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WARNING: You’re Losing Money by Not Using Direct Mail

Direct Mail has stood the test of time.. and in these strange working from home / lockdown times it’s ever more useful. Whether it’s communicating and motivating your staff, or grabbing your customer’s attention. Direct Mail in 2021 is the key to making your business work well.

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How do we target our door drops?

Door drops have increased in popularity over the pandemic. With staff working from home and customer’s not leaving their homes – it’s been a really effective way of reaching them. It’s personal and effective, so have you been using it? Here we take a look at how we can target our door drops to increase effectiveness for our customers.

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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?

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Our new gadget

A few days ago I noticed an Instagram sponsored post for a new mobile colour measurement tool. It’s called the Pantone Colour Match Card. Ideal

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A Story of Print Stress Starring Jim

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…

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Stick it to ’em!

Printed Labels & Stickers.. why use them in your business? This week we’re going to have a little look at labels & stickers. • Why

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Back to Black

In 1909, Henry Ford said; “You can have any colour, as long as it’s Black!” This was about the Model T and keeping production consistent.

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Gravure Process

Gravure Printing / Rotogravure Printing

Rotogravure (Roto or Gravure for short) is a type of intaglio printing process, which involves engraving the image onto an image carrier. In gravure printing, the image is engraved onto a cylinder because, like offset printing and flexography, it uses

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Print is BIG!

“In the last decade, while the digital marketing space has gotten noisier and considerably less effective, print has enjoyed a renaissance of increased conversion rates

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Recognition From a Dragon - Blue Star Print Solutions scoops #SBS win

Listed a success

This morning we were extremely pleased to see we’d made it onto Nigel Botterill’s Success website for the Entrepreneur’s Circle – listed thanks to the

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Digital Embossing

Digital Emboss

Digital Embossing Digital Embossing is the new sensation. This fantastic innovation makes print positively three dimensional. From today ‘ordinary printing will simply leave you feeling

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QR Codes – Quick Overview

• QR Code stands for Quick Response Code, it’s intended to allow it’s contents to be decoded at high speed. • A QR code is

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Print Management

What are Colour Bars…?

So following on from the registration post I thought I’d sort some info on what the other items on a printed sheet are. Today we’ll

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