Images aren’t just useful on blog posts, social media platforms are also very visual and if you’re about increasing audience engagement, adding great images will help. Take for example this study conducted by bufferapp, it shows that tweets with images have an increase retweet rate of up to 150%!
To make your visual contents easier to manager, here are some tools to help you:
1. PicMonkey – is a web-based photo editing tool that’s very easy to use. You can quickly edit an image, create a collage, or put together a design for your Facebook cover photo. You can start using it straight away without having to sign up or upload you own photos.
Another similar tool is Photovisi – an online collage maker that is very easy to use. No need to create an account to use the tool. You just upload your images, choose a layout, and download the finished collage.
2. Social Image Resizer Tool – if you upload images on your social media accounts on a daily basis, this tool is very handy. It allows you to quickly resize any image to fit the different image size requirements of various social media platforms.
Social Image Resizer Tool actually has custom sizes of Facebook, Twitter & Google+ profile, header or cover photos so you don’t have to worry about memorizing aspect size ratio of the images.
You may also check out Social Media Image Maker. Just like Social Image Resizer Tool, there are available templates for resizing your photos. Plus they have more social media options like YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, LinkedIn and Tumblr.
3. Timeline Slicer – is specifically used for Facebook image designing. You’ll be working on a mock up Facebook page or profile and then upload your pictures to see what it will look like. You can then resize, move and rotate your images until you get the layout/design you want. If you’re satisfied with the image, you can then download it as a zip file.
4. Pixlr – a free photo editing online website that lets you crop photos, apply red-eye and blemishes fixes, apply filters and borders, add text and make collages! if you’re looking for a reliable browser-based editor, this is it.
Another tool that works just like Pixlr is BeFunky. What we love about this web-based photo editing tool is that it allows you to grab images from different sources like your PC, Facebook, Flickr, your webcam, etc.
5. Easel.ly – if you want to create infographics to be shared on your blog or social media profiles, you can use Easel.ly. This infographhics creator tool is very easy to use – you can either create your own infographics from scratch or use a pre-made template. You can download the finished graphics or use the embed or linked code.
Similar tools: Visual.ly, Piktochart, Infogr.am: