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Create nice banners and graphics for your social media with Phoster

Moving around social media at some point will make you understand that photos and generaly visual "things" promise the most engagement. Thus, you will think to create some for your profiles, some for advertising, some for fun and some to impress your fans.

In case you own an iPad or an iPhone, there is an application we recenly saw and we think it does the job of creating stylish banners ( and more ) and its called Phoster ( http://phoster.bucketlabs.net/ ).


In Phoster, there is gallery from ready-made templates to choose from, square banners, portraits and landcapes which are pre-installed in the application when you buy it from the App Store. But there are addons also which you can get via an in-app purchase to get access to more and more graphics, 


With Phoster you can create some creative banners that look like professional work of a designer. One flaw of this nice application is that those designs are not maybe enough. There is a decent number of options but we would like to either have more pre-installed or be able to either download or purchase more and more designs to have more options. 

You can find Phoster in the Apple App Store here : https://itunes.apple.com/gr/app/phoster/id396306670?mt=8

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