Case studies have shown over and over that images make an impact and increase engagement on your website.
But if you are not a graphics designer, or don't have a huge budget for images, creating banners and images can get frustrating. Luckily there are many resources available where you can design your own banners online, either free or at a reasonable cost.
Free with Optional Paid Options
You can make a variety of banners with Canva's Free Banner Maker, including:
The designs are refreshing different than many other banner makers.
Customize from existing banner templates or start making a banner from scratch. Available sizes include:
- 729 x 90 - Leaderboard
- 500 x 400
- 160 x 600 - Wide Skyscraper
- 500 x 500
- 180 x 150
- 728 x 360
- Custom Sizes
Here is an excellent banner creation web app for designers and marketers. It can create a variety of IAB sizes, including compatible sizes for Google AdWords and Facebook Ads. Download and embed formats include JPG. PNG, GIF, SWF and HTML5.