I am going to discuss how I create images for my blog. A picture is a very important part of your post. It not only capture the attention of your readers but also makes it easier to share it on social media. So let’s see what is the benefit of having pictures in your post.
#Readers understand the context –
A picture makes the context clear for readers. A featured image is very handy for the post. You must start the post with relevant pictures and people will be interested in reading your post.
You can have the picture with topic text and illustration. Please see the example below. You can always include your logo to make it professional.
# Only words make your post boring –
Who have so much of time to read tons of text. To get your reader engage to your post, you must redirect them to suitable picture to continue reading. It also helps you to explain the topic better.
#Sharing is easy –
A picture makes it easy to share your post on the social media. There are social media built on pictures like Pinterest and Instagram. Create pictures and help your visitor to share it easily.
#Infographic is cool –
A new type of picture called Infographic makes it easy to share facts and pictures together.Use it as much as you can to make your content useful and interesting. Read this post to learn how to create Infographics.
How to Create Stunning Infographics for Your Blog Post
How I create Pictures for my Blog –
Now let’s come to the main topic, how I create pictures for my blog. First of all, I follow these guidelines:[stextbox id=”info”]
- Use illustration with text in the picture
- Use featured image
- Create Infographics wherever possible
- Use Royalty free or free stock images
- Do not violate copyright
- Share and create more pictures
- Never ever copy copyright images from Google search blindly[/stextbox]
I use Canva to create pictures. To find free stock images, I use common creative license photos from Flickr. A common creative license means:
Read this post to know all website where you can download stock images.
I also use easel.ly and Canva to create Infographics. Let’s see this video tutorial to understand how I create pictures for my blog using Canva and Flickr.
A blog post without pictures is same as a gun without a bullet. You just need right tool and concept to create interactive and engaging pictures.
Make sure you create at least 1-2 pictures for every post. Also do not forget to share it with your readers on social media. It is an art and will need some time before you become an expert.
Let me know what tools you use to create pictures for your post and sites where you download pictures?
— ravisinghblog (@ravisinghblog) January 14, 2016
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