2 Must Have Social Share Photo Tools, A Photo Is Worth 1000 Shares Posted on March 23, 2015March 22, 2015 by Shaun Dakin This is a web version of my weekly email that I send to clients and friends. Enjoy ! Spring ! Quote by Shaun Dakin, Image made by Pablo by Buffer Good morning ! Happy Spring ! Here in the Washington, DC area we were greeted with a couple of inches of snow this past Friday. Nothing, however, could stop the arrival of Spring ! This week’s theme is images. How important they are for communicating your message and two tools that I use to create images that resonate. Images Tell All: A picture is worth a thousand words. On social media, a photo is worth a 1000 shares. Here are some of the tools I use to create shareable images: Paid: Pic Monkey Free: Pablo by Buffer Best, Shaun Dakin – Dakin Associates PS: Just reply to this email to get in touch with me. I’d love to hear from you! PPS: Please share this with your friends if you think it would be helpful ! Sign up link here Interesting Stuff I’m Reading That You Should As Well ! You Want the Ruth? You can’t handle the Ruth ! One of the best images on facebook this past week ! How a Small Quaker Group Forced PNC Bank to Stop Financing Mountaintop Removal An incredible story about a small group of activists that took on a bank (PNC) and won. A must read. Lessons from best-selling business books – Business Insider Increase your business know-how in seven minutes. Animals At ‘Gunpoint’ Posters Will Make You Rethink Your Next Purchase Surfrider Foundation Europe has a simple message about consumer culture: “You buy, the sea pays.” That’s the motto behind a new ad campaign to combat the 5.25 trillion plastic particles currently polluting the oceans. Videos That Are Awesome Guns With History – YouTube This is the anti gun video that stormed the internet this week. I also happen to be on the board of directors for the organization: States United. Resources and Tools To Make Your Job Easier Pablo by Buffer – Design engaging images for your social media posts in under 30 seconds A new tool from Buffer, one of my favorite social media apps, that makes creating social share images easy ! PicMonkey: Free (and paid) Online Photo Editing Editing your photos is easy with PicMonkey! Add filters, frames, text, and effects with our free online photo editing tool! How to Create a Social Media Report and Explain It to a Client An overview of all the different social media stats and metrics that make for a great social media report – and how to easily create and understand it all. How to Schedule Emails in Gmail for Sending at a Later Date You can use Google sheets to schedule email messages in Gmail. Write the emails now and the sheet will send them automatically at a later date and time. How To Schedule YouTube Videos Using YouTube Video Scheduling – Video Marketing Blog Settings for YouTube Video Scheduling Scheduling YouTube videos to publish when it’s most strategic for you and your organization or company is something you can now do using YouTube scheduling features. 5 New Facebook Features and How Marketers Should Use Them | Social Media Examiner Are you taking advantage of the most recent Facebook features? Here are five ways to incorporate recently revealed Facebook features into your marketing. 12 Surprising Ways to Use Evernote You Might Not Have Considered Evernote is one of those rare apps I can’t seem to outgrow. I am always finding new uses for it. How to run a successful Facebook Group Examples and 13 killer tips to creating and running a successful Facebook Group. Thanks so much ! I’d love to hear from you. Just reply to this email and say hi ! If you find this email valuable, please share with a friend. If you don’t, please unsubscribe at the link below. Shaun PS: If you want to subscribe to this email please go here > http://eepurl.com/QhMGP Collect and curate content easily for brilliant newsletters. Try Goodbits for free!