how to create animated banner ads for internet advertising

learn how to create great gif banner adverts for internet marketing and advertisement
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

You have seen Google adsense use them, infolinks, Yahoo and more advertising platforms and now here is how you can create yours.

In this course you are going to learn how to create the so famous and really important file format THE G I F.

why gifs? if google, yahoo are using them to advertise then its gold, Gif animations are fast, grab attention easly and quickly and very lit, in fact litter than a lot of image formats.

How are you going to create them?

very simple, i cover that in a few videos and the rest, well their a lot of ways to create gif ads the first way you will learn is the standard way, most used and likely what you will be using most of the time, but their is that time when u want a gif from a video, may be just a segment from a video of your cute cut doing funny things on video and you want to share it on your twitter, Google plus or imgur dot com and uploading a video may not get it viral as it would be, you just want people to look have a laugh and share with out having to wait for the video to buffer, or wait till flash player installs or updates, well i will show you how to create .gifs from video files, so take this course and start making your blog or website go viral with your crazy awesome and funny gifs.


internet marketing

is your need online advertising? its covered, you will learn about good banner design for advertising and most popular dimensions for banner ads and where to place them.

remember gifs are image formats and any device that is capable of displaying images should be able to display gif animations, and so should different kinds of browsers so you are covered with compatibility issues.

Making money online

almost every website, blog you will see some kind of advertisement and 70% of search ads is likely to be gif banner ads, so that means if people are advertising that much with gifs, their is need for people who make such ads and if you look around very well their are a lot of people willing to pay good money for the skill, so take this course and may be you could be a few dollars richer from attaining a new skill

What are the requirements?

  • any photo or video edting program

What am I going to get from this course?

  • you will learn how to create banner ads for your website
  • you will learn how to create a looping gif animation in photoshop
  • you will learn how to create gif animation with keyframe animation and frame by frame animation
  • you will learn how to create gifs from videos
  • you will learn the recommended banner dimensions for website advertising
  • you will learn great advertising on website tips
  • you will be able to create banner for website
  • how to create ads for websites
  • i will also show you where you can sell your banner advertisments
  • these are the same kind of banner ads google adsense, infolinks, bing ads and more use
  • you will learn how to create compeling ads
  • you will learn how to create banner ads for your website using after effects

Who is the target audience?

  • anyone can take this course
  • any one with the intrest to promote their website or blog
  • any one who wants their blog or website to look more professional
  • anyone who would like to grow thier traffic by sharing thier ads with other blogers or website owners
  • any one who into DIY projects or do it yourself projects
  • no prior photoshop knowledge is required

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: introduction
Why Gif banners
Looking at the most and recomended banner dimensions
a brief look at the interface and the animation panel
Section 2: Drafting the storyboard and arranging layers for animation

Check the resources to find the gif example of what we are going to work with

In this lecture we shall take a look at

  • drafting a concept for the add
  • deciding on the layer arrangement or slides
  • look at an example of the banner we are going to create

you will find the google page design in the resource files, if you don't wish to go through the process of designing it from scratch just grab it and start from their

You will learn how to arrange layers and prepare them for animation.

  • creating a google page "flat design"
  • creating a button
creating the search results page, and adding a call to action button
Section 3: Creating the animation for the horizontal, or leader banner

in this lecture we shall take a look at what you will need to complete this course smoothly


in this lecture we shall take a look at animating the first slide of the gif.

You will learn:

  • about photoshops animation panel
  • about keyframe animation in photoshop
  • adding and removing keyframes

in this lesson we shall animate the google page:

what you will learn:

creating a transition from one slide or animation to another


In this lecture we shall animate the search results page:

you will learn how to use smart objects for effective gif animations of banner animation


In this lesson you will learn animating layer styles to change the color of the call to action buttons so that you can make your banners grab more attention


in this lesson you will learn how to export your gif while maintaining the their quality, and making them loop


in this lecture you will learn another way to animate your banner ads in photoshop using the frame by frame stye of animation

Converting video files to Gif animations
2 questions

how would you covert a video file in to a gif

Section 4: Creating The popular skyscrapper banner ad
animating the vertical banner or skyscraper banner
1 question

how would you savea gif that automatically loops everytime

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Instructor Biography

i am a graphics designer and animator skilled in Photoshop, after effects and blender, i have been in the field of motion graphics and animation for over five years, with 3 of those years at a television network here in my country, as an animator i create templates for TV bumpers, lower 3rds, if am not using photoshop for billboard design am using it to create textures for my 3d models i create in blender and sometimes in cinema 4d i occasionally do copyrighting, camera work mostly for music videos and documentary mostly with the canon D series, i.e the canon 5d mark ii, 5d mark iii, 60d and the 7 d

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