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Hi! I'm Lori Ballen, a Keller Williams Real Estate Agent in Las Vegas. Today, I'm going to show you how to use KW Command Designs. Enjoy!

Hi! I’m Lori Ballen, a Keller Williams Real Estate Agent in Las Vegas. Today, I’m going to show you how to use KW Command Designs. Enjoy!

Getting Started With Designs

Designs is an applet where you can create graphics and videos to use on social media, print materials such as postcards and door hangers, and emails templates.

You can find designs by locating the tablet and pencil in the left column.

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Filters

When you open Designs for the first time, the screen in the middle will be blank.

To Create a New Design, click the plus sign in the bottom right corner. To find a design already created, use the filters at the top of the screen.

The items at the top of the screen are filters that help you find designs you already created.

They are not where you go to start a new design.

To start a new design, you need to click the plus sign in the bottom right corner of the screen.


Create A New Design

When you click the plus sign in KW Command Designs, all available design types will load on a single screen.

Print can be used for social and social designs can be downloaded and printed, yet the options will allow you to use certain features within the designs.

When you click the plus sign in KW Command Designs, all available design types will load on a single screen.
Today, in KW Command Designs, you can choose to create Email Templates, Social Posts, Print Designs, Local Videos, and Import a PDF to edit.

While this applet is growing, you’ll find the following design options:

  • Email Templates
  • Social Post Designs
  • Print Assets
  • Videos
  • Import PDF

The Design Editor

Social Designs

When you first open social designs, you’ll see a tab offering a library of templates. The other tab, my designs, allows you to create a design from scratch, import PDF files to edit, or use a pre-made template.

By using the filter at the top, you can access social media sized design templates for Facebook, Instagram, Instagram Stories, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

When you first open social designs, you'll see a tab offering a library of templates. The other tab, my designs, allows you to create a design from scratch, import PDF files to edit, or use a pre-made template.

While this area is growing fast, and designs offers more than 2000 designs already, here are some templates and topics you can choose from.

  • KW AppMy App  
  • ListingsFor Sale
  • Just Listed
  • Price Update
  • Neighborhood Snaps
  • Open House
  • Under Contract
  • Just Sold
  • Local Expert 
  • Neighborhood Snap
  • Keller Mortgage
  • My Website
  • Home Value
  • Holiday Greetings
  • Client Testimonial
  • Event Invitations
  • Client Love
  • I ❤ KW
  • Business Basics
  • Email Signatures
  • Social Branding
  • Agent Recognition
  • Franchise Awards
  • Agent Onboarding
  • Training
  • Events
  • BOLD
  • New Designs

Library

Click on the Red Plus sign that reads LIBRARY to add:

Your contact info
Text (Tagline, Slogan, Vision)
Images
Logos
Brand Kit
  • Your contact info
  • Text (Tagline, Slogan, Vision)
  • Images
  • Logos
  • Brand Kit

Designs Navigation

Image Panel

The Image Panel allows you to select from a library of images.

You can choose stock art or add your own by uploading or importing from your social media channels.

The Image Panel is the box in the top left corner.

The Image Panel allows you to select from a library of images. You can choose stock art or add your own by uploading or importing from your social media channels.

Add

In the ADD section, you can add images by importing from your facebook profile, your Facebook pages, Instagram, Google Drive, Drop Box, or by dragging and dropping or uploading a file from your phone or computer.

You can also extract an image from a PDF, PSD, or SVG File.

In the ADD section, you can add images by importing from your facebook profile, your Facebook pages, Instagram, Google Drive, Drop Box, or by dragging and dropping or uploading a file from your phone or computer.

Company 

Here, you can add images from the Keller Williams Stock Art Library.

 My Library 

These are the assets yoou have already uploaded such as logos, personal branding, and photos you add to use on designs.

Text Panel

These are blocks of text that you create to add to designs such as a slogan, tagline, or other text banner.

Icons Panel

Icons are small graphics that look more like drawings, a simple logo or site itcon (favicon). You can add them from a PDF, PSD or SVG, upload from your computer or choose stock images from the library..

Logos Panel

Here, you can upload and store logos you frequently use.

KWLS Panel

Here, you can access the KWLS to pull in photos from listings and market data for your neighborhood snap designs.

Page Section

When you create a design that uses multiple pages, you’ll use the page section to go back and forth between pages. This would also apply to something like a 2 sided postcard.

Undo/Redo

Undo will remove the last change you made to your design and redo would bring it back.

Previous Version

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Click this icon (Previous version) will open a selection of design versions that you could roll back to. This would remove any changes made after that version was saved.

Click this icon (Previous version) will open a selection of design versions that you could roll back to. This would remove any changes made after that version was saved.

Design Title

 Add the title of your design here. As soon as you click enter/return or click away on the screen, the title will save.

Add the title of your design here. As soon as you click enter/return or click away on the screen, the title will save.

Save Design

Choose File, and then save to save your design

Editor Options

Here, depending on your design, you can add shapes, frames, text and drawings.

Here, depending on your design, you can add shapes, frames, text and drawings.
Here, depending on your design, you can add shapes, frames, text and drawings.

Download and Share

Click the down arrow next to the design title to open the download options. For digital media, the jpeg defaults are generally fine. For print, you may want a higher resolution image. You can also save your designs as PDF files.

Sharing allows you to post your design to Facebook, Twitter, and Linked In. You will also have a URL that you can share that links to the design.

Support

 Use the Support button to find answers and guides from KW or to connect with the KW Support team for help.

Print Designs

In Print Design, you can create presentations, postcards, fliers, letters, booklets, brochures, invitations, letterhead, and business cards. The following topics offer templates.

From here, you can download to send to your favorite printer. If you want to have your designs mailed out for you, choose a direct mail campaign in campaigns and upload your design.

  • My App 
  • Listing Presentation
  • For Sale
  • Just Listed
  • Price Update
  • Neighborhood Snaps
  • Open House
  • Just Sold
  • Local Expert
  • Neighborhood Snap
  • Keller Mortgage
  • Buyer Presentation
  • Home Value
  • Event Invitations
  • Client Love
  • I ❤ KW
  • Business Basics
  • Business Cards
  • Letterheads
  • Leadership
  • Events
  • New Designs

Design Ideas

Meet The Neighbors Facebook Post


Your Next Home Social Post


Neighborhood Snap


Neighborhood Smart Video


Neighborhood Expert


5 Minute Social Post

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