Let’s have a quick chat about that big elephant in the room, CANVA.
It’s a great FREE tool for small business owners, wanting to save money on design. Additionally Canva is feared by graphic designers, “if my clients can do everything on Canva, why would they hire me?”.
BUT Like any software or business tool, it has pros and cons for businesses and designers alike, below I will cover off a few.
Great sites where you can find FREE stock images to use for your business, websites, social media ETC. Cut through the clutter and make the most of amazing free images that are available. All sites Graphic Designer tried, tested and approved. INCLUDES BOOKMARK LINKS
Starting a new business can be an exciting time, but you can also feel like you’re burning cash. A logo is something that should be invested in when starting a business or following a new venture. WHY >>Because a logo is the face of your business and a foundation for building and growing. BONUS VISUAL BRANDING QUIZ
This is a must read article for anyone who is planning to DIY their business creative. Persistence is key >>> Consistency is KING 3 quick actionable tips for making your brand creative more consistent.
Time saver for anyone who creates their own social media images and everything you need to know to brand yourself online. Simple break down of all major social media platforms and respective image dimensions, with some designer hacks along the way. INCLUDES A FREE CHEAT SHEET.