Create a Striking Business Flyer with Canva

With our free business flyer maker and hundreds of beautiful layouts, you can have a dynamic flyer ready to print and promote your business in the time it takes to finish a cup of coffee.

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Make a free, professional flyer that converts

Whether you have a boutique, a small business or are designing for a large firm, promotion is everything. Next time you have an important product launch or an upcoming event, don’t spend hours wrestling with complicated design software. Canva makes it easy to design an amazing business flyer – even if you don’t have any graphic design experience. With only a few photos of your new product and a handful of sweet sentences, you can have a beautiful, effective business flyer ready for action, so you can get back to your day. Bold, modern, whimsical, or homespun, whatever your brand or business identity, our extensive library of fonts, layouts, and graphics will make your message shine.

How to make a business flyer

  1. Open Canva

    Launch a fresh page by logging into your Canva account. If you’re a new user, just sign up with Facebook or Google. Then search for the “Business flyer” design type to start designing.

  2. Browse templates

    If you’re seeking some structure, you can start with a business flyer template and add your own creative twist. Find bright, eye-catching templates or classic, minimalist templates. Click the design you like to add it to your page.

  3. Discover features

    Explore millions of illustrations, stock photos, images, icons, frames, grids, charts and other graphics. Use the photo effects feature to apply filters and make your design pop from the page. Design with colleagues using the collaborate feature.

  4. Customize your flyer

    For a more personal touch, upload your own photos, images, artwork or branding elements. Mix and match elements from different templates, try out different color schemes and backgrounds and keep personalizing until your design until it fits what you’re looking for.

  5. Print and share

    Once you put the finishing touches on your business flyer, you can download it as a PDF or share it via email or social media. Make high-quality prints of your design at home through Canva Print.

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Capture clicks and be eye-catching in print with Canva

Once your flyer is done, getting it ready for print is only a few clicks away. Send your amazing new business flyers straight to Canva Print and we’ll print them in stunning resolution, with gorgeous paper and finish options. Receive them right at your doorstep then post, mail and promote your business! With Canva it’s even easy to make your flyer ready to share online or through social media. Simply click “Share” to post your design to Facebook, Twitter, and more.Make a lasting impression for your business! Our fantastic layouts can be customized with your business’ logo, photos, and brand colors using simple drag-and-drop tools. If you want to use your flyer as a layout to promote more of your products, events, or services, simply duplicate it and keep designing. On site and need to make changes? Canva comes with you anywhere your business takes you. Access Canva anywhere online or download our free iPhone, iPad and Android apps to bring your company’s design workstation on the go.

Find the right photo in seconds

Our versatile library of over one million stock photos and graphics contains images to complement any business. With many photos for free and premium photos priced at $1, Canva empowers you to work quickly and not break your budget.


Be sure to include all the essentials about your business on your flyer: company name and tagline, logo, business location, contact information like e-mail or phone number, website URL and social media handles. Use the body text of the flyer to promote your product or service.

Business flyers should be clear and readable, using 10 point font or larger, with two different typographies for the headline and text to draw the eye in. Your business logo should be visible and your message concise and on-brand. Include a call-to-action at the bottom.

A full-page flyer is 8.5 x 11 inches. This is a good size for posting around town or handing out at conferences. A half-page flyer is 5.5 x 8.5 inches. A long flyer is 3.75 x 8.25 inches, while an oversize flyer is typically 11 x 17 inches.

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