Banner images, also known as panoramic or panorama, can be a difficult segment of the stock industry to figure out. But if you can come up with a winning concept, they can be a significant impact on your overall sales.The first thing you need to know about banner images is how to make them. Most photo editing software packages have the functions required for stitching multiple pictures together. It's extremely simple to do but most photographers never think of creating banner images. If you... continue reading
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The internet is full of ads, so it’s pretty hard to differentiate yourself from the crowd. Hard but not impossible. Because doing the right thing will get you there eventually, where you planned to be.So what does a good banner need to get clicks? If you follow the next tips, you should prevail.Keep it simpleYou might think that putting all kinds of details on an ad will convince people to click, but it’s exactly the opposite. The cleaner it looks, the better. People want clear,... continue reading
We promised you a monthly blog contest so here's our new challenge for you: Billboards, Banners, Business Cards and Ads - How-To.Share with us your go-to tips and tricks for designing awesome advertising and marketing media. Whether we’re talking small pocketable stationery, magazine ads, online banners or huge highway billboards, we want your tips on designing eye-catching marketing materials.All members, contributors and buyers, are welcome to join in: you write useful articles... continue reading
To quote a famous saying: “Banners: can’t live with’em, can’t live without’em!”. As an browser you probably wish they sometimes didn’t exist. As a business, however, you can’t have a proper promotional campaign without using them.As is the case for most things in life, the key is keeping a balance. Here are a few tested tips on how to plan and execute well performing banners.1.Clarify your banner’s purposeAre you aiming to promote your brand, sell tickets to a specific event, communicate... continue reading
Importance of backgrounds cannot be underestimated. They make the impression (first impression is the last impression, you know! :-)), they highlight the text/images, they attract readers, and they create an environment related to the subject.Usually, backgrounds are 'soft' - so that they do not interfere with reading. Of course, a "background" has to be "back-ground" only and should not override the subject matter.Here are a couple of examples of 'soft' backgrounds: But, there... continue reading
A new year always begins with new aspirations, new hopes, and new dreams... I am also feeling the same! :-)Towards the end of 2016, I am so happy to cross milestone of 300 uploads, and I am sharing a few of my abstract backgrounds with novel concept: Now, all above backgrounds are created by processing actual photographs of sky, captured while air travel. Below are the actual photographs, which themselves also can be used as background. Feeling like flying over bed... continue reading
Will time of sales, and you need to take something unusual. Abstract background banner has the advantage that it can combine with any goods and any text. They are simply universal. Need background in other dimensions? Try this extensive collection: Backgrounds and patterns continue reading
How do you make a cool Halloween card or banner:Take the stencil. Perhaps this. It is done in Inkscape and you can find it in myHalloween collectionOpen it in a program that lets you work with layers. On the Internet you can find lots of them, both paid and free.So if you have the picture open pumpkins, insert as an additional layer picture of a nice texture. Maybe like this. You can find it in my collection Backgrounds and patterns.Now it's up to you. Experiment with... continue reading
Main winter holidays are my favorite ones and every year I am very excited about planning them and creating something special in home and tree decoration area (see my blog post), in gifts and creative works. Last year I first tried myself in creating postcard and Christmas sales image This year I began to generate and implement the variety of ideas earlier, so for now my portfolio has got some you might like to buy or be inspired for your own works.So!As my main... continue reading
Since last August DreamsTime had launched a massive referral program on placing DT banners on your own web page (Site, Blog etc), placing it on the welcome page & offering $5 bonus for each submission! It's a great encouragement for the members to be active on the web & to promote them selves & of course DT!Till now I haven't bring any news I know!But the joy is after, as clicking these links became one of my navigation habits to kill my curiosity as a designer...I found a lot of interesting... continue reading
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