There are some tips you should know before attempting your first newsletter design. First of all – you need to decide on the size of your newsletter. Will it be a regular letter size sheet, or maybe an 11”x17” folded in half? Once you've decided on this key element, you'll want to decide whether your newsletter design will be printed in color or black and white. You'll also need a few specific parts to your content; usually you'll want to have a nameplate (title of your newsletter/company), graphics (such as photos or charts), content (articles and other text) and a few extras. It's helpful to look at the newsletter design of a document you like, and incorporate elements of that newsletter into your own.