Do you love sharing quotes with your connections on social media? Sharing ideas visually is a great way to increase the exposure of your message to a wider audience. If using Photoshop or hiring a graphic designer to create your visuals is not an option there are several FREE tools available to help you create the graphics you need for your website or social media channels.
Are you looking to enhance a picture with photo effects, resize a picture, or even add text to your images? PicMonkey is a great solution to help you do this with its easy to use interface. Besides being able to create graphics for posts, you can also make banners to utilize on Facebook.
Canva is a free application offering you a wide variety of options for producing graphics that are simple to use. While there are tons of options to utilize in creating an image, they have a large selection of high quality images costing about $1 each. It’s a great bargain compared to other stock image sites on the web. You can also utilize your own photos for designs. A great feature of Canva is linking to Facebook. So all those pictures you’ve taken over the years can be utilized in a whole new way!
There are always times when you need to do some editing, but you don’t need the full capabilities of Photoshop.. Then Pixlr is what you’ve been looking for. You can do simple things from resizing photos to more complex tasks such as removing backgrounds with the software. There are 3 components to Pixlr.
Pixlr Editor: This is the most Photoshop like component of the software, where you can edit and manipulate images. It has a very simple interface to help you accomplish your tasks quickly.
Pixlr Express: This is great for adding simple effects, or basic edits to an image. If you like to keep things simple, this is the way to go for editing images.
Pixlr-o-Matic: Have you ever wanted to add in a vintage look to an image? Do you like how images are modified on platforms such as Instagram? This module will help you do just that.
LiveLuveCreate takes a different spin on image creation. Not only are you able to create images from a wide variety of backgrounds available, you can find inspiration from what other people have created. How many times have you felt stuck trying to find the right way to convey a message? LiveLuvCreate will help you solve it.
Fotor is another easy to use photo editing software. The one feature that stands out with Fotor is the ability to create HDR photos. You simply take one under exposed photo and one over exposed photo and let the Fotor work its magic. Another great feature Fotor has is the cover photo sizes for popular social media networks. No longer do you have to remember what size they are, its taken care of.
As you can see it can be very easy to create your own stunning images to utilize on Social Media for FREE. If you have an idea to share, do it visually as it will be shared with more people spreading your message further!