Bannersnack is a cloud-based solution that lets users design customized banners. It is suitable for midsize and large enterprises.
The solution's banner maker allows users to make banners compatible with both Google Adwords and Facebook Ads. These banners can be downloaded and used at various places along with Bannersnack's own advertising platform. Banners can be downloaded by using the Flash/HTML5 embed codes or in GIF, PNG, JPG and Flash file formats.
Bannersnack’s advertising app can be used for publishing banners across all major networks, along with running several ad campaigns such as contextual retargeting, website retargeting and search retargeting. Bannersnack offers free stock images and templates for creating customized banners and it provides a custom design banner service for creating professionally designed banners online. Its banner rotator is a type of container that shows multiple types of content, such as HTML, images or banners, in the same space on a web page without using multiple files.
Darrin from Self-employed
As far as creating, deploying, and managing banners is concerned, it does its job well enough. The whole user dashboard is quite user-friendly. But the speed of loading up the banners was way too slow, and this may have ultimately affected the banner CTR, among other possible factors.
I liked Bannersnack in that they made it easy to create and manage my banner campaigns. They offer a free trial and visitor tracking statistics so you can measure and see how effective your campaign is.
The speed of loading up the banners was really slow, and even in the best of times, not as fast as I would like. It literally took like 10+ seconds to load a banner. This slow loading often meant that visitors did not even get to see the banner before clicking or scrolling away. Also, banner blindness was very common, and very few people actually noticed or bothered about the banners.
Response: Bannersnack, SnackTools, Inc.
Date: April 2018
Thank you for taking the time to rate our platform. It sounds like you are serving your banners via embed code. We would love it if you could hop on Bannersnack.com and use the live chat icon in the bottom right corner to provide some additional information regarding your issue so we can run some tests and pinpoint the problem. Looking forward to hearing from you on our live chat!
Verify banner dimensions and standards. Possibility for future workflow implementation to increase efficiency during tight deadline situations.
As a graphic designer, I love the convenience of presets and templates without having to create them myself. This is all online for online visuals; how appropriate. The interface is clean, works well and is intuitive.
Free plan only allows 10 banners/lifetime. It would be nice to open that to unlimited, as the paid plan offers more convenient features (multiple layout view, etc.) But I suppose it's not too cost restrictive for the basic plan, if I use it regularly.
Bannersnack has helped us save time creating banner sets and HTML5 banners. It's also easy enough to use that we've rolled the tool out to non-designers who are able to swap assets and create banners from templates!
Bannersnack makes it quick and easy to make a whole set of banners that look great! They provide a lot of great templates that are easy to update as well as the option to fully customize a banner set. This tool has saved our design team a lot of time because making a change on one banner flows the changes to all banners!
It would be great to have a layers panel once you click into a specific banner size. It would be nice to be able to edit certain layers without having to move all the other layers off to the side. Locking individual layers would be a great feature as well!
Jennifer from Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships
Employees number: 51-200 employees
I love how easy this is to use. It allows me to quickly and efficiently create an ad, even with motion! It is also great that templates are available incase you don't feel like thinking too much about it. The automotive templates that I have used are professional looking and allow you to add your own touch to it.
Other design software (such as Adobe programs) allow you to use more tools to make ads more customized. But, this sure does get the job done!
Elle from Chicago Public Media
User friendly program for non-graphic designs. Helps you create simple banner ads in seconds! I use Adobe Animate but I have helped others in my office try this who have no graphic design experience. They love it!
I don't have many cons. This is a simple tool that really anyone can use. For someone with a graphic design experience stick to Adobe. This is not going to have the tools and customization you're looking for.
JoAnne from West Chester University
If you need online banners this could be useful. There is a free version. This software could help someone without a lot of design experience.
Limited with the free version. Lack of customization options which is what you would expect for a free version of online software.
