Monday, July 09, 2018

3 Great Reasons to Use Fotor for Your Blog


Why You Need Eye Catching Images on Your Blog

An integral part of blogging is branding, creating images that people will directly connect with your blog or website.


Using images on your social media is a key part of branding and helps engage your audience potentially reaching thousands of new readers every day.

If you're already on social media you'll notice the thousands of graphics, images and videos that pass through everyday.


Some are more noticeable than others.  Every blog post requires at least one image to stand-out and rise to the top of the pile on social media channels such as Pinterest and Instagram.

1. Create Amazing Images


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Fotor is an image editing application with lots of different special effects, editing, and retouching tools.  But what I really love about Fotor is the fact you can create your own image from scratch with very little to no knowledge of photo editing, or use one of their many templates. 

Use Fotor to Upgrade Your Blog Images

Every blog and websites success solely rest with its content and design.  Fotor is an online design maker which can be used by anyone with little to no experience in graphic design.

Less is More With Colour

Make your blog vibrant with a few simple colours that are easy on the eye.

Stick to Your Website Message

Clickbait is everywhere online seeking to draw your attention away, and misleading you deliberately, choose images that are relevant to your subject matter.

Brand Your Images

Add your images to Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn to expand your readership.


2. Grow Your Social Media Following with Fotor

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The more people you have following you the greater presence you'll have online.  So, the way you present yourself is of the greatest importance. Let's face it, losing people is a doddle, but keeping them is a different ball game altogether.

Here are some tips for you to start building your following on Twitter:

First Impressions Count

Create a professional cover photo on your profile.  This is the first place people will look, and it's really important you make a good impression from the get go.

Create Meaningful Content

If you're already a blogger chances are you doing this one already.  According to research there are two different kinds of Twitter users the Meformers and the Informers.

  • Meformers tell the whole world about their daily routine, such as parties, holidays etc.
  • Informers are bloggers who inform the world about products, books, and want to pass on valuable information to their readers.

Make Conversation

Add a question or topic your followers are interested in, something they can interact with.

Follow Like-Minded Profiles

Following other people is really important for engagement online, it allows you to retweet and interact with them on your timeline.

Tweeting and Retweeting is important.  The more information you retweet from other people, the more feedback you'll receive.

Here are some interesting Tweeting facts:
  • 1-1,000 tweets has 51-100 followers
  • More than 10,000 you have 1,000 to 5,000 followers
  • If you're reaching 15,000 you'll have between 100,001 to 1 million
People like it when you retweet :)

Use Hashtags

Hashtags are a way for people to search for certain tweets, so get hashtagging!

Build Your Cross-Referencing

Make sure you have links on all of your social media and not just Twitter, but links to your website your eBooks.  Make it easy for people to find you whichever platform their using.

3. Create a Dynamic Book Covers


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A really good book cover will catch the eye of prospective readers, and send you a lot of sales. Good book covers are difficult to design, but that is all taken away with Fotor's templates.

Keep It Simple

The more elaborate the book cover, the less chance it has of making an impact on the buyer.  Stick to simple colours and fonts when creating your book cover.

Make Sure Your Book Cover Accommodates Your Chosen Genre

Do your own research, even better, look at what other authors have on their book covers.

Keep Your Book Cover Colour's Simple

A professional book cover designer would only choose two to three colour choices.

Imagine Your Book Cover Small

Envisage your book cover thumbnail size, and ask yourself, does my book cover stand out?

Give your blog a fresh look, and new images, with Fotor.


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