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Meet the Next Level Social Media Kit Creator, Crello

Digital marketing wouldn’t be easy without a proper media kit. Media kit isn’t like creating a standard flyer to stick in a corner of the street for the next month or two. The necessity for new media kit to promote is at the heart of digital marketing for any organization irrespective of its size and business model.

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From the corporate companies to the NGOs, every business page needs to have right media kit for promotions, announcements and for website sliders. Now that we know about the photoshop which is used to create media kit by professionals. But, have you ever imagined how much time will it take to create a stunning poster or flyer digitally? It puts the designer’s creativity under pressure resulting in lame output at the end.

To fasten the process of media kit creation, developers have introduced some platforms which allow anyone create stunning designs in minutes. This move saved the small companies that cannot afford a skillful designer. 

What the ready-made media kit creators do?

All media kit creator platform offers users a neat workspace with readymade templates in all sizes supported by different social media platforms. They will have free images and paid images from original creators and lot of templates to create perfect posters in minutes. This is what I call LEVEL 1 of creating media kit using a web platform. 

What is Next Level platform be like?

The first level designer tools use only static images, some fonts, objects and multiple sizes. The LEVEL 2, the NEXT LEVEL platform is creating media kit that animates. Animating promotions and videos are what mostly paid attention for, these days. Of course, images had been one in the highest prioritized media formats. But, due to the emerging video platforms, people got used to posts that actually animate. 

Meet Crello, the Next Level designing platform

Recently, when I was searching for more to design my social media posts, I found this wonderful platform, Crello.com, which allows users to create animated posts and video posts and export them to desired format. I’ve bought a license to put my hands on the platform. Here is what my impressions are;

Crello is an easy-to-use design tool for creating stunning images for social media and other digital marketing means. Lot of free templates suitable to the trend are available which can be modified with just one click and edit at one’s hand will. 


Themes & formats:

It has 16,000 templates and 260 fonts in 40 formats to choose from. This variety of options motivated me to take a leap. 

Huge library of photos & illustrations:

Crello has a huge dinosaur library of 65 million images to choose. If you still want to upload your custom images and photos, there is an upload option through which we can do it.

How to design something on Crello?

Go to Crello.com and signup for a new account. Once your account is created, signin. You will see the following dashboard:



You can directly click on any template to start designing or you can set dimensions of your choice and click ‘let’s go’ button to start designing from the scratch. 

My Projects

My projects will show all your works at one place for future reference and download. So, you don’t need to worry about power surges or internet interruptions while you are designing something. Everything will be auto-saved by time- to-time.



Trash – It will have your deleted projects. If you had changed your mind and go with the deleted design, you don’t need to go frustrated about it. Just check trash folder and restore it to resume working on it again.

Inspiration


Inspiration is where you can all the templates to start your design. If you are stressed for the day and still need to design something for your social media, this is the option that comes as a savior for you.

You can simple choose the category to filter out the necessary template related to that category. 

Design work-space


This is how the designer work-space looks like. It was totally bombarded with the options unlike the previous level 1 platforms I’ve used. 

Features:

  • Millions of free and paid photos.
  • Various text formats and objects.
  • The elements can be locked, edited separated for text and graphic.
  • Shortcut keys & how-to guide for quick help.
  • Can group the elements for easy moving.
  • Separate download and share options with no confusion (because I’ve seen download and share as one option on other level 1 platforms).


Every element can be customized. Just click on the right spot and keep editing to your flexibility. If you can, the new design will totally take a new shape out of a template that is available on Crello.

Surprise for you:

While I was playing with Crello, I found out it is coming for 50% discount on its premium plans. I suggest you grab it before it evaporates. 
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