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Prepress 101: From Fonts to Bleed

Prepress 101: From Fonts to Bleed

  Guest post by Christine Alexander You’ve been slaving for hours to get that project design completed, and you’re just about ready to send it off to your printer. Just what is it that your print provider is looking for when they open up your files and prepare them for proofing and press? Sizing First Read More

Are you prepared for business blogging?

Are you prepared for business blogging?

  Good afternoon inkheads! I’m sure you’re stoked on the long holiday weekend ahead. While you’re relaxing with friends and family, I ask you to spend at least a little bit of your downtime thinking about your business blog. Why would I want you to think about work on July the 4th? Simple—because I believe Read More

9 Gnarly Sticker Typography Designs

9 Gnarly Sticker Typography Designs

Happy Friday, inkheads! I know you’re all gearing up for Go Skateboarding Day tomorrow—-don’t forget to enter yourself in the free sticker printing giveaway! Since we’re on the subject of skating, I want to spread the stoke and share some of the best sticker designs in the industry. Skateboarding brands invest a lot in sticker Read More

Print Media You See Every Day

Print Media You See Every Day

Fellow inkheads, I’ve noticed that the general public, especially folks who work in online marketing, cast a very narrow view of print. They seem to view our dynamic industry through biased blinders that cause them to reach false conclusions about print’s future. Surely some of these folks deliberately downplay print’s value, yet I believe we’re Read More

Confused about print marketing?

Confused about print marketing?

 Welcome back inkheads—hope you enjoyed the loooong weekend over the 4th of July holiday! A week ago today, yours truly participated in a Social Media Day 2014 Facebook Q & A on the Social Solutions Collective page. We didn’t have a huge turnout. Nevertheless, one small biz owner posed a question that always seems to Read More