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Being very active over at Street Articles I am constantly asked how to re size pictures. I have written over 130 articles there and have had to re size pictures constantly.

I have used the paint program for doing this for banners and pictures. Today I will walk you through re sizing pictures so they will be accepted at SA.

Paint programs are a bit different from one version of windows to the next, but they all work pretty much in the same way. I am using windows 7 for this training.

So lets get started!

I am assuming you have already downloaded your picture to your computer and are ready to re size it, so go ahead and open your paint program.

Up in the left corner you will see an arrow pointing down.



Click the arrow and a drop down menu will appear.

Choose open from the drop down menu and the following screen will appear.


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varleysheen Premium
how do you increase picture size without distorting, having a real problem with social media and picture size
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Shawn Martin Premium
It is hard to enlarge images without that happening.
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SamiWilliams Premium
Training - thanks again for sharing as these are what I rely on to re-enforce the text stuff.
Sami
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Shawn Martin Premium
You are welcome Sami!
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Ermelinda Premium
my website layout is business leader and the headers is 1200x700 pixels and I have used paint but my pictures are unclear. you can have alook www.helppeopletofind.com I would really appreciate your help. The pictures i go onto google images
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Shawn Martin Premium
Yes, that is blurry. I would have a custom header made for this at those specs rather than trying to re size one.
I had mine made at: https://www.fiverr.com/
cost me 5 bucks :)
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PSenwelo Premium
Thanks Shawn
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Shawn Martin Premium
:)
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DLansing Premium
Very helpful tutorial Shawn, thanks a lot :-)
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Shawn Martin Premium
You are welcome :)
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EMCQUEEN Premium
Great training! I needed this thanks Shawn so much you don't even know.
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Shawn Martin Premium
Glad I could help :)
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Yaz-08 Premium
Thank you Shawn!
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Shawn Martin Premium
You bet :)
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pmenke Premium
Wow, thank you so much for this information. I have paint but I never used it, this will be very helpful, thanks again! Peggy
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Shawn Martin Premium
Glad to help
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Jenna7 Premium
This is great, I didn't know you could do that with the Paint program or that you had a tutorial on this.

Thanks for this. :)
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Shawn Martin Premium
I have many tutorials, check them out https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/shawn martin/training
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Jenna7 Premium
Thank you! I will check them out, and add them to my folder-I made a folder on the computer for just WA trainings-there are tons.
Have a great day.
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veteran Premium
Thanks for that Shawn, it will be very useful.
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Shawn Martin Premium
You are welcome
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merryman88 Premium
Thanks Shawn ,
I've used Paint before but your training Refresshed my Memory .

Ray Bowley ( Merryman88)
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Shawn Martin Premium
Glad I could help. :)
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GatorGal747 Premium
Thanks, Shawn....great tutorial for even newbies (like me). Appreciate you taking the time to help.

Suz
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Shawn Martin Premium
Glad you could use it :)
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Sades143605 Premium
Thank you so much! Finally I was able to get my images resized! (sigh of relief)
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Shawn Martin Premium
Glad I could help :)
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ericswealthy Premium
Excellent instructions, many thanks.
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Shawn Martin Premium
You are welcome!
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Very helpful and informative thanks!
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Shawn Martin Premium
Glad you could use it!
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Shawn, what am I doing wrong. I can re-size them in Paint but they don't stay re-sized. They revert back to the original. Also, if can get these to stay re-sized in Paint, will I be able to transfer them to a Squid Lens and Stay the enlarged size? Appreciate your blog, thank you.
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Shawn Martin Premium
Make sure after you re size them you click "Save as" This will bring up a box that says this picture already exisits, do you want to replace it? Click yes and it will re write your new picture is the same place your old one was on your computer. :)
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Oh thank you, Shawn. This has been driving me batty. I was going to download GIMP but I don't want their toolbar so, this is Great. It will stay re-sized in Squid? Thanks, this is a Huge help to me.
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Sherion Premium
I just used this to put a Favicon on my website. This was so easy to re-size the picture and I am just so excited. I am going to use this over and over again. Thanks so much for the post. Very useful indeed!
Best Wishes to You!
Maryy
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Shawn Martin Premium
Thanks Mary. Glad you liked it!
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deeprekha Premium
Thanks for very informative post.
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Shawn Martin Premium
You bet!
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JaniceWatson Premium
Thank you Shawn. Just tried this out. So much easier.
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Shawn Martin Premium
Glad to help out.
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phaeton Premium
Thank you Shawn. That is so easy I do not know how I have been screwing this up for so long. Really appreciate this help. Peter
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Shawn Martin Premium
You are welcome!
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DomW Premium
I was using photoshop to resize but this is much easier
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Shawn Martin Premium
Cool, I am glad you like it!
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kendrick Premium
Wonderful training and thanks for this training. It took me the same amount of time to resize as it took for me to read it. Awesome!
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Shawn Martin Premium
great, glad it helps
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yessharon Premium
I see this question asked a lot. Once you learn the technique you can use it in many places.
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Shawn Martin Premium
Yes and it is a free option.There are many options out there. I like paint because it is fast and easy and on most computers.
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