Getting Started on Canva
Developed in 2012 in Sydney, Australia, Canva has experienced massive growth. In just three years and with Guy Kawaski, former Chief Evangelist for Apple, on the team, Canva now has over 8 million users around the world. The purpose of Canva is to bring an element of design to social media pages, print media, presentations and more.
With a simple drag-and-drop structure, Canva makes design easier than ever for users with little to zero graphic design experience. They have over a million designs at your disposal to create eye-catching media to boost your profile and attract an audience.
It is simple to get started – and free! Create a username and password and get started right away. Pick a type of design to create, from a Facebook Cover to a blog graphic and Twitter posts. The site offers tons of options in layout, elements to add (including shapes, lines and much more), backgrounds, and text. You’re able to upload your own photos and add them to design.
The feature works much like creating a PowerPoint presentation, but with much more creative artwork and design at your disposal.