Want to be a social media rock star? We found a great infographic highlighting the essential things you need to know about today’s top platforms, from image sizing and keyboard shortcuts to optimal days and times to post.

This week’s pick, courtesy of On Blast Blog, also recommends tools for each platform along with tips and tricks to boost likes and sharing. For example, on Facebook, ask people to share your posts directly, and mix it up with a variety of content, including video and images. Good headline writing is also key, it points out, offering the following formula for success: Number or trigger word + adjective + keyword + promise = unstoppable headline.

For more, check out the full infographic Everything You Need to Be a Social Media Rock Star.

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Posted by: Margot Knorr Mancini

A thought leader in the publishing industry, Margot Knorr Mancini has helped numerous publishers redefine their missions to become nimble content generators with the ability to repurpose content easily and efficiently. As Founder & CEO of Technology for Publishing, her analytical mind allows her to remain a step ahead of the industry, recognizing early trends and developing pivotal best practices.