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You're scrolling through your Facebook feed and you see a small thumbnail -- and then you scroll further and see a big, bold photo that grabs your attention -- which are you more likely to click on? If you're like us, the big photo will naturally draw your eye. So, as a small business owner working to spread the word about your brand, why would you stick to using small thumbnails that people will likely pass over in their newsfeed when you can be using stronger, bigger visuals that actually capture attention?
Here's how to leave those thumbnails in the dust and replace them with attention-grabbing images!
- First, find or create an image (ideally 403px by 403px) that you would like to include in your Facebook status and save it to your computer
- On your Facebook page, insert your desired link under “Status." Facebook will automatically pull in a thumbnail from the link, like this:
Yikes! Do not post yet- we've got to fix this biz up. Click the x in the upper righthand corner of the box that contains your new link:
Click “Photo/Video” then “Upload Photos/Video” like this:
Find the photo on your computer that you would like to upload to the Facebook post and select it.
Click “Post” then voila! A big, pretty image, like this:
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