Brochure Printing for Business Owners

We know what it’s like, you’re choosing your next company brochure – but there’s so much finishing choice out there! Some of these will be dictated by the number of pages you have, some by the look and feel you’re trying to achieve. With all this choice out there, how do you know where to […]

Getting back to business

Now we’re starting to see more and more easing measures put into place how are you planning to grow your business? Perhaps you’ve noticed the down-turn, maybe some customers of yours have unfortunately had to close?

A Story of Print Stress Starring Jim

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Today is World Storytelling Day.. instantly I thought of a story I tell quite a lot of an average print buyer to try and highlight the need for experience. For this story, let’s call the print buyer Jim…

Cut Out The Noise – Too Much Print Choice is a Bad Thing!

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It’s Ear Muff day today. Which I thought was a perfect analogy for this post! You see, there are thousands of printers out there and the age of the internet has only made these (and more) much more accessible.. but is that a good thing?

Stick it to ’em!

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Printed Labels & Stickers.. why use them in your business? This week we’re going to have a little look at labels & stickers. • Why use them in business? • How can they work for me? • What options do I have? That last one is pretty open (there’s LOADS of choice out there) but […]

Why print management is like your favourite supermarket!

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Why Print Management is like your favourite supermarket! It often occurs to me when people question Print Management companies or even Print Brokers. The process isn’t too far from people shopping in their local supermarkets.. yet there seems to be more of a hesitation to use a Print Management company than a supermarket? Lets have […]

What Paper Weight to choose?

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Paper Weight – what the numbers mean You’ve probably come across the term GSM before. If you’re ordering print of any kind. Whether that’s business cards, brochures, posters, or flyers you’ll have already used the term, maybe without knowing it! GSM means Grams per Square Metre. Basically, it’s the measurement of the weight of paper. […]

Perfect Binding vs PUR Binding

Binding Methods - Perfect Binding vs PUR Binding

PUR vs Perfect Binding I thought we’d quickly go over the difference in glue binding – you’ll hear a couple of options banded around in the binding world. PUR and Perfect Binding. The only real difference between these methods is the glue used. Well here’s a quick overview of what each adhesive is best for […]

Spin That Web | Web Printing

Offset Printing

Web-fed refers to the use of rolls (or “webs”) of paper supplied to the press. Offset web printing is generally used for runs in excess of 5 or 10,000 impressions. Typical examples of web printing include: Newspapers Inserts/ads Magazines Direct mail Catalogs or Books

The Proof… is in the file

Proofing

We had some queries on proofing this week and as such I thought I’d clarify the different types of proof out there and the impact they have on cost or your job.