Stellar graphics on social don’t have to be complicated. In fact, it is now easier than ever to create attractive and attention-grabbing images to enhance your content! Check out these 4 easy-to-use graphic design tools and you’ll feel like a graphic design pro in no time.
Canva is an easy-access graphic design desktop app that allows you to accomplish a wide range of graphics even in the free mode! Create anything from an infographic to social media icons to creative elements of your Facebook ads. Plus, the app provides a wide variety of stock photos and icons that you can use for free. Canva allows you to share designs and folders with your team members to improve group collaboration. The best part is that it doesn’t have to be a huge financial commitment unless you want it to be, as there is a wide variety of features you can access with a free account. If you want to experience all that Canva has to offer, you can update to a premium account at any time.
Adobe Spark is a great tool if you are looking for personal branding of your images. Spark provides the ability to upload your own brand colors and logos (premium acount) so you can personalize all of your content! What makes the application unique? Adobe Spark has a feature that allows you to create hybrid-style landing pages that allow you to display your content in a new and different way. Check out our two blogs that are made by using Adobe Spark pages:
Not only can you create these beautifully displayed landing pages, you can also create social media graphics and videos to enhance your content calendar. Adobe Spark has both free and premium options for you to choose from. Check them out here.
Piktochart is a must if you are wanting to create any type of infographic or poster for an upcoming event. This tool is great for designing interactive infographics, even with their free option. You can imbed your infographics on your website for the interactive effect or simply download the graphics as PDFs. The app also allows you to create posters, presentations, reports and fliers. If you sign up for the Pro option, you get the added feature of creating as many content pieces as you want as well as team templates, which allow for maximum team collaboration. Check out our blogs that were made using Piktochart:
Pablo by Buffer is a great tool for quick and easy social graphics. It is a free application and is especially easy to use with the Buffer scheduling app. Upload your own photos and logos or use one of the thousands of free stock photos that the app has to offer and you’ll be able to create quick and beautiful images in no time! Plus, you can easily download your image to the correct size for the different social platforms. Learn more about the app here.
Always keep in mind that graphics don’t have to be complicated – in fact, the simpler, the better. Check out our blog best practices on posting graphics across each of the social platforms, so you can plan out how to integrate your newly created graphics into your content calendar.
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