How to Make a Tri-Fold Brochure in Microsoft Word 2007

By Hunter Taylor

Brochures are used by businesses and individuals to promote corporate interests or a fundraiser. There are companies that can create brochures for a nominal fee. If there is not a lot of time or money available to employ a company to create a brochure, then a company or individual can create one using Microsoft Word. Learn how to create a brochure in Microsoft Word.

Step 1

Go to "Start," "Programs," "Microsoft Office," "Microsoft Word" or "Start", "Microsoft Word."

Step 2

Go to "Page Layout," "Margins," "Narrow." This will ensure there is enough room for the brochure text.

Step 3

Go to "Insert," "Clip Art."

Step 4

Select a piece of clip art to insert.

Step 5

Select another piece of clip art to insert.

Step 6

Click on "Insert," "Text Box," "Simple Text Box."

Step 7

Move the text box to the desired location.

Step 8

Type the desired text in the text box.

Step 9

Click on "Insert," "Page Break" to insert a new page.

Step 10

Repeat the layout steps to format the second page of the brochure.

Tips & Warnings

  • Microsoft Word provides brochure templates. These templates can be modified accordingly. Pictures can also be inserted into a brochure, which can be created in other versions of Microsoft Word. There are brochure templates for previous versions also. Ensure that the front and back are aligned properly, spelling is correct and the contact information is accurate.
  • Experiment with the printing of the brochure before committing to printing a large quantity.