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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

Recording direct into Canva

This is a great feature that can save you a lot of time when you want to record something and add it to a Canva template. Usually, you would need to use a third-party platform or dig out your camera, then upload it to your computer before adding it. The record direct feature has cut all of this out and it’s so super simple to use.

To find the feature, you need to be on the design where you would like to add the recording. I’ve created the following mock-up:

Figure 10.31 – Template ready to record direct into

Figure 10.31 – Template ready to record direct into

I would like to add a short video below the text Video in Canva

To do this, go over to the menu on the left and select the Uploads option. Here, you will find the Upload files button and, below that, one that says Record yourself. Select it:

Figure 10.32 – Upload and record options

Figure 10.32 – Upload and record options

A new window will open with your template in the background and a small version...