Have you ever wondered about how people seeing you through MixCloud? Have it ever crossed your mind that your profile picture makes first impressions and as we all know, first impressions count? For snap judgements will be made based on your profile, here are 5 tips that you can use to make an awesome profile.
Step 1. Profile picture
Aim for an impressive but simple picture – it should be an expression of your identity whether you’re an individual or a brand. In terms of size, aim for excessive resolution images (at least 640×640 px) so long as they’re below the max file size (10MB) – this way makes sure they’ll look really good both on retina displays and mobile apps.
Step 2. Cover photo
This is the cover picture for the top of your profile web page. Be sure it’s at least 1600px wide and 270px tall for best results. In case you choose to not upload anything they’ll automatically use your profile picture (and you already know, who likes seeing double?)
Step 3. Description
Keep it short and snappy. Describe what you’re all about but don’t overlook to include all of your other blogs, websites or any channel you want people to browse.
Step 4. Connections
Connections, it’s all about connections. We’re sure you already know that so we’ve got Social Media Integration right at hand to assist maximise your reach. Just go to Settings > Connections or click here.
That’s not all, whenever somebody that is linked on Twitter ‘favourites’ certainly one of your Cloudcasts, your Twitter ID will automatically be mentioned. When you’ve also got Facebook linked to Mixcloud, your new upload shall be automatically posted.
Step 5. Mix artwork
When people go to your profile, they’ll see the images you uploaded. If you happen to’re running a Mix Series, aim to achieve a trend; you don’t have to but it surely makes things look a tad more professional and smooth.
If you don’t have any, you can use royalty free images like those from unsplash.com, death to stock photograph, etc. Keep away from putting too much text into the images, keep them as clear as attainable. Use tags, title and description for your text
Take a look at #ProfileOftheWeek hashtag on social media to find the good looking profile picks.
The Cloudcast page header will get the dominating color of the picture, but that can be modified later on from the edit page.