Being able to create social media images is an incredibly useful skill. Images pretty much essential for social media sharing these days, but they also make a chunk of text much more digestible and are an important for branding, too.
Images are a great way of making private label rights content your own. You can add an image to a blog post, use it as an opening slide in a video or as a YouTube thumbnail. Some PLR creators offer images in their packs such as social media images and e-book covers that you can edit to suit your own projects and branding.
The only snag is that you need so many images these days that they can be expensive to outsource to a graphic designer. And if you’re not a natural graphic designer thought of doing them yourself can be daunting. But with the tools available now you may find it much easier to create good-looking images than you think. There are even free tools to help you choose colours that look good together.
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create social media images using free tools:
The tools I used were:
Design-seeds.com – Before I made the video I chose a palette I liked from Design Seeds, right-clicked to save it to my computer’s hard drive, then uploaded it during the tutorial.
And here’s the finished image:
Notes: I apologise for the audio not being up to the standard of my more recent videos. I made this a year or so ago and wanted to post it here as I think it could be really useful. I’m cringing a bit at the sound quality though! Also, this image was one I made for a membership site that I’ve since closed.
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