Alt Chat Wednesday: Showing Your Voice Through Your Visuals

Humans are drawn to images. Images today are your calling card. And your calling card needs to be strong to drive the right traffic to you.

Join the Alt community on Twitter Wednesday morning (tomorrow) July 1st at 9 AM PST/12 PM EST for an hour-long chat about photo styling. We will be talking about why photos are important, how you can develop a voice or consistent style, and more.

Brands and Bloggers: Brand Ambassadors

Two weeks ago, I mentioned brand ambassadorship as a way social media influencers can offer value to brands. But what are they? And how as a brand do you find the right fit? Today I cover what a brand ambassador is and a few tips for how companies can find and work with them.

Friday Links: Alt Summer 2015 Recaps Part Three

For a while now we’ve all heard that this is the moment: video is going to be everywhere. Well this summer it was finally true. So many attendees live streamed sessions and snippets of the event via Snapchat and Periscope. In today’s recap round up, we’re sharing some video recaps from this summer’s event as well as a few never previously shared from last summer and Alt Winter 2013.

Discovering Your Visual Aesthetic

Developing a consistent aesthetic across your social media platforms can be tough. Especially when you’re not sure of your visual brand. In her Photoshoot: from Start to Finish design camp at Alt Summer, Candice Borup Stringham of Handmade Mood recommended the Five Minute Flip as a way to discover what grabs you visually (and this changes over time).

    Alt Chat Wednesday: Growing Through Collaborations and Partnerships

    When you take pleasure in what you do, it will show in your work. And when you’re passionate about what you’re doing or what you want to do, it will attract others to you.

    Join the Alt community on Twitter Wednesday morning (tomorrow) June 24 at 9 AM PST/12 PM EST for an hour-long chat about partnerships. We will be talking about how you identify your strengths, showcase your strengths for potential partners, and more. Unable to join us? Read our five steps to growing your reach through partnerships.

    What You Can Offer Brands

    As a social media influencer, you have significant value to offer brands, and you can support their purposes and goals in a variety of ways. Have you thought about the many ways you can create value? 

    If you’re looking to expand your involvement with brands, consider some of the following ways you can benefit them.