When it comes to developing your social media presence, there will always likely be a sticking point in the setup proces: optimizing graphics for cover photos, headers, and profile photos. Unless you actively work in social media marketing, setup programs for a myriad of clients, or have an advanced knowledge of social marketing, it can be tricky to remember the exact dimension of each required social media graphic. Even us experienced veterans in the social media world need to take a peek at a sizes guide just to be certain that all graphics used conform with each platform.
Luckily there’s a cheat sheet you can bookmark…for now (who knows when the next major social media update will occur, rendering some of the sizes below obsolete). Developed by SetUpABlogToday.com, the infographic below provides a quick overview of profile photos and post dimensions for eight of today’s social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, Instagram, and Tumblr. This infographic will prove immensely valuable for content marketers and social media enthusiasts alike because it provides the optimal dimensions for photos shared within updates. Optimizing content for post engagement can be tricky when your perfect image for Facebook becomes distorted on Instagram and cut-off on Twitter; however, the guideline below will give you the exact dimensions to tailor photos to each platform respectively.
Now go ahead and start optimizing your social content!