Looking for an easier way of creating images for your business?  

Benefits of Canva an effective graphic-design tool

Our team always enjoy sharing technology and digital tools that are beneficial to businesses. With everyone trying to adjust to the new “normal”, businesses may have started to spend time up-skilling or thinking about their social media presence.  

We utilise many digital tools when creating content for our social media platforms and we can’t keep them all to ourselves, read on further for benefits of canva!

Do you wish you had an easier way of creating images? Canva is a graphic-design tool that is FREE to use and helps individuals &  businesses create images in a fast and cost-effective way.

You can utilise Canva’s templates by creating images, info-graphics, social media banners etc.

Canva - create a design page

The website is easy to use with a drag-and-drop format and provides thousands of images to use for commercial use, thus reducing the hassle of scrolling through websites such as Unsplash or Flaticon for free to use images.

Do I need a dedicated design team?

No! Even if you don’t have a dedicated design team, the benefit of Canva is any team member without prior design expertise can use it to knock up a few quick images and come out looking professional.

Canva has such a variety of tools to use from pre-sized social media image and header templates, documents, presentations, invitations, advert and marketing materials, you’d struggle to not find everything you need.

You can also input your specific measurements to create an image to fit your requirements, we recently created a promotional video and inserted an image designed in Canva to fit the video software requirements.

“Over 100 million designs created by Canva”

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Set custom dimensions to create new design

Canva also has various paid features for businesses such as:

  • Access to millions of photos starting at $1 each
  • Download designs with transparent background
  • Export designs as animated GIFs

You can utilise these by upgrading to Canva for Work or paying for the individual features as a one off.

Do Canva offer any discounts for charities?

If you are a charity Canva offers free Canva Pro access for up to 10 members to eligible nonprofit organisations. You can check to see if you are eligible here.

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