You don't always need graphics, photos, or images to make your design pop -- sometimes the right font does the trick. But going to every corner of the internet isn't feasible for most designers and marketers. You've got projects to create, often on deadlines that are way too tight. You've also got a fairly strict budget that you can't blow installing a font here or there that might work with your designs.
So to help out, we've scoured the internet for you and compiled 35 of the most beautiful and useful fonts to use in your marketing. Bonus: You won't break the bank trying to find one that works best for you. Here's what we found.
If you want a serif font with some personality, this font is for you. It has varied widths in the font stems (the main vertical strokes in each letter) so it comes across as more playful than typical serif fonts.
Looking for a font that's sleek, simple, and decorative? Try this one, which is based on geometric forms and is great for short texts. Try it on large signs, labels, posters, T-shirts, titles, or headlines.
This font is inspired by the designer’s experience with calligraphy and a “rare encounter with the mood-altering music of Santana” … can you tell? It’s both classic and funky -- perfect for your next SlideShare slide cover.
This font reminds me of those block letters you draw in grade school on a science fair poster -- though the font is way more proportional and neat than mine ever were. The hand-drawn feel of the font makes you feel like there’s a human behind the design.
This font shouldn’t be used for small designs -- it’s made to be large, loud, and proud. It’s kind of trippy with all the three parallel lines in each letter, but it could look great on a Facebook cover photo or Pinterest pin.
This font reminds me of the font used for Broadway show posters. It combines thin and thick letter weighting, which is much easier to read in larger font sizes. This font could be a great way to change up your next webinar invite.
This tattooish font has lots of intricate details to make your designs look unique. For example, there are little embellishments of curls and points on most of the capital letters -- the perfect way to make your design stand out.
Editor's Note: We hope you will find these fonts helpful -- but because they are offered by other parties on their sites, we can't make any guarantees or promises about them (like that they will be available or free to use). Also, we want to mention that the folks who offer these fonts might have rules about how you can or can't use them, so there might be limitations that are applicable to use of the font.