Can’t afford a designer, but have Facebook cover image envy?
Do you want to have an amazing cover photo that attracts new readers as well as keeps your current fans coming back for more?
Well, you’re in luck!
As of July 1st, 2013, Facebook has relaxed its guidelines somewhat, allowing you to add more than just the ‘20% text maximum’ to your image, as well as any other info you think may entice your fans to stick around.
Add to that the option to use the free online photo editing software site known as PicMonkey, and we’re in Facebook-cover-image-making business!
Tips for Making the Most of Your Facebook Cover Image
Before we jump into the ‘how-to’ of crafting your cover image, let’s check out a few pointers for making a Timeline cover photo really stand out:
The colors, mood, and tone that you use on your website and other promotional materials should also be echoed in your cover image.
Remember, everything that you choose to reflect your brand is woven throughout your author platform and reinforces the image you wish to represent. So take special care in choosing images that support the vibe or feel you wish for your readers to experience when visiting. [Read more…]