Banners: 10 Mistakes that Most People Make

How to Create a Banner for Your Blog

Just like what mastheads are to newspapers and covers to books, so with blogs, it needs an interesting, no nonsense banner head.

Process Options in Creating a Banner Head

If your blog is in Tumbler, don’t settle for the default header image that Tumbler provides, create your own, one that suits you well with your readers in mind, and edit by using a banner maker app or using the settings from the desktop dashboard. Whichever is your decided process for creating the appropriate banner for your blog, you need to be prepared to work out the details, such as: your theme or brand identity, fonts of shapes and styles, kind of background, and the right images and graphics that can reflect your personality and thinking statement.

Creative Ideas to Make A Banner Head Image

A lot of people who reads blogs on a regular basis do recognize the effort that the author has done to create an interesting, eye-catching banner head image that shows originality and poetic presence. Since there are many ways to draw out high-quality stock photos and for free in graphic websites, choose that quality photo that best represents your thinking personality and re-create it so it would look like it’s an original piece, as well as conveying a poetic sensibility. Remember that your banner image is almost like a permanent thing, since your readers will be accustomed to it and easily identify your blog, so consistency is a factor needed in working out your banner head creation.

Horizontal Image Projection

Since banner heads are normally presented on a horizontal position, when you have decided and re-created your chosen banner head image, see to it that the photo can be resized to expand horizontally. With cropping, you can resize the photo, as well as expand it on a horizontal projection.

A Banner Background Design

Choosing an appropriate background color and design for your banner head can spell the difference for your blog, Using banner maker apps or tumbler templates or researching through the internet on ideas for a beautiful background will provide you solution options that you can undertake.

Give a Complete Run-Through for the Details

Little touches on how you would want your banner image to be presented, such as subtle textures, patterns, shadows in the right places, edge highlights, color shading, etc can truly spell the difference in providing an attractive, well-thought of design creation.

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