How to use canva to create stunning, strategic, and consistent Social media graphics

Does graphic design intimidate you? If you answered yes, I am here to share your saving grace with you. It’s called Canva. Canva is a creative platform where you don’t have to be a professional to look like a professional. Designing stunning, strategic, and consistent social media graphics is as easy as drag and drop, copy and paste. With Canvas amazing features like pre-created templates to follow, tons of images and fonts to choose from, and an endless color pallet, ANYONE can be a creative.

Oh and the best part…IT’S >> FREE << peeps!

Consistency is key in creating social media graphics so make sure that you are using your brand fonts, colors, and themes throughout every platform. You have a brand identity that should remain clear and consistent just like your business.

I have created a simple step-by-step tutorial for you to follow while getting started on Canva. Check it out!

1. Choose your background color

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2. Choose your brand fonts

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3. Add or edit design elements

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4. Drag and drop photos into image box

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5. To help text pop, add a dark shape overlay over photo

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6. Resize shape to fit image

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7. Drop the transparency to show the photo behind

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8. Using “Position” move the rectangle shape behind the text

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9. When done, hit “Download” or “Publish” — Download to save the .png files

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