Last week, I forgot my youngest granddaughter’s birthday. No, I didn’t forget that she had one. I simply mis-remembered the date. So I was wishing her a happy birthday four days in advance. (Better than four days later, don’t you think?) At any rate, I decided that I’d not let this happen yet again. So… Continue reading Brainstorm
We hear a lot these days about branding. While we live in central Kansas cattle country, we’re not talking about the roundup and branding iron here. For a good primer article on branding visit this Entrepreneur article. We at DuMond Printing can help you with your branding. If you have an idea for a logo,… Continue reading The Business of Business
In the 1998 Movie You’ve Got Mail, Joe Fox (Tom Hanks) tells Kathleen Kelly (Meg Ryan) … “It’s not personal. It’s business.” At DuMond Printing, business IS personal. That’s the whole point. We take your personal ideas and projects to fulfill them with capabilities and expertise you may not have at home. As an… Continue reading It Is Personal!
If you are a local business owner, sometimes your largest problem is getting the word out about your products or services. That’s what promotional items are all about. We’ve all seen the pens with the name or logo of a business. Pens travel. You lay it down; the next person picks it up and carries… Continue reading Business Promos
Often people come into our business with a request for card stock on which to hand craft a sign or banner – like a happy birthday or welcome home decoration. We’ve already talked about some of the options for flat paper stock – colors and weights can vary widely. But suppose you want envelopes. Your… Continue reading Envelope Stock
“What is WWYPS?” you ask. Working With Your Print Shop (Most Effectively) To work with any business, it helps to know the parameters of what is and isn’t possible and how best to interface with your provider. Today’s tip: Visit with your printer about specifics BEFORE you design your project. First posted on Dumond Printing… Continue reading WWYPS Tips
The human eye is a funny thing. It likes to see visual space as much as it does objects. Working in advertising I learned that white space – space free of text – is as important as the text. In fact it can either enhance or detract from the message. The same is true of graphics. Look at… Continue reading WWYPS Tips – Balance