What a bummer… that you can’t just put up a website, make sales and forget about it. Sorry, that would just be asking for multiple website design mistakes to happen! And big mistakes mean that people won’t stick around for long on your site.
Don’t let this happen to you!
You’ve probably heard about how important it is to have high-quality images on your website and blog. Okay. Well, just know that you’re missing out big-time if you haven’t put any thought into using awesome web graphics to make your sales!
Effective web graphics visually explain what you want your audience to understand. This is super important. I’m certainly guilty of not always reading the information right in front of me. I’m in a hurry. You’re in a hurry, too right? And with all the great forms of visual content these days, why bother reading a whole long page?
Forget trying to copy the design that’s working well for other brands. Keeping your design original and unique is the first way of gaining your audience’s attention. Their visual brand design may not even fit with what you are trying to convey to your customers. Further, if you copy your competitors look and feel, you’ll appear not only untrustworthy and uncreative, you could end up with legal trouble.Continue reading
Truth is, you should be using social media graphics every day! You need to stand out from the crowd and social media is the way to do it.
Don’t stress! There is some good news:
I’ve found out that it doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive to do-it-yourself. Here are the options for DIY social media image creation.
Before I give you a dose of brand reality, know that however little time you think you have to focus on this topic, you must understand your brand in order to be successful. So, let’s slog through this together quickly so that we can get to the fun stuff…and there will be fun stuff…but read this first!
(I hope you enjoy my use of swimming pool examples…hahaha…I’m obviously a consumer easily influenced by things that make me feel warm, bright and relaxed)
Do you want great graphic design at your fingertips? How about complete control over your branding and design needs? Need flexibility? Using graphic design software may be right for you!
The other day, in the private Laughingbird Software Group, (just ask to join… we’d love to have you) a question was posted about merging two letters together with having the overlap a different color (see my screenshot).
Since The Logo Creator can’t export a “vector” or “EPS” image… I needed to find a way for you to increase the resolution of the image you create so that you could put it onto mouse pads, coffee mugs and T-shirts! This tutorial will show you how in just 4 minutes 🙂
Have you started creating YouTube videos to help brand your business? No? If you’re nervous about it or not sure how to get started, check out an online video creation tool called Powtoon.
You can use The Creator graphic design software to create graphics and then use Powtoon to create your video using your new graphic designs.
You probably saw the menu option in The Creator… but have you used it? Watch this quick tutorial and let me show you how easy it is to copy an image from Google or Powerpoint into The Logo Creator (… and vice versa!)
The reflection technique I show you in this tutorial video doesn’t just create a mirror image of the text, the reflection actually fades away (to a ‘zero opacity’), so that no matter what background you’ve got for your website, the reflection will fade away … just like a real reflection:
Today’s “Tutorial Tuesday” will show you a really cool “cropping” trick you can use to manipulate images in The Creator graphic design software.
Todays Laughingbird Software’s “Tutorial Tuesday” teaches you the power of using your own photos with The Logo Creator.
Hey Creatorpreneurs! The Logo Creator graphic design software can do so much more than just logo design … and this tutorial is going to show you a really cool trick.
Did you know it can make “lower 3rd” graphics?