Market your business online using Flash slideshow banner
Web based interactivity and communication has become
increasing important in the daily lives of people all over the world.
It is known that sales of printed magazines, paper maps declined
dramatically while online video, online game, blog, interactive
map which offers interactivity grow in popularity. In order to increase
online presence, enterprises use stunning websites to capture every
visitor's eyeball, accompanied by a streaming video clip to let
customers understand your business better than just mere words.
What's more, a photo slideshow can transform static images into
entertaining animation to deliver visual enhancement. It would be
great if an interactive map can be inserted into the website as
well, with clickable and animated Flash map icons showing the route
to reach the branch offices.
from video player, music files, attractive website and interactive
map, banner ads are another elements commonly used in recent years
to attract more visitors to the websites. You will find that these
banner ads is one of the best ways to advertise and promote your
business online. Compared to the ads in newspapers, magazines and
TV, you can get the response and feedback easily and instantly from
your target audiences. When you place the ads on those traditional
media channels, readers may have interest in what you offer but
may not act immediately. It is easy for them to forget the ads a
few days, or even a few minutes so you can hardly get response from
them. Even if they purchase your product or service after sometime,
perhaps a bottle of conditioner in a supermarket, can you identify
what factors influence them to make a purchase decision, after reading
an ad on newspapers, TV shows or others? These factors can only
be figured out by various studies and research, which may involve
a considerable amount of money and time. However, banner advertising
is entirely different from its counterparts as potential customers
can act on curiosity instantly after reading your banner ads.
For example, the visitors can click on the banner and it will take
them to your official site where you are offering the services or
products. Once they would like to buy, they will place the order
in your website online.
the past, static image banners were heavily utilized to attract
traffic to a website. These banner ads were constructed from static
image formats like JPG, GIF or PNG using image editing tools and
only those with image editing skills can be able to create professional
banner ads. With the advancement of technology, professional banner
designers start employing Flash, and other multimedia objects such
as video, sound, movie into the banner ads to maximize presence.
As vector based images are drawn, Flash slideshow banner ads
can deliver great looking graphics which load quickly and get your
message to target audiences in no time. You should bear in mind
that humans are impatient creatures, they will leave your site within
a few seconds if it takes endless load time just to watch your ad.
Another benefit of using vector graphics is that users can resize
the banner into any browser-friendly dimension without degrading
the image quality as you do with pixel based bitmap images.
Unlike the conventional static graphic banners, the Flash slideshow
banner ads can ensure relatively click through rate due to the eye
catchy effect they offer. Web visitors not only love viewing
something professional, but also those can move and grab their attention.
Rotate images, video clips, sound and fade in text animation
effect can attract users and enhance their website navigation, while
adequate use of roll over effects can further allow users to interact
with the banner and read additional information. By rolling
over the banner, readers are exposed to more panels with additional
messaging. Imagine you are going to create a Flash banner for your
fitness product, you can insert different options for losing weight
such as 'doing exercise', 'on diet', 'taking medicine', etc, and
the downsides of each method will be presented with rollover, and
you can also highlight the main advantages of your product over
those methods, with a colorful 'Buy' button directing viewers to
If you are not an expert in Flash design, just select one of the
numerous Flash banner templates designed by Flash banner developers,
and replace the text, images and animation with yours using Adobe
Flash. Finally, you have to save the banner, export it into Flash
SWF and upload it to your webhost. Some companies can also create
custom Flash banner according to customers' requirement, don't bother
on how much you are going to spend since the banners that can run
smoothly, transmit the message quickly always worth the investment.