Posters are a great way to promote your business, products and events. Theatre and the arts have been printing custom, full color posters for years. You too can increase traffic and sales by printing custom posters online.
When you begin to create posters online, the layout of your design is one of the first elements you must decide upon. The layout of a custom poster is often driven by the poster size. If you create posters that are extremely large, the size and scale of the images used should be complementary to the poster size chosen. There are many online templates and tutorials that will help you through this process.
Images that are unique, daring and trigger emotion are sure to attract attention.
Several font sizes should be used in the design of your poster. The heading should have a larger font size than that of the copy text.
Heavyweight paper should be used as you create posters. A UV coating will help protect outdoor posters from the elements and ultraviolet rays.
When you have completed the design of your poster, don’t just settle, improve upon it. The opinions of others will help you see things you haven’t seen before.
If you are promoting a product, products or services there are several factors to keep in mind before you begin to create posters online. Not only should you consider the message you are trying to convey, but it is also important to consider the client or company you are representing.
Create a poster that is original and different than that of the competition. The goal is to stand out and above the rest, ultimately gaining the most attention resulting in greater sales.
Before poster printing, there are several techniques that will ensure that your poster is as attractive on paper as it is on your computer screen.
The layout of custom posters must allow space for cut, trim, bleed and safety lines. Free design templates will help you achieve a successful poster printing.
CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow, black) is preferred for poster printing. If you are using other color pallets, they will be converted to CMYK thus resulting in possible hue changes.
Go big! The larger the size of your poster the greater the possibility your poster is seen from a distance.
Before you print, be sure to review your proof. A free PDF proof will speed up the printing process however does not ensure color correctness. If color is important, request a hard copy proof.
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