Nancy from CountingCars.com
Employees number: 2-10 employees
Saved time and money - I can make my own banners without hiring a graphic designer to create my ads.
Templates and premade banners you can modify to make your own.
Easily adjust banner sizes, add text and images.
Keep adding new banner designs. I would like to see more banners designs for B2B companies. I work for a traffic engineering company.
Please bring back the X|Y coordinate fields so we can position elements to specific locations. I can see the X|Y coordinates when hoovering over an element, but it is difficult to align multiple elements to the same location.
I would also like to see a cropping function for images. If I need to crop images, I use PicMonkey and then import into Bannersnack.
Brandon from Aletheia Digital
Employees number: 11-50 employees
i think the biggest benefit is the ease of use and how quickly we can turn beautiful ads.
We have been using bannersnack for about 2 years now and i honestly have zero complaints to date. its been super hepful to my agency.
I think the ease of use must be pointed out. You don't have to be a graphic artist to make beautiful ads that can help your campaigns convert.
Haris from Lilium Digital
Easy to use and you can finish your banners in few clicks. No additional knowledge or experience needed to learn to use this program.
Lack of fonts is something that should be improved and prices are a bit bigger than in the beginning.
rob from piranha
Employees number: 11-50 employees
able to create html banners with no knowledge of coding html banners
a designer can make more engaging banners for their clients without needing to know html. and it just works.
departing from their templates, the controls for transitions and animation are very rudimentary, confusing, and frankly a huge time.
The main reason I sought out Bannersnack was to save time when we would create a new set of ads and to make it easier for us to create motion ads. Bannersnack definitely was up to the challenge.
Makes creating different banner sizes and iterations for A/B testing much less painful by providing pre-made templates and template sets that you can customize with a fair amount of freedom (similar to Canva). Not only that, but my favorite part is the motion designer to create animated banners. It's much more intuitive than most software is when it comes to creating motion ads, with simple controls and options to quickly create animations. The hours you or your team will save is easily worth the price of admission. Has built in stock photos to choose from and you can download your files in all the formats you would need. There's also some nifty features like heatmapping and a scoring system that they assign to your ads.
There's a lot to love, so I guess the only negative I've found is the lack of complete and total freedom that you would get by using a traditional graphics design program. You won't have all of those options available to you, but you will have a streamlined tool-set that will be sufficient for creating good-looking ads.
Michelle from Groove
It is very easy to use and user friendly. I was able to learn how to use it within 30 mins. Customer support is also very quick to respond.
Johanna from seemoreglass Marketing
ease and speed of builds, the font integration was great. sizing and selection of ad sizes is so easy.
manualness of setting up the timing of transitions is clunky, it's hard to know what the accepted speeds should be for adwords specifically.
BannerSnack is the go-to product for making dazzling display advertisements for any platform.
Digital advertising has become an extremely important part of our marketing strategy, and BannerSnack has become the tool that we use to create the effective, sharp banner ads that we use for display advertising.
There isn't too much to dislike, but one complaint would be that they need to think about upgrading the user interface to something more equivalent with that of Adobe Photoshop.
Brooke from Health eCareers
Employees number: 51-200 employees
Easy to use, make copy changes across ad sizes and is way easier to make nice looking animated ads without learning all of the technicalities you normally need to for animation.
Hard to share ads across accounts to collaborate - need to share your login information in order to do this.
Donny from San Francisco Playhouse
Bannersnack makes creating banner ads easy. Its drag-and-drop interface is a game-changer when it comes to producing animated ads. Our organization had given up on HTML5/Flash until stumbling across this software, which provides a great deal of functionality in a very easy to use package.
In my opinion, the pre-designed ads are lacking. As a result, we create most of our designs from scratch--luckily, this is easy to do in Bannersnack.
Mara from Connect Group Roamnia
Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees
The awesome design tool, I like the fact that they add a lot of banners, it makes things much easier when I have to design new visuals for my clients. Keep up the good work guys.