Categories for Printer’s Advice

Do I Need Terms & Conditions on My Forms?

Posted on October 14, 2013, by Progressive Printing Team

courthouseHow many people are guilty of skimming legal agreements? The terms are often long and filled with legal jargon that only lawyers and a select few others can understand. So if few people take the time to read the terms and conditions, are they really that important to have on your form?

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What happens when a full color image is printed on a multi-part NCR form?

Posted on September 3, 2013, by Progressive Printing Team

Printing a full-color logo on a business form will visually engage your customers and the more they are exposed to your logo, the more memorable your logo becomes.

But what happens when you print that full color image on NCR paper? The image comes out brilliant on the white sheet but what about the pink and yellow sheets?

Here is an example of what happens:

Only the white page is printed in full color because of the change you see above. Gradients disappear almost completely and the colors become dull. The pink and yellow pages should be printed in grayscale. You can chance printing your full-color image on all three parts but it isn’t recommended.

At Printit4Less we offer our customers the option of printing their custom forms in full-color. However, we will print your full-color image on the top sheet. The pink and yellow sheets will be printed in grayscale to ensure that they can be read and that they look professional.

What is Your Resolution?

Posted on July 26, 2013, by Progressive Printing Team

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In the graphics’ world, resolution can make or break your day. It’s very important to have images that are high resolution because it determines the quality of your picture. But what is resolution?

Resolution is how much detail one image holds. It’s measured by how many pixels there are per inch (ppi). The higher the ppi the better quality of the image.

For printing, it’s best to have images no less than 300ppi. Otherwise, there is a chance that your images will print pixelated and grainy.

How can you find the resolution of your image?

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Do I need a logo?

Posted on April 19, 2013, by Progressive Printing Team

LogoA logo is probably the first step any business, organization, group, etc takes to brand themselves. When we say brand, we’re talking about how someone turns what they do into a marketable tool that is easy to recognize and unique to them.

Your logo is the first thing that your customers are going to look for. It’s how the public identifies you.

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Got your Invoice Proof? Now what?

Posted on January 28, 2013, by Progressive Printing Team

Proofreading IconYou’ve chosen the template that best suits you, sent your company’s information to us and we’ve created your completely customized invoice proof from our template, complete with your company name, address, logo and slogan, €”now what? The invoice-proofing process can be confusing the first time around. What do I look for? Are there any changes I should make?

To help you out through this process we’ve put together a list of things to look at, and approve, on your custom-made invoice proof. So look over the PDF proof we sent you and examine these 5 elements:

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Do I really need to see a proof?

Posted on January 21, 2013, by Progressive Printing Team

Proofing-2In today’s competitive business environment where everyone can launch a website and be in business in a matter of minutes; sometimes the only difference between a legitimate business and a fly-by-night operation is the details in accuracy or flaws of the website or printed material of each company.

Have you ever read an article and came across a spelling or a grammatical error and thought, how did this obvious mistake not get caught by the author? Didn’t anyone proof read this? Did you at that instance lose interest in the article or the writer’s credibility? Most readers do!

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Make Your Mark with Green Design

Posted on August 27, 2012, by Progressive Printing Team

Recycle, Reduce, ReuseGreen Design is currently a hot topic. In today’s ever changing world, concerns regarding sustainability are at the forefront of public attention. An increasing number of people want to be associated with the green movement so that they can be seen as ecologically responsible. We all know that we should be reducing, reusing and recycling; unfortunately, many companies do not know how to implement these changes to their daily business activities. On a personal level, the local government and municipalities have made recycling easy by providing recycling bins and access to recycling centers to the public. However, transferring this practice from the personal level to the business level may appear to be a more daunting task.

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