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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

Linking to social media

The majority of social channels that you can connect to your Canva account are straightforward – they all just require your login details. I believe it’s only Facebook that asks for an extra step to be completed. Let’s look at the simple way first and then we can look at Facebook.

So, once you have your design finished and ready to share, just click on the Share button in the top-right corner, and then click More and choose your platform. Canva will bring up a box asking you to connect:

Figure 11.10 – Connecting to a social media platform

Figure 11.10 – Connecting to a social media platform

Once you click on the applicable Connect button, a box from the social platform pops up asking you to log in securely. Once done, you’re all set up and ready to post directly:

Figure 11.11 – Connecting a social media account

Figure 11.11 – Connecting a social media account

Now, I don’t use Tumblr, but I do have Twitter – every time you want to post to your...