Top 10 must-read leaflet / flyer design tips from a pro

With over 15+ years commercial graphic design experience – I have designed a lot of leaflets/flyers in that time and won some awards, and a lot of my graphic design services are now specifically for the design and print of leaflets/flyers. This is largely due to the success of my web-site over at www.leafletguru.co.uk (shameful plug! But check it out after reading this post to get some creative inspiration and see my creative leaflet design portfolio).

I tend to get a lot of repeat customers now, which for me is very satisfying as I guess that proves that I provide a great leaflet/flyer design service and shows that I know a thing or two about designing a quality leaflet that stands out from the crowd and gets the results and creates the impact my clients need! I therefore thought I would share some of the expertise that I have gained in this specialised area to help others in the understanding of how to create a great looking, engaging, effective leaflet/flyer. So here are my Top 10 Tips!

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Pharmacy & chemist leaflet/flyer design templates to increase customers & grow sales

 

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Because of the need for a Pharmacy or Chemist to quickly increase customers, Stuart at http://www.leafletguru.co.uk has designed and developed this effective Pharmacy leaflet template which any Pharmacy can now customise with their own logo, contact details and list of services. The results have been proven and this leaflet is a perfect way to distribute in the local area and get customers through the door. 

If you would like to find out more about this Pharmacy Leaflet Design service – simply email Stuart at hello@stuart-hodgson.com or visit  www.leafletguru.co.uk

 

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7 tips to design the best Pharmacy leaflets

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A 6 page DL leaflet design for Tamworth Pharmacy – the leaflet immediately gives a professional and trustworthy first impression, key services stand out, a 10% off offer is placed on the leaflet to get new customers in and a clear and useful map is used to help new customers actually find the Pharmacy

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#6 Tips for creating leaflet designs to appeal to children

I’ve designed quite a few leaflets in my time for a variety of audiences and its always fun when I have designed leaflets to appeal to a younger age range as it lets you be more creative and fun and bold.

It’s absolutely key when designing any leaflet to firstly understand the audience you are designing for and what will appeal to them in terms of visual styling and tone of voice. As you can imagine, designing a leaflet for, say a Dentist, is very different to designing a leaflet to promote a children’s event

Top tips for designing leaflets aimed towards children & schools:

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#1. Utilise bold and impactful fonts and typography to catch attention.

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5 reasons leaflets are still important in the digital age to promote your business or service

We live in a highly digitised marketing world and a lot of marketing spend now goes on online marketing channels such as websites, web-banners, Pay-per-click advertising on google etc, social media, email, the list goes on….

Leaflets can be considered a more traditional form of marketing, and perhaps by some a less important form of marketing – however that is definitely not the case, and leaflets or flyers should still play a very important part of the marketing mix to promote your business or service, and below are 5 reasons why leaflets are still very important in marketing and should not be neglected:

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5 dentist leaflet / flyer design examples for creative inspiration

I’ve have designed a lot of leaflets for dentists and they come to me because they know it’s important to use a designer that is experienced in the dental industry and who can also help apply their brand identity and key messaging to other related design, print & marketing tasks.

5 creative examples of my dentist leaflet designs which show the importance of brand identity:

 

1. N6 dental Practice, Highgate, London

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N6 Dental was a brand new dental practice and they came to me to develop a visual identity for a leaflet which could be rolled out across other leaflets and in business cards and appointment cards. As you can see the look & feel I developed compliments the logo very well and uses similar fonts & colour schemes to maintain a consistent brand identity. The leaflet itself has simple messaging to make new patients aware of this dentist, with clear contact info and information about the practice. Imagery helps to give the leaflet instant appeal and immediately signify the this is a professional dentist.

 

2 & 3. Dental Smiles Dental Practice

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Leaflet design 1: Dental Smiles wanted a vibrant, colourful and visually appealing leaflet.

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5 creative & professional business letterhead examples

Letterhead stationery designs that will promote a professional image for your company

This blog is usually focussed around leaflets and those are one of the best ways in the print medium to sell or promote your business/service.

However, as well as focussing on the marketing of your business to attract customers, do not under-estimate the importance of printed business stationery like letterheads & business cards to also promote the right image to your customers which from a design point of view help to continually promote the professionalism of your business.

With that being said – here are 5 examples of creative and professional business stationery such as letterheads (and business cards).

1. Marketing Wand – letterhead design. Simple, bold and distinctive colour (design & print).

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