What’s the first thing you need to do to establish your branding during your YouTube live? Add a customized logo!
One of the best ways to establish branding for your live videos on YouTube is to create and use your own logo during your broadcast. With BeLive, you can do this with just a few clicks!
But what if you don’t know how to design one? Or have limited funds to hire someone who can? You don’t have to give up right away.
The internet is chock-full of design software options that even beginners will be able to use and navigate with no problem at all. So which one should you choose? Here’s a list of some awesome design software for beginners!
For live streamers who don’t have the creative skillset to create a logo from scratch, Canva is a great tool to use. It’s affordable, simple, and extremely easy to use.
You literally just drag and drop photos and illustrations, edit text, and change colors to create an awesome logo. With hundreds of free design elements and fonts available, you can create your own logo with no problem.
Canva isn’t limited to logos either. It contains templates for all kinds of amazing artwork, whether you need to create a post for social media, a featured image for a blog post, or a presentation!
Can’t use your laptop? You can also download the mobile app and edit your stuff on-the-go!
Arguably the most popular software for graphic design creation, you can find hundreds of tutorials on how to create logos using Photoshop online. With it, you can edit photos, add text, change colors, and more.
It works with Mac and Windows but you will need to download and install it on your computer. You also need to purchase its license to be able to use it properly.
If you want to be able to work offline and you have some background with graphic designing, then Photoshop is the best tool to use for logo creation!
Like Canva, beginners will also find Design Wizard easy to use. Users have access to millions of high-quality images and illustrations as well as thousands of templates. You don’t have to worry about copyright usage because every material on the site is licensed and ready to use commercially.
You can start designing for free as an Apprentice or upgrade to an Expert for $16.95 monthly.
If you don’t want to invest in Photoshop just yet, Pixlr is a great alternative. Beginners can easily use it for free, tapping into a variety of free stock images, text, fonts, and colors.
You can also download its app to your iPhone or Android device to be able to work on your logo even when you’re away from your desk. Plus, it has a free vector editor, which is helpful when creating logos.
Here’s another tool that can you can use to create a custom logo for your live stream: Snappa.
In a snap, you’ll be able to create your own logo and other visual images with Snappa’s half a million quality stock photos. Users can also download their designs up to 5 times a month.
You don’t need to be an expert editor when using Snappa. It’s designed to have quick, actionable steps to make editing visual designs so much easier.
Aside from logos, you can also edit images for ads, emails, social media posts, blog posts, and more.
Did you know you can also customize your background and overlay on BeLive? Watch Owen Video share how he does this on Studio2 below!
Creating your own logo is actually the hard part of establishing branding in your YouTube Live. Once you’ve finalized your design, you just need to add it to BeLive’s Studio2 to give your show that professional, customized look!
Check out the tutorial here on how to add a custom logo into your broadcast.
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Pam is part of BeLive’s marketing team as a content writer. Living in the Philippines, she loves the comfort of home but jumps at the chance to travel anywhere new! This means exploring new places (particularly restaurants) makes her happy! She’s eager to try cuisine from around the world, but a lot of times her palate prefers Filipino food made with love. Overall, she lives in awe of everything new and tries to live life in the most exciting way she can.