Yoüverlay #82

Pointing up


About the 'Pointing up' Yoüverlay

In this Yoüverlay, you're smiling and pointing directly above you with one finger.  You can change it up by using different expressions depending on the nature of what you are pointing at.


How to use this Yoüverlay in your marketing graphics


The ‘Pointing up’ Yoüverlay is a dynamic and versatile gesture that can significantly enhance personal branding efforts, especially for content creators.
This Yoüverlay, characterised by a smile and a finger pointing upwards, can be creatively integrated across various digital platforms, including Instagram and websites, to convey a range of brand personalities and messages.

Here are some detailed examples of how to use this Yoüverlay effectively:

Instagram Posts

  1. New Product Announcement: Capture a photo in the ‘Pointing up’ Yoüverlay with the product digitally added above your finger. Use a caption like “Guess what’s dropping? 👆 #NewRelease #InnovationAtItsBest” to create buzz.
  2. Motivational Quote: Share an image in this Yoüverlay with a motivational quote appearing above your finger. A suitable caption could be “Aim high, dream big! The sky’s the limit. #MondayMotivation #DreamBig”.
  3. Event or Webinar Promotion: Pose pointing upwards towards text that announces an upcoming event or webinar. The caption could read, “You’re invited! Don’t miss out on this! 👆 #ExclusiveEvent #RegisterNow”.

Website Integration

  1. Home Page: Use the ‘Pointing up’ Yoüverlay as part of the main banner image, with your finger directing attention to a brief, powerful statement about your brand or a call-to-action (CTA) like “Discover Your Potential Here”. This creates a welcoming and direct invitation to explore further.
  2. Sales Page: Incorporate this Yoüverlay to highlight special offers or discounts, with your finger pointing towards text like “Limited Time Offer!” or “Grab Your Deal Above”. This can create a sense of urgency and direct viewers’ attention to the offer details.
  3. Product Page: Use the Yoüverlay to draw attention to product features or benefits listed above your finger. This can be particularly effective for highlighting new or improved aspects of a product, making the page more engaging.
  4. About Us Page: A creative way to use this Yoüverlay on the ‘About Us’ page is by pointing upwards towards a timeline of the brand’s milestones or achievements. This adds a personal touch and visually guides visitors through your brand’s journey.
  5. Blog Post: For blog posts that include key takeaways or important points, the ‘Pointing up’ Yoüverlay can be used to direct readers’ attention to these elements. It can be a fun way to break up text and keep the reader engaged.

Text Overlays and Graphical Elements

  • When integrating the ‘Pointing up’ Yoüverlay with text overlays or graphical elements, ensure that the text or element appears naturally above the finger, as if you’re actually pointing at it. This could be a speech bubble, a floating icon (e.g., a lightbulb for ideas, a star for tips), or dynamic text for announcements.
  • For a more interactive experience, animate the element being pointed at to capture attention immediately, especially useful on websites.

Captions and Hashtags

  • Tailor captions to the context of the image and what you’re pointing at. Captions should be engaging, direct, and in line with the brand’s voice.
  • Use relevant hashtags to increase visibility. For product launches, use hashtags like #LaunchDay #Innovation, for motivational content, use #InspirationDaily #ReachForTheStars, and for events, consider #DontMissOut #EventOfTheYear.

By creatively using the ‘Pointing up’ Yoüverlay across different platforms and contexts, content creators can effectively draw attention to key messages, enhance engagement, and reinforce their brand personality.

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