How to write the perfect blog post
Comparison of the most popular blogging platforms (infographic)
Back in February, Lorna wrote a post outlining the pros and cons of two of the most popular blogging platforms – WordPress and Blogger. Today, we bring you an infographic with some interesting statistics, comparing some of the leading blog platforms out there.
NB: WordPress DOES have a preview button, an oversight on this infographic.
The Dos and Don’ts for a Successful Call to Action (Infographic)
Earlier this month Lorna wrote a post on The Best 7 Calls To Action. To go along with Lorna’s excellent advice, I’d like to share the following infographic on the dos and don’ts for a successful call to action. If you have difficulty reading the size of the text, click here to see Litmus original. Enjoy!
How to create an infographic with visual.ly
Following on from my post last week on creating infographics, I have been road-testing some of the recommended creation tools and will share my results with you over the coming weeks.
First up – visual.ly. You can explore an extensive showcase of infographics which you can upload to your own website or blog or you can create your own data visualisations, and share them to the site if you wish.
A user generates content through publicly available data such as information from a Twitter hashtag or a Facebook feed, and then selects a template to instantly visualize it. The site will grow over time to include additional data feeds, designs, stories, and themes in the areas of sports, politics, economics, food, and more.
Visual.ly is very simple to use – a quick sign up process and I created my own personal Twitter infographic in a matter of minutes. Good to know that I am a Twitter Trailblazer 😉
Have some fun and create your own infographic with visual.ly, then post it to your website or blog. Don’t forget to share a link with us to your creation either in the comments section below or on our Facebook page.
The who, what, where and when of Pinterest (Infographic)
Infographics are a quick way to present information at a glance and so it is with this latest infographic from maximyser on Pinterest use
Not all of this graphic may be of interest to you – it’s heavily US brand focused – but it will give you a clear sense of what kind of audience Pinterest markets to and how people are using this platform-du-jour. It also provides some good advice on how to use Pinterest effectively to spread the work about your website or blog.
What does your colour choice say about your brand?
Understanding colour meanings (both positive and negative), and how they relate to your target audience (age, class, gender) will help you create a stronger brand.
In anticipation of our official launch of Write on Track next month, we have been working away behind the scenes tweaking things like our brand logo. So, we thought it might be helpful to all of you who are in the process of designing your blog, website or new brand image, to be aware that your choice of colours can have an impact on how your brand is perceived.
Here is a handy infographic which will help you determine if the colours you choose reflect your brand and appeal to your target audience.
Time’s Ticking on new Facebook Timeline
Time’s ticking on the switchover to the new look Facebook for business timeline. If you have not yet converted your page, it will automatically convert on March 30th.
In Mari Smith’s latest post, she covers the main things you need to know to make the switchover and even if you’ve already switched, you’ll still find some great tips.