If you are a digital marketer then you must know the actual image sizes for the different social networks to better optimization and results.
Every social network has its own recommended image sizes for posts, covers, ads etc so it is important to optimize your marketing image according to the recommendations.
So here we are sharing the actual image size of the popular social networking sites.
Facebook Image Size
Facebook Ad: 1200 x 628 px
Facebook App Ad: 810 x 450 px
Facebook Cover: 820 x 312 px
Facebook Event Cover: 1920 x 1080 px
Facebook Post: 940 x 788 px
Instagram Post: 1080 x 1080 px
Twitter Header: 1500 x 500 px
Twitter Post: 1024 x 512 px
Pinterest Graphic: 735 x 1102 px
Tumblr Banner: 3000 x 1055 px
Tumblr Graphic: 540 x 810 px
YouTube Channel Art: 2560 x 1440 px
YouTube Thumbnail: 1280 x 720 px
Twitch Banner: 900 x 480 px
Linkedin Banner: 1400 x 425 px
SoundCloud Banner: 2480 x 520 px
Etsy Shop Cover: 1200 x 300 px
Etsy Shop Icon: 500 x 500 px
How To Make Better Social Media Images
A social media page or ad is nothing without good and optimized images. It sounds difficult but it is not, you can create good looking well-optimized social media images without any knowledge of graphic tools like photoshops or others.
Big brands spend much money on hiring graphic designers to make their ads and post images for their brand’s social account.
But for a small business or a startup, it is not possible to spend on grahpic designers, even it is not important because you can make professional social media images by yourself without any investment.
Canva is one of the best web-tool for professional graphic designing which was founded in 2012 by Cliff Obrecht, Melanie Perkins, Cameron Adams.
Sites come with the premium license so you can use the tools for free with some limitation but its free version will be enough to meet all of your requirements.
If you want full access to the canva, then you can go with their premium plans.
- 12.95$ per month
- 9.95 Per months if you buy the yearly plan
You get 30 days of the free trial so you can test all of the premium features and you can cancel subscription anytime if you do not want to continue.
How To Use The Canva
Go to canva.com
Sign up with email id or use Facebook
Choose “create a design”
Pick what you want to make
Choose templates, all temples will not be free. To find which temple is free just hover to the template and if it will show free.
Edit your chosen template
Choose image format
You are done
Note: To use this tool you do not require any knowledge of graphic software, you just required common sense and a little creativity.