It’s no secret that the key to a successful social media strategy is to show, not tell. Not only is our audience 4x more likely to remember visual content than they are text, they’re quicker to click on it, too; adding an image link to your tweet can increase engagement by a whopping 200%.
People have always been visual learners, but with numbers like that, marketers are starting to do something about it. Luckily, it’s never been easier to get visual on social. The popularity of image-based networks like Instagram and Pinterest has forced more traditional platforms like Twitter and Facebook to accommodate for visual content.
Now, most platforms have the option to directly attach an image to your tweet, status update, or post, making it seamless for marketers to boost social activity. But while marketers are embracing visual content in their social media efforts, their approach doesn't always fit the bill. Literally..