HOW TO: Make the New Facebook Timeline Cover Image Cool

Chris Nichols Facebook TimelineIn case you’ve been hiding under a rock recently, Facebook is changing up their layout to the Timeline design, which affords you the opportunity to play with a whole new photo canvas called the ‘Cover Image”. To learn all of the details about this new cover image feature you can visit Facebook’s Official Cover Image Page. Essentially the cover image is 833 pixels wide by 310 pixels high. Your profile picture will remain overlaid on the bottom left hand corner of the cover image.

Creative Facebook TimelineIt’s easy to add a cover image by simply clicking the “add a cover” button in your timeline and either select from existing images or upload a new one. It didn’t take users long though to figure out some cool “hacks” for the new cover image, such as this one to the right. If you want to see more fun examples visit Mashable’s page and Demortalz page.

Customize Your Facebook Cover - myFBCoversThere is another way to help you make your cover image cool by using MyFBCovers to tweak and adjust the picture to fit your design needs. Their app allows you to resize, position, rotate etc. They also include the layout of the profile picture in the bottom left which helps you line up your cover image if you are trying to tie the two together. They also have have a cool photo collage option as well. See below for links to both the creator and collage tools.

MyFBCover Creator

MyFBcover Collage

Update! Mashable has a new page devoted to sites that help you make great Facebook cover images ->> Mashable FB Cover Sites

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About utahREpro

Chris is the managing broker for Prudential Utah Elite Real Estate in American Fork, Utah. His passions include spending time with his family, Real Estate, Social Media, traveling, reading, movies, golf, dirt biking and so much more. Chris is a graduate of the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) Leadership Academy as well as the Utah Association of REALTORS (UAR) Leadership Academy. He has served in many capacities in the real estate industry at the national, state and local levels, including: 2013 Treasurer of the Utah Association of REALTORS 2011 President of the Utah County Association of REALTORS (UCAR) 2011 REALTOR of the Year – UCAR NAR Federal Political Coordinator assigned to US Senator Mike Lee 2011 NAR Strategic Planning Committee 2010 – 2013 NAR Public Policy Coordinating Committee 2011 Dean of the LeadershipUAR Program Chris has been a licensed REALTOR in the State of Utah since 2004. He has been recognized both nationally and locally by Prudential and was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 2010.
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2 Responses to HOW TO: Make the New Facebook Timeline Cover Image Cool

  1. Mouad Khateb says:

    Thanx.. I believe best here is to be creative and try not to imitate others’ covers 🙂

  2. Great Blog. I have bookmarked this and will return often to see your additions.

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