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What is a flyer in graphic design? That's exactly what you are about to discover.

You can easily create advertising flyers like these using Placeit's flyer maker.You can easily create advertising flyers like these using Placeit's flyer maker.You can easily create advertising flyers like these using Placeit's flyer maker.
You can easily create advertising flyers like these using Placeit's flyer maker.

Today we will define what a flyer is, explain why it's a good option for advertising your products or services, and then show you how easy it is to create your very own flyer using templates from Placeit.

Strapped for time? Watch this video from the Envato Tuts+ YouTube channel to learn what a flyer is in graphic design and why use flyers for advertising.

What Is a Flyer?

A flyer is a small sheet of paper containing printed text that advertises an event, product, or service. 

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Why Use Flyers for Advertising?

You may be asking yourself: Why use flyers for advertising? Flyers are considered very effective for advertising because they are easy to design, cheap to produce, and can be distributed in a large number of ways. For example, they can be handed out to individuals, left or posted in public places, sent through the mail, placed inside newspapers, etc. 

Cool Advertising Flyers From Placeit

The easiest and most cost-effective way to create a flyer is to use a professionally designed template like these ones at Placeit. You can easily customise them online to suit your needs. Let me show you what I mean. 

Select a Flyer Template

Select a Flyer TemplateSelect a Flyer TemplateSelect a Flyer Template

Choose a Background Image

Choose a Background ImageChoose a Background ImageChoose a Background Image

Enter Your Text, and Change the Font and Font Colours

Enter Your Text & Change the Font and Font ColoursEnter Your Text & Change the Font and Font ColoursEnter Your Text & Change the Font and Font Colours

Download Your Flyer

Download Your FlyerDownload Your FlyerDownload Your Flyer

And that's how easy it is to create your own flyer at Placeit. Now let's take a look at some of the terrific flyer templates available there. 

1. Flyer Maker for an Organic Groceries Market

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Here's a variation on the flyer template we used in our example above. This one uses a brown paper bag background and an illustration instead of photos. Placeit templates offer you loads of options when it comes to creating eye-catching flyers. 

2. Flyer Template to Design Halloween Party Flyers

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Planning a Halloween Party? Here's a perfect promotional flyer, meaning a spooky flyer to advertise your Halloween event. There are loads of backgrounds to choose from with this flyer template, so you can create just about any look you can imagine. 

3. Human Resources Flyer Template

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Though this flyer was designed specifically for human resources, it can in fact be used for a wide variety of business purposes just by choosing the right background image and adding the relevant text.

4. Real Estate Flyer Template

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When you need a paper flyer for your real estate business, this template is an excellent choice. It offers tons of gorgeous background images, a great selection of fonts, and your choice of colour palette.

5. Cool Flyer Maker for Dance Performance

Cool Flyer Maker for Dance PerformanceCool Flyer Maker for Dance PerformanceCool Flyer Maker for Dance Performance

Whether you are creating a paper flyer for a dance, musical, or theatrical performance, you will love the wonderful selection of flyer templates offered at Placeit. Why waste time trying to figure out how to create your own flyer from scratch when Placeit has done all the work for you?

Choose Your Favourite Flyer Template 

Now that you know what a flyer is and how to create high-quality flyers quickly and easily using flyer templates, head on over to Placeit today and get started creating your own terrific flyer. 

And finally, if you want even more information on flyers, check out these ever so useful articles below:

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