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Turning an Idea into a Business: The First Steps

May 31, 2017 / Inspiration
turning an idea into a business

Many people have creative business ideas, but that is only half of the equation. Turning an idea into a business requires an idea, as well as execution. In fact, execution is just as important for the success of new business idea as the initial idea itself. But the question is, where to start? We have compiled the first steps you can take to get your idea off the ground to turn it into a fully formed startup.

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Building an Identity: Tips for Branding Your New Business

April 14, 2017 / Inspiration

It all starts with an idea, and with the right strategies and practice, it can one day turn into a successful enterprise. As you foster your company in it’s preliminary stages, building an identity  is crucial. Here are some tips to help you in branding your new business.

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Printing 101: Commercial Printing Tips

March 21, 2017 / Inspiration
Commercial Printing Tips

There may come a time in your life where you have a printing project that cannot be completed successfully using your desktop printer at home. In these situations, commercial printing is required, especially if you want a quality product. Other reasons why you would need a professional printer often include the need to print in large amounts, you need trimming, or you want to have choices. By choices we mean you might decide to print your project using a particular type of ink or on specialty paper. However, commercial printing is frequently used when hundreds or thousands of copies are needed, as it’s the most productive and cost-effective approach.
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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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Market Your Business with Print

October 17, 2016 / Conversation
Print Marketing Ideas

Even in today’s digital age, print marketing still has its place and has not lost its relevance. Print marketing is here to stay and has not lost its prominence. There’s something to be said about holding a tangible product in your hand. You can’t hold or feel digital marketing materials, just the device you are using. With printed marketing, you can see, touch, and smell the material in your hand. The palpable nature of printed marketing materials means that print will not die. Instead, print will remain vital and important in marketing.
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What Did They Say?: Commercial Print Industry Lingo

August 22, 2016 / Inspiration
Commercial Print Vocabulary

If you want to make a good first impression, you need to pay particular attention to the type of paper you are using. However, picking out the correct paper for your project can be confusing and overwhelming. It doesn’t help that the industry jargon can confuse many business owners and entrepreneurs. Not understanding what you are hearing or looking at can cost you money, and you can end up making the wrong decision.
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Best Fonts for Business Cards

December 20, 2015 / Conversation
Best Fonts for Business Cards

A business card is excellent way to provide potential clients and partners an easy way to contact you, and can help them find out more about you. A good business card will act as an accurate representation of your brand, and can help a person remember you by leaving a lasting impression on them. In addition, the font you choose to use also contributes to how a person might perceive your business.

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Cross-Industry Client Management Tips That Really Work

November 20, 2015 / Conversation, Daily


Are you someone who works in an industry where you deal with clients on a daily basis? What about industry… Do all of your clients tend to belong to one particular industry or is it a mix of industries? Either way, we have some tips to help you with managing your clients in the most effective way possible, regardless of which industry they are in!

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