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.
Use Google authorship to claim the content you create and enjoy authorship's advantages in visibility, clickthroughs, and results.
I am posting this here, so i know to come back and read this. Thanks to Kevan @Buffer Blog So what is Google authorship? To the naked eye, Google authorship is the photo and byline that appears on search results pages. It is that and so much more.
So. You think you’ve got yourself a good blog post. You chose your writing style. You knocked out the first draft. You allowed it to sit for an hour or a day. Now it’s time to edit that bad dog — ruthlessly.
ensure that your blog post has all of the essential ingredients it needs.
Tumblr has seen quite a few changes over the past year – not all of them received lightly. But most brands now have their own presence on the platform and some are even taking the plunge to entirely replace their website with a Tumblr.
Really good!! Perfect Posts’ series – some quick-glance information, optimum timing for social posts and best practices to help you drum up engagement across social site like Tumblr, Vine, Google+, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.
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
My mum has always been a wonderful source of inspiration, support and encouragement. Here are three lessons I learnt from her.
a big part of running a business as well, but thanks to my mum I constantly try to remind myself that every setback is a stepping stone to success, and that there is no such thing as failure, just feedback.
Pinterest has been in the news this week with regard to contests in general and a revised Acceptable Use Policy that was announced
Attention: Business and bloggers who run Competitions via Pinterest • Some important changes! Shelley Kramer of Business2Community has written a great article explaining the Do's and Don't and included a summary info - for those who never get around to reading the ever so important guidelines.
Pinterest has recently updated its guidelines for these so-called “Pin to Win” or “Pin It To Win It” contests in an effort to decrease the amount of these types of contests, as they purportedly (or at least according to Pinterest) do nothing to encourage creativity and expression, the fundamentals on which the site is based.