style, arrangement, or appearance of printed letters on a page.”
That definition doesn’t sound all that exciting. Typography is so much more than arranging letters on a page, and these days that page can include the Internet, too. Whether for print or web, typography is an essential part of any design. It’s also one of the more difficult elements of design to master. [...]
There’s a good chance that what you’re seeing in your Facebook News Feed is changing. In fact, it already has.
And if you’re a social publisher, the news is bad.
Facebook recently tweaked its algorithms to encourage sharing of “quality” content. What does that mean? Well, it simply means that Facebook is showing you less viral content — well, less of a certain kind of viral content, that is.
Here’s a bit of good — if somewhat shocking — news from Getty Images.
The world’s largest stock service just made part of its library of 80 million images and illustrations free for use across the Internet.
If you’ve ever used a stock image service, you know how it usually works. Low-quality watermarked images are [...]
Think, for a moment, about the web and graphic designs of yesteryear. What springs to mind? Do you recall the “grunge” and “retro” look? Or when everything seemed to feature silhouettes of excited crowds? Or when everything seemed to have round 3D “glassy” buttons? Or when everything was all handwriting and layered textured backgrounds? Or when stripes and chevrons reigned supreme?
Maybe you’re having a hard time recalling specific examples, but I’m willing [...]