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How To Make Your Own Banners With

Updated on October 3, 2012


Whilst I was doing some work on one of my Blogs a few weeks ago I came across this rather funky FREE banner making site So I thought I would give it a whirl and the result of which you can see above. Pretty cool I thought. The brilliant thing about it is that you can save the banners you make and host it on another site called

Here you can keep all your banners in one place ready for when you need them.

The three banners above were made in around 1 minute each, saved to my laptop in the form of a photo then uploaded onto this hub. And I think they look great. The only negative is that to use the free banners you have to show their web address in the corner of your banner. Of course if you want to upgrade you can pay a fee and then make your own unique banners and personalise them to your own taste.

Another amazing feature is that you can even upload your own photo's and include them in the banner design, as I did on the one at the top. The photo was from a hub I wrote on the topic of Sutton Bridge, one of my favourite places on my delivery route. Titled A deja vu experience at Sutton Bridge

Talking of my delivery route, if you would like to hear what happened to me whilst at work the other day then click on the link to see. What happened to poshcoffeeco?

A banner for Ardie
A banner for Ardie | Source
A banner for Haunty
A banner for Haunty | Source

Hub 6 of 30 in the Hub Challenge


What to do to get started.

To get started straight away making your own individual banners go to

Here you can test the site and see what effects you can achieve before saving any work to where the banners are hosted on a site of your own, should you wish to register at the site for your own account.

There are lots of different designs on the PureSilva site to choose from and your designs will look really professional.

The site is so easy to use and straight forward that anyone can do it. If I can do it, so can you and that is saying something.

Great for Blogging

These sites are great if you are into Blogging and social networking as you can make banners not only for your web site but you can make them to put on your Blogs and articles. An individual banner made specifically for your site will beat anything else out there on sites which can only show ready made banners advertising somebody else's web site, Blog or product. Make the banner to advertise your brand or product. The possibilities are endless. So what are you waiting for just click on the links around this article and get designing TODAY!



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  • MrRockster profile image


    6 years ago from Maryland

    Great article poshcoffeeco, I used this site before. You can remove the link by opening the banner with windows live photo gallery and used the retouch feature. Keep clicking over the the link and eventually it will remove it.

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    6 years ago from Harlingen, Texas

    Steve, this is a great article and a also a great sight. I have used several times in my older websites. I just love it though. I voted UP, useful, interesting and awesome.

  • Ardie profile image


    6 years ago from Neverland

    Thank you, I WILL take this banner! I can put it on my blog that's been neglected the last few months. Its ready for my attention again and I'm sure a new banner will help bridge the gap.

  • poshcoffeeco profile imageAUTHOR

    Steve Mitchell 

    6 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    Ardie, glad you like your banner. Feel free to lift a copy or I can send you the link. I hope you enjoy using your own site.

  • Ardie profile image


    6 years ago from Neverland

    Aaaw! I love my banner :) I'm so excited to try this web site when I get home from work tonight. I am most excited about making a banner using my own photographs. Thank you for sharing this golden find!

  • poshcoffeeco profile imageAUTHOR

    Steve Mitchell 

    6 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    Thanks everybody. Your support is fantastic and your votes equally. Glad you like the banners and you feel the need to check out my recommendations. You will not be disappointed with the results you get.



    DB 2




    have a great weekend.

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    Gypsy Rose Lee 

    6 years ago from Riga, Latvia

    Thanks for the great info. Will look into it. Voted up!Passing along.

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    Rose Clearfield 

    6 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Thank you for this great resource! I will bookmark and share this with my fellow blogging friends.

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    Joyce Haragsim 

    6 years ago from Southern Nevada

    I'm bookmarking this as well, thank you. Voted up and awesome my friend.

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    Deborah Brooks Langford 

    6 years ago from Brownsville,TX

    Great hub..thanks for all the info. I voted up..debbie

  • SmartAndFun profile image


    6 years ago from Texas

    I think even I can do this! Bookmarking. Thank you!

  • Debby Bruck profile image

    Debby Bruck 

    6 years ago

    Really great helpful information. Thanks for sharing. Blessings, Debby

  • Haunty profile image


    6 years ago from Hungary

    Ha! When I'm crazy enough to start a website again, I'll remember this tip. I totally melted when I saw you made one for me. Thanks buddy!

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    Judith Hancock 

    6 years ago from UK

    Very interesting - bookmarking, thanks!

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    Shasta Matova 

    6 years ago from USA

    These banners are a great idea. Thanks for sharing this info with us.

  • Kris Heeter profile image

    Kris Heeter 

    6 years ago from Indiana

    Cool! I wondered how people were making these! I somehow missed this hub in my feed but someone posted the link in google+ so I'm glad I didn't miss it:)

  • krisarey profile image


    6 years ago from Utah

    The site looks fun, I am going to check it out. Thanks!

  • poshcoffeeco profile imageAUTHOR

    Steve Mitchell 

    6 years ago from Cambridgeshire

    JAS glad you like it. If you need any help just ask.

    cclitgirl set your width and height in the edit and your away and they look great in any width.

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    Cynthia Calhoun 

    6 years ago from Western NC

    Bookmarking this - I love it when people share new discoveries!! I always have created my own banners, but it's a headache getting the pixel-width just right and not messing up the image by stretching it. Great info!

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    Susan Zutautas 

    6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

    Thanks so much. I've been wanting to make my own banners. Excellent hub!


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