10 Tips for Turning Photos Into Powerful Stories

John Haydon

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Picture This: Automatically Add Instagram Photos to Your WordPress Site

Byte Technology

Therefore, sharing Instagram photos on a WordPress site is, essentially, a two-way exchange: it helps those interested in your site find you on Instagram, and it guides those who have discovered you on Instagram to your site.

What Should Impress You in Shooting Photos?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Having the ability to record that is both an amazing photo difficulty, and an extensive learning experience. One of the leading reasons people entered digital photography was through a person they love.

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Got a photo of #Humanize?

SocialFish

Just for fun, I created a Pinterest board for all of the photos that have come flooding in from people who have a book in their hands (or ipads, for that matter). Check out the board here and email me your photo to maddie[at]socialfish.org.

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Stimulating the Senses with Dynamic Images, Photos, & Video – Part I

NetWits

When in-person is simply not an option, consider using multimedia to enhance your site and make it visually appealing – videos, photos, images, podcasts and even live streaming video are great ways to share your organization’s culture and engage with constituents using a personal, interactive touch.

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Seven Ways To Use Photos To Amplify Engagement On Your Facebook Page

SocialFish

Over 300 million photos are uploaded to Facebook every single day! Facebook users love liking, commenting on, and sharing photos more than any other type of content on Facebook. So posting photos automatically gives you an advantage in the Edgerank game. Post Big Photos.

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Don’t Just Post Photos. Post Stories!

John Haydon

So photos are huge. But simply posting photos is not enough. A powerful story in a photo earns every one of those thousand words: By making people take action. Here are ten tips for creating photos that tell stories: 1.

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Photo Friday: #Febphotoaday

Have Fun - Do Good

I've been enjoying fat mum slim's February photo a day challenge. Each day she shares a photo idea for you to take and share on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, or your blog using the hashtag #febphotoaday.

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Seven Ways To Use Photos To Amplify Engagement On Your Facebook Page

SocialFish

Over 300 million photos are uploaded to Facebook every single day! Facebook users love liking, commenting on, and sharing photos more than any other type of content on Facebook. So posting photos automatically gives you an advantage in the Edgerank game. Post Big Photos.

License your photos and more on Facebook

Amy Sample Ward

If you’re a photographer, you might be happy to let someone use your photos so long as they give you credit. Maybe you use Flickr and share your photos there under a CC license as well. This blog has a Creative Commons license.

A Photo A Day Keeps Lack of Engagement Away

Frogloop

How many photos do you take a day? They say that a photo is worth a thousand words. Photos are Liked 2 times more than text updates are on Facebook. On Facebook's top 10 brand pages, photos and videos drive the most engagement. A week?

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Sunday Quote: Anne Frank + Photos

Have Fun - Do Good

A little inspiration as you make your plans for the week ahead. The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God." ~ Anne Frank Tweet. nablopomo Sunday quote

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Guatemala Photo Essay

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Ann Harrison, our Communications Director, just pulled together a great photo essay on our work with the National Police Archive in Guatemala. Bringing Ann on board has been a key part of improving our communications as an organization. Ann's extensive experience as a journalist brings improved story telling to Benetech: combining our technical skills with the social impact that drives us.

Photos No Longer Get More Reach on Facebook

John Haydon

You’ve no doubt heard the advice that posting photos will help you get more reach on Facebook. According to a study by SocialBakers, photos now get less organic reach than videos, links, and even text updates.

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Study: Photos Generate More Retweets on Twitter

Frogloop

Past studies have said that sharing photos on Facebook sparks engagement. According to a new study by Dan Zarrella of Hubspot, sharing photos on Twitter generates significant retweets too. In short, photos appeared to increase retweet rates, unless the product was owned by Facebook.

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Pew Study Highlights Explosion of Photo Sharing

John Haydon

—————————– A new study by the Pew Internet and American Life Project looks at habits of curators and creators of photos and videos online. Video creators dominate the 18-29 age demographic even more than photo creators, comparatively.

