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Top 5 Tips for Invitation Design

July 10, 2019 / Conversation
Invitation Design Tips

Even something as simple sounding as an invitation needs attention to detail and careful planning, especially if you want something that is unforgettable. An event’s invitation should not only set the overall mood and feel of the event, but it should also be enticing. When your invitees receive that invitation, it will be their first interaction with the event, giving them a taste of what’s to come. Invitation design is a crucial aspect of event planning, but luckily, this part of the process can be fun. Especially if you keep in mind some of these helpful invitation design tips.
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The 2019 Summer Color Palette Explosion

June 29, 2019 / Inspiration
2019 Summer Color Palettes

Summer has finally arrived, time for picnics, barbecues, and outdoor adventures. It’s also time to update your pallet with the hottest colors trending for 2019. This year’s shades and hues have gone very bold and seem to express a fiery rebirth, burning away the last pastels of spring and revealing the bright colors of the season. This year red is the new black, and every other color imaginable. It’s not just red that is turning heads, every hue and shade even remotely associated with red is getting some serious attention. Pink, orange, purple, and even yellow are the hottest colors in the designer’s studio. The selection of colors this year is truly staggering in terms of shade and vibrancy, so much so, that the term “overwhelming” doesn’t even begin to describe the explosion of color for this year. In order to help you set your style on fire, we have pulled out all the stops for our collection of the trendiest 2019 summer color palettes for 2019. Here are some of the most fabulous colors we could find.
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Fourth of July Design Inspiration

June 25, 2019 / Inspiration
Fourth of July Design Inspiration

When you think of the Fourth of July, images of fireworks, backyard barbeques, family, and friends all come to mind. You can’t forget the colors of Independence Day, good ol’ red, white, and blue. However, while the imagery of the holiday itself is easy to think of, when it comes time to make a good image and design based on this holiday, it can be quite the challenge. There’s so much you can do with this holiday that some may find it challenging to come up with a robust, original design that’s aesthetically pleasing and not over the top. However, in many cases having some Fourth of July design inspiration available to you can help get the creative juices flowing.
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Top Free Adobe Alternatives to Try

June 13, 2019 / Inspiration
Free Adobe Alternatives

When it comes to creative software, Adobe products have always been a popular and powerful set of industry-leading tools. However, while Adobe software is often number one in the minds of many creatives, not everyone can afford Adobe’s Creative Cloud packages. Maybe you’re operating on a budget of nothing or one with very little wiggle room. Perhaps you like to save money when you can, so if you can find a program that can do what you need it to do, for free, you would be all over it. Luckily, there are a lot of free Adobe alternatives available out there.
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The Different Ways to Use Postcards to Market Your Business

May 30, 2019 / Conversation
Ways to Use Postcards to Market Your Business

While online marketing is imperative, you can’t discredit good ol’ print marketing techniques. While the face of marketing is continually changing, some things last for the long haul, especially tried and true methods, such as print. We are not telling you to ditch your SEO efforts or on your online marketing campaigns, as these methods are necessary, but it’s essential to use some “older” practices still as well. Not everyone owns a computer, and not everyone is computer savvy and up to date on the newest technology. Maybe they don’t check their email often because they are too busy or their inbox fills up so quickly. Email blasts can quickly get lost in the ‘crowd.’ Due to this, allocating some of your budget for print marketing materials is imperative. One attractive and personalized way is to use postcards to market your business.
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Using Mail Marketing? How to Make Your Postcards Survive the Mail System

May 24, 2019 / Inspiration
How to Print Mail-Ready Postcards

When you are printing marketing material, the last thing anyone wants is for their investment to become a wasted one. When it comes to print marketing, there are aspects that one does not think about, until it happens to them. All too often, one spends a great deal of time and money to create the perfect postcard for their marketing campaign, for it to go nowhere. The reason why it went nowhere? Well, the design itself wasn’t at fault. It was the fact that the postcards arrived damaged. The postcards arrived scratched, torn, and severely damaged, which resulted in your postcards looking rather unattractive to your audience. Because investment loss is a real thing, learning how to print mail-ready postcards is crucial.
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Benefits of Silk Laminated Business Cards

May 11, 2019 / Conversation
Benefits of Silk Laminated Business Cards

The use of silk lamination has become the popular choice for high-end custom business card printing. Also known as matte laminated business cards, silk matte business cards, or satin business cards, silk laminate business cards are an excellent choice to go for when you are shopping around for a business card finish. A great way to enhance your business card there is many benefits of silk laminated business cards. There’s no better way to make a lingering impression.
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2019 Spring Business Card Trends

April 30, 2019 / Inspiration
Spring Business Card Trends

With spring rolling in and summer fast approaching, many businesses use this time of year to revamp and possibly rework marketing material that might be getting just a little bit stale. This includes the most viable and useful piece of advertising, the almighty business card. An out of date business card can make even the hippest and modern company look behind the times and out of date. To remedy this, we would like to present the five hottest designs and the top spring business card trends of 2019.
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