How to Create Professional Quality Designs

This week we will talk about a design platform, a macOS app, and a physical product

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1. Canva

Canva is a web-based platform that enables small and large businesses to create customizable graphs, prints, social media posts, and presentation slides with professional layouts, templates, frames, icons, and more. My wife runs her e-commerce business from home and she uses Canva for designing her social media posts, flyers, cover images, and business cards.

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Canva has truly democratized the design landscape where you no longer need to hire a graphic designer for your business’s design needs. With Canva you can create professional-quality designs in minutes.

2. Alfred

Yes, the out of the box search feature of macOS is quite good but Alfred a MacOS search app is much better. With Alfred, you can launch applications and find files on your Mac or on the web. Alfred learns how you use your Mac and prioritizes results. It boosts your efficiency with hotkeys, keywords, text expansion, and more.

Photo By Alfred

My favorite feature of Alfred is it’s clipboard history and snippets, there’s no need to type the same URLs or responses over and over. You can easily find that URL you copied in the morning from the clipboard history. If you are a power user of Mac then this app is a must.

3. Orbitkey Sanitizer Holder

Who would have thought, the world would need a retractor-style sanitizer holder? Well, here we are, living through the COVID-19 pandemic where this accessory has become quite useful. People at Orbitkey has made a really good looking small sanitizer holder which is easy to carry and comes with multiple carrying styles(retractor, lanyard & clip). It helps you keep hand sanitizer close and easily accessible so that you can clean your hands frequently and conveniently.

Photo By Orbitkey

You might think, here you go, one more business exploiting people’s fear to make profits. Well, you are wrong, according to their product page, 100% of the profits will be donated to charities and organizations battling COVID-19. So if you want an easy way to keep that sanitizer bottle with you all the time and also want to indirectly support charities battling COVID-19 then check out this product.

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