Can you recollect the time when the television screen was in black and white? Aarrgghh!! So tiresome. Graphics play a major role in catching one’s eye-sight, especially in social media. It entices people to look and open the image with an associated link.
Visuals act like the currency of sharing on social media. Only text content creates monotonous content. According to research, more traffic is observed with beautiful graphics on social media rather than text-only content.
Here, I am sharing a few tools which can help you to create enticing graphics for your social media.
Canva is a design service that takes the friction out of designing. It consists of several free templates that you can use or start with customized-blank canvas. Use the Layouts and Background tabs to get a rough idea of what you want to design.
Need to create an image for Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest or Google+? Canva has pre-designed graphics that allow for complete customization in a clean, drag and drop environment.
Pablo is the simplest way to create beautiful images that fit every social network perfectly. Create images with the perfect size and format for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and even Pinterest. Typography, font sizes, and formatting options make everyone a designer! Pablo designers have created more than 500,000 images!
Skitch is a free app for Android and Mac users. It helps you communicate visually with friends, co-workers, and the world. It features create smooth lines and scribbles to explain an idea, annotate maps, WebPages and screenshots, zoom and crop images, add highlights and draw attention to what matters, add text using special high-contrast coloring for readability, markup text with the highlighter tool, reposition and delete shapes, text and drawings at any time, and share your work with any application that accepts images.
It is an easy-to-use Infographic maker. You can take your visual communication to the next level, without hiring a professional designer. Pick a template from the template library with 500 professionally-designed templates. Then make it unique by edit text, fonts, and colors. Change as much or as little as you want to.
Easel.ly is a website that features thousands of free infographic templates and design objects which users can customize to create and share their visual ideas online. Using the site is as easy as dragging and dropping design elements, and users can either choose a template from our extensive library, or they can upload their own background image and start from scratch.
Over is an app available for Android and iPhone and one of my original go-to apps. Over, you can turn your mobile device into an on-the-go design studio. As a photo-editing app, Over makes it easy to add text, choose your background, font and save or submit directly to your social networks.
You can create high resolution quotes picture with cool typography effect easily using our quote maker app. Best for Facebook, Google Plus, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, e-card, Wallpaper, and for prints.
PicMonkey makes creative tools for photo editing and graphic design because we want you to rock the universe. We want your images to show your creativity, your style, your spot-on brilliance. Access the very best filters and fonts, exclusive overlays and frames, and extra-beautifying touch-up tools.
Pixlr Editor is a robust browser photo editor, for all your editing needs. Have full control over your images, including layers and effects. Work in layers, replace color, transform objects and more – all from your browser.
Smushit.com is a service that goes beyond the limitations of Photoshop, Fireworks & Co. It uses image format specific non-lossy image optimization tools to squeeze the last bytes out of your images – without changing their look or visual quality. You’ll get a report of how many bytes you can save by optimizing your images and all the changed images as a single zip for download.