Canva Tutorial for Social Media Marketing Designs

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In this Guided Tutorial, you will:

Use features in Canva

Use design tools to create a social media graphic

Prepare a graphic for publishing

Clock2 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this tutorial, you will create a sample social media graphic for business. The graphic is shareable across your business’ social media platforms. You will be able to incorporate the color palette from your business style guide, in order to create brand recognition as part of your social media marketing strategy. This course will include an introduction to Canva, how to determine your canvas size for a social media post, incorporate images specific to your business into a social media post, and prepare a post for your social media channels. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

Social MediaMarketingGraphic Design

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Create a new Canva account.

  2. Tour the Canva dashboard and templates.

  3. Choose a project template and navigate the workspace.

  4. Create content for a social media graphic.

  5. Add text to a social media graphic.

  6. Prepare your social media graphic for publishing.

How Guided Tutorials work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step




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