Consumers are drawn in by images so you are making a mistake if you aren’t including them on your social media accounts. You can catch the eye of consumers by creating content for your social media that is rich with images. Now that you’ve decided to do it, are you scratching your head thinking it’s easier said than done? True, it can be difficult to do on your own and hiring a graphic designer or outsourcing the job is a great idea but can be costly. Don’t despair because it is possible for you to create phenomenal images for your social media. To help you get started, we’ve compiled a list of the top resources to help you create social media images.
PicMonkey offers a variety of frames, effects and edit options to use on your images. You can easily crop and re-size your pictures to fit any size. It has easy options to create the perfect canvas of your image to your social media accounts, like fitting your image as your Facebook banner.
PicMonkey has a free option, but upgrading gives you access to more effects, frames and goodies. Use PicMonkey’s Online Photo Editor to make your pics picture perfect.
Canva is the place to go for graphics. You can use these for any of your social media accounts by applying them to cover photos, logos and blogs. They can also be used on conventional materials including posters, brochures and business cards.
Canva also includes a stock image library (if you can’t find one of your own company photos to fit the bill). You do have to purchase them, but most are only US $1. Sign up now to try out Canva’s beta version.
If you want to create picture collage’s, then PicCollage is the easiest tool to use. It creates flawless collages that you can use to display on your social media accounts. Collages are great to use to outline steps to follow (how-to steps), include a quote with photos surrounding it or creatively present party or conference pictures.
PicCollage is easy to use and even has an app that you can download on your phone or tablet. You can chose the collage shape, size, arrangement for photos, add text and stickers and color or pattern to your frame or background. It also has an easy share option to quickly post to any of your social media accounts. Use PicCollage because everything looks better arranged in a collage.
Who doesn’t love reading inspiring quotes? Make your content more memorable (and more readable) with Quozio. Quozio allows you to write out your message (quote) and then put it on a background you’ve selected and share it to any of your social media accounts.
Consumers are much more likely to stop and read what you’ve written when you write it on an image. Use Quozio to get your content read.
It’s nearly impossible to go wrong by making an effort to add images to your social media content. It will certainly make your feed more interested and your sites more visually appealing. A happy eye will draw in a potential customer. You do need to give these tools a try before you find the ones that work for your social media accounts. Perhaps they all will… Give these top resources to help you create social media images a try.