A picture is worth a thousand words and as such in aiding your online presence, your graphics need to represent that appealing quality to your audience. We all know graphic designers maybe costly so today we will go over some tools to help you boot strap and get over the graphic design hurdle.
This little tool can prove vital to those that find programs like photoshop a bit too much. Pixlr’s free online image editor allows you to edit your photos with over 600 overlays, effects and borders. It’s available as an application on iOS and Android. It’s popular with Instagram users and photography buffs who haven’t quite leveled up to using pricey photo editing software.
Canva is a powerful, free graphic design tool that’s perfect for social media design elements. Canva’s templates take guesswork out of appropriate sizes for each social media platform. Canva is great for simple projects that give your social media posts a creative boost.
As with any free tool, the options are limited if you’re creating a large number of graphics or you need them to be highly customized. But it’s an excellent tool for creating Facebook or Pinterest graphics to promote your blog content.
PicMonkey is your go-to free online tool if you work with photography in any capacity. Quickly resize, crop and color-correct your photos. It doesn’t have as many templates and free design elements as Canva, but it’s a powerful and quick way to do basic photo editing and design without having to download software.