Canva is an online and app based design programme that allows you to create content using a drag and drop system. It allows the creator to make appealing social media headers and cater to your graphic design needs with little to no experience needed.
Using Canva can be a great way to create the content you need without hiring a graphic designer. You will be able to create a variety of content using templates that they offer, or start from scratch.
In this post, we will take a look at some of the ways you can use Canva to improve your blog and its identity. You can turn your mediocre blog presence into a leader in your niche.
Creating a brand for your blog is important for establishing an identity. It can also solidify you as a master of your craft. Canva has many tools to help you create many things that is needed in your blog.
You can even boost your brand by creating Review Proofs of previous customers and easily add them to your blog. This will help by telling your new visitors and potential customers that you are reputable and inevitable make them trust you a little more. It could be important for you to make your reviews stand out.
2. Creating your new logo
A part of building your brand is a having a sharp and striking logo to represent your blog. This can set you up as a professional blogger. As well as, making you look like a mean reputable influencer in your craft.
Having a great logo is easily possible using this programme. The amount of templates you can start with to gain inspiration to create your own. Once you have created your logo, you will be able to input it into other works such as newsletters and social media headers.
3. Use Canva on the go
Have you ever felt inspired to create something while you are out and about? Well Canva offers an app based graphic design option which you can download on your favourite app store. This is just like the web version but you can easily create some designs on your phone. You can even bring up your designs on your computer when you get home.
The best thing about this app? That’s right, its completely free. Of course there is a premium feature to pay for but its really not necessary unless you are a serious graphic designer.
To download on IOS, click here.
To download on Android, click here.
4. Improving your social media identity with Canva
A quote goes around Canva saying that the possibilities are endless! They literally are, it allows you to create Instagram stories, Facebook headers for your timelines as well as pins for your Pinterest account.
Is Canva better than Photoshop? Short answer is No. Canva has been created for people who are not that created or trained as a graphic designer. This is why many people turn to it to create some appealing content and graphics.
5. Animations, GIF’s and video introductions
If you are creating content for a video broadcasting platform then you may want to create an intro. Luckily, Canva allows you to create such things. Just look at this one above. I made this in five minutes and uploaded it to this post. Its really easy to create something. Especially, if you take the time to focus and see just that the opportunities really are endless.
Having read these five ways to use this great programme. I really hope you decide to take the plunge and use it. It can change your presence exponentially. Also, as a thank you for reading this post.
Signing up to Canva using any of the links in this post and creating your first design, you and I will both earn a Canva Credit to purchase premium elements to create your designs. You will be able to choose from different various icons, photos and illustrations.
Have you used Canva? If so, what have you created? What do you use most? Let us know in the comments below.