You may not be a designer by trade, but as a content marketer, it's your job to make sure you're creating content compelling enough to hit your traffic, lead generation, social sharing, and engagement goals.

Adding images to your blog posts is one of the most important ways to get more readers, subscribers, and leads out of the content you spend so much time creating. After all, did you know that articles with images get 94% more total views than articles without images?

Luckily, you don't have to be a designer to create awesome graphics for your blog posts. To get started, check out the infographic below from CoSchedule. You'll learn basic tips for working in Photoshop, creating header images, and understanding what to visualize. The infographic also includes a list of great design resources available on the web. Take a look!


download 60 customizable social media graphic templates

Originally published Jul 29, 2015 12:00:00 PM, updated February 01 2017