More Psychology of Color

Using color wisely in your marketing materials can make the difference between getting noticed and losing out on a potential customer. While it’s important to keep in mind the attributes and psychological triggers of different colors, there is a lot of nuance involved. You don’t have to use a single color to get your message […]

Psychology of Color

Color is a powerful psychological trigger. There’s a reason why kids cereal boxes are often orange, brides wear white, surgical scrubs are green, and roadsters are often red. There are some colors that are universally loved (blue is the favorite by far) and interestingly most people dislike the color orange. When designing your marketing materials, […]

Best Business Card Advice

Business cards. People were predicting they were going to be long gone with the advent of smartphone apps that store contact information at a tap of the finger. But they were wrong. Business cards are still a key way of sharing your contact information – and often provide that super important first impression. Here are […]

Solutions: Yard Signs

With primaries next week and elections coming soon, yard signs will be peppering the landscape. But it’s not just politicians who are fond of this method of getting the word out! Summertime brings a demand for yard signs from organizations wanting to bring attention to their fund-raising events. Drive around and you’ll see them – […]

Make Your Business Card Work for YOU

Why a Business Card is More Than Just a Business Card On the surface, a business card provides you with a fast and convenient way to provide your contact information to potential clients, colleagues, and others you meet over the course of a day. However, business cards can also provide you with much more than […]

Don’t Forget the Envelope!

Direct mail pieces are a design challenge in and of themselves. Often, they are postcards or self-mailers (larger pieces that are folded down with an integrated mailing panel) which are designed to be eye-catching and convey information and stand out in the pile of mail in the box. They have the advantage of being ‘naked’ […]

Solutions: Fans!

Summer and hot weather is right around the corner. Yes, there is air conditioning – but not everywhere and not always effective. Think about any event leading people to congregate and you’re looking at an event that could use a fan…with your branding on it! And branding doesn’t necessarily mean corporate – these fans are […]

What’s In It For Me? Does Your Direct Mail Campaign Answer This?

Getting the Best Response to Direct Mailings Every industry these days faces stiff competition. It’s crucial to utilize every available marketing channel to promote products and services to potential customers. Online strategies can be both complex and effective, but printed materials still provide a medium that can reach out to more consumers in a way […]

Solutions: Gate Fold

Powerful graphics are important for bringing attention to your printed project and adding a fold or two can be just what it needs to add that extra punch to make it memorable. Some folds require die cutting because of their size or shape – but the Gate Fold can be integrated into a piece very […]

Your Businesses Printing Partner

The single biggest mistake startup companies make is failing to maintain sufficient cash flow. However, an often unrecognized villain in this mix is failure to restrain overhead expenses. In other words, spending too much on the wrong things can cut your business off at the knees. But the good news is, spending just enough on […]