Keynote (for Apple users) Amazing tool for creating presentations, tutorials, slide shows, marketing materials etc, using videos, audio, slide shows, pictures, text alone or together. It is quick, easy, and creates beautiful presentations. Similar to power point, but better from the perspective of ease of use and creativity potential.
Canva Design made easy! Want to create an infographic? Posters? Facebook cover? Invitations? By far the simplest to use graphic design software out there - and you can use it for free! Intuitive drag and drop features allows you to quickly create marketing or promotional materials that are professional and sharp looking.
Canva is an easy alternative to more powerful programs like Adobe In-design, Illustrator and Photoshop for those who don’t know how to use the software. Canva provides you with plenty of free templates to choose from, and also has the option for more advanced paid templates. You can upload and use your own graphics, or purchase them for a low cost through Canva. https://www.canva.com/
My Cover Maker Register for free and create a free book cover in minutes for your downloadable ebooks! They charge $4.95 per download. This is a fantastic tool for 2D and 3D designs to showcase your ebook. http://www.myecovermaker.com
Vistaprint Once you have your logo's and branding all set up, Vistaprint is an easy to use system where you can print and design (layout) everything from business cards to t-shirts and posters and any of your client packaging. You can either design it yourself using their software (which is quite limited), hire a designer on their site, or upload predesigned work. They also have a fast delivery system.
A few helpful tips to save money: 1. If you are having troubles making your design look just right or your branding colours aren't working etc, you can call them have them fix it for you without paying a design fee. 2. You can save beaucoup bucks by checking out your item and completing the sales process. Once you submit your order Vistaprint ALWAYS offers special discounts and free shipping if you order "just a little more". If you have regularly ordered products, this is your chance to stock up or even double your order.