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Simple Graphic Design Tips for the Non-Designer

Simple Graphic Design Tips for the Non-Designer with Stencil

Have you ever seen a design and wonder – how did they do that? Creating graphic designs can be a wonderful feat however it can be a bit stressful. Sometimes making decisions on colors, fonts, filters, etc. can be overwhelming for a non-designer. When there’s confusion on how an image should look, it can be a huge time-waster! Today we want to bring you simple graphic design tips for the non-designer that will save hours of frustration and time. Let’s get to the tips!

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Become a Visual Marketing Superhero with ViralTag and Stencil [Special Offer Inside]

Become a visual marketing superhero with ViralTag and Stencil.

Visual marketing is at the forefront of any business or brand. Social media is extremely important in achieving that. Having images to reflect your brand and business story will help your business get noticed, if you have the right tools to present them. Stencil knows the importance of creating images for business in a fast and efficient manner. ViralTag is a social media scheduling tool that concentrates on visual marketing. That’s why ViralTag and Stencil have teamed up to give you visual marketing super powers!

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Top 5 Social Media Scheduling Tools (Visual Content Focused)

Top 5 Social Media Scheduling Tools

For any business or brand, social media has become a much needed marketing tool. Consumers will search social media platforms for news and offers a business may have and for that reason it’s important to have a social media presence. Even for entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, or small business owners, there should be a presence, maybe not on all social media platforms; however a distinct following to express their business is valid on one or two platforms. This can create a strain to an entrepreneur or small business that doesn’t have an enormous budget where they can hire an agency or firm. What’s one to do? Well there are a number of social media scheduling tools to help business owners with slim budgets and provide powerful capabilities that offer a focus on sharing visual content. Let’s go through our top 5 social media scheduling tools and hopefully you can find one that works for you!

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Social Media Graphics Made Easy with Templates (Plus Updates)

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Social media marketing can be a chore finding out what your audience would like to see, let alone creating images that will entice potential customers. Here at Stencil, we want to make social media graphics easy and fast for business owners. We’re making big strides in making sure that Stencil can become your go-to image tool. The faster and easier it is for you to make social media images, the better your business will flow with social media graphics made easy with templates.

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3 Things Preventing Your Small Business from Growing (and How Stencil Can Help)

3 Things Preventing Your Small Business from Growing (and how Stencil can help)

Starting a business can be stressful and exciting at the same time and in many aspects it doesn’t get easier. When you finally have everything in order (or almost), more orders need fulfilling and service requests have become more than you can handle. Priorities must take place, and you must focus and plan. Otherwise your small business that’s off to a good start will fail to grow the way you’d like it to. If you find your business stuck in ‘growth limbo’, there may be 3 things preventing your small business from growing.

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How to Create Images with Icons & Graphics using Stencil

How to create images with icons and graphics using Stencil

Icons are used in our every day lives. We may not be aware of it or notice until we are traveling abroad, taking a driver’s test, or clicking a link on a website. Part of great visual design includes icons and graphics. Rather than a photo or color background, icons can deliver universal communication in social media, web design, and other images. We’d like to guide you on how to create images with icons and graphics using Stencil. This way any images you create for social media and other platforms can have a clear message, leaving no confusion with potential customers or clients.

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3 Visual Marketing Hacks for Ads with Stencil

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Visual marketing is the combination of images and words put together to capture leads, create brand recognition, and develop relationships. It’s critical for any business, online or offline. It’s no secret that visual marketing is making a difference in business, especially when creating ads. We’re going to walk you through 3 visual marketing hacks for ads with Stencil that will bring you visual marketing success.

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