I know that this seems the easiest part of your work, but actually it isn’t. Saving and publishing is as important as your design, because imagine that you worked 4 hours on a banner and you don’t know how to save it or publish it on the right way.
Doesn’t seem like a waste of time ?
So, let’s start with saving.
Every time, during a project we suggest you to save your work. You don’t know when your computer, software or electricity will run off, so it’s better to save your progress and if something happens, you don’t have to start everything from the beginning.
Another important aspect of saving process is the right format of your banner. Depends on what you would like to do with your banner, you have to choose the right format. Some platforms may not support all the formats, so we suggest you to save it in a more common format so you can easily upload it on any platform. Bannersnack supports format like JPG, SWF(Flash), GIF and PNG. I think that those are most common formats and are accepted all over the internet.
JPEG – (seen most often with the .jpg or .jpeg filename extension) is a commonly used method of lossy compression for digital images and can be uploaded on almost any platforms.
SWF – is an abbreviation for small web format, an Adobe Flash file format used for multimedia, vector graphics and ActionScript.
GIF – The Graphics Interchange Format (better known by its acronym GIF) is a bitmap image format that was introduced by CompuServe in 1987 . GIFs are suitable for sharp-edged line art (such as logos) with a limited number of colors. This takes advantage of the format’s lossless compression, which favors flat areas of uniform color with well defined edges.
PNG – Portable Network Graphics is a raster graphics file format that supports lossless data compression. PNG was created as an improved, non-patented replacement for Graphics Interchange Format (GIF), and is the most used lossless image compression format on the Internet.
Let’s move on Sharing
Embed code is also a very useful method of sharing your banner. You just need to copy and paste it on your website. We have more features of sharing your banner using the embed code, but we have a special video & article about it.
But where you should save your project? Nowadays, CDs and DVDs became a myth. People actually are removing the Optical Drives and replace it with a new SSD drive. Even USBs are used less and less. People prefer Clouds and Online drives. Are easy to access, the internet becomes more accessible so you can have your files all over your places. If you think that you’re going
On the bottom of saving page, you can see the stats. We offer you some helpful stats about how many views your banner has generated or how many people have clicked your banner.
Stay tuned for our unique Embedded sharing feature. Trust me, you haven’t seen banners displayed like this.