Thursday, May 29, 2014

Free Tools for Creating Images to Use in Social Media

There is evidence that including images with tweets can boost retweets by 150%. That's a staggering amount of reach -- and awareness -- from one tweet. But images cost time and money that many nonprofits just don't have. Luckily, there are many resources available to help you create images in a jiffy...

1. Canva is a free online image creator that is easy to use, and offers premium images for just $1 each.

2. Cool Text allows you to create word art for free.
3. Create infographics for free, no expertise needed with Infogr.am 

Made with Chisel
4. Chisel allows you to put text on images to tell your nonprofit's story.

5. Your smartphone. Desperate for an image to go with a tweet? Snap a photo of the work going on in the office. Followers love seeing how you actually create good in the world!

Do you use free online image tools to create content for social media? If so, what's your favorite?