social media image design tips

Social Media image creation can seem quite daunting to the small business owner.  Graphic Design can seem overwhelming but now with free tools like Canva to help you get started, and social media images having more of an impact it’s certainly worth investing some time to create some social media images. Here are 7 simple social…

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The age of the internet has afforded us an incredible amount connectivity. We can reach thousands, if not millions of people now through something as simple as social media. Marketing used to mean ad space in the local newspaper, but today it encompasses a variety of tactics, platforms, and strategies to reach and attract new customers. Platforms like Facebook,…

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There are a lot of great free, easy to use design tools out there for creating graphics for your business blog. Our favourite being Canva. However, for great graphics you still need to consider some fundamental design elements. Here’s a great infographic from Coschedule which covers basic design elements to consider when creating your own…

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First impressions are everything in business and twitter isn’t really that different.  So getting your twitter profile picture right is important.  Choosing the correct picture for your twitter profile isn’t an exact science however it is imperative to have one and put some thought into it. Your twitter profile picture often appears alone, without context, so it needs to…

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Canva is a tool that makes design simple for everyone.  You can create designs for a whole range of uses.  At Purple Dog we think it’s a great tool in particular for creating social media images for posting across your platforms; particularly if you can’t afford a traditional graphic design tool like Photoshop. Social Media…

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Socialmediasizeguide

Social media has certainly got more visual.  More than half of social media updates now include images.  This means that you really need to be using good  images your social updates or you will not stand out from status updates streaming past your audience every day. You need to make sure your images are optimised across…

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