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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 clickable links

I love to create clickable links in my documents; you can add your website to your e-book, your social channels to infographics, and your email address to a lead magnet. Plus, it couldn’t be simpler – Canva has made it a nice, easy process for us to attract more people to our business with clickable links.

To add a link to your design, you need to create a button, or even a simple line of text will work. I’ve chosen to use this media kit page as an example:

Figure 11.18 – Media kit page

Figure 11.18 – Media kit page

On this page, I’ve added some social media handles. These are normal textboxes at the moment, but I want to turn these into clickable links so that when I email this out, the end user has access to all of my social media feeds:

Figure 11.19 – Textboxes to be turned into clickable links

Figure 11.19 – Textboxes to be turned into clickable links

Select just one of your textboxes on your design, and then click on the two-linked-circles...