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  • Youzign 3.0: A Sneak Peek

    Rose :3 · 0 · Posted

    “Styles come and go. Good design is a language, not a style.”

    –Massimo Vignelli

    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.

    I

  • [New Blog Post] Why We Created Logozign

    Rose :3 · 1 · Last reply by Rose :3

    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

  • *Good News!* We're moving servers this coming Saturday!

    Rose :3 · 2 · Last reply by Boon Hong

    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! 

  • New Blog Post: How To Create Animated Banner Graphics Using Only Youzign and Gifzign

    Rose :3 · 0 · Posted

    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

  • [New Blog Post] 4 Handy Yet Little-Known Features Of The Background Eraser Tool

    Rose :3 · 0 · Posted

    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,

  • [New Blog Post] 5 Design Hacks To Create Amazing Facebook Ads

    Rose :3 · 0 · Posted

    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

  • [New Blog Post] 7 Rare Sources For Free Isolated Stock Photos Online

    Rose :3 · 0 · Posted

    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

  • *New* You can now download your designs in JPG and PDF formats

    Rose :3 · 0 · Posted

    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

  • [New Blog Post] How to create an eCard with Youzign (plus Father's Day Graphics Giveaway)

    Rose :3 · 0 · Posted

    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!

    Steps:

    1. Log in to your account dashboard.

    2.

  • [*New* Blog Post] The 3 Not-So-Secret Secrets To Make Your Graphics Shareable

    Rose :3 · 0 · Posted

    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

  • [*New* Blog Post] 3 Key Factors To Building Your Brand On Instagram

    Rose :3 · 0 · Posted

    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:

    Read the

  • [*New* Blog Post] 7 Best Practices for Facebook Cover Photos

    Rose :3 · 0 · Posted

    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

  • *New* and Updated Formats in Youzign

    Rose :3 · 1 · Last reply by John : }

    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

  • **New** Cool Emoticons are now available in Youzign

    Rose :3 · 0 · Posted

    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.

  • How to create a Facebook Reactions Poll with Youzign

    Rose :3 · 0 · Posted

    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

  • *New* Font/ Branding Text Tool

    Rose :3 · 0 · Posted

    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. 

  • [Blog Post] GIFs: The New Gold Standard for Sharing Content Online


    Rose :3 · 0 · Posted


    GIFs…

    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

  • Merry Christmas and happy holidays from the Youzign team!

    Rose :3 · 0 · Posted

    If you need support during the holidays please email us at support@youzign.com as our team will be less active on our social media networks as well as this forum until January 4th, 2017.

    Enjoy some precious time with your loved ones

     

  • *New* Toggle for Smart Guides

    Rose :3 · 0 · Posted



    Smart Guides are the subtle blue lines you will notice when you move elements on the canvas. Basically, they are intended for alignment aid, however, they can also create lag on the software. By turning these guides off, you can avoid lags and be able to glide smoother across the canvas.

    By default, the Smart Guide toggle is ON. But you can simply turn it OFF by clicking the same toggle icon.

  • *New* Library for the holidays!

    Rose :3 · 2 · Last reply by John : }

    Prepping for the holidays? : )

    We've just added a bunch of holiday graphics to help you spruce up your designs for the coming Yuletide and New Year season! 

    These are handcrafted with love by our in-house designers and made special for you! 



    You can find them inside the Graphics tab > under Occasions category. 

    Happy youzigning <3