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Learn with PosterMyWall: Master new design skills in under 25 minutes

New to graphic design? Read this to find the full schedule of livestream classes where you learn about designing with PosterMyWall.

Learn how to get the most out of PosterMyWall with our FREE classes. The free classes will take you from the basics, to detailed lessons about our more advanced tools. The classes provide something for everyone.

View them live on Facebook Live or scroll down to watch past classes on demand. You can find the complete class playlist on Gradient

If you’d like to suggest a topic for an upcoming class, please email us. 

Upcoming live classes

Design Coffee Break: Wow your audience with photo and video slideshows

Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at 12.30 PM EDT

This short 15-minute session is for anyone who wants to add excitement to their designs with our new, game-changing slideshow feature.

In the time it takes to finish your coffee, we’ll show you:

1.) Engaging examples of designs with animated photo and video slideshows

2.) How to add an animated slideshow to any design

Free class: Promote your event like a pro

Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 12.30 PM EDT

This class, presented by entrepreneur, event producer and radio host Shunte Gamble, is for event planners and marketers who want to learn how to plan, promote and launch events that leave a mark. 

In just 25 minutes, you’ll learn to:

1. Build a strategic marketing plan and timeline

2. Create a compelling event brand and graphic assets

3. Run your campaign across multiple channels

Recorded classes

Create dynamic designs

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This general overview class is great for beginner or intermediate users who want to get up-to-speed fast. Learn the basics of using PosterMyWall including how to:

1.) Search and select templates

2.) Edit, add, and customize text and fonts

3.) Upload a logo or image

4.) Add or select from stock photographs, clipart, and video

Creating videos with PosterMyWall

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This class is for PosterMyWall users who want a more in-depth knowledge of how to use and adjust video in their designs. Learn to:

1.) Import your own video

2.) Search for the right stock video

3.) Apply edge effects and borders

4.) Change the tone and color scheme of a video

5.) Use video as a background for your design

6.) Adjust the video run length

7.) Use masking to create special effects

Animate designs with PosterMyWall

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This class provides an elaborate overview of adding animations to graphics and using advanced features to make it aesthetically pleasing. Learn to:

1.) Use animation options e.g., fade, slide, bounce

2.) Add animations to images and videos

3.) Insert GIFs and stickers to the graphics

4.) Reorder animations and adjust time delays

5.) Use videos as texture or background

Display5 Presents: Effortless digital signage

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This class is for people who are looking to select a digital signage content management platform. Learn how the Display5 platform enables you to:

1.) Create and edit PosterMyWall content without leaving the Display5 platform

2.) Schedule and play your content

3.) Make real-time edits

Create custom holiday video cards

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In this free class on Facebook Live, we taught how to create memorable holiday cards to share with your friends and family. Here’s what we covered in 20 minutes:

1.) Select the right holiday template

2.) Customize the design to make it your own

3.) Add your own video, photos, and audio

Raydiant presents: Create and run dynamic digital displays

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Learn to create mesmerizing digital content and streamline your digital signage experience. Here’s what we covered:

1.) Create dynamic video content

2.) Build a custom playlist

3.) Add content to your playlist

4.) Schedule your content

PosterMyWall shortcuts for power users

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This class is for PosterMyWall users who want to learn how to speed up their design experience with easy keyboard shortcuts.

In just 20 minutes, you will learn how to go from slow to pro – no mouse required.

Create mouthwatering menus in minutes

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This class is for restaurateurs and marketers who want to effortlessly create enticing menus for their restaurant, bar, or other business. 

In just 25 minutes, learn how to:

1.) Design a beautiful, on-brand menu that excites your customers.

2.) Add new menu items and auto-save them for later use.

3.)Seamlessly update menu item details across other versions of your menu.

Supercharge your church marketing

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Excite and educate your ministry with church marketing expert Camille Jamerson’s 8 strategies to elevate your church communications.

In just 30 minutes, you will:

1.) Learn to maintain consistent branding as you create visual assets for the various audiences within your congregation.

2.) View creative examples of during-service visuals, social media posts, postcards, podcast and YouTube thumbnails, and more.

3.) Experience how to effortlessly create your own dynamic Church graphics with PosterMyWall.

Cool tools to enhance your designs

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This class is for beginner to intermediate level users who want to learn how to delight their audience with attention-grabbing designs.

