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social media toolsAre you including images in your social media content?

Looking for easy-to-use tools to help you create images for your content strategy?

If the idea of using Photoshop makes your head spin or hiring a graphic designer isn’t an option, there are many easy-to-use, low-cost alternatives available to you to create social media graphics.

In this article, I’ll show you 6 easy tools that will help you create compelling graphics for social media.

#1: Use PicMonkey’s Online Photo Editor to Take Your Images From Good to Glorious

PicMonkey‘s free option has a wide variety of frames, special effects and font types to choose from.

With a touch of a button, you can crop and resize your photo, and add text to your images.

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Choose from a wide variety of free fonts on PicMonkey to create appealing images like this one with PicMonkey.

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social media how toDo you want to do more with your Facebook cover image?

Wondering how other businesses are using Facebook cover images?

Your cover image is the perfect space to tell visitors more about your brand or products or drive home a call to action.

In this article, you’ll discover 12 creative ways to use your Facebook cover image for business.

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Discover twelve unique ways to use Facebook cover images for business.

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social media how to Are you proud of your social media cover photos?

Do you want to find out how to improve them?

Your cover photo is the first thing anyone sees when they visit your social media profiles.

Make that first impression a positive one.

In this article I’ll share tips to improve the quality and impact of your cover images today.

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Find tips for creating the perfect social media cover photo.

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social media how to Are you using your Facebook cover photo to maximum effect?

Do you change your cover image once a month, or once a year?

The Facebook cover photo is prime real estate for any business, and creating high-quality images. Use this to include calls to action (CTAs) and other helpful information for  your fans.

Here are 25 awesome examples of cover photo ideas you can use to make your brand stand out (there are also some cover photo best practices at the end of this post).

#1: Get Into the Holiday Spirit or Change With the Seasons

Design cover photos that change with the seasons and the holidays. It’s easy—just experiment with seasonal colors or add traditional seasonal images like leaves or snowflakes.

The auto company Pep Boys, for example, created a simple and festive cover photo for the winter holiday season. It would be easy to create a similar cover photo using a stock photo and free tools from PicMonkey or Canva.

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Update your cover photo for the holidays or the seasons.

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