Visuals On Your Blog Get You Noticed

by Lori Taylor · 1 comment

social media marketingSocial media marketing is all about interacting with other humans in a social way. If you think about this you will understand why visuals are a crucial part of the web experience you present to your visitors. we are visual creatures. that is why we have stereo vision. Our eyes see in color. We cue off people by reading their body language, so why wouldn’t we expect the same to be true of the web site we create?
Understanding how to use visuals on our web site or blog is a crucial piece of the web experience from a marketing standpoint. If you ignore the importance of visuals, and their proper placement, you run the risk of alienating visitors or of pointlessly providing content in a way which is unappealing.
SocialMedia examiner has a great post on the importance of providing proper visuals throughout your web site. In this blog post they present 19 different visuals and the best placement for them on your web presence. Well worth a read.

Do you want to know the secrets to successful blogging? Of course the best blogs are built on top of outstanding content. This draws readers in and keeps them engaged.

But the real secret is a little deeper. Successful bloggers also know how to use visuals.

In this article, I’ll show you 19 ways to use images that will make your blog appealing to read, keep readers coming back for more and increase your credibility.
Design Essentials

First let’s look at how to use images and design for your blog.
#1: Branding

Your blog header is one of the most important design elements of your blog. In addition to having your logo in your blog header, you can use the design to convey the message you want and strengthen your brand.
#2: Easy Reading

Images in your blog posts make your blog appealing and keep visitors on your site.
The other key places to use images are in the sidebar and in the footer, depending on your overall blog design. Your readers turn naturally to these areas for useful information. This is why the sidebar and the footer are great places to show your readers what you want them to do next.

Click here to read the entire article and get all 19 tips.

Lori Taylor


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William Mariya May 17, 2011 at 12:13 pm

I love big visuals on a website, always gets my attention.


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