While video has certainly taken over social media, there is still a place for social media images. Images are great for making announcements, developing a funny meme, or creating a professional looking ad.

The key is to create professional looking images. Images that either display your brand or are consistent with what your brand is all about.

In today’s video I show you how to easily create social media images using Canva.com.

I’ve been using Canva.com for over 7 years now. I started with the FREE version and as soon as they came out with Canva PRO I became a member. This is my favorite design tool, not only for social media images, but also for websites and print material.

Here’s what the FREE version offers:

  • More than 250,000 free templates
  • Over 100 design types (including social media posts, presentations, marketing material, etc.)
  • Hundred of thousands of free photos and graphics
  • Collaboration capabilities
  • 5GB of cloud storage

Canva Pro offers:

(Cost = $12.99/mo or $119.99/year)

  • Everything in the FREE version
  • Over 100 million stock photos, videos, audio files and graphics
  • More than 610,000 premium and fee templates (expanding daily)
  • Branding kits
  • Image background remover
  • Magic resize to fit any use
  • Save designs as templates
  • 100GB of cloud storage
  • Schedule social media content to 8 platforms

Creating scroll stopping social media images doesn’t have to be difficult. Hopefully these tips will help you create more professional and productive social media images.

I hope you found value with today’s post.

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To Your Success!

Steve Stark
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