Images are probably one of bloggers’ best weapons when it comes to increasing readers’ engagement, particularly on social media. They make posts more vibrant and visually stimulating, help grab people’s attention, and better explain your concepts, ideas and points (read more). Combining quality images with inspirational quotes is a sure-fire way to make almost any social post go viral, as people love sharing both, pictures and quotes.
Below are six easy-to-use apps for creating highly-shareable image quotes, plus a bit of bloggers inspiration showcasing quotes samples from each of the listed tools. Let us know in the comments which one(s) you like the most…
Behappy is a creative tool for creating images, posters, canvases, t-shirts, mugs, cards or pillows with your favorite quotes. To design your own inspiration just copy and paste the text (and author’s name) in the box, and select the most appropriate font and background color. If you like, you can add simple balloons, smileys, hearts, and lots of other interesting icons. Here’s an example quote:
If you need a greater designer challenge for your image quotes try QuotesCover.com. The tool will help you turn ordinary messages into beautiful artistic typography in just a couple of clicks. First add the text or select a wording from their wide collection of famous quotes, ancient proverbs and greetings. Then, choose one of their graphic editors – for viral status updates, for a new Facebook or Google+ cover, Twitter header, e-cards or prints. And finally edit your image quote exactly the way you like it, making the text transparent, adding font shadows, and uploading custom backgrounds of your choice.
It says on their site “Turn a quote into a masterpiece”. They’re not overpromising anything. Recite is a really cool app for image quotes. You can only choose a background from the provided styles, but once you start listing them you’ll be amazed how well designed and fabulous they are. In case you’re out of ideas there’s also a great collection of quotes on topics like art, beauty, change, intelligence, success, inspirational, humor, wisdom, and so on.
Pinwords is an easy to use web-based tool for adding text to images. It’s best to upload your own photos, from your computer or the Web, because otherwise you can only choose from 4 very simple backgrounds (the one used below is the most engaging). To get a really great image quote make sure to jump over to Compfight, Getty Images, or check other free image sources.
Quote4Fun is an app for the creative you. You get a blank canvas to play with “words of wisdom, memorable quotes, funny facts (or even pranks and gags)”, a large variety of fun images, and all kinds of fonts to choose from. The tool is perfect if you want to make an ecard-style quote and share it on your blog’s social profiles.
If you need to crank out an image quote in a hurry, Quozio is your app-to-go-to. There are predesigned templates that you can look up here, and the only thing left to do is to enter the quote and its author. Here’s a sample:
All these tools are designed for creating picture quotes specifically, but you can use other image editors also for that same purpose. Check the links for more details:
Quotes are definitely something all people like to share. Combined with a great visual background, no one will be able to miss them! What do you think?