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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)
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Part 1: Getting Started, Templates, and Features
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Part 2: Creating Your Brand and Design Tips
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Part 3: Let’s Get Creating

Creating a profile frame

A profile frame is a graphic you can add to your social media accounts; it’s often the first thing someone will see when looking at your business or profile page, so it’s a good idea to use it to showcase you and your business.

There is a Facebook profile size template you can use in Canva; this should also be suitable for other platforms where you can add a profile image. It is 1500 x 1500 pixels in size.

To find this size, click on the Create a design tab at the top of your Canva account and type in or search for Profile Frame; it will appear in the dropdown. Once you have found it, you may notice a lot of templates suitable for frames appear on the left-hand side. This is because you have chosen to view a specific style and Canva will bring up the templates for that style:

Figure 9.1 – Profile image frame templates

Figure 9.1 – Profile image frame templates

A profile frame is designed to have an image in the background. For social media, a...