Social Media Image Size Guide

Why Do You Need To Use Cover Photos?

They're great for communicating your products and services, highlighting a current campaign or simply your brand's values. If you don't have the right tools to create your cover photos it's probably easier said than done, so you may find you either have to struggle to design a professional looking cover photo for each social network on your own, ask a design competent colleague or friend to do it for you, or hire a designer or agency to do it.

To make things easier, I've put together a list of tools that can help you create your own cover photos without the use of expensive image editing software used my many professionals. I'll also give you the correct dimensions needed for most frequently used social platforms; Facebook, Twitter, Google + and Linkedin.

Free Online Image Editing Tools

Free Image Editing Software

(Installation required)

Google +

Cover photo: 1080 x 608 px
Profile image: 250 x 250 px
Shared image: 800 x 600 px

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Cover photo: 974 x 300 px
Profile image: 100 x 60 px
Banner image: 646 x 220 px

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