About CMYK Printing

Everything You Need to Know About CMYK

By | Design, Friendly Advice, Print Marketing Advice, Printers, Printing Trends

In the world of printing, finding the right color is far from an exact science. Each individual ink and printing method gives slightly different results, and matching the colors of a new project with those of a previous one can be difficult. Fortunately. CMYK printing gives very similar results at a high quality. Here’s an inside look at the most popular printing method with everything you need to know about CMYK. Read More

Before and After the Creative Process: See the Life Cycle of a Branding Project

Before and After the Creative Process: See the Life Cycle of a Branding Project

By | Brand, Business Strategy, Design, Food For Thought, Friendly Advice, Logo, Marketing, Print Marketing Advice, Printing Trends, Social Media

Here at Printing Solutions, we love helping businesses refine and share their brand through print. Our branding package is a popular choice among business owners who are looking for a little guidance in how to put their company out there and want us to work our magic. Read More

Business Card Upgrades

5 Fun Upgrades to Your Business Cards

By | Brand, Business Cards, Business Strategy, Design, Food For Thought, Friendly Advice, Logo, Marketing, Networking, Print Marketing Advice, Printers, Printing Trends

Here at Printing Solutions, we firmly believe that people should be impatient to hand out their business card. Once you start to lose that spark, it’s time to consider upgrading to a look that is more current and eye-catching. We provide the best solutions for our clients, and often, they include one of these 5 business card upgrades. Take a look: Read More

Graphic Designer

In the Shoes of a Graphic Designer

By | Design, Food For Thought, Marketing, Print Marketing Advice, Trends
At Printing Solutions, our clients come to us because we’re very good at what we do. We posses a skill and craft that requires many years of practice and training, especially for a designer like Justin Ketchum and Chris Danner. These two men work tirelessly to produce some amazing work for our clients, and we couldn’t be happier to have them on our team. Read More

Promote Upcoming Event

How Should I Promote My Upcoming Event?

By | Banners, Brand, Brochures, Business Cards, Business Strategy, Design, Flyers, Guerilla Marketing, Print Marketing Advice, Signs, Trade Shows, Trends

It’s always a treat when we get to help clients plan and promote upcoming event. Here at Printing Solutions we love being able to help people visualize a beautiful table or booth that brings great engagement and continued profit. We always want to make sure we are giving our clients the type of exposure they are looking for at an event. Read More

Branding Package

How Can a Branding Package Help My Business?

By | Brand, Design, Logo, Marketing, Print Marketing Advice, Social Media

In today’s competitive economy, nothing hurts a business more than weakness or lack of clarity in their brand. But most business owners struggle to really nail down a clear brand identity, instead leaving their business cards, brochures, and social media channels with an inconsistent look.

If this sounds familiar, a branding package from Printing Solutions could be a great step in creating your business’s identity. We sat down with our Director of Marketing Kristyn Dingman to learn how it works. Read More

Why Graphic Design

Why Graphic Design is Vital for Your Business

By | Brand, Business Strategy, Design, Food For Thought, Friendly Advice, Logo, Marketing, Print Marketing Advice, Trends

Why Is Good Graphic Design Important?

Having a strong graphic design for your ad or logo can either make or break your business.

But if you are trying to just throw something together quick and cheap, you are going to end up wasting not only your time, but also your valuable marketing dollars. Poor design can lead to an unclear message or brand representation. In the end, it can result in a false image of your business to your designed audience.

If you’re thinking of adjusting your company’s graphic design, here are some things to consider before you jump in. Read More

best fonts for 2016

How to Choose the Best Fonts for 2016

By | Brand, Design, Logo, Marketing, Print Marketing Advice, Printing Trends, Web Designer, Website

A picture’s worth a thousand words, but if you’re a savvy business owner, you probably know that the font you choose for those thousand words is pretty important too.

“It’s just like the filter that you put on a photo; it says a lot about the person and who they are. That’s what font faces represent,” says Kristyn Lechwar, Printing Solutions’ Director of Marketing. “It represents who you are and what your company is. Without someone actually being able to read the words, they can get a feel for your company just by looking at the font.”

We’ve put together our best tips for how to choose the best fonts for 2016. Is your favorite font sending the right image? Read on to find out.

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Business Card Reasons

5 Reasons You Need a Business Card

By | Brand, Business Cards, Business Strategy, Design, Food For Thought, Friendly Advice, Marketing, Networking, Print Marketing Advice

These days, nearly everyone has a business card. Whether it’s one provided by your company for the position you fill or it’s one you purchased for yourself, chances are good that you’ve had a business card at some point in your life.

Studies show that having a business card is important. Sales increase 2.5 percent for every 2,000 business cards passed out, according to a recent survey, but that’s far from the only reason to have one.

If you’re considering purchasing business cards — a bestseller in our rebranding department since our company began — then these five reasons you need a business card are just for you. Read More

Graphic Designer Can Help

How a Graphic Designer can Help Keep Your Print Materials Fresh

By | Design, Trends

“A truly passionate graphic designer will always strive to push outside of their comfort zone, to grow and learn constantly. Designers are driven by curiosity, which they use to constantly adapt to the ever-changing trends and challenges that spring up in the creative industry. You can almost always find a designer creating, reading, or discussing their work amongst their peers. For us, it’s a way of life and a way of seeing. I believe that is most important quality in a designer or any creative. If you have the passion, you will find a way to be successful with it.”
– Chris Danner, Graphic Designer at Printing Solutions
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