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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)
1
Part 1: Getting Started, Templates, and Features
6
Part 2: Creating Your Brand and Design Tips
10
Part 3: Let’s Get Creating

Creating presentations

Canva is just getting better and better when it comes to presentations by adding new features all the time so that you can create amazing-looking interactive presentations for business and personal use. These are brilliant for those who create courses, run training or zoom calls, or would just like to present something in a fun way.

There are several presentation options in Canva, but we’re going to stick with the first one in the list: Presentations (16:9). If you click on this option, it will open up a blank presentation template:

Figure 10.1 – Finding presentation-sized templates in the Create a design tab

Figure 10.1 – Finding presentation-sized templates in the Create a design tab

With presentations, you may notice that the pages run along the bottom of the screen rather than underneath each other. This way, you can see how the pages will work together:

Figure 10.2 – A blank presentation page

Figure 10.2 – A blank presentation page

You can create a presentation using elements, images...