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Create a Logo & Eye Catching Social Network Images

Learn how to create your logo design, social network cover photos and shareable post images.
Instructor:
Anita Nipane
4,598 students enrolled
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You will learn to create your brand design and the principles of qualitative logos
You will be able to create professional looking logos using free tools
You will learn to create symbols from images
You will know where to get free images that can be legally used
You will learn to optimize your image size to save your time and money
You will be able to optimize your images for SEO
You will be able to create images for Facebook and Twitter cover photos and posts
You will know how to use more than 15 free tools that can significantly save your time and increase your efficiency
You will learn the basics of PicMonkey

Do you need a logo for your startup or blog and visuals for social media? The good news is – you don’t need to hire a designer or buy expensive softwares to create good-looking visuals. You can do it YOURSELF and with FREE tools, thanks to the different resources that are available on the Internet. There are so many easy and quick solutions out there! Actually, even the most highly paid pros take help from the same resources you are going to learn in this course.

Take this course and learn, by practical examples, how to create your first logo, functional social network cover photos and posts by using tools and resources that are available on the Internet. While taking this course, you will also master basic features of PicMonkey and different Google Chrome plug-ins. 

After completing this course, you will be able to: 

  • create a logo for your startup or blog according to the best logo design principles 
  • get royalty free images even for commercial purposes
  • create web banners and social network images with PicMonkey 
  • pick tasteful color combinations for your brand and web banners 
  • take and edit screenshots 
  • optimize image size for better webpage SEO
  • convert almost any file to PDF and extract pictures from PDFs
  • convert your video to jpg to use them as photos
  • add beautiful and free fonts to your computer
  • “steal” color codes from any website
  • use other tools that will save your time and improve efficiency

In short, after its completion, you’ll be able to create visuals for your webpage, blog and social networks yourself and with no money spent. Moreover, in the end of the course you will know how to create visuals that represent your brand and help increasing your brand awareness.

Don’t worry if you haven’t studied in a design or art school, because with the tools available, ANYBODY can create beautiful images and logos for their digital projects. And this is what you will learn in the course. You will be able to create great visuals even if you are trying for the first time.

Since I value your time, the lectures are just as long as they need to be in order to show you practical information and tips. No empty talk.

Don’t wait too long to enroll! This course is going to have regular updates added in the future and I am going to share even more great tools and tips with you. Therefore, the price will increase once the course meets certain milestones. If you enroll now, you will receive all these updates free of charge.

In the case you don’t find this course valuable, you can always receive a full refund within 30 days of purchase through Udemy!

Introduction

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What You Will be Learning
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About Author

Design Your Brand Identity

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Choose Your Brand Personality to Increase its Recognition

In this lecture you will learn the main guidelines for creating your brand.

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5 Principles of an Effective Logo Design

In this lecture the 5 principles of effective logo design will be covered.

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Checklist - Is Your Logo Readable?

Create and Test Your Logo to Make It Readable and Memorable

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Create Your Logo With Free Tools

In this lecture you will learn two free tools that can be used for creating your logo.

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List of 25 Logo Maker Tools
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Create Your Logo With PicMonkey

Here you will learn how to create your logo with PicMonkey.

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Test Your Logo in Grayscale

In this lecture you will learn the effect that allows you to test your logo in grayscale.

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Test Your Logo with Colors

Here you will find out how to change your logo colors in png file.

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Can You Invert it?

In this lecture you will learn how to test, if your logo still looks good with inverted colors.

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Example - The Final Logo Test

Here you will see a sample of a finished logo test.

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Make Your Logo Offline/Online Ready
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Don't Forget About Codes and Font Names!
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Quiz on Logo Design

Create a Symbol for Your Logo with PicMonkey

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Free Image Background Removal Tool

Here you will learn how to remove background from your image easily.

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Create a Symbol From Your Image

In this lecture you will learn how to create a symbol for your logo.

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Create a Logo Symbol in PicMonkey - Example

In this lecture I'll show you how to create a simple symbol for your logo in PicMonkey.

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Create a Logo in PicMonkey - 2 more examples

Optimize Your Images

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There are Only 2 Social Network Image Sizes You Should Know About

In this lecture you will learn how to optimize your image size for different social networks.

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Optimize Your Images for SEO to Increase Traffic

Here you will learn the basic principles of optimizing your images for SEO

Get Great Images Legally for Free Even for Commercial Use

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60+ Resources - Get Free Images Legally for Free
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Convert Your Video to Images

In this lecture you will learn how to convert your video to images

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Extract Your Images from PDF

After this lecture you will be able to extract images from your pdf file.

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Find Any Image You Need on Google

In this lecture you will learn how to find any image on Google.

Create Social Network Images that Support Your Brand

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Create Social Network Images that Support Your Brand

In this lecture you will learn the basic branding guidelines.

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Maintain Your Brand Personality by Using Color Filters

In this lecture I'll show you how to use PicMonkey colour filters to maintain the personality of your brand.

3
7 Deadly Color Combinations to Avoid In Your Advertising
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Create Your Facebook Cover Photo With PicMonkey

Here you will learn how to create your Facebook cover photo with PicMonkey.

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Create Your Facebook Cover Photo as a Photo Collage

At the end of this lecture you will be able to create Facebook cover photo as a photo collage.

6
Create a Quote Image Within 5 Minutes and Have Fun!

Here you will learn how to create a quote image with PicMonkey.

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Let this Tool to Create Visuals For You!

Here you will learn about a free tool that you can use to quickly create a quote image.

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Create Image for Your Blog Post within 5 Minutes

At the end of this lecture you will be able to create a blog post image that can be published on Twitter and Facebook.

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Create Your Advertisement as a Collage

Here you will learn how to create a simple advertisement using PicMonkey Collage function.

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Make Your Social Network Profiles Memorable
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Quiz on Image Design

BONUS - Tools to Increase Your Efficiency

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Get Your Color Codes From Any Website

Here you will learn how to get color codes from any web page

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Always Know Your Image and Banner Sizes

In this lecture you will learn how to find out any image size on the web.

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Social Image Resizer Tool
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Capture and Annotate Screenshots Easily

At the end of this lecture you will be able to create awesome screenshots.

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Get Great Ideas for Your Brand Colors

In this lecture you will learn how to create beautiful color palettes for your images and digital projects.

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Add Free and Fancy Fonts to Your Computer and PicMonkey

Learn how to add free fonts to your computer and use them in PicMonkey.

Resources

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The List Of All Tools and Resources Showed in This Course
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Downloadable Templates and Checklists
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Get Even More!
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Conclusion
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