This post will be the place to find current templates for social media skins. Rather than muck up my other post about social media templates, I thought it would be better to add them here.
Versatile is the name of the game. At Pointer Advertising, we take the time to get to know your business. We make the brand uniquely yours. Experience seamless crossover from print to web, ensuring a stable brand and awareness.
Because marketing tells us what we need to design, we are not mired down in ego. We have no need for that here. We design for the consumer, not our own personal likes. This ensures design will be functional when it gets to the development stage. We care about superb web UX and brilliantly organized print layout, not awards.
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5/1/2014 Update: As Murphy's Law would have it, Facebook changed their layouts again yesterday. I have updated the template and you can download it here: 5/1/2014 Facebook Template I will continue to update the templates as Facebook and other social media outlets update their layouts. Just check this post when you see things have changed on your profile pages. Please note the new template above is not reflected in the examples below. I'm too angry at Facebook to update everything. I want to share some info on social media templates, or skins, as they're sometimes called. I have worked up a series of examples and templates for you to use from a site I manage called Baubles-n-Bling. Download the layered PSD templates if you want to follow along! It all starts with the main site. We recently migrated it over to Shopify. When we post the new sale on the homepage, we want to spin this look out across all social media outlets. This is the sale hero that appears on the site:
Everyone wants to use Wordpress. Wordpress! Wordpress! Yay! Yay! Yay! It's free, it's easy, it's... sometimes very problematic. I'll be the first to admit I love Wordpress. I love the shit out of it. But there are times when it isn't appropriate to use. Wordpress wasn't meant to perform all of the robust features and functions we try to glean from it. It is but a humble blog that was SO awesome that folks saw potential there. That potential is valid as long as you don't try to get too crazy with it. As a general rule of thumb Wordpress works great if you are simply displaying content (text, images, videos), or selling product or services via PayPal. Heck, I'll even go so far as to say Woo Commerce might serve you well if you really want to put a retail module in place on your site. But that's it - That's as far as you should go with Wordpress. When you make Wordpress do things it wasn't meant to do, it creates huge problems later. Problems you can't always see in the beginning. Plugins tend to be the culprit in many cases. If you're having trouble, look to thy…