Fine free images online

How to find free images that say more than 1000 words

Did you know that a picture creates a feeling 60.000 times faster than text? With a nice image we can improve our chances to get the reader to continue reading…

Where do you go to find images for your blog and business? Many people just google for an image and use the first great image they find. That is however risky, since the vast majority of images are copyright protected.

However, if you know where to look there are many awesome image sources that let you use their amazing images completely free! Read more

Pinterest Get Traffic and Optimize Your Profile

Get Traffic & Optimize Your Profile on Pinterest

My last post gave you a background to Pinterest for Personal or Business use. Do you have an Business account already? If not, maybe it’s time to creaet one? A Business account gives you several useful extra features and tools.

Here are some tips on how you can optimize your Business Profile on Pinterest and how to drive traffic to your blog or website. Read more

Pinterest for business and pleasure

Are you curious of Pinterest – for business and pleasure

You and 21 % of US internet users are on Pinterest. That is a 40% increase from the year before. The vast majority on Pinterest are women, they are of all age groups and the platform is growing strongly (Business insider). Pinterest is not as big in Europe yet, but it is growing there as well.

Pinterest comes in the 5-6th place amongst social media like Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+ and Twitter. And Pinterest is both fun and useful for your business.

You can find all kind of interesting things on Pinterest. A lot of DIY, fashion and health. But did you know that there are more than 2 million tech boards and 36 million tech pins on Pinterest (Pinterest blog)? Read more

Facebook - Personal Profile or Busines Page

At least 10 reasons for creating a Page for your Business

Business Page or Personal Profile – what’s the difference?

Sure, it is sometimes confusing and not entirely clear what distinguishes the Personal Profile from a Business Page on Facebook.

In this post I’ll try to sort things out so you know what to use for your business. Read more

Facebook - size of cover and profile image

Facebook Graphics – how you make a perfect fit

When it’s time to upload images to my business page I always have to look up the right sizes. Maybe it is the same for you?

One thing that I got wrong the first time was the size of my Profile Picture. I wanted to use my logo, but even when I made it 180 pixels wide it still looked really weird. So I learned that I had to fit my rectangular logo into a square box of the exact size of 180×180 pixels to make it look good.

From that time on I pay much more attention to sizes! Read more

Marketing Challange – Interview with Johanna Isberg

In my work, I often meet glorious entrepreneurs that are just starting up or who are already running a business. They have interesting stories and exciting products and it is a privilege to follow their path on the market.

I will interview some of them here on my blog. First up is Johanna Isberg who invented a clever tool for the interpretation of electrocardiograms. Read more

Writing for the web - engage - keep it short and avoide pitfalls

How to write for the Web – Part 2

Engage, keep it short and avoid pitfalls

This is the second part of the art of writing for the web. In Part 1, I wrote about how the reader can quickly skim text on the web for something of interest, and that I only have about 3-4 seconds for me to catch the reader’s interest. In this part, I focus on engagement, language, text length, and how to avoid common pitfalls. Read more

Writing for the web - catch the reader in 3-5 seconds

How to write for the web – Part 1

Adjust to scan reading

Do I really have to write in a special way for the web?

The simple answer is  -YES!  The way people read the web is quite different from reading other media. The users are looking for information and will only give your site 3-4 seconds to find it before you lose them.  And the reader decides what is interesting, no one else. Read more

Fun at work - website for artist Yvonne Jensen

Fun at work – all the time!

I love helping small companies getting started, seeing them glow in the digital universe, finding their way to the customers. That  is a great rewarding feeling. I get to learn so much about other businesses. Mmm…

Do you recognize the feeling?

One person that made a big impression on me is the artist Yvonne Jensen. She makes such nice paintings. Yvonne gets her inspiration from color and shapes rather than from specific motives. She is mainly working in pastel, acrylic and watercolor, but like experimenting with new techniques. Read more

Facebook - 3 tips to increase traffic

3 Tips on How to Increase Traffic to your Facebook Page

“To exist, you have to be seen.”

This is the truth for all businesses and the main reason for any business owner to make an effort to interact with customers in social media like Facebook. Everything we post on our fan pages are on the terms of the reader – unless the reader finds it interesting or fun, there will be no likes or interactions and we will remain invisible.

But writing interesting posts is quite hard work – don’t you agree? Read more