When you use social media sites such as Pintrest and need to adapt pictures for your blog you need to have apps that allow you to manipulate your photos or images.
No. 1 Use PicMonkey’s Online Photo Editor to Take Your Images From Good to Glorious
PicMonkey has a free and paid for option. The paid option removes the ads and gives more overlays, fonts and other cool stuff.
The 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.
PicMonkey is a great solution for all types of social media images.
Not only can you create graphics for your posts, you also can make banners and buttons for your social media accounts, such as Facebook.
No. 2 Express Yourself Through Photos and Creations on LiveLuvCreate
LiveLuvCreate is an image-creation website most anyone will find easy to use.
With LiveLuvCreate, you pick from a variety of design layouts—from one image as a background to a collage of graphics.
You can use images from your computer or choose from LiveLuvCreate’s library.
Choose up to three text areas with a range of font types, colors and styles.
You may also select borders, filters and photo effects for additional image enhancements.
No. 3 Create Your Own Designs With Canva
Canva is a free application that offers a myriad of graphic types for use in everything from presentations and posters, to business cards and invitations.
For social media use, consider Canva to help you design Facebook cover photos and blog images.
If you’re signed into Facebook, Canva can pull in your photos. You can also upload your own graphics from your computer, or purchase from Canva’s stock image library (most images are only $1 US).
Additionally, Canva has a unique feature where you can collaborate with other users, which is great if you need to share or edit your images with someone else.
No 4 Design Unique and Compelling Presentations With PowerPoint
It may come as a surprise to see PowerPoint on this list, but it offers another easy way to create social media images.
Any PowerPoint slide can be saved as a JPEG or PNG. Just click on Save As, and then select JPEG or PNG from the Save as Type drop-down menu.
PowerPoint then asks if you want to export every slide or just the current slide. Select Current Slide Only, and you have an image file outout of your PowerPoint slide. If you’re comfortable using PowerPoint, take advantage of this capability to create social media images.
No. 5 Make Awesome Collages With PicCollage
Don’t forget that compelling social media images can include snapshots, and when you want to creatively display these types of photos, check out PicCollage.
PicCollage is an app for iPhone, iPad and Android devices.
Once you download the app, use photos from your Facebook account or camera stream to create collages.