Palettes, Design, Content – make yourself look good

The way you present yourself to the world is important. It’s not just the message, it;s how that message is presented. Important parts of all of this are the typography, the fonts used, the colour scheme, the general palette employed and the overall design. The aim is to provoke a response be it surprise, resonance, satisfaction, intrigue or many more possibilities.

Here are a few ideas to help you along …

Are you trying to pick a colour scheme for your business website? Need some colour inspiration to match your websites objectives?

Source: 5 Colour Palettes to Make Your Website Look Irresistible – Infographic

Beautiful, free images and photos that you can download and use for any project. Better than any royalty free or stock photos.

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Some rules of graphic design help to make effective and aesthetic products. Other rules are antiquated. Read on for the latest in graphic design standards.

Web Design: Is it Necessary to Know How to Create Traditional Art First? on WebDesignDev.com, your #1 web design blog.

Your visual presence – infographics and more

We’re asking marketers to join us and #SaveTheInternet and stop using bad stock photos—here’s why.

Source: Save The Internet— Don’t Break It With Bad Stock Photos [Infographic]

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Are you in the process of creating a new website for your business? Looking for ways to improve your existing business website?

Source: The 10 Commandments of Visual Hierarchy – Infographic

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Which Social Networks Should You Use for Marketing?

A social media presence is a business must these days. It needs to be approached with imagination, creativity and attention – unless you want to bore your customers, your audience, or piss them off! So it is a case of using the right channels for your audience base, those you want to be your customer base, post at the right times – you want them to see what you are doing! and it is a case of giving them something interesting to see. We can help, of course –

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Doing what everybody else does is not the best way for your marketing strategy! Here is what to consider when you choose which social networks you will use

Source: Which Social Networks Should You Use for Marketing?

Marketing funnels and customer journey maps are hot topics – here’s an overview to help you understand the two.

Source: Marketing Funnels and Customer Journey Maps: Two Buzz Terms You Need to Know [Infographic]

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Instagram – the rising channel

Instagram is the new social media channel getting everyone’s attention. Take a look at ours – f4mmedia, we are growing and if you want to be included give us a shout.

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Just a little while ago it was Pinterest getting the glory and the story of our beloved social media channels goes on. Any business needs a social media presence, even if it is small and discrete. It is how people know you exist and from a particular beginning you can tell your story, hopefully growing with each day and each mention.

Instagram is the fastest growing social media platform, with its range of tools and features being expanded on almost every day. Here’s a look at the history and development of the image-sharing app.

Source: 101 Facts About Instagram [Infographic]

3,546 Followers, 3,635 Following, 1,985 Posts – See Instagram photos and videos from des bate (@f4mmedia)

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If you want to maximize engagement on the platform, then you need to know how to find the best times to post on Instagram.

Source: The Best Times to Post on Instagram in 2018

Wondering what the future of Instagram marketing will look like? Here are 5 Instagram trends to pay attention to.

Source: 5 Trends Shaping the Future of Instagram Marketing

Taking a look at design

f4mmedia on Font Bundles – We provide a range of resources – stock images, illustrations, photoshop, patterns, brushes – someth

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Don’t Make Me Think by Steve Krug

Source: 10 Small Design Mistakes We Still Make – UX Planet

During the past few months, we have seen a lot of glitch fonts and effects used on various design pieces. It’s a trend in a lot of sci-fi these days that tends to mimic malfunctioning effects on fonts and images, providing them with a certain movemen

Source: 10 Best Glitch Fonts & Effects of 2018

Social Media Usage in 2018 – continuing the story

When sorting out your social media plans you need to take into consideration all the relevant information. This can be a big task and so here are a few more guidelines for you. Fit your activity to your needs and the hopes and desires of those you are trying to reach. Take a moment to think. Put yourself in other people’s place.

Do you plan to invest some of your marketing budget into social media over the next year? Want to ensure your spend is going to be worthwhile?

Source: 60+ Social Media Stats for 2018 – 2019 – Infographic

Social media usage continues to grow – check out these stats on the rising reliance on social media.

Source: 8 Fascinating Facts of Social Media Usage in 2018 [Infographic]

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Social Media 2018- the must for business

It is a must for even the smallest of businesses to have some social media presence. It may not be extensive but reaching people is all important, even if it is just the odd channel. That channel or channels, though, need to have content, they need to say something either in words or visually perhaps even via audio and video. It is also the case that they need to be the right channels to reach the right demographic – at the right time and saying the right things.

Take a look at f4mmedia across all of its socil media channels – hopefully you will find some ideas and the odd piece of entertainment.

 

Facebook and YouTube dominate the social media landscape. But younger Americans, especially those ages 18 to 24, stand out in using a variety of platforms like Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter.

Source: Social Media Use in 2018

Use this list of all the important social media demographics to make data-backed decisions when it comes to your social media marketing.

Source: Social Media Demographics to Inform a Better Segmentation Strategy

Source: The 2018 Social Audience Guide