Create a Logo & Eye Catching Social Network Images

Learn how to use FREE tools to create your logo, social network cover photos and shareable post images.
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Instructed by Anita Nipane Marketing / Branding
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  • Lectures 42
  • Contents Video: 1 hour
    Other: 10 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

LATEST: Course updated on February 2016.

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Do you struggle with creating effective social media images and logo, but don’t have the money to hire a designer?

The good news is – you don’t need to hire a designer or buy expensive softwares to create visuals for your digital projects. You can do it YOURSELF and with FREE tools, thanks to the amount of different resources that are available on the Internet. There are so many easy and quick solutions out there! Actually, even the most highly paid pros take help from the same resources you are going to learn in this course.

Take this course and learn, by practical examples, how to create your first logo, social network cover photos that are functional and adapted for smart phone users and beautiful social network posts for Facebook and Twitter by using only free tools and resources. While taking this course, you will also master basic features of PicMonkey and different Google Chrome plug-ins. This course will be your guide to different free sources: royalty free images, intelligent colour tools, image editing and screenshot taking tools. In short, after its completion, you'll be able to create visuals for your webpage, blog and social networks yourself and with no money spent. Moreover, in the end of the course you will know how to create visuals that represent your brand and help increasing your brand awareness.

Don't worry if you haven't studied in a design or art school, because with the tools available, ANYBODY can create beautiful images and logos for their digital projects. And this is what you will learn in the course. You will be able to create great visuals even if you are trying for the first time.

Since I value your time, the lectures are just as long as they need to be in order to show you practical information and tips. No empty talk.

Don't wait too long to enroll! This course is going to have regular updates added in the future and I am going to share even more great tools and tips with you. Therefore, the price will increase once the course meets certain milestones. If you enroll now, you will receive all these updates free of charge.

In the case you don't find this course valuable, you can always receive a full refund within 30 days of purchase through Udemy!

What are the requirements?

  • Computer and Internet Connection.
  • A Desire To Learn and Create Beautiful Visuals. Quickly and Easily!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will learn to create your brand design and the principles of qualitative logos
  • You will be able to create professional looking logos using free tools
  • You will learn to create symbols from images
  • You will know where to get free images that can be legally used
  • You will learn to optimize your image size to save your time and money
  • You will be able to optimize your images for SEO
  • You will be able to create images for Facebook and Twitter cover photos and posts
  • You will know how to use more than 15 free tools that can significantly save your time and increase your efficiency
  • You will learn the basics of PicMonkey

What is the target audience?

  • social media account managers
  • beginners in digital marketing
  • bloggers
  • website administrators
  • startups

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
What You Will be Learning
Preview
01:18
Section 2: Design Your Brand Identity
00:49

In this lecture you will learn the main guidelines for creating your brand.

01:30

In this lecture the 5 principles of effective logo design will be covered.

Checklist - Is Your Logo Readable?
1 page
Section 3: Create and Test Your Logo to Make It Readable and Memorable
07:19

In this lecture you will learn two free tools that can be used for creating your logo.

List of 25 Logo Maker Tools
Article
02:35

Here you will learn how to create your logo with PicMonkey.

00:49

In this lecture you will learn the effect that allows you to test your logo in grayscale.

00:51

Here you will find out how to change your logo colors in png file.

01:06

In this lecture you will learn how to test, if your logo still looks good with inverted colors.

01:01

Here you will see a sample of a finished logo test.

Make Your Logo Offline/Online Ready
1 page
Don't Forget About Codes and Font Names!
00:12
Quiz on Logo Design
3 questions
Section 4: Create a Symbol for Your Logo with PicMonkey
01:12

Here you will learn how to remove background from your image easily.

02:23

In this lecture you will learn how to create a symbol for your logo.

03:16

In this lecture I'll show you how to create a simple symbol for your logo in PicMonkey.

Create a Logo in PicMonkey - 2 more examples
03:56
Section 5: Get Great Images Legally for Free
60+ Resources - Get Free Images Legally for Free
Preview
Article
01:56

In this lecture you will learn how to convert your video to images

01:24

After this lecture you will be able to extract images from your pdf file.

02:48

In this lecture you will learn how to find any image on Google.

Section 6: Optimize Your Images
00:55

In this lecture you will learn how to optimize your image size for different social networks.

03:10

Here you will learn the basic principles of optimizing your images for SEO

Section 7: Create Social Network Images that Support Your Brand
02:54

In this lecture you will learn the basic branding guidelines.

01:30

In this lecture I'll show you how to use PicMonkey colour filters to maintain the personality of your brand.

05:17

Here you will learn how to create your Facebook cover photo with PicMonkey.

02:44

At the end of this lecture you will be able to create Facebook cover photo as a photo collage.

02:24

Here you will learn how to create a quote image with PicMonkey.

01:07

Here you will learn about a free tool that you can use to quickly create a quote image.

05:15

At the end of this lecture you will be able to create a blog post image that can be published on Twitter and Facebook.

02:35

Here you will learn how to create a simple advertisement using PicMonkey Collage function.

Make Your Social Network Profiles Memorable
1 page
Quiz on Image Design
5 questions
Section 8: BONUS - Tools to Increase Your Efficiency
01:55

Here you will learn how to get color codes from any web page

01:06

In this lecture you will learn how to find out any image size on the web.

Social Image Resizer Tool
00:46
05:15

At the end of this lecture you will be able to create awesome screenshots.

01:19

In this lecture you will learn how to create beautiful color palettes for your images and digital projects.

01:34

Learn how to add free fonts to your computer and use them in PicMonkey.

Section 9: Resources
The List Of All Tools and Resources Showed in This Course
Article
Downloadable Templates and Checklists
5 pages
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Article
Conclusion
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Instructor Biography

Anita Nipane, Social Media Manager and MBA in Marketing

Marketing manager and website designer based in Riga, Latvia with more than 10 years of experience in marketing and MBA degree in Marketing. Passionate about digital marketing and visual social media. She has created more than 10 websites and managed more than 20 social media accounts. Author of blog DiggiNet.

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