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Create a custom Facebook cover photo using PicMonkey: video tech tutorial

You don’t need Photoshop (or a graphic designer!) to make a great custom Facebook cover photo. In this video tech tutorial I will show you–in less than 15 min–how to:

1) Create an image, or collage of images, that is the exact size you need for Facebook cover photo
2) Add text and graphic overlays to make the most of this prime real estate (and Facebook’s recent cover photo rules change!)

using a completely free, online photo editing service.

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New Facebook cover photo rules (+ 2 awesome social media design resources!)

Your Facebook page’s cover photo (the big one across the top) is prime real estate–by virtue of both it’s size & position. And, as of July 1st, 2013, the Facebook cover photo rules have changed: you can now include text that takes up more than 20% of the image.

Here are 6 ideas how you can put this to work for you (along with some great examples) plus 2 amazing design resources to help you get it done. (Including the absolute BEST social media cheat sheet I’ve ever seen.)

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