If you’re new to the blogging world, you might be wondering how all of your favorite bloggers manage to create such great graphics to highlight the content they write.
Today, one of IBA’s VPs and experienced blogger Karren Haller shares her secrets for creating images that will make your writing shine. Karren wrote:
For years I have created my own graphics, banners and buttons that I use in posts for myself and others. On newsletters, flyers and for social media websites. I have never purchased programs for this and started with using a MicroSoft Office publishing program on my computer, but over the years there have been many websites that have made it possible to create with ease. Some of the programs I have used in the past for just a basic banner is BannerFans.com but as with all things there are always new and improved so then came PicMonkey, much better and with more options, colors and graphics that you can use right on site, some are a little juvenile and the reason I say that is, you can upload your own pictures with ease. And any size banner is possible. PickMonkey is free to use and offers an upgrade on a month to month basis. But you would always have access.
Read the rest of Karren’s article on her blog now!