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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 […]

Black Friday Printing Offers

Black Friday Printing Offers

We are currently in the “silly season” of Black Friday printing offers. Black Friday is this Friday – the 25th November. Cyber Monday is the following Monday 28 November. It has been spread out to almost a week of bombarding clients with news of special promotions. The fact they are now taking up much of the month of November shows how […]

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 […]

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 […]

Business Card Design Tips

Business Card Design Tips

Having printed many hundreds of thousands of business cards we can offer some useful business card design tips! In a market worth over £14bn in the UK alone,  business cards are the most important investment you are likely to make. The growth rate of business card printing  correlates with the growth and importance of networking. For the […]

Printing for Pubs, Cafes & Restaurants

Printing for Pubs, Cafes & Restaurants

With food outlets proliferating we are seeing a surge in new printing orders for pubs, cafes & restaurants this year. In this “Post-Brexit” economy, a higher proportion of our income is being spent on eating out. Competition for our money is getting more intense from the many forms of food and hospitality outlet. Most pubs have had to […]

Scanning & Archiving Documents

Scanning & Archiving Documents

In today’s digital world we seem no nearer to achieving the ultimate goal of a paperless office by scanning & archiving documents. At Direct2Print we can offer a bespoke service for small and medium-sized companies. We can deliver & collect documents and files within the West Midlands printing area and even arrange shredding and off-site […]