Photo posts are also bigger and take up more space within the Facebook newsfeed than text only posts. This means, they have more opportunity to grab eyeballs.
That’s why you see those cool hybrid text as photo or photos with text.
However if you’re like me and have minimal graphic skills, how to you create those?
Here are 5 Tools for Creating Graphics:
· PicMonkey – Upload your photo, put a frame on it and drop in text if you like, this is a quick and easy way to set your photos apart.
· Text 2 Image – Want to share a great quote in a graphically appealing way? Open this tool, type in your quote, choose your text and background image, click convert and viola, you have a cool graphic with a quote to post on Facebook or Pinterest.
· Picfont.com — Upload a picture, write your text and save. Or, you can use a blank canvas or a choose a shape such as this starburst to write your text.
Canva— Reputed to be “the easiest to use design program in the world.” by one testimonial it is pretty simple.
· Powerpoint – Don’t overlook this old standby. Open Powerpoint, create a slide with text and add an image and border if you like. Easy!
Piktochart — Easy infographics. You know you want them!
None of these require Photoshop skills and little to no learning curve so they’re perfect for time crunched marketers who want to add a bit more “bling” to their social media posts without a big outlay of time and cash.
What are your favorite tools for creating graphics? Please share in the comments below.