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How to Find Creative Inspiration in Unexpected Places

March 3, 2017 / Inspiration
Find Creative Inspiration

Jack London once said that “You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” Sometimes the creative process just doesn’t happen by itself. There are the times when you really have to work for it. When creative blocks strike, looking outward can a useful way get the creative ideas flowing again.
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2017 Logo Design Trends

February 26, 2017 / Inspiration
Logo Design Trends

Paying attention to current trends has been an important business strategy for decades. Knowing what is popular can mean the difference between a successful marketing campaign and a failed one. So, whether you are looking to redesign your brand’s logo or are just starting up, check out some of the top logo designs trends for 2017!
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Go Outside the Square: Creative Business Card Tips

February 20, 2017 / Inspiration
Creative Business Card Tips

Even though we live in a digital world, business cards still hold their ground. A powerful marketing device, business cards have been the go-to marketing medium for quite some time, and it looks like this is not going to change anytime soon. This means that one of the worst mistakes you can make professionally is not having a business card on hand. Not only are they an excellent way to break the ice, but they make it easy to network with others. However, you don’t want to have a generic business card. Because if you do, you run a much higher risk of being shuffled into a pile along with other business cards, or worse, thrown away.
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Need Some Creative Inspiration this Valentine’s Day?

February 11, 2017 / Inspiration
Free Valentine’s Day Designs

Don’t just exchange the typical candy and flowers this year, get personal and put a personal touch on your gifts this Valentine’s Day. Maybe you are looking to design your very own Valentine’s Day card, or maybe you are looking to create your own labels. The sky is the limit when it comes to creativity. However, having a place to start and gaining some inspiration ahead of time never hurts!
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Printing 101: Types of Print Finishes

February 3, 2017 / Conversation, Inspiration

Did you know that the type of print finish you pick has a substantial impact on the finished product? Even if you have a strong design, your project can be taken up a notch or two just by choosing the correct print finish. Yet, many people often overlook this design aspect, even though it can help improve your overall printed design. If you want to make your business cards and printed products extra special, you can enhance the look and design by choosing a finishing option.
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3 Helpful Business Card Distribution Tips

January 30, 2017 / Inspiration
Business Card Distribution Tips

So, you have 10,000 freshly printed business cards in your hands, now what? Your hard work won’t mean a thing unless they can get distributed. While the best business cards are true works of art, keeping them locked away like expensive pieces of art, is a nonstarter. You need your cards out there, think less Mona Lisa, and more Captain America. Even in today’s online world physical contact with clients is still a major factor in obtaining customers.
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How to Get the Most Out of Your Business Card

January 11, 2017 / Inspiration
Get the Most Out of Your Business Card

Even during the age of technology and social media, business cards are still one of the most cost effective marketing tools you can have. When you want to make a good first impression, having a well-designed business card is top notch. Business cards are personable and tangible, so people are more likely to take notice and respond. However, for a business card to be successful, potential clients have to keep your business card and not throw it in the trash. Business card printing is fast and easy, so don’t let yourself fall victim to a poorly designed business card.
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Top 2017 New Year’s Resolutions for Designers

January 5, 2017 / Inspiration
New Year’s Resolutions for Designers

Goodbye 2016 and welcome 2017! Many of you are probably happy to see that 2016 is now a thing of the past and we now have a new year in front of us. The New Year is an excellent time to recognize and celebrate your accomplishments, as well as set new goals for the year ahead.
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