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Get the word out there and look professional while doing it. Our favourite free apps for photo and video editing, royalty free images and sharable content.


Free apps you’ll love

Thanks to the lovely Harriet Spark from Grumpy Turtle Design for sharing these time saving apps that will make your Facebook and Instagram look oh so professional.

 And no, we are not receiving kickbacks from these apps… we just think they are tops.

Free apps to edit your photos and videos
These apps are free but often have optional extras via in-app purchases
VSCO Cam Edit your photos and apply filters to your images.
App Store | Google Play
ColorStory Edit your photos and apply filters to your images.
App Store | Google Play
Boomerang Create fun, short stop-motion like videos.
App Store | Google Play
Snapseed Edit your photos and apply filters to your images.
App Store | Google Play
Imovie Easily edit videos on your phone and add text, music and voice overs.
App Store
Clips Easily edit videos on your phone and add text and music and upload straight to your social media platform of choice.
Canva Graphic design website that uses an easy drag-and-drop interface.

Another awesome way to grow social media is to feed it some serious love. Not all content has to be original and this collection will help you share some serious good.

Where to find content to engage and inspire
Facebook video platforms Find engaging videos to share on these platforms:

ATTN, NowThis, 1 Million Women, Rob Greenfield, 60 Second Docs

Reddit Reddit is an news aggregation site. Search reddit./environment for environmental news. Search Pinterest for inspiring images to share online. A web platform that allows you to choose topics aligned with your goal and find interesting articles on this subject

other free social media legends

And lastly here are some lifesavers (without the red budgie smugglers).


Other free social media legends


Instagram allows room for only one link on your profile. Linktree allows you to add more links to this. For example, you could have a link to your website and to a Facebook event in your bio and share content relating to both without having to manually edit the link every time.

*The free version is a great option, however there is a paid version available too.

Hashtag generators

Use a hashtag generator such as
Type in a word to generate associated hashtags to use on social media posts.

Hundreds of completely free, beautiful high quality images for you to use in posts.

Harriet believes in conservation through creative communication. She has worked in communications and design for some of Australia’s leading environmental organisations, including 1 Million Women and Taronga Conservation Society Australia, and has spearheaded several environmental initiatives, the most recent being Operation Straw.

Harriet Spark

Graphic Designer and Communications Specialist, Grumpy Turtle Design

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