Your Toolbox for Creating Great Arts Social Media Content

A cool video people can’t wait to share with their friends. An incredible image that inspires action. A GIF that makes people laugh.

You’ve got tons of content to create and only half as much time. It’s always helpful to have a toolbox at your side to help you create great arts content — fast.

And even if you’re someone who’s up-to-date on all the latest tools, this list from Buffer Social might have one or two you’ve never heard of.

Below, we share two of their suggested social media content tools, and you can read about all 19 here.


Turn blog posts into engaging videos

Price: Free or $49 per month

Description: By analyzing the content of your blog post, Lumen5 can automatically create a video storyboard for you. It even recommends relevant images and videos, which you can easily use by dragging and dropping onto the respective frames.

Great for creating: Videos

How to create videos quickly with Lumen5:

A fast way of creating a useful video is to highlight only the key points of your blog post in your video.

After you enter your blog post URL into Lumen5, Lumen5 will display your blog post text on the left side of the app. Select the subheadings of your blog post (which are likely the key points) to add them to your storyboard. Lumen5 will then generate a video according to those subheadings.


Graphic design made easy

Price: Free (with some design elements at $0.99)

Description: Crello is a new graphic design tool that is very similar to Canva. Its advantage is that it offers more than 10,000 free design templates, 11,000 design elements, and 65 million stock images.

Great for creating: Images, quotes, and stories

How to create graphics quickly with Crello:

Just like Canva, Crello has an “Inspiration” tab where it showcases its free design templates.

Simply click on a design template and you can customize it using the Crello editor.”

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