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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

How to share your design

Sharing Canva designs can be really useful – for example, if you use a virtual assistant and need to share ideas, or you want to share something with family members or on social media. You can even send graphics directly to Mailchimp for use later in your emails.

All the downloading and sharing options are in the same place – click on the Share button, and then for sharing options, click on More:

Figure 11.4 – The More option

Figure 11.4 – The More option

From here, you can see every option has been put into its own group. There are the following:

  • Share
  • Social
  • Save
  • Messaging
  • Design
  • More options

The main Share section will be the most used. From here, you can click Template link and a link you can copy and paste will appear. However, this will add the design to someone else’s Canva account, allowing them to edit and use it without you knowing what they are doing with it:

Figure 11.5 – Template link ...