How to Create an Event Flyer With Google Docs

By Catherine Johnson

Google Docs is a highly effective tool for creating professional event flyers that you can easily share and distribute to others. You don’t need a fancy graphics application or program to create an announcement that successfully publicizes your event--just use Google Docs.

Things You'll Need

  • Computer
  • Internet access

Step 1

Create a free account at the Google Docs website (see Resources below).

Step 2

Sign in to your Google Docs account. Go to the “New” tab on the upper left side of the page. Select “From template…”

Step 3

Go to the search box at the top of the page and type “announcement.” Click the “Search Templates” button.

Step 4

Select the template layout that best fits your needs.

Step 5

Click the “Use this template” button of the template you’d like to use.

Step 6

Customize the text, pictures, logos and font of your flyer.

Tips & Warnings

  • Experiment with the flyer's colors, photos, artwork and font sizes and types to create an announcement that best shows off your event.
  • Use Google Docs sharing features to email your flyer or publish it as a web page.

References & Resources