How To Make A Facebook Cover Photo With Canva [Tutorial]

Your Facebook Cover Photo is one of the first things people will see when they discover your page. Whether they are visiting your page or seeing a thumbnail preview the cover photo will be prominent.

Having a strong Facebook cover and changing it whenever you have something new on offer is an important part of your Facebook marketing.

There are lots of tools that can help you create a Facebook cover but the one that makes it easiest to create attractive results is Canva. In this weeks video I show you how it works.


Tips for Facebook cover photos

  • Don’t include too much text and make sure any text you do include is readable when your page is being shown in preview.
  • Avoid adding text to the bottom half of your page. This will be covered by your profile picture and your page description when you get upgraded to the new style pages.
  • Use an image that says something about your business – a picture of your product, you or your staff will go down well.

If you create a cover photo as a result of this tutorial I’d love to see it so leave me a link in the comments.

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  • I’ve been meaning to try Canva out to see how it compares to Picmonkey, particularly for improving images for Pinterest. It looks very impressive – putting that on the to-do list this week. Thanks for the nudge, Amanda 🙂

  • It’s actually far simpler to use than I imagined. I’ll look forward to seeing your results.

  • Mason Isabella

    Exactly. Your Facebook Cover Photo is one of the first things people will see when they discover your page. One can get an Idea about your page by seeing the cover page. I like Social Media Blogs

  • Just spotted this post and changed my Facebook page header as a result. Your tutorials are so easy to follow Amanda, thanks!

  • Looks great Dee. Canva is addictive!

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