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How to Create a Giving Tuesday Photo Sharing Campaign

John Haydon

For the last several years, photos have been at the top of the list when it comes to uploading and sharing content online. The post How to Create a Giving Tuesday Photo Sharing Campaign appeared first on John Haydon.

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Six Creative Ways To Use Photos To Increase Engagement On Your Facebook Page

John Haydon

Over 300 million photos are uploaded to Facebook every single day! Facebook users love liking, commenting on, and sharing photos more than any other type of content on Facebook. So posting photos automatically gives you an advantage in the Edgerank game. Post Big Photos.

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Photo Friday: Have Fun Do Good Flower

Have Fun - Do Good

Made with keepcalm-o-matic.co.uk. photofriday nablopomo

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Automatically Post Links as Photos on Facebook With Postplanner

John Haydon

One feature they’ve recently added allows you to post links as photos , which increases that links virality. Facebook content strategy edgerank photos

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4 Free Photo Resources You Can Tap for Social Good

Tech Soup Blog

Possibly the most used and most recommended, but arguably the most complicated software to edit photos, Lightroom can be found in the toolkit of most photographers. Or, you can always come back to edit your photos, even while you're offline.

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11 Types of Photos Nonprofits Should Post on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To get started, nonprofit social media managers need to learn and feel comfortable with taking a lot of photos at events, on the street, in the office, and on site visits. You are going to need to know where to find photos online and how to source them. ”Oh, Wow” Photos.

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Sandee Jackson | The Most Exhaustive Guide EVER to free photos for your blog

AFP Blog

Sandee Jackson | The Most Exhaustive Guide EVER to free photos for your blog : If there’s a question I’m always asked about blogging, it’s this one – Where do I find free photos for my blog? Not all of us have the means to fork out the money for paid stock photography, and many of us also don’t have the time or the means (or even the interest) to take photos ourselves.

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How to spice up your Google profile with photos - TNW Google

AFP Blog

How to spice up your Google profile with photos - TNW Google

Tumblr, Photo Blogger Raise $100K for Hurricane Sandy Relief | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

AFP Blog

Tumblr, Photo Blogger Raise $100K for Hurricane Sandy Relief | News & Opinion | PCMag.com : In less than 24 hours, a joint Hurricane Sandy fundraising effort from Tumblr and New York photo blog Humans of New York (HONY) has topped their goal of raising $100,000 for victims of the storm

Guest Post: The Convivial Museum Photo Essay

Museum 2.0

They collaborated on this photo essay that demonstrates the simplicity and power of their vision. We found one of our favorite photos on Flickr, taken by Austrian photographer Thom Trauner, who captures the essence of the issue.

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What Can You Learn From This Scientific Use of Facebook Photo Tagging?

John Haydon

Before you read any further, watch the following video that describes how they used photo tagging to achieve this impossible task. If your organization works to find missing children, you can aggregate tips with photo tagging. Facebook ideas photos tagging

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Why Facebook Photo Tags Are The New (And Possibly More Powerful) Likes | Fast Company

AFP Blog

Why Facebook Photo Tags Are The New (And Possibly More Powerful) Likes | Fast Company

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Create: Photo Cards for November Birthdays

Have Fun - Do Good

As part of my 100 Letters for the Last 100 Days of 2011 project, I've been making cards with my own photos. Collect your photos. I printed mine with Kodak Photo Gallery. I've really been into using black Strathmore Photo Mount Greeting Cards with Silver Sharpies and Sparkly Gelly Roll pens. Add photos to your cards. Place an adhesive square (they come with the Strathmore cards) in each of the photo's corners.

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25 Gifts to Make with Your 2011 Photos

Have Fun - Do Good

One raw material I have more than enough to work with is photos, so today I'm brainstorming holiday gifts to make with them. All photos are by me (: TweetWho'd like to make more holiday gifts this year? But I'm often stumped for ideas.