In just 30 minutes, you’ll learn to jazz up your graphics with:

1.) Intro animation and stickers

2.) Shapes, clip art, and fancy text

3.) QR Codes

Build community-school engagement

This class is for educators who want to strengthen their school’s communications with parents and members of the community.

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In just 25 minutes, special guest Rachel Martin of Alexandria Community School Corporation will:

  • 1.) Describe how the parent/community communications program works.
  • 2.) Share examples of successful posts and visuals.
  • 3.) Answer your questions about creating parent and community engagement.

Bonus: Get a quick walkthrough of PosterMyWall Classroom Accounts. This free tool empowers teachers to use PosterMyWall to run seamless classroom projects.

Create an irresistible social media presence

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This class is for anyone who wants their brand to stand out by creating an impactful digital presence.

In just 30 minutes, special guest Kim George (founder of YourChicGeek) will shed light on how to:

1.) Design on-brand graphics 

2.) Write a captivating bio 

3.) Create highly engaging content

Manage restaurant customer relationships on social media

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This class is for restaurateurs and marketers who want to connect with customers through social media and keep them coming back for more. In 30 minutes, our special guest, Steve Roop, will show you how to:

1.) Foster a positive and engaged social audience

2.) Manage your restaurant’s reputation and reviews

3.) Turn engagements into customer service opportunities

4.) Deal with social media trolls

5.) Measure your success

Create dynamic designs

learnpmw_createdynamic_02.png

This general overview class is great for beginner or intermediate users who want to get up-to-speed fast. Learn the basics of using PosterMyWall including how to:

1.) Search and select templates

2.) Edit, add, and customize text and fonts

3.) Upload a logo or image

4.) Add or select from stock photographs, clipart, and video

Creating videos with PosterMyWall

learnpmw_creatingvideos_01.png

This class is for PosterMyWall users who want a more in-depth knowledge of how to use and adjust video in their designs. Learn to:

1.) Import your own video

2.) Search for the right stock video

3.) Apply edge effects and borders

4.) Change the tone and color scheme of a video

5.) Use video as a background for your design

6.) Adjust the video run length

7.) Use masking to create special effects

Animate designs with PosterMyWall

learnpmw_animatedesigns_square.png

This class provides an elaborate overview of adding animations to graphics and using advanced features to make it aesthetically pleasing. Learn to:

1.) Use animation options e.g., fade, slide, bounce

2.) Add animations to images and videos

3.) Insert GIFs and stickers to the graphics

4.) Reorder animations and adjust time delays

5.) Use videos as texture or background

Display5 Presents: Effortless digital signage

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This class is for people who are looking to select a digital signage content management platform. Learn how the Display5 platform enables you to:

1.) Create and edit PosterMyWall content without leaving the Display5 platform

2.) Schedule and play your content

3.) Make real-time edits

Create custom holiday video cards

In this free class on Facebook Live, we taught how to create memorable holiday cards to share with your friends and family. Here’s what we covered in 20 minutes:

lpmw_holiday_video_cards (1).png

1.) Select the right holiday template

2.) Customize the design to make it your own

3.) Add your own video, photos, and audio

Raydiant presents: Create and run dynamic digital displays

learnpmw_digitalsignage_06image.png

Learn to create mesmerizing digital content and streamline your digital signage experience. Here’s what we covered:

1.) Create dynamic video content

2.) Build a custom playlist

3.) Add content to your playlist

4.) Schedule your content

PosterMyWall shortcuts for power users

learnpmw_shortcuts_07.png

This class is for PosterMyWall users who want to learn how to speed up their design experience with easy keyboard shortcuts. In just 20 minutes, you will learn how to go from slow to pro – no mouse required.

Create mouthwatering menus in minutes

This class is for restaurateurs and marketers who want to effortlessly create enticing menus for their restaurant, bar, or other business. 

lpmw_holiday_video_cards.png

In just 25 minutes, learn how to:

1.) Design a beautiful, on-brand menu that excites your customers.

2.) Add new menu items and auto-save them for later use.

3.) Seamlessly update menu item details across other versions of your menu.

Supercharge your church marketing

lpmw_church_09_square.png

Excite and educate your ministry with church marketing expert Camille Jamerson’s 8 strategies to elevate your church communications.

In just 30 minutes, you will:

1.) Learn to maintain consistent branding as you create visual assets for the various audiences within your congregation.

2.) View creative examples of during-service visuals, social media posts, postcards, podcast and YouTube thumbnails, and more.

