I wanted to inform you that we are retiring this helpdesk and moving it to a new one here:
We will also retire the forums we had here and move them to a new forum website here:
http://youzign.com/forums (not active yet)
We are very sad to see our good old support desk go but at the same time excited for the future! Being in touch with you is incredibly important to us so we are planning to keep the interactivity we always had with you going moving forward in our new forums, due this week...
Merry Christmas and happy holidays from the Youzign team! If you need support during the holidays please email firstname.lastname@example.org as our team will be less active on our social media networks until January 4th, 2018. Enjoy some precious time with your loved ones
Typography can be an intimidating subject for beginners but the moment you understand its basic principles you’ll realize how fun and interesting it can be.
I had the privilege to tap into the creative minds of our design team at Youzign and gather useful tips on how to choose the right fonts for your projects, what fonts go well together, and a few techniques that can help improve your overall design skills.
In this post, let me share with you the 5 typography tips every Youzigner should know. Let’s get started!
1. Pick a font that fits
Choosing a font is one
“Styles come and go. Good design is a language, not a style.”
For the past 3 years we have invested a lot of resources to build Youzign into a design language. We push ourselves to crush milestones after milestones in making Youzign better and faster.
We have successfully built hundreds of new features into Youzign, made the app 2X faster with a recent server migration and treated our tens of thousands of customers like the design kings and queens they are.
If you are a Youzigner, then you already know we are constantly improving, building, and tweaking.
Back in 2012 when I first had the idea for Youzign.com, an all-in-one graphic software solely dedicated to visual marketing, I thought this project would be the end-all solutions to all graphic design challenges. In fact, I thought that if we could create a simpler way to create marketing graphics like flyers, business cards and facebook covers, all-in-one platform, we would solve designs for a lot of small businesses and digital marketers.
Fast-forward 5 years later in 2017, and I realized (tardily)that to be able to deploy a brand at will across different mediums, you still need four key elements:
Great news has come our way We are moving servers this coming Saturday! This will help make saving and loading designs as well navigating the editor faster and ultimately make Youzign the greatest it can be! Thank you for your patience while the server move occurs!
Animated banner graphics have gotten so popular online. They attract attention easily and quickly and they help to convey messages pretty fast as a result.
More online marketers have embraced the use of animated banner graphics because of these marketing benefits. And there is quite a wide range of ways they can be used to grab attention, entertain, and or drive traffic.
In this blog post, we will cover the different kinds of animated banner graphics you can create and use in your marketing.
Different Types of Animated Banners 1. Banners These are mainly used for ads, on blogs, sidebars, social
If you’ve been youzigning for quite a while now, I’m pretty sure you’ve also experienced that magical moment the first time you got your hands on youzign’s magic wand – The Background Eraser tool!
Being able to achieve an isolated image with a transparent background in just a few strokes of green and red, it gave us the power to beat Neil Armstrong to the moon or send our friends to the most remote regions of the planet! Wahooo! : )
Thanks to this powerful integration with Clipping Magic, you can easily clip images for your product catalogs, quote graphics, hero banners and other marketing
As of June 2017, Facebook has already reached its 2-billion monthly users’ mark which also makes it one of the largest marketplaces for internet marketers today. With this social app growing so incredibly quickly, it’s obvious that you should also up your game for your business to strive and ace out the competition.
Aside from a compelling headline and copy, your Facebook ad design is one of your best allies towards a high-yielding advert, and as supported by studies can also help achieve a laser focus audience targeting (pretty handy for such a gargantuan market as Facebook!)
An amazing Facebook ad design serves one
Stock photo sites are all the rage online. If you are doing any kind of visual marketing online or offline, you have probably seen some of these yourself such as IstockPhoto, DepositPhotos and the likes.
But sometimes you just need more than a stock image of a businessman holding a business card against an office background. You might need the picture of just the businessman, without the background so that you can integrate it into your design.
