• 6 Great Image Editing Tools For Bloggers (Hint: Most Are Free)

      There it goes again. Blogger envy. It happens to all of us. You’re reading a post on someone’s blog – the content is good, but the images are what first grabbed your attention. You love the blogger’s sense of design and you can’t figure out why your images don’t look anything like that. And you’re not alone; content with relevant images gets 94% more views than content without images.

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  • 6 Simple Photo Tools for Creating Social Media Visuals

    … graphic, you can share your creation on Pinterest, Tumblr, Twitter and Facebook, or download the image to your computer. #3: Create Your Own Designs With Canva Canva is a free application that offers a myriad of graphic types for use in everything from presentations and posters, to business cards and invitations. For social media use, consider Canva…

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  • 19 Tools to Create Social Media Content

    … audience in a highly shareable way on Facebook and Twitter. Cost: Free and paid options Quizworks lets you create an online quiz in minutes. Qzzr Qzzr is an exciting tool that lets you create personalized quizzes based on your website’s look, feel, and language. Qzzr’s sharing capabilities include Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. You can also embed…

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  • 9 Visual Tools to Create Awesome Social Media Images

    … Do you want to create professional-grade social media visuals? Are you looking for budget-friendly tools to help? Visual content can increase your visibility on social media and support your branding. In this article, you’ll discover nine free tools to help you create beautiful visual content for your social media profiles. Discover nine…

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  • 10 Writing Tools That Will Rock Your Content Marketing

    … Coming up with ideas is really hard – they don’t spontaneously pop into my head while I’m cutting vegetables. – Garry Trudeau Content marketers have two problems. They need to create content faster than they already are, and they need to raise the quality level so that they can be “heard” above all of the other noise out there. Coming up…

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  • How to Easily Create Quality Social Media Images

    … usually corresponds to the name of the template. I like to change the filename to something more meaningful for search engine optimization. In this case, because I’m using the image for my cover photos, I changed the name of the main file to kristi-hines-freelance-writer.jpg. Then for each network, I’ll add -for-facebook, -for-twitter, -for-youtube…

    Kristi Hines/ Social Media Examinerin Social How To's- 13 readers -
  • How to Use Pinterest to Spread Your Blog Like Wildfire

    … recommended only for bloggers who have a keen eye for photography. As an alternative, you should learn to use online image editing websites like PicMonkey and Canva or a free tool like GIMP. Also try to make taller images for your Pinterest pins. This will maximize their size and visibility in the platform’s current interface. In turn, taller pins are more…

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  • Which Instagram Photo Filters Are the Most Popular? (Study)

    … Clarendon is, by far, the most-used Instagram photo filter, both in the U.S. and worldwide, according to a new study by graphic-design program Canva. Canva examined more than 1 million recent photos on Instagram, and its findings included: Gingham, Juno and Lark were the second-most favorite photo filters in the most states, and they were…

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  • Typography Terminology: Apex to Swash and the Gadzook In Between

    …, stems and bowls. Terminal – The end of any stroke that doesn’t include a serif; includes ball terminals (circular in shape) and finials (curved or tapered in shape). Vertex – The point at the bottom of a character where two strokes meet. x-height – The height of a typical character (excluding any ascender or descenders) Janie Kliever provided the second infographic for Canva with some additional detail. Click on it to visit their article for an in-depth view of each. © 2014 DK New Media. …

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  • How to Create Infographics that Send Hoards of New Visitors to Your Blog

    … of an experts’ interview I conducted. You have added abilities at Piktograph of uploading your own photo and changing font size and backgrounds and more. You can add icons and shapes as well. 2. Canva For people without artistry, creativity, or a budget, Canva is for you. Go to and create an account. Canva lets you log in with your username…

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  • How infographics can be used to tell your brand story (Canva example)

    … at the company’s blog and social channels – Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest - plus their free online ‘Design School’ that features 30 modules covering the basics of graphic design. These guys understand how to market in today’s consumer-empowered, hyper-connected world – that’s why their business is not only going through the roof but also how they managed to secure Silicon Valley legend Guy Kawasaki as the brand’s chief evangelist. ORIGINAL SOURCE: …

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  • 5 Tips Toward Successful Social Promotions

    … doesn’t work at all for Twitter or Facebook, especially if there’s text on it. Create captivating images that are the right size for each social network. An easy way to do this is by using a free tool like Canva, which has predefined sizes and layout templates for most social networks. Then use each image accordingly when posting your promo to social…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 11 readers -
  • 3 Tools to Make Photos Stand Out on Facebook

    … that looks professional and chic that could really inspire conversation. The app will also help you size and optimize photos so that they are the optimal images to capture your community’s attention. Make your photo shine and take out the nonsense in the background to really focus on the message you’re trying to get across. Canva Canva knows Facebook…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 10 readers -
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