Design & Create with Canva’s AI Image Generator in Vista Social

Updated on April 19, 2023

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Marketing @ Vista Social

Published March 27, 2023

Design & Create with Canva’s AI Image Generator in Vista Social
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Today we’re excited to announce that we’ve integrated Canva’s AI image generator directly into Vista Social! 

Canva's AI image generator

Say goodbye to boring, static posts! This is a game-changing feature that will revolutionize the way you create content. 🤩

Canva’s AI image generator transforms text into stunning graphics in seconds using machine learning algorithms.

Keep reading to learn more about this exciting integration and how it can revolutionize your social media game!

With our AI Assistant powered by ChatGPT tech, you’ll always have a killer caption on hand. No more scrambling for on-brand content – Try it today! 👀🔥

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What is Canva’s AI image generator?

Canva’s AI image generator is a powerful feature that uses machine learning algorithms to turn written text into visually stunning graphics. 

You don’t need to be a graphic design whiz to create amazing images anymore – Canva’s AI has got you covered!

Canva's text to image tool

We’ve all been there – you’re trying to create engaging social media content, but you’re just not feeling creative. Well, with Vista Social’s integration of Canva’s AI image generator, those days are over! 

This integration also helps streamline your social media workflow by bringing everything into one dashboard. 

With Vista Social, you can schedule your posts, track your analytics, and create custom content, all in one place. 

This not only saves you time but also allows you to jump into relevant conversations for your business in real-time. 

With all your tools in one dashboard, you can engage your audience with ease and respond to comments more quickly! 🔥

How to use Canva’s AI image generator in Vista Social?

If you’re interested in using Canva’s AI image generator in Vista Social, we’ve got you covered. Here’s how you can get started:

  • Log in or sign up to Vista Social: Log in to your account or, if you haven’t already, sign up for Vista social.
  • Open the Publisher: Select ‘Publish’ and then ‘Publish a single post’ to create a post in Canva.
  • Select the Camera icon: Click on the camera icon, and then choose ‘Design with Canva’ from the drop-down.
  • Choose your content type: This will automatically load the recommended image dimensions of your selected content type. Hit the ‘Design with Canva’ button; you’ll be redirected to log in to your Canva account. Note: You will only have to do this once.
  • Select text to image in Canva: On the left menu bar, select ‘text to image’ – from here, describe the image you’d like to generate into the text box (the more detail you provide, the better).
  • Choose an image style: Choose an image style from the available options such as retrowave, neon, filmic, etc. Then click ‘Create your image.’
  • Hit Publish: Once you are happy with the image you designed, click the ‘Publish’ button on the right-hand side to push the image to Vista Social.
  • Customize your post: Add hashtags, emojis, and your caption to complete the post! Try AI Assistant to get on-brand caption ideas to drive more engagement.
  • Schedule or publish your post: Once you’re happy with your post, schedule or publish your post as you normally would in Vista Social. If you schedule the post, check out our ‘Optimal Time’ feature to see when it’s the best time for you to publish.

And voila, there you have it! 

By using Vista Social’s AI-powered tools, you can create content that is both visually engaging, as well as inclusive to a wider audience.

Get all of the Canva AI and ChatGPT magic right in Vista Social! Try it today. ✨

AI Concerns? Let’s address them!

At Vista Social, we believe that it’s important to address these concerns head-on. We understand that anytime there is a major shift or change, it can be unsettling! 

But Vista Social is committed to supporting content creators, business owners, and agencies. 💙✨

We’re only adopting technologies that will enhance your workflow, reduce your stress, and provide you with more time back in your day.

So, here are the most common concerns we hear about AI and our thoughts on them:

#1: Is AI going to take my job?

According to a report by LinkedIn, there’s a growing demand for marketers with both creative and technical skills. 

Demand for digital marketing is booming, but there’s a skills gap in finding candidates with the right mix of talents to succeed.

