How to Create Killer Images for Your Blog or Facebook

One of the questions I'm asked most often is where to find images for your blog (or Facebook, Pinterest, or any other popular social platform). Here's a quick reference list. Bookmark and Pin this page to refer to it often! Where to Find Images to Use On Your Blog or Facebook Dreamstime Shutterstock Morgue File (public domain photos) NYPL Digital Gallery Kozzi Flikr Commons (be sure to check the Creative Commons limitations and remember that if you make money from your blog, you Read more [...]

Blog Design: Keep It Clutter-Free and User-Friendly

As Time.com reports, 55 percent of users spend fewer than 15 active seconds on a web page. If you're going to capture readers' attention and keep them engaged, what do you think will do the trick first? Is it your catchy headline? Is it your first line of text? Is it that killer content everyone is telling you to write? While quality content definitely does something for your blog, it isn't the first thing that's going to keep web users on your page. What is, then? The answer is Read more [...]