One of the steps in creating your printed product is the proof. It is the final step before we go to print. When you have a proof in hand, there are several steps the client must go through to proof the work accurately. First, (and this is where most clients stop), check the appearance of… Continue reading Proof Positive
If you’ve been following the blog, you will probably remember this graphic. It followed the query of “what we have available“. Because most of our work is personalized, we have nothing available to show you that is purchasable right now. However, we do have one immediately available product. Many of our customers find that our… Continue reading Well, Not Exactly Nothing
Sometimes a little thing will make a large difference. You stay in a four-star hotel where they offer a “turn down” service: the attendant turns down your bed and leaves a small wrapped chocolate on your pillow. Just a little extra. The server at your luncheon table brings you an after dinner mint with the… Continue reading A Little Extra
Working in the electronic age has it’s benefits… and its drawbacks. Things can go very smoothly. A customer decides on a specific product and contacts us via phone or email. After clarifying the nature of the product, the customer sends us any logo or graphics they want us to use. We create the product. Then… Continue reading Pros and Cons
This blog has been running for an entire year, but we don’t know how many of you are seeing it. Will you please do us the favor of commenting on this post? Just “got it” or “hi” will do. I’m looking for a simple headcount. So the question isn’t really “Where’s Waldo?” It’s… Continue reading Are You There?
Part One When you are creating something your print shop needs to print for you, your printer will need some very pertinent questions answered. It will help the process if you have answers ready for them. For example, your question is “how much do you charge for copies?” Before your printer can answer that question… Continue reading What Your Printer Needs to Know
This week’s offering is blog post number fifty-two. With this post we have been blogging every Thursday morning for one year – a whole year. Seems like we just started. During this year, we have discussed many things relative to the print shop. Paper, colors, design, layout, file types, and the list goes on. We… Continue reading One Year