If you're looking for free mockups, designs, logos, and other resources, Placeit is a good place to find terrific digital resources.
Today we'll introduce you to Placeit, showing you how to use it and how to get FREE resources when you need them.
What Is Placeit?
Placeit is an affordable online design generator that makes professional branding, promotion and marketing tools accessible to everyone. It does this by providing design novices as well as those with more experience with high-quality designs, logos, videos and mockups that they can customise online and download in a matter of seconds.
This means that you can design all your branding and marketing materials directly from your browser, without needing complicated software.
How to Use Placeit
What's more, Placeit is designed to suit a range of budgets. If you regularly need mockups, logos, and various designs, you can sign up for a low monthly or yearly plan. This gives you access to unlimited downloads of any and all the digital assets available at Placeit.
You heard that right. One low monthly/yearly fee = unlimited access to the best logos, mockups, designs and videos available on the internet today. But that's not all.
If you're on a budget and can only afford to buy one digital resource at a time, you have another option. Rather than taking advantage of that low monthly/yearly fee, you can create the resource you want and pay a small fee to download just that resource. How cool is that?
What's more, Placeit is super easy to use. But before I show you how, let's talk about how to find FREE mockups and designs on Placeit.
How to Find Free Mockups and Designs on Placeit
By now, you know how awesome Placeit is, and you're raring to get started with this amazing service, but hold your horses—we've got a surprise for you (not much of a surprise, granted, since we promised it to you in the headline).
Not only does Placeit offer premium resources at bargain prices, but it also gives away tons of awesome FREE resources every month.
Okay, so how do you get the free stuff? Well, there are two ways to find free resources on Placeit.
The easiest and most obvious way is just to type FREE in the search bar at the top of Placeit and, voila, free stuff appears. When you search this way, though, you will find premium resources mixed in as well, so be sure to look for the banner in the left corner of an item to know if it is free.
Option two is the inside scoop, so pay attention. Go to the Placeit site and scroll all the way to the bottom of the page. In the left-hand column you will see Free Placeit Templates. Click it, and Hey Presto!
Pages of FREE items available on Placeit at the time of your visit. You can create and download free T-shirt mockups, free iPhone mockups, free gaming logos, free sports logos, free whatever else is available at the time. Pretty awesome, right?
Take Your Free Mockups and Designs for a Spin
So that's it for our introduction to the wonderful world of Placeit and how you can get free resources when you need them. Why not try one out and show us how you've used it in the comments below?
Now, let me show you how easy it is to use your free designs and mockups once you've found them.
How to Create a Logo Quickly and Easily at Placeit
Let's say you want to make a logo for your local volleyball team. Follow these five steps to create a logo in seconds using the Placeit Logo generator.
1. Go to Placeit. Select Logos. Select Sports Teams
2. Write the Details of Your Team in the Top Bar
Here you can enter the name of your team, select your sport from the dropdown menu, and select your team colours using the colour picker.
In the final selection, you can choose a team graphic that best represents your team or have the generator surprise you.
3. Look Through the Logos. Click on Your Favourite.
4. Customise Your Logo
When you click on your favourite logo, it opens up in the logo generator. You can now customise your logo template as much or as little as you like.
Starting with the controls on the left, you can add text and change the font style and colour to match your brand.
Now moving to the controls on the right, you can change the graphics used in the design as well as their colour. You can also change the background colour and resize or move around the graphics and text.
5. Download Your Logo
When you are happy with your sports logo design, you can download it for a small fee.
That's not all, though. If you want to see how your logo would look on a sports mockup, then below the logo generator you can see the logo you just created on a variety of mockups. To open the mockup generator, just click on your favourite image.
Next, we will show you how to make a mockup from scratch if that's what you've come to Placeit to do.
How to Create a Mockup Quickly and Easily
1. Go to Placeit. Select Mockups. Select Sports Jersey
In the sidebar to the left, you will see tons of filters you can choose to select the type of sports or the type of model you are interested in.
When you find a mockup you like, click it and it will open the Mockup Generator.
2. Customise Your Sports Jersey Mockup
Now upload the logo you just created and dowloaded by using the Upload Image button on the left. You can also use the Add Text button above the Upload Image button to add text to your mockup if you like.
Now move to the controls on the right. You can change the colour of the number on the jersey. Change the colour of the jersey, the shorts the player is wearing, and the colour of the ball.
3. Download Your Sports Jersey Mockup
When you're happy with your sports jersey mockup, download it for a small fee, and you have a terrific mockup ready to promote your team.
Unlimited Premium Mockups, Logos, Designs, and Videos
Now let's take a look at some of the amazing premium mockups, logos, designs, and videos you have at your fingertips at Placeit.
Product mockups are costly and time-consuming to create. If you're looking for an easy way to create mockups of T-shirts, tote bags, hats, mugs, etc., Placeit's got you covered. Here's a taste of the quality mockups you can expect at Placeit.
If you need a gorgeous T-shirt mockup, Placeit has hundreds of professional mockups to choose from. Just follow the three steps outlined above, and you will have a T-shirt mockup ready to go in seconds.
Looking for a laptop mockup or a mobile phone mockup? Well, Placeit to the rescue. It has hundreds of PC and MacBook mockups as well as Android and iPhone mockups that will show off your website, web app, social media account etc. to the very best advantage.
Whether you need to design Facebook covers, business cards, banner ads, flyers, or something else entirely, you can rely on Placeit for cutting-edge designs that will get your products the attention they deserve every time. Here are just a few of the designs you can create at Placeit.
Twitch masters will be pleased with the range of Twitch banners available at Placeit. For example, if your taste tends towards simplicity, this minimalist banner may appeal to you. It features clean, bold text, striking lines and circles at the top and bottom of the design, and a solid background—which you can change to any colour that suits your needs.
Here's another wonderful design—this time, it's an Instagram template for travel enthusiasts, bloggers, and agencies. You can customise it by uploading your favourite photo (or using the photo provided) for the background image and then adding your text.
Placeit has a special category just for Logos, Logos, Logos. Here are some examples of the cool designs you can find there.
Check out this awesome logo for architects, which embodies all the features of the best logo designs. The logo symbol is a building rendered in strong, clean lines and simple shapes. There's a minimalist approach to the use of colour, and the text is sans serif and bold.
And here's another great example of a terrific logo. This logo example is a classic take on bakery logo design with beautifully hand-drawn graphics. This one uses star anise and cinnamon, ingredients commonly used in baking, and combines these symbols with an equally classic font and soft, earthy tones.
Last but certainly not least, if the world of video is your playground, then Placeit has all the toys you need to create eye-catching intros, outros, transitions, and more.
Feast your eyes on this ever so cool video intro. What a way to get and hold your viewer's attention. All you have to do is add your own images and text, and Placeit takes care of the rest.
Don't let your account get lost in the noise of the Instagram feed. Placeit videos are a great way to keep your audience entertained and coming back for more. Add your images, add your text, and let Placeit work its magic for you.
Get Your Premium Digital Resources From Placeit Today
If you like the resources featured here but haven't seen quite what you're looking for, there are plenty more terrific mockups, designs, logos, and videos at Placeit, so head on over there to check them out, and let me know in the comments if you’ve found a new favourite mockup or design you'll be using for some time to come.
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