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I mean, let’s be real, digital marketing is getting more and more complicated by the day. Small teams are struggling to keep up with everything, and even for large or remote teams, consistency can be a real challenge. 

That’s where AI comes in! It’s amazing at automating tasks and optimizing content. 


But here’s the thing: when it comes to personalized content and human-like interactions, we need the empathy and emotional intelligence that only humans can provide.

At the end of the day, we’re not in competition with AI – it’s a tool, and we (the marketers) are the operator of that tool.

Don’t let the rise of AI intimidate you – embrace it with the help of our AI tools! Create on-brand ready-to-go content today in Vista Social. Try it today! 🤖💙

#2: Is creativity at risk in AI-Powered marketing?

As marketers, we understand that creativity is at the heart of everything we do. It’s what sets us apart, helps us connect with our audience, and drives business results. 

The rise of AI tech has left some of us feeling concerned about the impact it might have on our creativity.

But, as a marketer, you’re only bringing your individual experience and perspective into the content that you create – which, let’s be real, isn’t going to resonate with everyone.

AI tools are trained on extensive amounts of data that can support you in creating content that resonates with a wider audience by using others’ expert insights shared online.

AI technology offers marketers numerous opportunities to reach a wider audience and create more inclusive content. Here are some ways that marketers can leverage AI to achieve this:

  • Personalization: One of the most powerful applications of AI in marketing is personalization. This involves customizing the content to suit the specific requirements and choices of their target audience, which could involve adjusting the reading level, overcoming language and jargon barriers, and catering to individual content preferences.
  • Language Translation: AI-powered language translation tools can help marketers create content that reaches audiences in different languages and cultural contexts. This is particularly important for businesses that operate in multiple countries and want to ensure that their content is accessible and inclusive to all. 
  • Accessibility: AI technology can also be used to improve the accessibility of marketing content for people with disabilities. For example, Canva’s AI image generator can help generate alternative text for images, making them more accessible to visually impaired individuals who rely on screen readers to access content.

We believe that AI and human creativity can work together to create truly outstanding content that resonates with audiences on a deeper level. 

By embracing AI technology as a tool to support our creativity, we can unlock new levels of success and take our marketing game to the next level.

#3: Can AI tools used in marketing be biased and produce discriminatory outputs?

It’s understandable to be concerned about the potential for bias in AI-created content. 

At Vista Social, we take these concerns seriously and strive to provide AI-powered tools that are ethical, inclusive, and fair for everyone.

Our integration with Canva’s AI image generator was carefully thought out with inclusivity in mind! The tool generates alternative text for images, making them more accessible to visually impaired individuals who rely on screen readers to access content.

We also believe that it’s important for marketers to be aware of the potential for bias in AI algorithms and take steps to prevent it. 

By being proactive and responsible with AI technology, we can help ensure that our marketing efforts are inclusive, ethical, and effective. 

So let’s work together to create marketing content that’s fair and accessible for everyone! 🫱🏾‍🫲🏼✨

Use Canva’s AI image generator in Vista Social today!

Are you ready to step up your social media game and create stunning images in seconds?

Whether you’re a social media pro or just starting out, the combination of Canva’s user-friendly design tools and ChatGPT’s AI-powered language technology makes it easy to create compelling content that resonates with your followers.

Take back your day and spend time doing what you love; we’ve got your social media management covered!

Get ready to wow your audience with stunning images that will take your brand’s online presence to new heights! Try it today.

About the Author

Marketing @ Vista Social

Brittany Garlin serves as the Head of Marketing at Vista Social, the leading social media suite that's pushing the boundaries of innovation. Steering the platform to achieve an impressive milestone of over 2 million connected social profiles, Brittany's expertise has been acknowledged in a recent appearance on the Social Pros podcast, where she discussed making marketing to marketers more human-centered. With a knack for strategic disruption, Brittany also redefines what it means to be a woman in the tech sector. Her thought leadership is frequently highlighted in prestigious outlets like Forbes and HubSpot.

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