3.) Experience how to effortlessly create your own dynamic Church graphics with PosterMyWall.

Cool tools to enhance your designs

This class is for beginner to intermediate level users who want to learn how to delight their audience with attention-grabbing designs.

In just 30 minutes, you’ll learn to jazz up your graphics with:

1.) Intro animation and stickers

2.) Shapes, clip art, and fancy text

3.) QR Codes

Build community-school engagement

lpmw_school_11_square.png

This class is for educators who want to strengthen their school’s communications with parents and members of the community.

In just 25 minutes, special guest Rachel Martin of Alexandria Community School Corporation will:

1.) Describe how the parent/community communications program works.

2.) Share examples of successful posts and visuals.

3.) Answer your questions about creating parent and community engagement.

Bonus: Get a quick walkthrough of PosterMyWall Classroom Accounts. This free tool empowers teachers to use PosterMyWall to run seamless classroom projects.

Create an irresistible social media presence

lpmw_social-presence_square (1).png

This class is for anyone who wants their brand to stand out by creating an impactful digital presence.

In just 30 minutes, special guest Kim George (founder of YourChicGeek) will shed light on how to:

1.) Design on-brand graphics 

2.) Write a captivating bio 

3.) Create highly engaging content

Manage restaurant customer relationships on social media

lpmw_square.png

This class is for restaurateurs and marketers who want to connect with customers through social media and keep them coming back for more. In 30 minutes, our special guest, Steve Roop, will show you how to:

1.) Foster a positive and engaged social audience

2.) Manage your restaurant’s reputation and reviews

3.) Turn engagements into customer service opportunities

4.) Deal with social media trolls

5.) Measure your success

Design coffee break: PosterMyWall quickstart

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This short 10-minute session is great for beginner or intermediate users who want to get up-to-speed fast. Learn the basics of using PosterMyWall including how to:

1.) Find the right design template 

2.) Customize backgrounds 

3.) Add or change text

4.) Add or change photos and videos

5.) Download or publish your design

Easy digital signage with PosterBooking

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This class is presented by PosterBooking founder, Jannatul Choudhury, for business owners and digital marketers who want to experiment with digital signage without investing a lot of time or money.

In just 30 minutes, you will:

1.) Experience a fast, easy, and free way to implement digital signage

2.) Learn how to set up your account so you can be up and running in minutes

3.) Run the content you create in PosterMyWall on your digital signage
Update content on-the-fly

Design Coffee Break- Dynamic shapes, custom fonts, and folders

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This short 10-minute session is great for beginner or intermediate users who want to enhance their designs and stay organized. Learn how to:

1.) Creatively apply shapes to your designs

2.) Upload your own custom fonts to PosterMyWall

3.) Create folders to organize your designs in My Stuff

Design coffee break: Photo and video masking effects

This short 10-minute session is great for intermediate to advanced users who want to make their designs stand out with creative masking effects. Learn how to:

1.) Use our masking tool to create cool effects with shapes and text

2.) Add a video background to make your mask super dynamic

Improve your email campaign performance

This class is presented by CopywriterCreative founder, Matt Snyder, for digital marketers who want to analyze their email campaign performance, identify opportunities for improvement, and optimize future campaigns for increased deliverability and engagement.

In just 30 minutes, you will learn:

1.) 5 key metrics to track when measuring email performance

2.) 10 steps to writing engaging emails

3.) Why list segmentation is important

Turn up the volume on your music marketing

This music marketing class, presented by Artist Collective’s Leonard Patterson, is filled with examples of best-in-class music promotions to help artists, musicians, and bands create hype for their upcoming gigs and concerts like never before.

In just 30 minutes, Leonard will share campaign tactics to:

1.) Let the world know your band is back in business

2.) Create social media posts that stand out

3.) Fire up your fans so they tell their friends about you

Design coffee break: Unique photo effects and filters

This short 10-minute session is great for beginner to intermediate users who want to make their photos and videos pop with unique photo effects and filters. Learn how to:

1.) Call attention to photos and videos by adding edge effects, shadows, borders, and more.

2.) Apply a tint to make multiple photos and videos look good together.

Build the ultimate digital signage playlist

This class, presented by Raydiant’s Zied Ladhari, is for businesses who want to create engaging content for their digital signage.

