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Sizes for Images on Social Media

As authors we are utilizing social media left and right.  It is frustrating for most of us because we aren’t computer ninja’s.  Here is a handy cheat sheet that tells you what sizes (in pixels) of image work best on what type of social media.  So you don’t have to pull your hair out tinkering, resizing, re-uploading and spending half the night to get it right.

Louise Myers over at Visual Social Media gave permission for me to share this with you.  You will probably love this and want to check out some of her other posts.  So I’m going to put the link here to her home page too.    Her site is here.

Here is the cheat sheet:

Graphic is courtesy of LouiseM.com.

Social Media Cheat Sheet 2016

 

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Greg Hickey Shares His Twitter Philosophy

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Greg retweeted in December “Writing means sharing. …” Lilac Reviews asked for Greg to share his thoughts about Twitter as an author’s tool.
Like many other writers, I think I’m just learning how to effectively use Twitter (and other social media) to market my work. The biggest thing for me is that I don’t want to come across differently on social media than I do in real life. Social media is not another persona for me; it’s me sharing my thoughts through a different platform than speech or formalized writing. I wouldn’t feel comfortable going up to a person on the street (or even a friend or family member) and telling him or her to buy my book, so I don’t want to do that on Twitter either.

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