Create Images for Business Use

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Create Images for Business Use:

Did you know that images get more engagement across social media channels and on your website than text does? During our Create Images for Business Online Course, you will discover ways to capture, create and edit photos and vector images. You will realise what a powerful part of your business marketing images can be. You will see how they are successfully used for marketing and promotion via social media channels, email and on companies websites.

Instructions are given for creating and editing images on a PC and Apple Mac with some useful tips for photography included. You will learn about different types of image editing software, file formats, resolution and why to use jpg’s, png’s or gifs.

When you purchase the course you will get

- Unlimited access for 12 months

- 12 months access to the Concise Training Facebook Support group for tips and tricks to use LinkedIn as well as other social media channels

- Support by email

- An assignment to complete with individual feedback

The content is broken down into manageable learning objects:

​​Learning Object 1: Why use images?

  • Why do we like images?
  • How are we influenced by images?
  • The purpose of images
  • Infographics
  • Selfies
  • Images for adverts
  • Brand images and colours
  • Examples of how images are used for marketing

Learning Object 2: Photography

  • Camera and mobile phone photography
  • Tablet photography
  • Capturing people
  • Photography tips
  • Photo quality
  • Social Media profile images

Learning Object 3: Image Creation

  • Rasters and vectors
  • Images for print and for website use
  • Infographics
  • Avatars
  • Social Media headers and backgrounds
  • Line art
  • Word clouds
  • Screenshots
  • Animated images
  • Collages
  • Images with text overlay

Learning Object 4: Legal Use of Images

  • Using Clipart or not
  • The legal use of images and licences
  • 'Googling' images
  • Stock images

Learning Object 5: Editing Images

  • File types and image compression
  • Why image compression is required
  • Image editing – looking at 3 solutions; Inkscape, Gimp and Photoscape,
  • Online tutorials for Adobe Photoshop Express Editor
  • Online Image Editors

Learning Object 6: Sharing Images

  • Sharing images on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, Flickr and Instagram
  • WordPress image galleries
  • Google Photos

Learning Object 7: Issues with Images

  • Listening to images
  • Alt text
  • Colour blindness
  • Pixelation of images
  • Issues people experience with images
  • Images can't be viewed on a webpage

Support is available via the Concise Training online forum, email and Skype.

Additional entry requirements

You will need internet access. All software suggested is free of charge and browser based.

Training for employers

This course has been specifically designed for companies training their employees.

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Qualification awarded by the course provider

Study Hours:

10 hours



Virtual help:

Support is provided through a live

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Course type:

This is a distance learning course

Total time for completion:

12 months

per course

More info on price: includes VAT

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