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Organize and Improve Your Photos with Zoner

Tech Soup Blog

You can use Zoner to back up, organize, and adjust your organization's photos. Get Zoner Photo Studio. Organize Photos. Zoner makes it easy to transfer photos from your camera to your computer, sort them, label them, and access them whenever you need them.

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How the National Wildlife Federation Uses Photo Contests to Engage Facebook Users (VIDEO)

John Haydon

Danielle Brigida and recently hung out on Google Plus to chat about a number of things, including how they conduct photo contests. Facebook engagement nwf photo contests

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People Powered Movement Photo Contest

Have Fun - Do Good

Consequently, I was pretty excited when the Alliance for Biking and Walking asked me to spread the word about their People Powered Movement Photo Contest. In response, the Alliance is holding a People Powered Movement Photo Contest. I'm a big walker.

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Building a Facebook Fanpage – Part 3 – Adding Photos

NetWits

It’s a cliché but a picture does indeed paint a thousand words. In the case of the house the pictures from it’s heyday and the pictures from today were quite striking in the contrast of splendour and decay. This was fantastic in getting people to sign up to the campaign as they could really identify what they were signing up for

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The Greatest Photos and Messages from the Women's March and Protests

Frogloop

January 20 and January 21, 2017 will go down as one of the biggest moments in modern history where Americans and allies across the world (mostly) peacefully protested against Racism, Islamophobia, Transphobia, Sexism, and stood up to protect Prochoice, LGBT Rights, Healthcare Reform, and much more.

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Photo Friday: If dance be the food of happiness.

Have Fun - Do Good

Taken at Hipline. Tweet

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Improve Your Photos with the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan

Tech Soup Blog

Organize, edit, enhance, and transform your photos anytime, anywhere. Lightroom CC is helpful for managing and editing entire collections of photos from one place. You can sort, tag, and edit entire sets of photos to help stay organized.

Can You Use Your Own Photos on Your Website? Maybe Not

Tech Soup Blog

Rules of Thumb for Using Photos of People. Are photos that you take with your camera or phone yours or your organization's property to use as you wish? Well, you would think so, but there are some rules around this, especially if the photos are of minors under 18.

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Vegetarian Home Cookin' Photo Album

Have Fun - Do Good

If you are my Facebook pal , you know that I love cooking, and get a kick out of posting photos of the vegetarian and vegan dishes I make on my Facebook profile. I recently created a Home Cookin' photo album on Flickr for people who aren't on Facebook, but wanted to see the photos too. If you click on a particular photo, it will have the name of the recipe and the cookbook it came from. Some photos have links to recipes online.

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Susannah Conway: Making Time for What Matters (PHOTOS)

Have Fun - Do Good

Today's post is the seventh, and last (for the moment), in my guest post series: Making Time for What Matters. Be sure to read the pieces by Julie Daley , Tiffany Moore , Rachel Cole , Rachelle Mee-Chapman , Emily McKhann , and Peter Deitz too!

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Three Photo Editing Apps to Try Right Now

Tech Soup Blog

Faded (iPhone; $0.99) is a photo editing app that includes 34 free filters and 36 premium filters that you can purchase within the app. TouchRetouch: Make Your Photos Shine. Got a random person the background of your staff photo?

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Photos for Social Change

Have Fun - Do Good

Beth Kanter posted an incredible photo today on blogher and netsquared (click on one of them to see it) taken from the camera_rwanda blog. You must visit this blog and see the photos. The photo above is from another beautiful photo blog called, Lives in Focus.

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Museum Photo Policies Should Be as Open as Possible

Museum 2.0

While doing research, I found myself digging back into old arguments on museum listservs about photo policies and I want to add my two (very opinionated) cents on this. If people can take their own photos, they won't buy them in the gift shop.

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