Money is a topic fraught with pitfalls. There’s either too much or not enough. The price of something is too high or so cheap that it’s not valued. Money is a sticking point with printing, too. Colored print is much more expensive than black print. When you are designing a printing project, you need to… Continue reading MONEY
When you plan to print something — anything, please consult with your printer about options and parameters before you set up your project. It is disappointing for someone to send us something they need printed by end of day today when what they have sent requires multiple adjustments. And might not look as good as… Continue reading Before You Set Up Your Project
Next Wednesday is Valentines Day. People will celebrate love with cards to spouses, children, other relatives and friends. The merchant statistics for Valentines Day are staggering. According to ABC News for 2017 Couples will exchange 190 million greeting cards during Valentine’s Day, according to the NRF. Americans are expected to spend $1 billion on cards,… Continue reading Valentines
As a general rule, if you are bringing something to the print shop, it’s better to bring the electronic file than a printed copy. There are exceptions, but this is generally the case. Most text programs give you the choice to save your work as a PDF file. PDF stands for Portable Document Format. Essentially… Continue reading Electronic File?
Frequently businesses and other entities, like cities and schools and civic organizations and service clubs, have a printed product that they revise from time to time. The product might be a membership list or an employee handbook. It might be revised annually or only when changes have occurred. In any document that is printed, revised,… Continue reading Revised Document Proofing
Well, the New Year Celebration has come and gone. Things are back to normal again. But we hope for a better “normal” than last year. We hope to see fewer episodes of violence, hatred, and prejudice world-wide. We are four days into 2018, plenty of time to have forgotten or broken at least half the… Continue reading Back to Business
Eleven days and counting til Christmas. 11 – 10 – 9 – 8 – . . . Your Christmas preparations should all be completed by now. (Nice thought, but seldom accurate in my case.) At this point, it’s time to take stock of what you will be needing in the coming year. Stationery? Business cards?… Continue reading Countdown