Create a Logo & Eye Catching Social Network Images
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Create a Logo & Eye Catching Social Network Images

Learn how to use FREE tools to create your logo design, social network cover photos and shareable post images.
4.5 (53 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
4,534 students enrolled
Created by Anita Nipane
Last updated 3/2017
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $35 Discount: 71% off
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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
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Requirements
  • Computer and Internet Connection.
  • A Desire To Learn and Create Beautiful Visuals. Quickly and Easily!
Description

Do you need to create effective social media images and logo? The good news is – you don’t need to hire a designer or buy expensive softwares to create visuals for web. You can do it YOURSELF and with FREE tools, thanks to the 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, functional social network cover photos and posts 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. 

After completing this course, you will be able to: 

  • create a logo for your startup or blog according to the best logo design principles 
  • get royalty free images even for commercial purposes
  • create web banners and social network images with free online editor 
  • pick tasteful color combinations for your brand and web banners 
  • take and edit screenshots 
  • optimize image size for better webpage SEO
  • convert almost any file to PDF and extract pictures from PDFs
  • convert your video to jpg to use them as photos
  • add beautiful and free fonts to your computer
  • "steal" color codes from any website
  • use other tools that will save your time and improve efficiency

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!

Who is the target audience?
  • social media account managers
  • beginners in digital marketing
  • bloggers
  • website administrators
  • startups
Curriculum For This Course
44 Lectures
01:28:06
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Introduction
2 Lectures 02:26
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Design Your Brand Identity
3 Lectures 02:19

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

Preview 00:49

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

5 Principles of an Effective Logo Design
01:30

Checklist - Is Your Logo Readable?
1 page
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Create and Test Your Logo to Make It Readable and Memorable
9 Lectures 14:18

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

Create Your Logo With Free Tools
07:19

List of 25 Logo Maker Tools
00:25

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

Create Your Logo With PicMonkey
02:35

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

Test Your Logo in Grayscale
00:49

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

Preview 00:51

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

Can You Invert it?
01:06

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

Example - The Final Logo Test
01:01

Make Your Logo Offline/Online Ready
1 page

Don't Forget About Codes and Font Names!
00:12

Quiz on Logo Design
3 questions
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Create a Symbol for Your Logo with PicMonkey
4 Lectures 10:47

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

Free Image Background Removal Tool
01:12

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

Preview 02:23

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

Create a Logo Symbol in PicMonkey - Example
03:16

Create a Logo in PicMonkey - 2 more examples
03:56
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Optimize Your Images
2 Lectures 04:05

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

There are Only 2 Social Network Image Sizes You Should Know About
00:55

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

Optimize Your Images for SEO to Increase Traffic
03:10
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Get Great Images Legally for Free Even for Commercial Use
4 Lectures 06:57

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

Convert Your Video to Images
01:56

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

Extract Your Images from PDF
01:24

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

Find Any Image You Need on Google
02:48
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Create Social Network Images that Support Your Brand
10 Lectures 26:12

In this lecture you will learn the basic branding guidelines.

Create Social Network Images that Support Your Brand
02:54

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

Preview 01:30

7 Deadly Color Combinations to Avoid In Your Advertising
02:26

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

Create Your Facebook Cover Photo With PicMonkey
05:17

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

Create Your Facebook Cover Photo as a Photo Collage
02:44

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

Create a Quote Image Within 5 Minutes and Have Fun!
02:24

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

Let this Tool to Create Visuals For You!
01:07

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

Create Image for Your Blog Post within 5 Minutes
05:15

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

Create Your Advertisement as a Collage
02:35

Make Your Social Network Profiles Memorable
1 page

Quiz on Image Design
5 questions
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BONUS - Tools to Increase Your Efficiency
6 Lectures 11:55

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

Get Your Color Codes From Any Website
01:55

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

Always Know Your Image and Banner Sizes
01:06

Social Image Resizer Tool
00:46

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

Capture and Annotate Screenshots Easily
05:15

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

Get Great Ideas for Your Brand Colors
01:19

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

Add Free and Fancy Fonts to Your Computer and PicMonkey
01:34
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Resources
4 Lectures 01:26
The List Of All Tools and Resources Showed in This Course
00:39

Downloadable Templates and Checklists
5 pages


Conclusion
00:32
About the Instructor
Anita Nipane
4.4 Average rating
101 Reviews
6,783 Students
3 Courses
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.