How to Create Blog and Social Media Images in PowerPoint: Quick & Easy Graphic Design in PowerPoint

Rebecca Livermore, Blogger, Author, Content Manager

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14 Lessons (55m)
    • 1. Intro

      1:37
    • 2. Save PPT as an Image

      2:26
    • 3. Start With a Template

      3:59
    • 4. Create Custom Canvas Sizes

      2:36
    • 5. Adjust Same Image for Different Platforms

      1:47
    • 6. Add a Background

      3:59
    • 7. Text Boxes, Overlays and Borders

      6:47
    • 8. Shapes and Icons

      7:05
    • 9. Smart Art, Graphs, and Word Art

      5:11
    • 10. Layering Objects

      2:25
    • 11. Color and Artistic Effects

      4:34
    • 12. Crop and Remove Backgrounds

      4:20
    • 13. Create Custom Templates

      5:38
    • 14. Your project

      2:06

About This Class

If you’re a blogger, author, or entrepreneur, you need to create images for your blog and social media. But what if, like me, you’re not a graphic designer? That’s where PowerPoint comes in.

Did you know that you can create everything from images for your blog posts, custom-sized images for sites like Instagram, and even blog headers and infographics in PowerPoint? Yes, you can!

In this class you’ll learn:

  • How to use PowerPoint templates to easily create professional-looking images
  • How to customize templates to fit with your brand colors.
  • How to remove backgrounds from images.
  • How to add special effects to images.
  • How to create customized templates that you can use over and over again.
  • And so much more!

For the class project, you’ll create a blog or social media image using PowerPoint.


This class is for anyone with an online presence that wants to create quick and easy images without resorting to using expensive or complicated programs. No experience necessary!