In just 30 minutes, learn to:

1.) Showcase and upsell your menu

2.) Promote events and sponsorships

3.) Honor customers and employees

4.) Engage your audience


Design Coffee Break: Publish designs direct to social media

This short 15-minute session is for anyone who wants to save time and speed up their marketing with easy social media publishing. Learn how to:

1.) Connect your Facebook and Twitter pages to PosterMyWall

2.) Add captions to your posts

3.) Post designs instantly or schedule them for later

4.) Publish from My Stuff or through the design editor

Design Coffee Break: Send beautiful emails with PosterMyWall

This short 15-minute session is for business owners and digital marketers who want to make the most of email marketing with PosterMyWall’s seamless email campaigns. Learn how to:

1.) Create an email campaign from any design

2.) Set up your sender profile

3.) Upload your mailing list

4.) Test and send your email

Run engaging classroom projects on PosterMyWall

August 4th, 2021 (Wednesday) at 12:30 PM EDT

This class, presented by educational technology trainer Beatrice Gonzalez, is for educators who want to organize engaging and creative classroom projects for their students.

In just 25 minutes, you will:

1.) See examples of student assignments you can run on PosterMyWall

2.) Set up your own Classroom Account

3.) Create your own sample assignment

4.) Learn how to share assignments with your students via Google Classroom or other learning management systems

Take amazing restaurant photos with your phone

This class, presented by Monica Farber of Hello Fancy Media, is for restaurant and bar owners who want to take professional in-house photos of their restaurant ambiance, food, and more using just their smartphone.

In just 25 minutes, learn to:

1.) Capture the ambiance of your establishment with your camera

2.) Take food photos that will make people’s mouths water

3.) Import your images to PosterMyWall to add headlines and graphics

Grow your restaurant email list

This class, presented by restaurant marketing and PR expert, Melissa Libby, is for restaurant and bar owners who want to make the most of email marketing by growing a targeted and effective mailing list.

In 25 minutes you will:

1.) Learn to create a plan for your email marketing program

2.) Discover 10 ways to drive customers to subscribe to receive your emails

3.) See examples of how other establishments have implemented these tactics

Design Coffee Break: 5 tips for cool text animation

This short 15-minute session is for all PosterMyWall users who want to bring their designs to life and make them more eye-catching. Learn how to:

1.) Add animated text to any template

2.) Customize fonts, colors, sizes, line and letter spacing, and text alignment

3.) Add gradient backgrounds and shadows to text animations

4.) Format each text slide identically with a single click

5 steps to authentic social media marketing

September 15, 2021 (Wednesday) at 12:30 EDT

This class, presented by social media manager Jade Steckly, is for business owners and marketers who want to connect with their audience on a more authentic, personal level.

In 25-minutes, Jade will:

1.) Share examples of great social media storytelling

2.) Demonstrate how her favorite social media accounts engage their followers

3.) Teach you how to inject your unique personality into your marketing.

Create and run beautiful digital signage with NoviSign

This class, presented by Chad Bogan of NoviSign, is for small business owners and marketers who want a fast and easy way to create beautiful digital signage content.

In just 20 minutes, you’ll learn to:

1.) Open the PosterMyWall editor inside the NoviSign dashboard

2.) Create a custom video, animation, or graphic

3.) Load your file into the NoviSign content library

4.) Add your file to a playlist and schedule

Shoot amazing social media videos with your phone

This class, presented by expert videographer and restaurant marketer Monica Farber, is for business owners and marketers who want to create quality video content without the help of professional videographers.

In 25-minutes, learn to:

1.) Elevate the quality of your video with the right tools

2.) Liven up your feed with new types of post content

3.) Quickly edit and enhance your photos

Design Coffee Break: Create spooktacular Halloween promotions

September 30, 2021 (Thursday) at 12.30 PM EDT

This short 15-minute session is for marketers and content creators who want to add a bit of (pumpkin) spice to their designs this Halloween. 

Stop in for a spell. We’ll show you how to:

1.) Find just the right, ready-to-fright template for your sales, events, and menus

2.) Add fa-boo-lous fonts

3.) Punctuate your message with spooky sounds

4.) Capture attention with spellbinding stickers

Build an unforgettable brand identity

Wednesday, October 6th, 2021 at 12.30 PM EDT

This class, presented by design and branding expert Lisa Dunn, is for business owners and marketers who want to make an unforgettable impression on their customers with a striking brand identity.

In 25-minutes, you will be able to:

1.) Understand why you need a cohesive brand

2.) Define your ideal client

3.) Build an inspiration board

4.) Create a brand style guide