Everyone hear the line or experienced it.
A Bad Image kills your’s 1000 words impression.
Can we design a beautiful image even we are not designers?
Every New Blogger faced this question at the start of Blogging Journey.
When I start my blog in September 2012, I never give importance to Image Design.
After some time when my blog getting traffic and reading some blogging legends post, they advised using the good image in blog Post.
But I am unable to find good image design software.
Don’t confuse with my word. All Software is good for designing an image, but I am unable to use it.
If you see my post before 2014, in the most post I am using a very crappy image(holy shit).
For designing this images, I used a PowerPoint or Gimp. Both are very Good Software (I admit, It’s my fault).
After searching endlessly about how to design eye catching images for the blog.
I found a solution.
Why did we use Images in Post?
Why Use Images in Blog Post
There are many reasons but in my opinion and above stated line,
Readers are more likely to read your articles if images catch their attention.
If your images are really good then you get the most share on Facebook, Pinterest or many other social media networks.
According to CoSchedule, you need visual content on your blog posts because your brain processes image 60,000 times faster than text.
- Your brain processes images 60,000 times faster than text.
- Articles with relevant images get 94% more engagement than those without.
- Your audience only reads an average of 20% of your web page.
- Pages with pictures get 50% more shares.
Check InfoGraphic Below.
How to Design Beautiful Image using Canva
In this How to, I am using Canva as Image designing software.
It’s completely a web-based software, so don’t worry about installation like stuff.
What is Canva?
According to Canva,
Canva is here to change that, with a tool that makes design simple for everyone. Canva gives you everything you need to easily turn ideas into stunning designs. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more.
Canva is free for use.
Some of the images present in Canva required 1$ for accessing it. Don’t worry.
Check the below article for finding Royalty Free Stock Images.
Designing a Beautiful Blog Images
1. Sign in or Sign up for Canva.
2. Choose Pre Made design or use custom dimension.
3. A new page open with few controls at left hand side of screen.
4. Search Image through Search Bar. Add your desired image. Make it more transparent.
5. Add text from TEXT, Change fonts or Color.
6. Download Image in JPG, PNG or PDF format.
Canva is really an easy and free program to design some best blog images or blog infographic Images.
If you using Canva, Drop your technique in comments below.
If you know any program other than Canva to design beautiful image, Please tell us in below comments.