How To Create Images For Social Media Platforms

Sometimes coming up with Social Media posts can be difficult. You don’t want to spend that much time searching the web for inspiration or feel like you are stealing others work. Quotes are a great addition to any Social Media plan, regardless of your niche. Finding the right background for your quotes, is sometimes the tricky part. I took advantage of Graphic Stock’s 7 day free trial to download some backgrounds to use! Read on to find out how to create images for social media platforms.

GraphicStock is an affordable, subscription-based stock media site that gives you unlimited access to stock graphics, vectors, infographics and more. Basically, you get access to over 250,000 elements that you can use in invitations, tags, cards, tote bags, t-shirts and even your blog. It’s a really amazing platform to use to gather up images for your Social Media Platforms.

How to Create Images For Social Media Platforms:

Step 1 – Sign up for free graphics from GraphicStock to use in the card. You can get a 7-day free trial right now from GraphicStock. That includes 140 graphics from the library during your trial. Please note~ The trial automatically rolls into monthly plan after the 7 days, so don’t forget to set a reminder!

Step 2 – Browse the GraphicStock library to find the graphics you want to use. I searched background images (I love gold and found this sequin background) I downloaded the jpg.

Step 3 – Open up Canva and choose the Social Media Design. Drag and drop or upload the photo you have selected from GraphicStock. Adjust the photo in the square as needed to fit.

Step 4 – Go the text tab and add in your quote text. I used the ‘Norwester’ and ‘Playlist Script.’

Step 5 – Download as a JPG or PNG. From there you can upload into your Social Media Profiles.

You can start a 7 day free trial and be able to download up to 140 graphics from the library during your trial. PLEASE NOTE: Automatically rolls into a monthly plan after the trial ends, so don’t forget to set a reminder!