Easy-to-follow video tutorials help you learn software, creative, and business skills.Become a member
There's really two ways to post photos directly to Facebook, either individually or as part of an album. Let's take a look at uploading an individual photo and take advantage of some of the information that we can tag onto that image. I am going to go ahead and make a post. Notice I can offer a Status update, upload a Photo or a Video or create an Offer or an Event for people that are fans of my page. I'll choose Photo/Video and in this case, I could attach an individual photo or a video file.
Let's start with Photo, and we'll look at Video a little bit later. First, I choose the file. There is the optimized image we created earlier. From 74 megabytes down to 238 kilobytes, one of these files will upload a whole lot faster than the other. Let's choose that optimized image. It's attached, and now I am going to say something about the photo.
So, I have put a little bit of information about upcoming photography workshop I am leading. Notice I can actually schedule this post, and this allows me to add a year and a date when this should come out and down to a specific date. This is quite nice, because you could be super specific as to when a post will be released. Unlike a normal Facebook page, which just allows you to post right then, a page allows you to go ahead and schedule post.
This could be useful so you could put some posts in the queue. Rather than releasing everything at once, you could schedule post in the future to promote upcoming events or to spread out your content over time. Now I also can tag this. There it is and now it's scheduled with a location as well to tell it where this happened, and if I wanted, I could promote this to people who liked the page with the budget. That looks great.
But for now I'm just going to go ahead and remove the date and time and just click it immediately. There is the photo. If people click on it, they see extra information. There is my watermark that I added over in Photoshop, and if people click, they can actually go to that destination and find out more about it. So, this is a great way for you to connect your content and to use your post to tie to extra information.
So, if you are having a gallery showing, or leading a photo workshop, or having an event, you can connect your images to that content.
Get unlimited access to all courses for just $25/month.Become a member
82 Video lessons · 74726 Viewers
80 Video lessons · 129832 Viewers
52 Video lessons · 64040 Viewers
59 Video lessons · 49831 Viewers
Access exercise files from a button right under the course name.
Search within course videos and transcripts, and jump right to the results.
Remove icons showing you already watched videos if you want to start over.
Make the video wide, narrow, full-screen, or pop the player out of the page into its own window.
Click on text in the transcript to jump to that spot in the video. As the video plays, the relevant spot in the transcript will be highlighted.
Your file was successfully uploaded.