Social media platforms are constantly changing and evolving. It wasn’t long ago that Twitter allowed inline image previews to its apps. Now, Twitter allows image focus in its web and app view. Header images are visible. Images do make a huge difference in engagements. In fact, Buffer reports that image can encourage retweet by up to 150%. Images also work well with other platforms like Facebook and Google+. Pinterest and Instagram are image-focused.
So, how do you create stunning infographics and images on social media?
Free Image Editing Tools
Here are some tools that can help you create awesome images:
PicMonkey has been around for more than a decade. It is one of the easiest photo editing tools that you can use online. With this tool, you can easily edit an image or create a collage. It’s a great tool for creating background for images or whipping up a gorgeous Facebook cover image.
You’d love how easy it is to use PicMonkey. You can easily just jump in straight away and start creating gorgeous images. You don’t even need to create an account. You don’t have to upload your own photos. You can just use the free sample images and tweak them using the collage editing tools. It has a built-in collage maker for Etsy, Pinterest, and Facebook.
This tool is an absolute must-have. Need to resize images quickly for social media? You need this tool! You can upload your photos and resize them for Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. You can create custom and avatar sizes. It is important to get the right sizes particularly for Facebook. You need to have it large for Facebook, so it is just the right size for the newsfeed.
This is probably the software that comes close to a full photo editor. It is easy to use, and it has features like red-eye fix, blemish fix, borders, cropping, filters, and collages. This lets you grab photos from other websites and your computer.
Photovisi is a photo collage tool that is incredibly simple to use. You don’t need to register or set up an account just to create a collage. You just need to choose a layout and then upload your images. Once your images are uploaded, you can then download and use your image.
Free Infographics Creator Tool
Infographics are great for blog posts or Pinterest post. Here are some sites that you could try: