Adding visuals to your social media updates will help get your posts noticed and shared (hopefully a goal of your online actor marketing). Here are 9 awesome photo and video editing apps that will improve your social media posts on all platforms!


Need to add text to your images (or make beautiful quotes posts for social media)? Try….




“It turns your words into designer text! Wordswag is my favorite tool! I love it! I love it! I LOVE IT! (Did I mention I love it?) It is an awesome resource to help you design cool quotes for social media and catchy images for your blog posts! It’s $3.99 but worth EVERY penny!



Font (Text Overlay for Photos)

Font overlay for photos

This app will help you add text overlays to your photos! You can add funny quotes or motivational and inspirational sayings for your friends & followers! There are over 120 fonts to choose from and a variety of filters for your images. This app is a wonderful way to tell a story through your images on social media. If you add the hashtag “#font” to your image you could be featured on their website- might be a great way to get some new followers! ($1.99)


Want to add some COOL EFFECTS to your photos on social media? Try….



Superimpose lets you easily change the background of an image, swap faces and blend images—your imagination is the limit.  You can even use this tool to do some serious photo editing tasks like overlaying borders and blending textures (it has 18 blending modes!) ($0.99)


Bokehful for your images

Bokehful is a classic photo effect defined as “the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light” and Bokehful imitates the effect with your smartphone. You can choose the colors and the shapes for the photos! Whenever I use this app I ALWAYS get comments on my photos! ($0.99)


Want to stand out from the crowd?



Ripl helps you create eye-catching animated posts for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram that stand out from the sea of posts on social media.


Want an app to do some Photo Correction? Try….



You can use the Facetune toolbox to correct portraits like a pro photographer and make sure to show everyone in their best light!  It’s one of the most popular photo editing apps around! ($3.99)


Photo Editor by Aviary


Aviary has a complete range of effects and color correctors. Its smart “one-tap auto enhance” will help you render a gorgeous photo.  It doesn’t hurt that the New York Times AND TIME Magazine have featured this app as one of their favs! (FREE)


Want to make an AWESOME collage? Try…




PicFrame lets you select up to 9 photos and organize them into a patchwork that posts as a single collage image on Instagram, facebook, twitter and more!  The app has 73 different frames that supports up to 9 photos or videos! ($0.99)


Need an app to create eye-catching videos for your online actor marketing? Try….



Flipagram helps you create videos using  pictures! You can even add music! It’s free! Try it out- make a movie of your snapshots!




Hyperlapse creates amazing time-lapse videos for your social media accounts! This app helps you bend the rules of Instagram by showing your followers more than 60 seconds of video in 60 seconds! Check out my instagram account HERE to see the app in action!


Try these apps out and watch your Instagram photos and videos come alive! Let me know in the comments below which ones are your favorites!




Until soon,

Heidi Dean


“Social media marketing for actors made easy!”

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