What is a flyer in graphic design? That's exactly what you are about to discover.
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.
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
Choose a Background Image
Enter Your Text, and Change the Font and Font Colours
Download 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
- Flyers10 Top Tips for Creating Awesome Event FlyersGrace Fussell
- Halloween80+ Awesome Halloween Invitations and Flyers for Your Spooky CelebrationsMelody Nieves
- Flyers15 Design Tips to Make Professional Business Flyers in 2020 (With Great Designs)Grace Fussell
- Flyers45 Best Lawn Care Flyer Templates (Gardening, Mowing and Grass Cutting Flyers)Nona Blackman
- HalloweenHow to Make a Halloween FlyerDaisy Ein
- Flyers41 Best Grand Opening Flyer Ideas (PSD Templates, PDF and More!)Nona Blackman
- FlyersHow to Make a Holi Festival FlyerMarko Kožokar
- FlyersHow to Create a Barber Shop Flyer in Photoshop (+Barber Flyer Ideas!)Ivan Gromov