If you are looking to create banners then there is no other application better than Microsoft Publisher. It is also used for creating and designing newsletters, brochures, calendars, postcards, greeting cards, and more.

A banner is a poster that can be used to inform or report something important using written words or through illustrations. The Microsoft Publisher provides you with tools that will help you to create incredible designs for the banners that you want to create.

If you are into the real estate business you can use the services of the Publisher to create banners for homes that you are trying to sell. If you are a marketer and looking to design banners for marketing your products, this is also possible with Publisher. Or if you are looking to create banners for special occasions parties, the Publisher can also help you do that.

You can use Publisher’s banners for any occasion, be it formal, informal, or casual occasions. Here are some occasions where you can use these banners:

  • Birthdays.
  • Anniversaries.
  • Graduations.
  • Office parties.
  • Weddings.
  • Welcome parties.

Now, the question is why should you use templates for creating banners. 

Why Choose Publisher Banner Templates?

Creating the banner from scratch could be a daunting task and especially if you don’t have any experience with designing and editing. Here is where Microsoft Publisher banner templates can be useful. These templates already have all the designs created. Design elements like color schemes, backgrounds, images, graphics, text, and other elements are added to the template. Either you can use these templates as ideas to create your own templates or use these templates and customize them according to your requirements.

That said, you need banner templates that use rich colors and fonts. A banner with rich colors and fonts makes the banner attractive and impactful. The Microsoft Publisher application has a catalog of built-in banner templates. However, downloading and using banner templates from other websites can give you a huge catalog of banners to choose from. There are many websites that allow you to use free banner templates. In this article, you will see a list of Microsoft Publisher banner templates that can be used for different occasions. 

15 Free Microsoft Publisher Banner Templates

Below is a list of banner templates.

Example Template #1

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The use of proper colors plays an important role in enhancing the visual appeal of the banner. With the right combination of colors, the message in the banner stands out. However, choosing a combination of the wrong colors would leave the banner unappealing and bland. Also, overusing colors will make the banner lose its sheen. So, the right combination of colors is essential to make the banner eye-catching. 

In the above template banner, you can see an amalgamation of different shades of red. The use of the black font on different shades of a red background is very striking and makes the message stand out. When you are designing your own banner, make sure to use a combination of different colors. Have a separate color for the background and another color for the foreground.

Example Template #2

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The use of correct fonts is crucial in any banner. The correct use of fonts makes the text attractive and has the ability to make the message attention-grabbing. But, the use of wrong fonts can have an adverse impact on the banner.

In the above template, you can see the use of a simple font. The font is clearly visible and conveys its message clearly without any unnecessary clutter around it. The white background color with the text in black highlights the message clearly. Also, the intricately designed border around the font draws attention to the font in the middle.

Example Template #3

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Corporate banners are one of the best ways to advertise a company’s products or services. These banner ads are a great way to generate revenue for a business. These banners can help a company grow double or triple digits in a matter of days. 

In the above template, there is a section where a company can enter its name and can advertise its offers. A company can also give out other important details like contact numbers, email addresses, and other information. In addition to this, the banner can hold high-resolution images where a company can add high-quality images of its products. Also, these banners have captivating backgrounds. The clever use of the common three contrasting colors – black, white, and red gives the banner a striking look.

Example Template #4

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Be it birthday parties, new year parties, office parties, or any other parties, a party invitation banner is a requirement for every party. The party banners give out all the pertinent details that are important for all the party-goers. These banners include details like date, time, location, and sometimes even dress code for the party. 

The above template is a perfect example of a party invitation banner. The template holds all the key information that is required for a party invitation. It includes details like occasion, host’s name, the guest’s name, time, and location. In addition to this, it also gives space to mention the contact details of the host.  

Apart from this, the template’s headline section is so large and visible that it directly catches the eyes of the recipient. Not to forget, the use of flashy images and the background color in the template. The perfect use of these elements certainly gives the vibes of a party. This party invitation banner template would be a perfect match for any special occasion. Just a bit of customization according to the event is required to make the template fit for occasions.

Example Template #5

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When it comes to creating powerful communication pieces, Microsoft Publisher is among those powerful tools that can create simple yet effective social media banners. One of such banners that the tool can create is a Youtube banner.

Visual branding of Youtube channels is essential because doing so will only help in promoting the channels. One way of doing this is by having an eye-catching visual Youtube banner. This way the channel can grab the attention of the people. 

The above Youtube template banner helps to design a perfect banner. The center of the banner is where much of the action happens. This is the area to insert a high-resolution logo image to draw the attention of the target audience. Along with the logo, this is also the area to write catchy eye-grabbing taglines. That said, the remaining area can be used to fill background color to give the banner a captivating look. The above template is a perfect example to help in developing a Youtube banner.

Example Template #6

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Banners come in different shapes and sizes. Nowadays, vertical banners are being widely used because their quality is such that they can attract the target audience in a better way than horizontal banners. Most companies prefer to use vertical banners over horizontal banners because these banners can be perfectly used for advertising purposes. Most importantly they give an edge over the competitors.

In the above vertical banner template, both the banners allow, adding important information targeting the audience. Businesses can display information about their business using these banners. In addition to this, high-resolution images can be added. Also, the use of rich bold text and colors will certainly help to convey the message persuasively. The above template is a perfect match for business advertising.

Example Template #7

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Remember to make your banner pleasing with adequate space to convey your message without looking cluttered. Keep it simple. Use the relevant information that you want to convey in your banner. The above banner template is a perfect example of a banner that conveys the required information to the viewer. You can see that there are different formats of banners. Each banner uses the same elements but is differently designed which makes each banner unique in its style.

Each banner contains a place to insert an image and some text. The banner provides a section to enter the headline. It also provides a section to write captions. The banner allows filling in the text in different font sizes. Two prominent colors are used in the banner that makes the banner even more attractive. Overall the banner template looks like one that is used for conveying a lot of information. The above example is a perfect balance of text, color, and layout.

Example Template #8

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The above template has two different banner formats. Even though the top banner has a bright background, the text stands out because the font color of the text is white. This is in direct contrast to the banner below which has a white background with a dark-colored text. This highlights the text. The two banners don’t overshadow each other because of the use of contrasting colors.

Both banners have enough space to convey a message. Each banner has adequate space to add a headline in bold font. Apart from this, both the banners allow inserting images in a geometric pattern.

Examples Of More Banner Templates

Example Template #9

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Example Template #10

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Example Template #11

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Example Template #12

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Example Template #13

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Example Template #14

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Example Template #15

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To Sum Up

Microsoft Publisher is a great tool for designing banners. Whether designing a banner for birthday parties, selling homes, anniversaries, graduation, office parties, or other occasions, you can do all that using Publisher.

Now, creating a banner from scratch can be intimidating. To avoid such situations, you can make use of banner templates. These are ready-made templates that have already been designed. Either you can use these templates as ideas to create your own banners, else you can use these templates and customize them according to your requirements. The choice is yours.

In this article, a brief description of some Microsoft Publisher banner templates with their images has been provided. These templates are a mix of different colors, font sizes, layouts, and a few intricate designs which make them attractive and eye-catching.