Social Media is one of the best ways to gain exposure and grow brand awareness. But, to get shared, liked or even noticed you need to stand out, and text alone doesn’t do it. Luckily you don’t need to be a graphic design genius to succeed when it comes to social media. You just need the best tools for the job.
Canva is like a treasure box of social media templates. It makes it extremely easy to create great posts for Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and even Instagram stories. Pretty much any social media template you will need is loaded in there ready to be simply edited. And they’re free to use! There are of course images, graphics and stickers in their library that come at an extra cost but there’s more than enough free options to get you updating your social media profiles regularly and creating fabulous content that helps you succeed at social media.
Unsplash is a huge library of free professional photos. Yes free! You can download the perfect photos for a social media campaign, ad or simple post. Put this together with the free templates you have in Canva and you’ve got a way to create professional, share worthy content in minutes.
Need an attention-grabbing video but not a video editor? No problem! The Life Lapse app is so simple to use and yet you can achieve professional time-lapse and stop motion videos in minutes. There’s no need to edit, the app does it all for you. All you need to do is take a string of photos, choose a filter and a song and you’ve got the perfect video to share across all social media channels.
There you have it, our three secret weapons for succeeding on social media. What was once a very time-consuming task, will now take you an hour to do a full week’s worth of quality social media content.
If you need help with your business’ social media, then get in touch. We can help with everything from day to day content to creating engaging ads and promoting your business across all social media platforms. Call us on 0113 357 0440 or get in touch via our contact form.