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12 Inspirational Quotes (with Free Templates)

Sometimes, the most difficult part of designing social media posts is determining what you want to say. Luckily, the perfect words have often already been said, so all you have to do is form an image around them. Here are some inspirational quotes that are perfect for motivating your followers — and yourself — to achieve. Drop one of these into an editable design template to share with your pals and get people excited for whatever lies in store, or just click on the pre-made examples we have and update with  your own text instead! READ MORE >

How to Design Your Own Invitations with Easil

How to DIY Invitations

You’ve got a big event coming up. Time to rally your people! Invitations are a must-have for any pre-planned soiree, but the cost to special-order custom invites can rack up quickly. Who has the time – not to mention the know-how – to design and print their own invitations?

You can resolve this predicament using a pre-designed invitation template. The hard work has been done for you, so all you need to do is drop in your own text and other details to make exquisite invites that are truly your own. Here you’ll discover all the different types of invitation templates Easil offers, along with how to personalize them to create the perfect accent for your event. Experienced designers and complete newbies – you’ll both be ready to craft professional invites that are fit for even the classiest of festivities! READ MORE >

How to Use Pinterest as a Platform for Marketing

So you’ve found a good groove with your social media marketing – you’re constantly putting graphics out on Facebook, hosting fun giveaways and engaging personally with your audience on Twitter. But are you utilizing the vast Pinterest network as a marketing tool?

Pinterest has 110 million users who are consistently pinning products, ideas and blog posts, meaning if you’re not pinning, you’re missing out! Learn the fundamentals of how to create visibility and gain a following using this valuable platform. READ MORE >

[VIDEO] How to Select Colors for your Design – Like a Pro!

In just under a minute, you’ll learn how to incorporate the colors and tones from your uploaded images to work perfectly in harmony in any design. Join Art Director Kris as he shares professional tips, then try them out in Easil! The color palette generator is available in all subscription levels of Easil, including the Free plan. Yippeeeee! READ MORE >

Year in Review: 2016’s Biggest Social Media Marketing Trends (and How to Stay Ahead for Next Year)

Year in Review - 2016's Biggest Social Media Marketing Trends

Ah, technology — it’s like the overactive big brother who’s always keeping us on our toes. And yet, especially when you’re talking about social media marketing, it’s the one trend that you absolutely need to stay ahead of in order to remain relevant. In case you haven’t been staying up with the times, here are the hottest social media marketing trends that ramped up in 2016 and that you can expect to see plenty more of in the year to come. Take note, and start logging away your own ideas! READ MORE >

How to Create Amazing Ads With Only Black and White


Sometimes it’s true that less is more. In design, often the tendency is to cram in too many ideas by trying to fit a variety of elements together. However, this creates a disjointed effect — a lack of consistency that causes more confusion than anything else. Sometimes just stripping away one concept can lead to more freedom and more creative opportunities than you ever thought possible. READ MORE >

How to Host an Awesome, Visibility-Boosting Giveaway


Audience engagement is everything on social media. If you can get people following, commenting, liking and sharing your posts, you’re on the fast track to successful social media marketing! However, racking up the likes isn’t as easy as it looks. Sometimes you need to offer a little incentive, and that’s where a giveaway comes in handy. READ MORE >

How to Prepare Your Black Friday Marketing Like a Boss

Black Friday / Cyber Monday Marketing Tips

The day is swiftly approaching, along with that terrifying and yet thrilling excitement that it carries with it. It’s Black Friday, and you need to have a strategy in place for your marketing if you want to bring in the sales.

Whether you’re a local brick-and-mortar operation, a strictly e-commerce business or a little bit of both, you can drive traffic and create a friendly atmosphere for your buyers with the right promotional materials. We’ve got the low-down on marketing for this retail holiday, so you can go into Black Friday cool, confident and ready to surpass last year’s revenue! READ MORE >