As a professional media company, our specialists have learned design practice on top tier programs like Adobe Suite and Affinity Designer. While these are still our tried and true methods, a rise in Social Media and collateral template access has led to a need for a more accessible design from our clients. For those who want advanced interactivity, access to edit and comment on progressive designs, we've quickly gravitated toward the template accessibility and use-friendliness Canva has to offer.
Canva has continued to rise in popularity, and if you’ve used it, you understand why. It puts all the creative elements at your fingertips to help you quickly design whatever you may need. Whether it’s for your business or your social media account, Canva offers trendy fonts and images to let you craft the necessary designs to keep you and your business looking on point. Best of all, you can do it without having to spend a lot of time or money. If you are familiar with Canva, then you don’t even need to keep reading, because you already know how helpful it can be, but if you haven’t checked it out, then take a look at these 5 reasons that have made the masses fall in love with Canva.
1. Easily Accessible
Like most everything nowadays, it’s online, and signing up is a cinch. Whether a phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop, Canva is always within reach. Design whatever you want, wherever you want, and whenever you want. It’s that amazing. Just log-in and you’re ready to go.
This is especially important for a quickly growing team, where employees might be working remotely or in different locations. Canva is a great option for an expanding team that might have differing levels of access to technology.
2. Wide Variety of Applications
Posters, Logos, Social Media posts, Slideshow presentations, and even video-editing. The list of things Canva makes possible makes it a key website to have in your online design arsenal. If you need a thumbnail picture for your youtube video, an infographic for your blog, an invitation for your kids birthday party, resume for a new job, logo for your recreational sports team, menu for a restaurant, or a presentation for work, Canva has templates for it. It’s your one-stop-shop for media design.
3. User-Friendly Interface
It’s not just the variety of features that makes Canva special, but how those features are simple to learn. You don’t have to be a graphic designer or know the in’s-and-out’s of complicated programs in order to use Canva. It’s easy-to-use interface allows for most anyone to immediately start utilizing their website. If you do happen to have a little difficulty at first or prefer a demonstration, don’t sweat it because there are plenty of youtube tutorials that will have you whipping around Canva like a pro in no time.
4. Saves You Time
Canva sets you up for success by providing you with top-notch visuals to make piecing together your design all the easier. No need for long online searches for a new font to download or a cool image to add some depth, it's all there. Better yet, no need to waste time staring at a blank canvas wondering how to start from scratch. Canva has a wide array of templates for almost any type of design you could need - certificates, Instagram stories, business cards, phone wallpapers, and much much more. Choose one you like, modify it until it fits your vibe, then download it. It’s as simple as that.
5. Saves You Money
One of the marvels of Canva is how much you can do without paying a cent. The number of free templates and features almost makes one question why anyone would need to go pro. However, if you are using Canva for your business, then definitely go pro. Why? Because in the end, it could actually make you money. By signing up for Canva pro and using it for your marketing campaigns, it will be well worth it. Get professional looking designs without the cost of hiring a professional graphic designer. With all the bells and whistles available to you, you don’t have to worry.
There are many other great reasons to love Canva, these are just the ones we are highlighting to help you fall in love with it too. If you think this site is a cop-out for amateur artists - it’s not; it gives creative support for those who may be novices, but it also gives freedom and inspiration even to the legit professionals who use it. Get your brand looking professional, without having to pay a professional. So go take a whack at it and see what you think.