E-Z Photoshop Techniques for Social Media Marketing

Graphic design tools & techniques to create stunningly attractive images for social media marketing.
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  • Lectures 7
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 7/2014 English

Course Description

PICK UP SOME COOL GRAPHIC DESIGN IDEAS! If you're into creating some snazzy images for social media marketing using Photoshop, or even just learning a little bit about Photoshop ... get yourself enrolled. You will have me on video—in the bottom right portion of your screen—guiding & instructing you as we look at some neat ways to make stunningly attractive graphics—hassle free.

In this course, we will examine:

  1. Basic tools and layout while starting an image to get your feet wet
  2. Using Photoshop Patterns for cool effects
  3. Using Photoshop & brush settings for maximum attractiveness
  4. Using several Photoshop tools together to create Photoshop images you can share on your social networks (e.g. facebook, Pinterest, Instagram & twitter.)

For more than 15 years, I have used these techniques in my various web design projects, ranging from internet web design, shopping cart product graphics, logo design & trademark design, kindle book cover design, kindle book graphics, PowerPoint presentation design, electronic greeting card design, etc.

What if you were to take 30-60 minutes to walk through some Photoshop techniques with me? Might they possibly enhance your efforts in your own projects? What about that next job interview? Could you possibly use one or more of these E-Z Photoshop techniques to wow your next employer? What if you used their company logo married to a photo of yourself on a cool background, created with a Photoshop pattern idea we cover in this course?

Looking back some years, once I was hired because when I submitted my resume, I broke from the "norm" and took a chance. I mean, how relevant is a resume when it's overlooked and passed over? This is why I believe sweet looking images can make an impact!

During my interview, my lead cover page was brought out as a topic of discussion. With smiles and laughs from the Director of IT, it was clear my efforts had achieved my primary objective of getting noticed and interviewed. The cover page contained several Photoshop images. They were all created using techniques I will share with you in this course.

One snapshot was for a clever and catchy web site I had put together as one of my own projects. What caused me to stand out—after God's favor of course—was this lead cover page which displayed my unique creativity and personality. Well, people want to see your unique abilities and ideas as you share your visual communications, as well!

Use just a handful of design tools & techniques to capture more attention in your social media networks, your hobbies and your web design projects. Unleash your creativity using visual communications and Adobe Photoshop in this cool, new course!

What are the requirements?

  • Access to Adobe Photoshop, preferably.
  • Possess strong desire to enhance graphic design & overall design skillset

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You should gain a new set of ideas & tools—which will assist you in creating visually attractive images—for social media & web design projects.
  • You should have additional confidence when creating an image from scratch

What is the target audience?

  • Beginners to Adobe Photoshop
  • Curious creative users who have a strong desire to express themselves both electronically and visually
  • Graphic Design Enthusiasts
  • Photographers

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: Getting Started
08:45

Let's start by checking out some tools and the layout as we start using some ideas.

1 question

Basic check-up within our short time in the layout and tool review.

Section 2: Simple Ways to Unleash Your Creativity
Using Patterns for Instagram, Facebook & Twitter Images
Preview
08:42
More Patterns
10:41
Social Media Marketing with Patterns
05:00
Section 3: Final Looks Using E-Z Photoshop Techniques
Minimum Effort, Maximum Output
07:06
Social Graphics Ideas
10:58
Capturing Attention in Social Media
08:45
1 question

Select which Photoshop tools can be used to create amazing effects and images with E-Z Photoshop Techniques.

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Instructor Biography

Jeff Zahorsky, Author, Video Marketer & Web Designer

Author, Video Marketer & Web Designer—Jeff Zahorsky has authored several Christian Living books in the areas of evangelism and spiritual growth. For almost 20 years, he has designed professional web sites & graphics for satisfied clients while offering similar training to enthusiastic students. Additionally, Jeff has successfully ranked attention-grabbing YouTube videos and thumbnails in select niches.

A veteran of the United States Navy, Jeff served just over 6 years, primarily on Navy warships ... with one ground tour in Iraq.

Having technology as his background, Jeff also holds a Certificate of Biomedicine from Boston University. It was on the flight deck of a U.S. Navy warship in Pearl Harbor, HI where he became a Christian.

Jeff enjoys teaching others about technology. He also cherishes the sharing of God's message of salvation and spiritual growth—all through his ongoing writings and online video courses.

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