So we have been talking about what you need to do for creating an engaging social media post. A great image increases engagement – meaning more likes, shares, favourites and retweets.
Now, sometimes big, beautiful images aren’t enough. You can have professional images taken and (expensively) sourced, but they’re may not be as engaging as others. Here at AA Mktg, we make our own content, specifically images, and you can make yours as well by using these useful and interesting image creation apps.
Need something for Facebook and Instagram? Use Canva. It is very intuitive with its drag and drop interface design, making image-creation very easy especially for non-designers. It has a lot of templates for every social media platform, it has custom image sizes as well, beautiful fonts, free pictures, ready-made layouts and a lot more.
Need an infographic? Piktochart comes to the rescue. Easy to use with its drag and drop design, Piktochart is one of the things you shouldn’t forget in your arsenal of tools as a social media manager. You can create an infographic from an array of templates – complete with design suggestions – or from scratch. Customise your work from the apps extensive collection of pictures and icons, as well as fonts. In short, it is like Canva for infographics.
Before arriving in our smartphones, Aviary used to be a formidable presence in our desktops along with other photo editing programs like Photoscape and Gimp. Now, it is a part of the Adobe creative suite and other programs are using it as their photo editing software (MailChimp uses Aviary). Like other photo editing programs, Aviary has the typical filters, frames, stickers, drawing tools, and even meme tools.
Does your image need a blurred background? Blurgrounds has got your back. This is actually a freebie from Inspiration Hut, and it is a set of 200 backgrounds for you to use commercially or personally. It is very handy as choosing a background can take a lot of time. A ready-made blurred background can cut your work time in half!
Does your image need a bit of sprucing up? How overlaying text on it? Font Candy lets you choose your own image and then it lets you experiment with its comprehensive collection of fonts and quotes. If you need inspirations on how to use it, head over to Tumblr for some user-generated content.
Do you need help in managing your social media channels? Do you need more time in creating content? We got your back. You don’t have to spend time working on your social media channels anymore when you delegate these tasks to us.Let us work together. Focus on your business. Contact us about it.