WiseStamp’s Ultimate Design Guide

As a small business, you have to maintain an active blog and presence on social media channels, but attracting attention above the noise of all the other online blogs and websites in your niche means you not only need great content, you also need your content to look great as well. Access to a

Access to a professional designer might be beyond your reach, so to help you out we’ve compiled this ultimate list of free design tools, including free stock images (searchable and not searchable) free presentation tools, free GIF makers and more.

Free design tools

  • Canva Our go-to favorite tool for creating beautiful and effective images.
  • PicMonkey Another great free design tool. We especially like using PicMonkey for collage images.
  • Pablo A useful little design app from the Buffer team for designing beautiful images in seconds
  • PageModo We love PageModo for social media images that pack a punch. Guaranteed to get you more clicks and likes.
  • PixTeller Another highly recommended free design tool for gorgeous blog images.

    Free tools for making GIFs

  • Giphy Who doesn’t love a good GIF? Giphy does the work for you in seconds.
  • Gyazo Gyazo is another great GIF tool with a wide library of ready-made GIFs to choose from.

    Free Presentation Tools

  • Powtoon We love Powtoon for funky presentations that take only minutes to create.
  • Haiku Deck Another great presentation tool for beautiful, SEO friendly slideshows.

    Free quotes tools

  • Quozio  Quote images are one of the most sharable type of social media pictures. You can make yours look great with Quozio.
  • QuotesCover Another great quotes tool with a choice of fonts and styles to suit your quote.

    Free searchable stock images

  • PicJumbo We love PicJumbo for beautiful images, with a very friendly search option.
  • PixaBay A huge range of searchable free stock images.
  • Imcreator Searchable free images, plus lots of great ideas of how to use them.
  • Free Images A great collection of free stock photos for marketing your content.
  • MorgeFiles One of our favorite places to source high-quality social media images.

    Free non-searchable stock images

  • Unsplash Stunning free images delivered into your inbox daily. Highly recommended.
  • Hubspot’s free images  The folks at Hubspot have created a wonderful resource for free images for your blog and social needs.
  • GetRefe We love this collection of artsy images for grabbing attention on Twitter or Facebook.

    Are we missing a free design tool that you love? Let us know in the comments below.

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  • https://www.animatron.com Anastasia Animatron

    Hi Naomi, thanks for the article, it’s a great reference! I wonder if you heard about a tool called Animatron? It’s a all-in-one animated video maker that allows creating GIFs, presentations, videos, banners and whatnot. It could be a great addition to your list. Hope you’ll have a chance to check it out!