Unintrusive customer retention

This article is for the tradies out there; the guys and gals who fix electrical system, install heating, unblock toilets, build gates, replace windows, and repair tv’s (everyone else -...

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Things to know about making labels

So you have decided to put a sticker on your product or work and need to know what you can and can’t do with its design. While modern printing technology...

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What is die-cutting?

Have you ever gotten a greeting card that has its edge cut around the shape of the artwork, watched a kid peel off those shaped stickers to stick everywhere, seen...

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Staying Big while Going Small – The art of smart longer marketing material design

Now in this age of the digital marketing material, it is easier than ever to put every bit of information in your flyer or brochure as it costs no more...

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Creasing and Folding – The different types you can do

We are going to talk about creasing and folding: what is, how we do it, what types can and can’t be done, and how you design for it. The subject...

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Designing for multi page documents

Sooner or later, every business will have to produce a multi page document. It could be product brochure, a catalog, reference manual, etc. You may be struggling at how to...

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Dealing with Big PDFs

We print and copy a lot of architectural and engineering plans here at Copy Express. Most of our clients come to us to get them printed because while pdfs are...

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How to digitally archive your records and papers

While we live in an increasingly digitally driven world, we still get a lot of physical items that we have to hold on to for various practical, legal, and tax...

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Ways to get your flyers distributed

So you have spent the time getting a really effective flyer designed and the money getting it printed. Now comes the big question of how to get it to your...

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6 design tips to make your flyer zing

Designing flyers seems like black magic to your average person. Unless you have a degree in communication or it’s your full time job, writing a good flyer can be very...

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Stop the winters sales slump with smart marketing

Like it or not, winter can be a slow time for a lot of businesses. Days are short, cold and wet;  people don’t want to be out and about when...

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Does your Logo Represent You?

I know that this an odd question but it’s an important one. Your company logo is a visual shorthand about you and your business. It’s there to describe you what...

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Do you own your logo?

So you have spent money with a designer / printing company / online marketing company to create a brand new logo and other design material company. It works great but...

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Tips on Designing a Logo

So you have started a new business or think yours needs a bit of a rebranding. A big part of this is designing a logo that acts as an identifier...

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Gift Vouchers – 7 good reasons to be using them in your business

Gift vouchers, they are everywhere. Go to the supermarket and you will see racks by the checkouts with cards you can load up with money. Every big holiday and observed...

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