Category Archives for Graphic Design

laughingbird black friday sale!

Graphic Design Software Sale- Laughingbird Software

All graphic design software templates and marketing software 20% off.

BLACK FRIDAY TO CYBER MONDAY SALE

Everything in the store 20% off!
Use the code blackfriday16 during checkout

Sale ends Monday – November 28th at midnight (Pacific time USA)

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6 Social Media Design Hacks

Social Media Design: 6 Easy Hacks that Grab Attention

Now that everyone is using social media as a marketing tool, it’s become more important than ever to grab your audiences’ attention with exceptional social media design.

But what if you aren’t sure how to create amazing graphics? And it just seems too hard. Yet you just know the incredible value in doing it yourself.

Don’t worry! Many have been trapped in total newbie designer darkness. Thankfully, however, you can find your way out, way more easily than you think.

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Design Blog Graphics in 6 Easy Steps: A Graphic Design Tutorial

Design Blog Graphics in 6 Easy Steps

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One of your biggest challenges as a blogger is to design relevant, high-quality blog graphics for each post.

You’ve probably heard that blog posts with nicer graphics are read more easily and get way more shares. The problem is that you’re NOT a graphic designer and don’t have time to learn complicated design techniques!  Well, that’s okay! Read more to find out how to have awesome blog graphics in minutes.

 

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Make a Free Logo

Make a Logo for FREE

You’ve always wanted to know how to make a logo for free, one that looks professional but that you can make yourself.

And you’ve probably read all sorts of info about using a logo design. So, why is it that you still don’t have a logo, or at least one you like, that makes sense for your company?

I get it. Learning about logos is fine. But it’s still completely overwhelming to actually get one, right?! Too much money, too much time, too much experience… that you don’t have!

No worries! I’m going to help you create a logo design you can be proud of… step-by-step. I’ll show you how to make a logo for free from beginning to end. Seriously! We‘re doing this together!

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Use this Web Graphics Guide to help run a successful online business

Web Graphics Guide for Online Business

5 Web Graphics you must have to run a successful online business:

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!

Before finding out what these super important graphics are, I want you to know WHY web graphics are essential:

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?

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Build Your Brand in 5 easy Steps

Visual Brand Building in 5 Steps

Building a visual brand doesn’t have to be tricky or time-consuming. Make it easy by following these 5 steps to branding bliss.Build Your Brand in 5 easy Steps

1. Find your own unique brand perspective

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.

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Five important reasons you should do your own graphic design

Graphic Design Software: The Top 5 Reasons to Learn

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!

Check out the top 5 reasons to learn graphic design software and brand your business today.

 

 

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Create Duplicate MY TEMPLATES folders

Using The Creator 7 Graphic Design Software app is fun!!
SO fun… that sometimes your custom “MY Templates” folder gets really full.

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The “Overlapping Letter” Trick

Here’s a cool trick to make “overlapping letters” with Laughingbird’s graphic design software:

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). 

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Increase your image resolution

How to put your logo design onto coffee mugs and T-shirts

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  🙂

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Using The Creator with Powtoon.com

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.

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The Creator: Copy and Paste Tricks

Did you know The Logo Creator has a Copy and Paste feature?

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!)

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Use The Logo Creator to Create a True Reflection

Here’s a great tutorial on creating a TRUE reflection using The Logo Creator graphic design software: 

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:

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Cutting and Cropping images with The Logo Creator

Today’s “Tutorial Tuesday” will show you a really cool “cropping” trick you can use to manipulate images in The Creator graphic design software.

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Using Photos With The Logo Creator

Todays Laughingbird Software’s “Tutorial Tuesday” teaches you the power of using your own photos with The Logo Creator.

Watch this tutorial video and learn how to create your own Facebook Meme, how to create really cool Youtube overlay images, and what you can do with the built in GRID feature in The Logo Creator!

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