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Tech Tips for Non-Tech People!

Data Doctors Tech Tips | Ken Colburn & Brandon Disney
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Original Air Date: Jun 10, 2016

DIY Graphics Tool

From time to time, you probably find yourself in need of some basic graphic design work, but it’s rarely important enough to hire a professional, whether it’s for personal or business reasons.

If you don’t have the software or find that you lack the talent to do it yourself, there’s a website called Canva … like canvas without the s...that you should check out.

Canva is dead simple to use, because it’s a template driven tool that’s also web-based, so you don’t have to install anything on your computer to get started.

You can use it to create flyers, posters, business cards, blog graphics, perfectly formatted Facebook Cover images or any number of other social media related needs, Canva is a great DIY tool.

You start by picking a design style, then choose a template you like and make changes to the text to fit your needs.

You can use your own images or choose from Canva’s large library of professionally generated images; some are free others only cost a buck to use.

It’s a dream tool because it’s easy to use, cost-effective and produces really great results in a very short period of time.

For those that lack the skill, money, vision or the time to generate professional looking graphics, is worth taking a look at...that’s C A N V