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How to Personalize your Facebook Cover Photo

Creating a Facebook page is the first step any brand takes towards establishing themselves on social media. With over a billion users, Facebook is the largest social network that allows you to engage, meet and influence others on such an enormous and international scale. Why you should bother with Facebook? Because it offers unlimited access to millions of people, who you would probably not have an opportunity to meet had it not been for social networking. Have I convinced you to take Facebook seriously yet? Are you clicking on your browser now to create your page?

Not so fast.

A Facebook page is not something that should be taken so lightly. Yes, it is a social network and the primary purpose is to be fun BUT, and this is a huge but, if you are a blogger who wants to establish themselves, it is imperative that you take the steps to brand your page. One of the things you can do to make your brand apparent on Facebook is the huge image at the top – the Cover Photo!

This post is to help bloggers you personalize your Facebook cover photo by using one of the easiest software available online. Here is a mini guide to get you started to spruce up your fan page:

Creating your Cover Photo

Step 1: Go to http://www.ipiccy.com, select ‘Start Editing’ and upload your template

screenshot1Step 2: Resize the image to the Facebook cover photo size (851×315). Once you are happy with the size, click ‘Apply’

Note: Make sure you untick ‘constrain proportions’

screenshot2Step 3: For adding images and text on your cover photo, select the ‘Blender’ tool – it is the 4th icon on the top. Once selected, choose ‘Add Photo’ or ‘Add Text’. A pop- up will appear, select ‘Enable Local Storage’ on the pop up.

UntitledStep 4: Once you have agreed to the local storage option, you can start adding text and images to your cover photo!

screenshot4Step 5: Once you have completed your image, with text and images – simply select done and save it to your computer.

screenshot5And voila! your Facebook cover photo is ready to upload 🙂

newcoverI hope this step-by-step helps you get the cover photo you want for your brand, let me know how you get along!

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