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Seasonal Printing

Seasonal Printing

One of the easiest ways to create a Marketing Plan for your business is to base it upon a framework of seasonal printing. Spring, summer, winter and fall are more than just seasons, they’re opportunities for businesses to thrive. With each season comes unique holidays, events and activities. Businesses must pay close attention to this […]

Design Tips for Designers

Design Tips for Designers

As technology progresses, graphic design continues to evolve. Modern software makes the process easier than at any time in the past. And yet experience is still a great asset and often distinguishes the better graphic designers. Which is why we are trying to pass on some design tips for younger designers wishing to develop their careers. […]

Print-Ready Artwork for Document Printing

Print-Ready Artwork for Document Printing

  Microsoft programmes are most commonly used for generating print-ready artwork for document printing. However they may not always generate documents which are ideal for printing. Most documents need to be manipulated or converted into a suitable format. Document printing can bring a whole host of problems and issues. Preparing Print-Ready Artwork for Document Printing 1. Check page setup […]

Print-Ready Artwork

Print-Ready Artwork

Sometimes we are supplied print-ready artwork from a client. Sometimes it is great. Sometimes there is a lot to be desired. We are different to many print shops. We offer free help and advice when it comes to providing print-ready artwork. And if you order  online printing we even provide print-ready artwork at a fixed […]

Online Print Management

Online Print Management

Direct2Print corporate customers can now enjoy the benefit of an online print management service. This will be of particular value if you a large number of offices or individuals working remotely who need access to corporate printed materials. The system is also of value to franchisors who can manage and control the corporate identity of […]

Marketing your Small Business

Marketing your Small Business

Running your own small business requires skills in many areas. Creating and growing customers is the most important function of any small business owner. The activities that you perform to convert prospects into customers are generally grouped under the umbrella of “marketing”. Sometimes business comes to you – but in most cases you have to invest […]

Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing

It is not just the large organisations or technology companies that use social media marketing to win business. Smaller companies and tradesmen are finding that social media marketing can work just as well for them. The facts and figures become more convincing each year. Why Social Media marketing Is Important For The Small Business… Social media marketing […]

Why Printing Sometimes Goes Wrong

Why Printing Sometimes Goes Wrong

  When you see Case Studies for printing businesses you think everything goes well – all of the time. To be honest,  problems seem to be rare with developments in technology and software. But things sometimes go wrong. And when they do occur the response varies enormously. The same sentiments are echoed by leading print suppliers in this week’s […]

Finding a Perfect Print Partner

Finding a Perfect Print Partner

  10 Tips to help in finding a Perfect Print Partner Finding a Perfect Print Partner is not easy. Every printing business seems to promise the earth. All seem to be committed to quality, customer service, fast delivery and competitive costs. However, there are a number of ways to differentiate. If you follow these 10 tips you should end up […]

Printing for the Leisure Sector

Printing for the Leisure Sector

One of the most important business areas for Direct2Print is digital printing for the leisure sector. Gym membership is booming – particularly in the city areas. An increasing amount of our time and our money is being spent on the activities we do away from the workplace. Whether it is printed newsletters, rule books, programmes, certificates […]