2 Best Free and Paid Online Publishing Websites-Canva and Postermywall.

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Lots of business organizations ranging from Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to large organizations, require all sorts of publication materials. Reports, posters, banners, social media images, marketing materials, brochures to business cards. Al these requires integration of mult-media elements like text, images, audio and etc. Creating these sort of publications in digital formats and distributing it through digital means like email and social media platforms or in  traditional print formats requires people with creative ideas and technical multimedia skills. It has been a problem for average person to pull off a publication whenever it is required

However, these days, thanks to cloud-based publishing platforms makes it so much easier to create a publication with a creative and professional touch. Different organizations require different types of publications depending on their nature of business, objectives of the publication, target audience and etc. Here are few common publication requirements for some common types of organizations.

Educational Institutions.

Educational institutions like the  Universities, colleges, training institutions, secondary and primary schools, childcare centres, etc may need do some publications like the following;

  • Social media posts for their social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, etc.
  • Application Forms
  • Course Information brochures
  • Posters
  • Banners
  • Event Posters
  • Student and Staff ID Cards


Typic all SME publication needs such as the following;

  • Website images
  • Posters
  • Social media posts
  • ID Cards
  • Logos
  • Product or Service Brochures/Catalogue
  • Banners
  • Pamphlets
  • Leaflets

All these publication needs require budget and time to create them. So those SMES and educational institutions that  doesn’t have the technical capacity and budget, such publications can be using  two of the best online publishing platforms.


Canva is one of the most popular online publishing platforms. A lot of individuals and organizations are using it. It has the following subscription options

  • Free
  • Professional
  • Team
  • Enterprise

It has tons of publication design templates and photo library integrated into it.

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Is very much similar to canva. It has thousands of publication design templates as well. It has following subscription options

  • Individual
  • Teams

Both of these platforms make publishing so much easier by them taking the creative side to new levels and allowing users to integrate their own images, and content. So for digital content creation, these sites do the heavy lifting and make it so much fun and easy for everyone.

So whenever, you have a need publication need but you are not a creative person, doesn’t have the technical skills and the budget to pay for, these two sides can be of great help.


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