Social Media Optimization For Dummies Cheat Sheet
Social Media Optimization is all about getting more out of your social media efforts by improving your efficiency and accuracy with your digital marketing efforts. The reference information and shortcuts in the three cheat sheets can help reduce the work it takes to manage your social media profiles.
Image Size Reference for Optimizing Social Media Profiles
Keeping track of all the images sizes needed for the various social media networks can be a chore. Use this quick reference for the optimal sizes on the biggest social networks.
If you’re uploading images to Facebook, these sizing guidelines should help.
|Cover photo||851 X 315 pixels|
|Profile image||180 X 180 pixels|
|Image in post||1200 X 900 pixels|
Check out these tips if you want to add images in Google+.
|Cover image||1080 X 608 pixels|
|Profile image||250 X 250 pixels|
|Image in post||497 X 279 pixels|
If you need to put images on LinkedIn, try using these suggestions to guide you.
|Logo||100 X 60 pixels|
|Background photo||1400 X 425 pixels|
|Banner image||At least 646 X 220 pixels|
|Image in post||646 X 220 pixels|
Twitter also lets you add images. Follow these guidelines.
|Header photo||1500 X 500 pixels|
|Profile photo||400 X 400 pixels|
|In-stream photo preview||440 X 220 pixels|
And finally, these sizing tips can help make like easier when uploading images to YouTube.
|Channel cover photo||2560 X 1440 pixels|
|Profile picture||N/A (the photo is pulled automatically from Google+)|
|Custom video thumbnail||1280 X 720 pixels|
Google+ Keyboard Shortcuts to Help You Optimize Your Profile
Optimizing your social media profiles can help you maintain your profiles with minimal effort. Google+ gives you a limited set of keyboard shortcuts for navigating the stream and moving between the various posts.
|J||Move down the stream one post at a time|
|K||Move up the stream one post at a time|
|Space||Scroll down the stream|
|Shift + Space||Scroll up the stream|
|Tab, Enter||Post the comment|
|Q||Jump to chat|
Social Media Optimization: Twitter Keyboard Shortcuts
The best way to keep up with a presence on multiple social media platforms is optimize the site and make it work for you. Twitter provides users with a handy set of keyboard shortcuts that make it easy to move between the various features of your account.
|N||Post a new tweet|
|R||Reply to a selected tweet|
|M||Send a direct message|
|G, H||Go to home page|
|G, P||Go to your profile page|
|G, R||See your mentions|
|G, M||See your direct messages|
|G, U||Go to profile page of user who posted the selected tweet|