As a social media manager, clients can often expect you to wear many hats. Not only do they want an effective posting schedule, follower engagement & traffic to their sites; they often want you to design their graphics as well.
And in today’s competitive freelance marketplace, saying no can be the difference between keeping and losing your roster of clients.
To help you out, we’ve put together this round-up of 9 free social media templates for Photoshop, Illustrator, Canva & Sketch. You’ll be stuck for choice with readymade designs, so much so that you may add design to your list of available services…
Though BrandPacks primarily create templates for print, their growing range of social media templates gives social media managers something to dig their teeth into.
These free social media templates are ideal for promoting product sales, events & promotions. Furthermore, as they’re available in both Photoshop PSD & Illustrator Vector, you’ve got complete control over the final design.
The generic design style and two-tone colour scheme mean they can easily be used for a wide range of brands and niches. Likewise, thanks to the square layout, these templates can be used across social media platforms – from Facebook & Twitter to Tumblr, Instagram and more. And best of all? They’re free!
These free social media templates are particularly unique, but nonetheless useful – especially when it comes to branded social media marketing.
A common practice for popular social media accounts & influencers is to say ‘thank you’ after reaching milestones in fans, likes or followers. So, to help you post stylish Instagram “Thank You” posts, BrandPacks have created this free set of banner templates.
These free Instagram templates for Photoshop & Illustrator are ideal for fashion brands, retail businesses & social media influencers.
Thanks to the easy-to-customize graphics and readymade image masks, creating your own professional branded Instagram posts takes just minutes.
In particular, these templates are ideal for showcasing new products, blogs & inspirational quotes. Each template uses free fonts & comes in Adobe PSD & Vector formats.
It may be a little late to use these banners in Valentine’s Day promotions, but they’re a nonetheless useful asset to keep in your library of Social Media Templates.
Featuring a simple layout with minimal line-art illustrations, the templates are stylish, professional yet quick & easy to edit.
Switch the colours from pink and you’ve got yourself a highly-flexible template you can use all year round.
Sized as 1,200px squares, these PSD & Vector banners are perfect for posting on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter & more.
PixelBuddha is famed for their easy-to-use templates, with this Vana Fashion pack certainly being no different.
This fabulous set includes 8 Instagram Templates is compatible with Photoshop & Sketch. Their minimalism is easily combined with any type of picture: whether it’s an astounding look or a picture from your summer trip.
The templates are simply-customizable with their smart layers: even a beginner can create some decent images. Your stories deserve to be told through these beautiful templates.
This set of free social media designs are truly amazing, so much so I’m surprised they’re being handed out for free.
Crafted by Russian designer Liya Sechka and shared on her Behance account, this set of 18 unique layouts will bring a touch of luxury to any brand’s social media page.
Instagram Stories are an increasingly popular way for savvy brands to connect with consumers and market their products. Therefore, it’d be silly to miss some Stories templates from this list of useful social media graphics.
This set of 12 unique & fully customizable templates for Photoshop & Sketch feature an upscale design style for fashion brands & influencers.
In recent years, Canva has become a powerhouse design tool for non-designers. So if you’re no Photoshop pro and you’ve been tasked with the company’s insta page – or if you’re just looking to improve your own – these free templates are an ideal place to start.
The collection includes 5 eye-catching story templates in PNG format; optimized specifically for Canva. They’re perfect for bloggers, podcasters, influences and creative entrepreneurs looking to update their audiences in a beautifully designed way.
These free templates by designer Olga Avdonina feature a beautiful blend of image masks, textures & neatly laid-out type. If your band requires a soft & elegant approach to social media marketing, these free Photoshop templates could be just what you need.
From fashion brands and retailers to travel blogs and influencers, these free templates for Instagram Stories could be put to use by a wide range of users.
Blending large background photos, modern pastel colour schemes and eye-catching titles; these layouts are sure to deliver impressive brand results.