Ted Talks

Our 3 Favorite TED Talks You Must See

By | Business Strategy, Food For Thought, Friendly Advice, Marketing, Networking, Social Media, Trends

TED Talks are a big part of the Printing Solutions culture. They’re a great way to educate ourselves on specific topics without added bias, opinions, or unnecessary influence.

We go to TED talks for inspiration, education, and as an entertainment resource. Every so often, someone on the team will find a useful TED talk and share it with the entire team. 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

Print World

What’s Trending in the Print World?

By | Business Cards, Business Strategy, Marketing, Networking, Print Marketing Advice, Printers, Printing Trends, Signs, Trends

Just like the fashion industry, the print world sees trends come and go. What was popular a few years ago isn’t in style now, and today’s businesses must adjust their print materials accordingly.

Over the past months we’ve observed a few changes in styles among our own clients and colleagues, and we’ve compiled them for you below. Here’s what’s trending in the print world. Read More

Build Lasting Customer Relationships

3 Strategies to Build Lasting Customer Relationships

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

If you know the first thing about running a business, you know that you don’t have one if you don’t have clients and customers. Bringing in new customers comes fairly easy if you have a good sales team, but when it comes to keeping the ones you already have, that’s when it starts to get tricky. Clients are more likely to stay with companies that have invested in them personally and taken the time to establish a relationship.

But how do you build a relationship with someone who comes into your business only once or twice each year? We’ve listed our best three strategies for building lasting customer relationships below.

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stickers not just for kids

Stickers: Not Just for Kids!

By | Brand, Business Strategy, Custom Vinyl Decals, Guerilla Marketing, Marketing, Networking, Signs

When you think of stickers you probably picture the pack of small, glittery adhesives that came in specialty coloring books when you were a kid. But unless your business sells coloring books, those cartoonish stickers really aren’t going to benefit your marketing strategy.

Fortunately, there’s a lot more to stickers than the arts and crafts aisle, and when it comes to choosing one that’s right for your business, the options are pretty much endless. Read on to find out why stickers are not just for kids.

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Favorite Business Cards

Our 3 Favorite Business Cards from 2015

By | 2015, Brand, Business Cards, Food For Thought, Friendly Advice, Marketing, Networking, Print Marketing Advice, Printing Trends, Trends

At Printing Solutions, each client we work with is a special experience. Our clients are of all different walks of life, from barbers to bloggers to body sculptors, and each project brings its own rewarding journey. But each year, some projects rise above as shining examples of our best work. Our favorite business cards from 2015 are no exception.

We sat down with Printing Solutions’ Creative Director Justin Ketchum and Graphic Designer Chris Danner to get the lowdown on the top cards of the year.

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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

Trade Show Booth

Train Your Staff to Get the Most From Your Trade Show Booth

By | Marketing, Networking, Trade Shows

In the time leading up to a trade show, with all of the many items that you need to check off your to-do list, it can be easy to overlook one very essential preparation. This essential preparation is training the staff who will be manning your trade show booth. No matter how amazing your booth looks or how great your products and services are, if your staff is not ready, you may lose out in a big way. Read More