Most people underestimate the importance of flyers in business ventures. There is more to flyers than being just pieces of paper flying around carrying announcements of new business ventures. Business owners usually have no idea that most profits that they make, they owe atleast a portion of the profits to flyers. Flyers are capable of generating profits ranging from 10% to 25%. Now, that the importance of flyers have been laid down, there are some tips that can be applied to putting a flyer together:
Dimensions of making a flyer- To make a flyer is helpful for the company but there are certain pointers that need to be kept in mind while working on them. Also remember to plan a strategy for the distribution of the flyers. If it is a door-to-door flyer, make sure you design them as such. These flyers can be designed in such a way that it can be hung directly on the floor. If the fliers need to be distributed through snail mail, there are many companies who are capble of doing that. In the case of small mail companies, which may end up in flyers, the size of post cards. So remember to put the point across as direct as possible.
Color and composition- Flyers are made for the sole purpose of attracting attention. Apart from the content, the coor combination of the flyer also helps to make a lasting impression. If the colors are in the shade of neon, make sure the text contasts so that the content is not overlapped by the intensity of the colors.
Coupons- Most people like a discount or free vouchers, when they purchase a commodity. And sadly, this constitutes majority of the shoppers. To lure people, it is always advisable to include a perforated coupons with the flyer. This can hold a customer's interest for a longer period of time.
Multiple Options- In today's globalized market there are a number of options for people. In a way, it is advantageous for the sellers, if people buy different commodities from the same manufacturer. This helps the sellers to make more profits. This also helps sellers to determine which products the buyer/consumer seems to prefer. To make a flyer make sure to include all the details of products and services that are being offered.
Testimonials and references- If the seller has had success in his venture in some other region, it is advisable to put in some glowing reviews from previous customers. The positive statements helps to strike a chord with the present day customers. But make sure to include the person's first name and last name to assure authenticity.
Simplicity and brevity- One of the chief points to make a flyer is simplicity of the language used and the precision with which the message is conveyed. Buyers usually do not have time or the inclination to go through paragraphs of content to get to the point.
Creativity is the backbone of making flyers. A well-thought out flyer can even turn a failing business into a booming one.