The old adage states a picture is worth a thousands words, but in social terms the old saying could ring true in more ways than one. 

So how important are images in your social media marketing plan, in a recent article by Social Media Examiner, the answer is very important. With Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest, images can play an integral part of a company's social media strategy. 

People sometimes pay attention to images over text, and they are easier to share on a smartphone. Infographics, charts, and social image campaigns all have their place and are great ways to start conversation and engage your audience.