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  • Jon Rivers

Cheat Sheet - Social Media Image Sizes for 2017

Everyday your social media posts are competing against your competition, and in some cases, especially on Twitter, your messages can easily get buried.

So how do you stand out and get noticed?

It’s simple. Make sure you have powerful and enticing visuals attached to all your social media posts, images that will grab the attention of your audience. “90% of information sent to the brain is visual, and visuals are processed 60,000 faster than text”.

The trouble is that every social network has its own recommended image size. Remembering those can be an absolute nightmare.

That’s why we decided to share the correct social media image sizes the for each of the top networks: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube.

Hint: Bookmark this page to make sure you use the right social image size.

We also wanted to share one tool that we particularly like to use for creating eye-catching images, as well as for resizing images as need be. And that tool is Canva.

Plus, if you’re looking for professional stock images, we’re partial to Shutterstock.  

Social Media Image Size Cheat Sheet for 2017



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