Tips & Tricks of the Trade
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Read through our helpful articles on all things print, design, marketing and business services. If there is a topic you would like to know more about, let us know and we will answer your questions! We are here to make your life easier!
Creating a Book or magazine - helpful things to know Creating a multi-page document? Whether it be a book, magazine, newsletter, annual report or school yearbook – it’s always good to understand how its all going to work and how you envisage it to be. Make a plan...read more
created2print Year in Review The Christmas break is almost here and everyone is hanging out for a bit of R&R to re-charge the batteries. So now’s the perfect time to reflect on the year and the good times we’ve had. January started off with the installation of an...read more
Set your new year goals! Three weeks to go and we have reached the Xmas Break. And only a month to go before we’re into the new year and back at work. Yikes! Have you set your goals for the new year yet? None of this floppy new year resolutions promises – We're...read more
Frequently Asked Questions Over our time as printers (and designers) we get asked a lot of questions. And of course, we’re always happy to alp you out with whatever it is you are unsure on. We’ve compiled a list of the five most asked questions (and the answers,...read more
How to stay motivated leading up to Christmas It’s almost the home stretch – only a few weeks to go before you can put your feet up and relax with friends and family and not contemplate work for at least a week. But the problem is, you’re more fixated on that than...read more
Christmas card ideas! Giving a Christmas card to your customers is a simple and cost effective way of letting them know you appreciate their business over the past year, and of course, to wish them a happy holiday period. While you can go and get cards worth $2...read more
The differences between coated and uncoated paper stocks Choosing your paper for your next project is more strategic than you think. Sure, we might all want to go for the most cost effective, but if you are really trying to enhance your marketing material, its best to...read more
The best ways to fold a brochure There are many types of folds you can use for your brochure, which comes down to what you are using your brochure for and the size. Most brochures are normally A4 in size and folded down, however they can also be square, or even folded...read more
What embellishment should I use? Embellishments are a great way to really enhance your design and print. There are a few to choose from, but do you know what they are and how they can be used? Read on to see if these would suit your project. Diecutting This is more of...read more
How to take good photos for social media When you take photos for social media, it’s a good idea to spend some time and make them look good. After all, you are presenting your brand and products. However, you don’t have to have a camera worth thousands or a degree in...read more
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