A few weeks ago, I wrote about Daniel Arnold, a Brooklyn photographer who was nearly flat broke until he held a one-day sale of prints through Instagram that netted him more than $15,000. This week, another photographer with a large Instagram following tried the same sort of thing with similar results [...]
Aaron Huey is a photographer for National Geographic whose Instagram account, @argonautphoto, has more than 160,000 followers. On Monday, during a weeklong stint as guest editor of The New Yorker’s Instagram feed, Huey announced that for the next 24 hours he would be offering prints of his Instagram photos for $100 each.
Monitoring your business’ social media presence can take up a lot of time. But if you take a disciplined approach, and keep an eye on the clock, you can get it down to a manageable hour a day — even … Read more
Monitoring your business’ social media presence can take up a lot of time. But if you take a disciplined approach, and keep an eye on the clock, you can get it down to a manageable hour a day - sociallystacked.com
Facebook Business Page (another) NEW LOOK : This week, Facebook begins rolling out a streamlined look for Pages on desktop that will make it easier for people to find the information they want and help Page admins find the tools they use most.
Social media formatting tips and tricks to make your content stand out on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest and your blog
Definitely worth reading ( & bookmarking)
The blog at Bufferapp shows you some simple tricks and best practices of social media formatting to help you create unique, stand-out posts on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest, along with some tools to help you create memorable blog tidbits worth sharing.
The amount of content shared on Pinterest grew by 19.22%, beating LinkedIn (at 15.11%) and Facebook (14.78%).
marketers should start to look beyond Facebook and Twitter as the primary platforms for social media outreach, and capitalize on the fast-growing Pinterest to share their visual content. Here is how you can create awesome Pinterest content that will aid you in marketing without words
For those wanting to add a more visual enhancing showcase of their Pinterest pins on their websiten ~ though i have not tried it (i use a Wordpress plug-in for my sites) ~ it looks like this detailed but simple to follow HOW-TO will help out many..
something from the cool site at Before & After's Design Talk section - this desktop calendar you can make with home printer and put onto CD cases (usually someone has at least one of these things in the house somewhere, thats not cracked too much!)
Anyways.. cool lil project - good chance to also learn and practice about layout and typography ~ cuz its always good to try new layouts we don't usually do
When your computer crashes, you get an error message, telling you that your computer just crashed.
Victoria Siemer, a graphic designer based in Brooklyn, imagines a world where everyday actions and scenes get a computer error message. The photo series is called “Human Error,” and she updates it on her blog Witchoria every week.
Recent surveys about social media use pointed to one clear fact: women dominate men. It’s not just that more women use the most popular social networks, we can slice the data in different ways and w...
Recent surveys about social media use pointed to one clear fact: women dominate men.
It’s not just that more women use the most popular social networks, we can slice the data in different ways and why, if you own or manage a business, you should take note of this gender trend
Getty Images will give more than 40 million of its stock photos away for free as it seeks to address online photo piracy.
Getty Images will give more than 40 million of its stock photos away for free as it seeks to address online photo piracy. The stock photo agency introduced a new "embed" function on Thursday that will enable its images to be published on websites, blogs and social media free of charge, provided the images are not used to directly promote a product, service or business.
series_post_list_box There are a several different ways of using images and photos on Facebook, each of which has different dimensions and quirks. Some are for design and identity on the user interfac
Info always good to have/know : Each type of image on a Facebook page has its own size and oddities. And Facebook has made some changes to its image sizes and layout recently, particularly with how thumbnails and images display on the timeline. So here’s my updated 2014 version of the guide for Facebook image and photo sizes and types ~havecamerawilltravel.com
Want to improve you content publishing, SEO and usability? Boost your performance by being more strategic with your blog posts' tags and categories.
Blogging / Content for your website >> If you don’t bother with categorizing or tagging your blog’s content.
What you don’t realize is that not doing so makes your life a million times harder when it comes to publishing content, and that you’re probably missing out on some very easy traffic opportunities. Want to fix it? Read on
Love it or hate it, graffiti has revolutionized the way we think of art. It is anarchic, untamed, ephemeral at times, and difficult.
Unconventional #Graffiti Artist Above
"Pixel 77 takes a look at one of the most original graffiti artists there is. He goes by the name Above, and he keeps his real identity a secret. He was born in 1981 in California, and has been active on the scene since back in 1996, when he was only 15 years old. He developed his trademark upward arrow signature when he was 18, stating that he wanted something instantly recognizable, since at the time he was spray-painting trains, and wanted something distinguishable even as the train was moving fast."
Called 500px Prime, here’s how it will be different from other licensing services. Prime will charge licensing fees starting at $250. Regardless of the license, 30 percent of the photo sold would go to the photographer who owns it
Photography-based social networking site 500px announced that it is launching a commercial licensing service that would earn the members in the online photo community 30 percent of proceeds for each photo sold.sftw on Facebook
this is great ~ reminds me of something similar long time (early year 2000) that i used within 'Virtual Places' ~ where me and friends can go 'browsing/surfing' together or in group. Infact at VP you could even launch a 'transport' avatar and the group can hop in into the 'van' or 'bus' etc..
Think this is great for teaching someone something (instead of having to do captures) and also for business use..
Easy to use vector graphics program that works in your browser. No installation required. Try it for free.
Mondrian is a free web app for creating vector graphics, like a simplified version of Adobe Illustrator or Inkscape. It's fully open source, with all the basic tools you'll need to create your own vector graphics. It has SVG import/export and PNG export capability.