13 Helpful Resources for Color Palette Inspiration

Color Palette Inspiration

When it comes to graphic design, color plays an important role. In fact, selecting a great color palette is one several graphic design tips we advocate.

But if you’re not a designer, you might be a little low on inspiration.

Not to worry…

In this post, we’ve curated a killer list of resources for color palette inspiration. Now you’ll never run out of colors ever again.

Let’s dive in! [click to continue…]

The Ultimate Guide to Sizing Your Twitter Header

The ultimate guide to sizing your Twitter header

Raise your hand if you’ve struggled with Twitter header dimensions.

Thought so…

Even though Twitter has provided guidelines for their header photo size, it’s still ridiculously difficult to get the sizing just right. That’s because Twitter does this funny thing where they chop off part of your cover photo even if you follow the recommended guidelines.

In addition, you also need to worry about how your header photo scales across different screen resolutions.

The good news is we’ve solved this problem and I’m here to help you do the same.

In this article, we’ll cover the in detail what Twitter header size you should be using along with some guidelines to ensure that it displays properly. [click to continue…]

How 2 Ordinary Guys Grew Their Instagram Following from 800 – 16K in 4 Months

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I know what many of you might be thinking as soon as you see the headline of this article. “Typical cliche success story about how two guys went from nothing to something overnight.” Am I right? Well, it’s not.

We are, actually just two ordinary guys that decided to learn the principles behind growing an Instagram account and we are here to share some of that knowledge with you.

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Announcing Image Resize (Plus a Giveaway)!

Image resize

As the co-founder of a software company, it’s extremely important to me that we’re always improving our product and continuing to make our customers more successful.

And as I’ve continued to invest a considerable amount of time doing customer development, it became very clear that there was one feature that many of our customers were dying to have: Image resize.

You wanted a way to easily take one of your designs and convert it to fit Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and any other size that you needed.

Today, I’m super happy to announce that image resize is now available in Snappa! With this feature, you can take any graphic you create Snappa and convert to whichever size you need. [click to continue…]

An Easy Outreach Strategy That Generates Predictable Shares and Backlinks

Content outreach strategy

You just created an epic piece of content.

It’s 1,000+ words, well researched, and full of visuals. But after you hit the publish button, no one is sharing or linking to it!

Now, you know that in order to gain traction, you need to promote the content. But if you don’t have an email list or a large social media following, where do you even begin?

The answer is email outreach.

Email outreach is a great strategy for promoting your content because you don’t need to rely on a big email list and you don’t need to have serious influence in your space.

In this post, I’ll lay out the exact outreach strategy I used to rank a previous article #2 in Google for my target keyword. [click to continue…]

50 Perfect Font Combinations to Kickstart Your Next Design

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When it comes to graphic design, fonts play an integral role. But if you’re not a designer, you might be asking yourself:

“What fonts actually go well together?”

Not to worry! In this post, we’ve laid out 50 perfect font combinations that you can use in your designs today. Of course, all fonts mentioned in this post are included in Snappa.

Now before we begin, let’s go over some quick terminology so you can better follow the different font combinations that we outline in this post. [click to continue…]

6 Ways We Improved the Checkout Page of Our SaaS Product

SaaS checkout page

When we officially launched our paid plans for Snappa, we didn’t pay much attention to our checkout page. We figured once someone reached the checkout page, they were eager to buy.

That couldn’t have been more further from the truth…

Just days after launching our paid plan, we realized there were some serious issues with our checkout page that needed to be addressed.

In this post, I’ll go over the 6 things that we did to improve our checkout page and how you can avoid the same mistakes we made. [click to continue…]

5 Easy Hacks for Boosting Your Twitter Engagement

Boosting twitter engagement

When it comes to Twitter, most people think that in order to get more engagement, you need to put in more time.

But is that really the case?

I mean sure, if you put in more time, you’re likely to see better results. But at what point is it worth it?

If you’re a small startup, you probably don’t have a full-time employee dedicated to social media. So with the limited time you do have, you want to be as effective as possible.

Now here’s the good news…

It’s totally possible to boost your Twitter engagement without much additional output. And in this post, we’ve outline 5 easy hacks that will take your engagement on Twitter to new heights. [click to continue…]

How to Increase Blog Traffic WITHOUT Creating New Content

Increase blog traffic without creating new content

Let’s make a bet…

I bet that if you open up your Google Analytics account, you’ll probably find that a small percentage of your blog posts account for a big percentage of your organic traffic.

Just like a hockey team has a few star players that score all the goals, you probably have a few star blog posts that bring in all the traffic.

Now here’s where you might be making a mistake…

Instead of identifying which blog posts have potential to become even more popular, you ignore them and continue focussing on creating new content. By doing this, you’re missing out on a big opportunity.

In this post, I’ll share a 3 step process to help you avoid this mistake. By following the RUP strategy, you’ll be able to increase your blog traffic without creating new content. [click to continue…]