Part Four -- How to Use You Tube & Images To Create a Beautiful Blog
Welcome to part four of Blogging Tips For Small Business series. To begin tell us how are the blogs going so far? feel free to send us a link to yours in the comments box below.
Have you ever heard the phrase ‘A picture paints a thousand words’?. Posts with images are 37% more likely to be read by social media users. Moreover It’s not just Facebook that is becoming image centric. Pinterest has seen a 210% rise in page impressions in the last three months alone -- so you guys; these images are addictive for users.
One of the reasons images are so powerful is because a good image is universal in appeal. No language barriers exist as their is no need to offer an explanation of the image. Images are also very sharable so they are the lifeblood of our social media activities now. Sharing images that move us, make us giggle or make us furious is common place activity. It’s not just images that are gaining importance, Google and others are calling 2013 the year of the video. Now we should all be creating our own movies and sharing them on Flicker, Tumblr or You Tube. An image is 1000 words and a video is believed to be worth 1.5 million words per minute!! That’s staggering but videos allow us to get personal, showcase skills and connect with our fans and customers.
Check out the video below and find out more about using images and videos to make the most of your blogs: