12 Tools To Improve Instagram, Visual Marketing & Facebook
The following is made up of 3 “Monday Tips” articles, each of which talks about 4 helpful tools and resources around a specific area of your business. Today, the subjects are:
- Instagram apps
- Tools to help you improve your visual marketing
- Facebook tools
4 Must-Have Tools And Apps For Instagram
1) Increase sales through Instagram – Have2Have.It
Make it easy for customers to shop with your business from their mobile phones. Have2Have.It by Soldsie provides a way for your brand to stand out with a live link in your profile and a storefront design. Send prospects right to your eCommerce website and improve your conversion rates. Try it out for free for 30 days to find out if this is a good fit for your company’s bottom line.
2) Edit and share your photos – VSCO
Have a great photo, but don’t know how to make it better? Then you will love this simple and easy to use app, which will quickly help you save and share on Instagram. VSCO helps add film-inspired filters and make your images appear professional. This is a great way to fine tune what you have without spending a bundle with a photographer or online stock website.
3) Make a collage from your photos and videos – Pic Stitch
Adding multiple images and videos can be complicated, especially on mobile devices. Pic Stitch allows you to instantly organize your content, which can be shared to Instagram. This free app includes the addition of music to help your visual content stand out.
4) Plan and schedule your posts – Preview
Easily share your content with this free scheduling app. Preview allows you to add the right hashtags, description, and theme with drag and drop features. Schedule a new post or repost from another user. Editing tools are included to enhance your images, which you can add to an unlimited number of galleries.
4 Visual Marketing Tools For Greater Audience Engagement
1) Create eye-catching animations – gifs.com
Make your graphics more visually appealing with animated images your followers will love. Gifs.com is free resource that allows you to easily create an animated gif without a watermark. Upload your images for conversion or paste in a URL from places like YouTube, Instagram, etc. Add captions, icons, and more in order to get your message across.
2) Beautiful videos in seconds – Placeit
Create a great mockup of your work with this amazing tool. Placeit allows you to create beautiful marketing videos from your images or URL. This resource is great for showcasing new products, creating social media ads or presenting a client with their branded graphics. You can choose from their large selection of stock photos or upload your own.
3) Remix photos into video – Studio
Bring your images to life with this free mobile app. Studio allows you to create beautiful videos that can be easily shared on social media. Capture more sales with a video ad on Facebook or share a message right from your phone. This is a great tool for content marketers as well as educators and business owners.
4) Record from your own teleprompter – BigVu
Shoot a professional quality video with this quick tool. BigVu allows you to speak candidly to your audience without the need of memorizing lines or reading a script. The words scroll up your screen for easy reference. Use this tool for webinars, presentations, a video profile, and much more.
4 New Facebook Features You Need Today
1) Reach out to qualified employees – Facebook Jobs
You don’t need just LinkedIn to find the right candidate anymore. The new Facebook Jobs feature allows you to filter based on the type of job needed, location, and specific title. This is a great way to find qualified people who are looking for your company right from their profiles.
2) Boost your online marketing – TabSite
Put together the perfect giveaway or giveaway with attractive ad campaigns. TabSite is a great tool for the web, mobile users, and Facebook ads. Quickly build your next sweepstake campaign or coupon with customizable templates. There are both free apps and premium choices for all of the major social networks or your blog.
3) Create fast, interactive articles – Facebook Instant Articles
A great way to reach more people and attract new Fans is to use high-quality images that stand out from the rest. Facebook Instant Articles was once limited to big news outlets, but is now open to all publishers to use. This is a great way to reach a mobile audience with your content and increase your subscriber rates. You can include high-quality photos and videos that are both interactive and immersive.
4) Broadcast to a larger audience – Facebook Live Video
A good way to build visibility for your brand on Facebook is to broadcast videos in real time. Facebook Live Video is a powerful feature that you can use to instantly attract more loyal followers. Have more engaging conversations while showcasing the personal side of your business. Use these to provide exclusive educational sessions for your subscribers and online members as well as entertain your audience.
Over To You
Do you have any experiences with the above tools that you’d like to share? Are there any tools in the above categories which you think our readers should know about? Have you made any new tool discoveries that you feel are about to take off and would like to share with others? Please leave your comment, below.
This is a curation of 3 Monday Tips posts which originally appeared on susangilbert.com. They are republished here with permission.
The original articles can be found here:
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