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6 Great Image Tools to Spruce Up Your Website

6 Great Image Tools to Spruce Up Your Website

May 5, 2014

As you already know, the use of images on your website, blog, and social media networks is a basic necessity. Images can show off your brand and provide consistency for it. They are eye-catchers on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, and Pinterest is based solely on images. They help draw people in to read your articles and blog posts. Yes, images...

Pinterest Apps: Mobile, Web, & Integration

Pinterest Apps: Mobile, Web, & Integration

Aug 1, 2012

Pinterest is one of the hottest new social sites of 2012, and developers haven’t wasted any time developing creative apps to enhance the experience. We hear about it everywhere and chances are you have spent some time pinning images and browsing popular boards already.   As for me, I’m a bit of a Pinterest addict with more than 100 boards myself....

9 Photo Filter & Effects Applications to Replace Instagram

9 Photo Filter & Effects Applications to Replace Instagram

Jun 22, 2012

Do you love the look that photo filters give Instagram photos, but don’t own a Smartphone that works with Instagram? Or maybe you do but you want to be able to get the same look on photos you didn’t take with your phone, such as professional photos or those you have saved on your computer’s hard drive. The good news is there are many great applications...

Instagram for Computer

Instagram for Computer

Jun 8, 2012

Instagram is possibly the most popular social network not available for computer. It started as an iPhone app that allows users to share photos via the Instagram platform as well as through their social media (Facebook and Twitter). Users can use cool, fun and funky filters to add a level of ambiance to their snapshots. Instagram was developed that way to mimic...

Instagram for Business

Instagram for Business

Jun 4, 2012

There are many businesses out there today who are taking advantage of Instagram to promote their products or services and expand their mobile presence. Big brands using Instagram include National Geographic, NPR, NBC News, Playboy, Pepsi, CNN, Starbucks, Grammys, and even David Blaine.   Lots of people have been asking “What is Instagram?” after...

Promoting your Content With Pinterest

Promoting your Content With Pinterest

Mar 15, 2012

As a freelance writer and social media marketer, I’m always looking for new social media sites to delve into as well as new ways to promote my digital content. Like many Internet users of the world, I quickly became hooked on Pinterest, but only recently began promoting my content using through the Pinterest network.   Whether you are a writer, article...

What is Pinterest?

What is Pinterest?

Mar 9, 2012

Pinterest is the latest social media phenomena to take the Internet by storm and, believe me, that isn’t an exaggeration.  According to comScore, Pinterest is the fastest social media platform in history to surpass the ten million unique visitor mark.  It is huge and growing bigger and will not be going away any time soon.  Initially, Pinterest became...

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