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Essentials of Graphic Design and Practical Applications #1

Graphic Design Tutorial

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Now that we have learned some Basics of Graphic Design and how to use various elements like Backgrounds,Fonts ,Color ,Images ,Layouts etc .lets see if we can apply these things and discover its practical application ,Our first learning of application  will be on Design for Social media and second would be on Tweaking designs .Well designed graphics are essentials for social media platforms,Not much effort is required to create professional looking designs .Its just about using the right Font,Color,Images and some Graphics for creating graphic design.  

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Design for Social Media

Social media is an useful tool and is used by Marketers,Business people for creating Brand recognition ,loyalty among  their customers and also used for Advertising product and Services .Sharing Visual content over social media is an effective way of advertising and it also engages customers and increase audience. Creating visual content is an evergreen marketing process  used by top businesses.   
  
In the above image you can see
Standard Logo- Centered at top
Heading and Subheading -Font used is Open sans lite
Background- #ffffff

The basics elements in social media are:

Size Of Designs-

Size Social Media
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Full Info Graphic on Various Sizes for Twitter ,Instagram ,YouTube etc    
The size of Banners and logo's are Different on Social media and changes from time to time as these platforms makes changes.Cover photos are great way for representing your brand and creating first Impression .Incorporate unique photos ,Collages in your designs -Size 851 by 315 PX.

Key Learning In this tutorial  -

  • Design for Social Media
  • Use Correct Size For Designs
  • Use Bold Fonts for Messages
  • Always Use a Logo
  • Use Correct Color Schemes
  • Design Should be Consistent
Tools And Inspiration

Thank you for reading this -It was Our Last Tutorial on Graphic Design ,Our next articles  will be on Cover Stories on Top Bloggers on the  Web. So stay tuned and Subscribe to Our Blog For new Articles and Tutorials .

Also read : Branding principles for Advertising 

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