We are fairly certain that Canva.com is a site you are already familiar with, or so we hope.
What is Canva? Canva is an online graphic design platform that allows you to become a designer. Where do I begin to describe Canva? I feel it offers so many features that it is almost impossible to cover them all in one sitting. Generally speaking, it offers you the possibility to size your images, to create post feature images, to use your own images or Canva’s images, photos, texts, shapes etc and create collages, invitations, business cards, CD covers, social media posts and so so much more!
This miraculous site is the perfect resource you will need to use for a variety of purposes, from drawing inspiration all the way to actually beautifying your online store. Here are a number of reasons why Canva is brilliant and you should be using it, asap!
There are free features as well as additional features that you can pay for. The free features are really faceted and diverse and so these will meet most of your designer needs. The additional features that you can pay for offer further design elements you can use. Dive into the ocean of opportunities and let your creativity loose!
A huge advantage to using Canva is that the signing up is as smooth as can be, and a simple Google or Facebook login comes to complete the regular email login, so chose the one that is most convenient for you. No headaches here. Upon registering/logging in, you can decide what it is that you would like to do. You can create social media posts, store banners, presentations, posters, Facebook covers, Facebook posts, Blog graphic, letterhead, resume, flyer, infographic, Tumblr banner, wedding invitation, the list goes on and on …oh and did I mention you also have the opportunity to use a custom dimension? This helps you size your images to fit perfectly into your online store. Tadaaa!
When creating an image, you can choose from different layouts for ready-made images you can further edit, different elements to add onto your design- this section consists of free photos you can choose from, grids and frames for collages, shapes, lines and illustrations for additional design elements, icons, charts for specialized design and finally the i love canva tab which is self-explanatory-, texts of all kinds and different types, you can choose from various backgrounds, be it plain or patterned, and finally you can use your own images after a swift upload and you can combine it with all the above mentioned features. Canva truly is a lifesaver for an online store owner!
What’s more, Canva offers you not only design inspiration but also tutorials on how to use each feature and what you can do with them. You can attend design tutorial courses called “Design Essential tutorial courses” that will familiarize you with the basic notions of design and will help you see things in a logically transparent yet systematic way.
All in all, Canva helps you shape, crop, edit, design, size, color, filter and multiply your images or freely edit the ready ones. It is a go-to tool and a genius resource for everyone, especially for online store owners! Give it a go, let yourself be inspired and use your creative energies to make the most of your product images, banners and brand appearance! Try Canva now!