Now, of course, you can remove the background manually using your preferred image editor or Youzign, but if you like to save time (and who
Good news! You can now export your designs in JPG and PDF formats in Youzign. Here is a quick guide on when to use each format: PNG ( Portable Network Graphics )
Best used for:
- web images such as logos that involve transparency and fading
- images in the middle of an editing process
- complex images if the file size is not an issue
JPG ( Joint Photographic Group ) Best used for:
- still images
- real world images such as photos
- complex coloring
- shading of light and dark
- websites that require lower file size
Sending an eCard to your family, friends, and even customers is a great way to let them know that they matter to you. ; )
This is one of the little yet powerful things you can do to build and nurture relationships even online.
In this post, I’m going to show you just how simple it is to create a custom eCard from scratch with Youzign and since Father’s day is just around the corner, our creative design team has also prepared a father’s day graphics bundle which you can download for free!
1. Log in to your account dashboard.
Content marketing has never been challenging as it is today.
Its landscape continues to rapidly evolve and the demand for engaging content that adds value, teaches, and entertains has never been higher.
As a savvy marketer, you know that it isn’t just about the quantity of content you can create. After all, readers can consume contents more than you can produce. In a “busy” generation we’re in, where attention is the new economy, you need to create contents that can cut through the “noise”.
Needless to say, it makes sense to keep yourself up-to-date with the latest trends and patterns
The app that’s mostly seen as a place for selfies, fads and whatnots has now proven itself to be useful as well on the side of branding. Instagram’s highest potential to humanize brands over other social media platforms has drawn business owners both online and offline to adapt this to their marketing strategies. Here are some interesting stats you should know about Instagram:
- As of December 2016 has over 600 million active users and counting
- Holds the top 8 rank for the most popular social media networking sites chart in February 2017.
- Used by 32% of internet users ...
Whether you are an experienced entrepreneur or just starting out, you should understand the importance of your online reputation. While having an informative business website is a good core aspect of your online image, managing an attractive Facebook page is also an important element that can affect your success. Let’s look at the ways in which you can use Facebook cover photos to make your business page shine.
Appealing Facebook cover photos can help you build a positive public image
According to the latest statistics, there are now over 1.86 billion monthly active Facebook users. The first thing people see when they visit any Facebook page
Hi Youzigners! Good news! :) We've just loaded up four new formats in Youzign namely Google+ profile photo, Google+ News feed Image, Pinterest profile picture and Youtube Channel Icon. And as promised, we have also updated LinkedIn, Twitter post image, and Pinterest board cover dimensions. Here are the newly added formats: 1. Google + Profile Photo: 250 x 250 pixels - accessible under Google+ format
2. Google + News feed image: 800 x 600 pixels - accessible under Google+ format
3. Pinterest Profile Photo: 600 x 600 pixels - accessible under Pinterest format
4. Youtube Channel Icon: 800 x 800 pixels
And the updated
Hi Youzigners! Good news! We've just finished adding over a hundred emoticons in Youzign. You can find it under Graphics> Vectors> Emoticons. Feel free to use these cute emoticons to spice up your designs and leverage post engagement. Click here to see a good sample of how you can make use of these emoticons.
Facebook Reactions took the world by storm by going beyond the simple “Like” button and providing users a host of reactions which match human emotions. Download the Facebook Emojis as PNGs here. In fact, Facebookers may mark any posts on the social media platoform with the following reactions: Like, Love, Haha, Wow, Sad or Angry. Since this interface became an overnight hit, it wasn’t long until marketers found ways to use it to their advantages… And one of the most popular way to do so is setting up reaction polls. There are two type of reaction polls really: Facebook Live
Hi Youzigners! We've added a handy font/ text branding tool called Font/ Branding Text tool that lets you save texts ( with your own font settings: size, color, rotation, effects, etc.) to the text library so you can use them anytime in your designs. Click here to learn how to use this tool.
We’ve all seen them – on social media, news sites, blogs, product ads, or emails we receive. They are everywhere! And though GIFs aren’t new, the level of engagement they provide for almost any platform and purpose is now higher than ever.
In this quick post, let’s find out what makes this visual content great as well as popular. What makes it one of the must-haves in your online marketing strategy?
What is a GIF
Animated GIF is a series of still images joined together into one single image that plays in a loop. It ends with a file extension (dot) gif