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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

How to add and edit audio

Adding audio to your design is often used on platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, or TikTok, as well as others platforms that like video, but often, you may not want the original sounds of the video being heard. Alternatively, perhaps you’ve created a video with no sound. Being able to add audio to it can help finish it off, making it more appealing to your audience.

Both the Audio and Video options in Canva can be found on the left menu once you have your design open. Scroll down to the bottom; in the very far left corner is the Apps tab:

Figure 10.13 – The Apps tab’s options

Figure 10.13 – The Apps tab’s options

Let’s go through how audio works, how you can find different audio files, and how you can add them to your Canva design:

  1. Click the Apps option; both Video and Audio will appear at the top. Clicking on them individually will place them in your menu:
Figure 10.14 – The video and audio apps in the sidebar

Figure 10.14 – The video...