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How to move your iPhone and iPad backups to an external drive. If you sync your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch on your Mac, you know that the first thing iTunes does is back it up (unless you've told it not to).

How to move your iPhone and iPad backups to an external drive

Depending on the size of your device and how much data you have stored on it, this can gobble up dozens of gigabytes of space. Images - Finding Public Domain & Creative Commons Media. When you are adding images, videos and other content that you did not create to your presentation, it is important to make sure that you are not violating anyone's copyright.

Images - Finding Public Domain & Creative Commons Media

One way to do so is to find public domain images for your presentations. Copyright.gov explains the public domain as follows: "A work of authorship is in the “public domain” if it is no longer under copyright protection or if it failed to meet the requirements for copyright protection. Works in the public domain may be used freely without the permission of the former copyright owner. " Because such works can be used without first seeking permission, they are ideal for many projects, particularly those that will extend beyond educational uses. Note: Even if a work that you use is in the public domain, it is advisable to provide attribution for the work or, at a minimum, keep a record of the attribution of the work, so that you or other interested parties can find it later if necessary.

Free Images - Pixabay. PhotoPin - Free Photos for Bloggers via Creative Commons. Flickr CC0. Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license.

Flickr CC0

Here are some recently added bits and pieces: Attribution License » 19,398,316 photos (See more) Attribution-NoDerivs License » 19,647,627 photos (See more) Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License. Instagram Alternatives and Similar Software. 5 Photo Sharing Apps That Aren't Instagram. Photo sharing apps are huge right now.

5 Photo Sharing Apps That Aren't Instagram

Ever since Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram for 1 billion dollars back in 2012, photo sharing and collaboration has been at the top of developer’s hit lists. Obviously, Instagram is the most popular, and you are probably already on it. But if you are looking for something new, or for something that has more of a focus and theme, check out a couple of the options listed below. Visual Social Media Smackdown - 5 Things You're Doing that You Need to Stop. The Shift to Visual Social Media - 6 Tips for Business [Infographic] Our focus has shifted from Social Media to VISUAL Social Media.

The Shift to Visual Social Media - 6 Tips for Business [Infographic]

We are drawn to “visual content” online in more ways than ever before. The opportunity this provides for business is massive. But there are some key concepts and strategies that you need to know in order to leverage the power of this shift towards using visual content in social media. This post highlights our latest infographic, featuring: 3 Mobile Apps that Put Visual Content Creation in Your Pocket. Content Creation has changed.

3 Mobile Apps that Put Visual Content Creation in Your Pocket

Everyone is a potential content creator – with a smartphone in their pocket. Especially Visual Content. These 3 Mobile Apps give you the ability to create killer visual content – by producing awesome images, in real-time, on-the-go. The 2015 Social Media Glossary. A lot can change in a year, especially in the world of social media.

The 2015 Social Media Glossary

It can be difficult to keep up with all of the terms and slang used with the introduction of new technologies and platforms, so we decided it was time to update our Social Media Glossary. Like previous editions of the glossary, this is a living document that will continue to grow as we add more terms and expand our definitions. +1 button Similar to Facebook’s “Like” button, the +1 button is proprietary to Google and is the Internet equivalent of the thumbs-up. “+1” may also show up in emails or comment threads, as in the following: “+1 for that idea” with the meaning of “I really like this idea and I’m showing my support for it.”

This thing is called an octothorpe. 10 Ways to Mix Up Your Visual Content on Social Media. 19 Visual Social Media Secrets from the Pros [SlideShare] Is your brand telling visual stories?

19 Visual Social Media Secrets from the Pros [SlideShare]

Are you empowering your fans to create and share visual content for you? Brands who create and curate visual content are seeing wider reach, more shares and traffic to their real or virtual doorstep. We asked 19 Visual Social Media Experts for the secrets behind their success online using visual content… Visual Social Media is hot right now. We rounded up some of the world’s top thought leaders, developers, experts, designers, bloggers, Pinterest and Instagram Influencers and photographers and asked them to reveal their secrets.

The result? They responded with insightful and innovative visual social media advice.

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5 Ideas for Your Library's Pinterest Account. Tags: Is your Pinterest account in need of a refresh or new ideas?

5 Ideas for Your Library's Pinterest Account

Or perhaps you're just getting started in the Pinterest world and need some (p)inspiration? Lucky for you, we just had Lauren Drittler, assistant director of the Arkansas River Valley Regional Library System (ARVRLS) and Pinterest expert, on our October webinar, Pinterest for Libraries: Building Community Through Social Media. Under Lauren's supervision, the ARVRLS has 61 boards and 1,600 followers. She was first inspired by the Sacramento Public Library's tremendous Pinterest account (4,400 followers!).

"In general, we aspire to be entertaining, engaging, and educational, just like the library itself. " Here are some of the key tips Lauren shared during our webinar: 1. Lauren showed us the ARVRLS' Play Date and Lego My Lego boards, which are based on the library's current programs. 2. Pinterest has a feature called Place Pins, which allow you to associate what you pin to a mapped location. 3. 4. 5. 10 Social Media Marketing Tips for Libraries. There are now so many social media platforms available for libraries to participate in, but it’s sometimes difficult to get a handle on how these channels can best be used for marketing library services.

10 Social Media Marketing Tips for Libraries

If you’re considering leveraging social media to promote your library, here are some strategies I’ve found helpful: 1.) Think Big, Start Small Just because you CAN sign up with every social media channel out there doesn’t mean you SHOULD. Pick one of the major outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn and create an outstanding presence there…then take that experience (and those followers!)