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Design Better and Build Your Brand in Canva

By : Laura Goodsell
Book Image

Design Better and Build Your Brand in Canva

By: Laura Goodsell

Overview of this book

If you're constantly frustrated by how long it takes to create a design in Canva, then you've come to the right place. This book will get you up and running quickly with creating professional branded graphics in Canva. You’ll learn how to set up a Canva account, both free and pro and create a brand kit while understanding the importance of branding. Next, you’ll discover all the features and tools as well as how to put everything together to build a brand you love and graphics that work for your business. As you progress, the chapters will show you how to organize your account, create presentations, use videos and animation within your marketing materials and more. By the end of this book, you’ll have a solid understanding of what Canva is and what it does and be able to confidently and easily create a branded design from scratch.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Part 1: Getting Started, Templates, and Features
Part 2: Creating Your Brand and Design Tips
Part 3: Let’s Get Creating

Part 1: Getting Started, Templates, and Features

Before we really get started with graphic creation in Canva, there are a few things we need to set up in preparation. They will help us save time, find our way around the platform easier, and make our business more consistent through our graphics. So, in this section, we’re going to focus on getting you set up on Canva on both desktop and mobile, as mobile on-the-go graphics work really well for busy business owners. We’re also going to look at how you can edit and use Canva’s ready-made templates, as well as creating your own from scratch, and how to use the various different tools and features to end up with great-looking, consistent templates.

This part includes the following chapters:

  • Chapter 1, Setting Up Canva on Desktop and Mobile
  • Chapter 2, Discovering and Editing Templates
  • Chapter 3, Tools and Features for Using Elements and Images
  • Chapter 4, Designing Eye-Catching Graphics through...