4 Folds for Fabulous Brochures

Being in charge of the design and creation of a new brochure for your business or organization may seem like a daunting task at first, especially for a graphic design novice. You need to ensure the brochure is engaging, stays true to your brand, and is cost-efficient.  Before diving too deep into the brochure making …

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10 Best Fonts for Brilliant Brochures

When making a brochure, something as seemingly harmless as font selection can have a huge impact on your project’s success. The right font can make your brochure’s content stand out from the crowd in all the best ways, while a poor font choice can confuse the reader and cast doubt on your message. Even the …

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10 Fonts For Fantastic Signs

Choosing the right font is a critical aspect of designing an effective sign. While selecting the best font for signs will depend heavily on personal preferences and branding, there are a number of go-to typefaces and styles that you should consider. Your chosen font must be readable from a distance while also fitting in with …

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10 Simple (Yet Effective) Small Business Marketing Ideas

The success of a business greatly depends on its ability to market its products and services effectively. Even the best products need the help of marketing to drive sales. Business marketing is a broad term that involves many activities. Customer service, public relations, print marketing, and more fall under its umbrella. While marketing is essential …

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11 Business Card Ideas That Stand Out From the Crowd

Long after the first impressions and presentations are over, the business card will remain as a representation of your brand. While LinkedIn and other online networking services exist to make sure you stay top of mind, nothing beats traditional face-to-face interactions. A business card should stand out if you want your prospective client or customer …

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Color Psychology for Print Marketing

Color psychology refers to the way the human brain reacts to certain colors, which trigger different emotions and actions. When used strategically, different colors can make your marketing materials more memorable and relevant, whether you’re designing flyers or brochures. As a small business owner, you don’t need to understand complex concepts to leverage the power …

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How to Make a Brochure: A Simple (But Complete) Guide

This article was originally published in October 2018, but has since been updated. In a world where just about everything is disposable, generating a brochure with staying power is all about setting yourself apart. If you want to stand tall above the crowd, you need to know and be confident in WHO and WHAT you …

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How to Choose the Best Images for Your Flyer Design

Printed flyers remain a key marketing tool for local and small businesses and your flyer design determines whether it’s effective or not. Walk through any city or town center and you’ll see walls, lamp posts, and business windows plastered with various advertisements—many of which will blend into the background as you pass by. That’s why …

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9 Ways to Improve Your Brand Design With MyCreativeShop

Great branding design is critical to the success of your marketing. According to a recent survey by Wibbitz, 84 percent of marketers said creating visual content has improved their brand awareness, and another 71 percent said it’s increased leads or sales. To reap these benefits, however, you have to get it right. The challenge though …

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10 Websites to Find Free Flyer Backgrounds

[Updated 2/27/2020] When designing offline marketing assets like flyers, free backgrounds are an easy way to add flare without putting a dent in your budget. The right background adds an interesting dynamic to the design and can be the difference between catching your reader’s attention and losing it to their cell phone or another ad.  …

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