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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

Making Social Media Graphics with Canva

This is a fun chapter, as we’re going to create some social media graphics. These are all useful designs that will get you using many features in Canva, whether for social media, physical printed products, such as business cards, or advertisements, so have a good read-through of this chapter first, and then open up Canva on your computer and follow along.

In this chapter, we are going to create the following graphics:

  • A profile frame
  • A Facebook banner
  • An animated Instagram story
  • A business card
  • A magazine or leaflet advert

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to use all of the features needed to create social media graphics and will have a range of designs you can start using for your business.