I just found a fantastic website that allows anyone to create custom graphics for free. The site is call Canva. Signing up for the site is free and once you have signed up for the site you can start creating graphics straight away. Using Canva you can have some really great looking graphics within minutes.
The site allows you to choose from a number of different starting templates including Facebook cover images, business cards, blog graphics, posters etc. You can even select your own dimensions for any image you want to create.
Once you have selected your template you can then start editing . You can choose from some pre defined layouts if you want and then start adding text and images. There is a full selection of attractive fonts to choose from and a large selection of free images you can add. Beyond the free graphics they also have an even larger selection of images you can include at one a dollar each. Once you have finished your graphic you can either publish it to the web or download it to use later.
The tools are fully web based and the interface is really simple and easy to use. I even created the graphics for this blog post using the Canva service. Try it out for yourselves and let me know what you think if it.