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How to Dress Well: Online Graphic Design for Non-Designers

Posted by Ashley Smith

06-Dec-2016 16:16:48

Promoting your brand can sometimes feel like walking into a party where you know no-one. If you want to make a good impression as soon as you get through the door – you’re going to need to dress well and get their attention. Visual appeal is a big plus, and the best way to improve your appearance quickly is to have someone else do it for you, by having them pick out the best looks.

Luckily for those new to design, there are a number of online tools that are making it easy to create visual appeal for your brand through simple graphic design software curated with free to use images, fonts and templates. To help you out, we’ve set up a battle royale; we’ll be going three rounds looking at two successful tools that will help your brand dress well: Canva and Stencil.

Round 1: Usability


For all three design tools, getting started is as simple as setting up a free account – throw in your name and email and you’ll be ready to go. Starting up our first tool, Canva, users will be greeted by a slick 23 second video tutorial on how to get started by searching the image library, inserting text and downloading your finished creation. After the video is finished, you’ll find a crisp and clean interface that is easy to navigate; the only way to get lost is in the myriad of fonts, templates and visual elements.

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Topics: social media, social media marketing, content creation, digital marketing trends, graphic design

3 Content Marketing Mistakes Everyone Makes

Posted by Jessica Hannah

10-Jun-2015 12:45:00

Okay, let’s take a quick show of hands… when was the last time you mentioned content marketing in a pitch, blog or service page? Today… yesterday… last week?

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Topics: content marketing, digital marketing trends

5 (more) ‘must know’ digital marketing trends for 2014

Posted by David St George

20-Dec-2013 09:49:11

In my last blog entitled 5 epic Twitter fails and how to avoid them I promised you another ‘'Five 'must know’ digital marketing trends for 2014’ blog as the last one was by far the most popular blog for the year.

 If you read the last blog on this topic then you’ll recall the trends I identified were:

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Topics: digital marketing trends

Five 'must know' digital marketing trends

Posted by David St George

14-Nov-2013 11:49:00

This blog is my take on what’s going to be big in 2014 in digital marketing. None of these things are new, but what is changing fast is the evolution and integration of these technologies and their rapid adoption by marketers globally.

I also answer the "so what?" question and list the practical things you can do to take advantage of these trends.

So here goes:

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Topics: digital marketing trends