Images are one of the biggest trends of social media for 2012. While we often talk about the sites that are trending and the “next big thing” of social media, we seem to forget about the broader trends that have implications to our current and future strategies.
Images are the hottest thing is social media right now. Visual content is the consistent thread across the sites and tools that are growing.
Why are images key? Because our brains can consume and process an image much quicker than text.
The Trend: Social Media is Becoming Even More Visual
All of these top social network trends have one thing in common: they show us the importance of images in content and in storytelling online.
Take Advantage of It: How To Get Amazing Image Content
As social media becomes more visual, what can you do to take advantage of the biggest trend in social media? Here are some tips to help you get more from the biggest trend.
How else have you created amazing photo content? Share your tips below!
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Krista Neher is the author of the bestselling Social Media Field Guide, an international speaker, and currently CEO of Boot Camp Digital, which is a leading provider of social media marketing training and consulting solutions. Krista is a social media pioneer, creating one of the first successful corporate Twitter strategies and corporate blogs - long before "social media" was even a recognized term. After spending nearly six years at Procter and Gamble working on some of the biggest and most successful product launches, Krista went on to become the vice president of marketing at an Internet start-up.
Krista started Boot Camp Digital in 2008 and has created training programs for hundreds of advertising agencies, marketing departments and small and medium business owners in social media marketing. Krista also works with a variety of educational institutions on their social media programs and is currently working on a textbook on social media marketing.
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