Tips and advice

Trend watch: Spotlight on empowerment - how to use it in your designs

This year, we can expect to see empowerment sweeping the Greeting Cards and Stationery industry by the bucket load. We uncover the reasons why and chat to Liz Harry, of Liz Harry Design all about what's coming this year!

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How to make your Facebook ads pay

Are you a small business looking to start using Facebook advertising to boost your sales and reach more customers? We got the know-how from Natasha Courtenay Smith at her seminar at Top Drawer S/S18.

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Extended cut off times: order ‘til 5pm!

Great news, we’ve extended the cut off times for most of our popular products, from 12 o’clock (midday) to 5pm – giving you a little extra breathing room for those tight deadlines and last minute orders.

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Get exhibition ready with 20% off

A trade show or industry exhibition is the perfect platform to acquire potential new customers, so it’s important to be fully prepped on your stand. But don’t worry, we’re here to take you through seven ways you can use print to promote your business at your next exhibition!

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5 tips to avoid common print and finishing design mistakes

Whatever your design questions, we can help! Here are 5 of the most common print and finishing mistakes we see, and ways to overcome them!

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5 Colour trends for 2018

While it’s only just the beginning of the festive season, we’re already looking forward to 2018, thanks to a beautiful hue or two which will be gracing next year. Seen all over the catwalks and already emerging in design and homeware, these are the colour trends to watch out for….

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Top tips for beautifully bespoke print

Sometimes, you might know exactly what you’re after, but you can’t find a print product to fit. Whether you’re envisioning something in an unconventional size, unusually shaped, folded or finished, our Bespoke service is on hand to help.

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Exhibition survival 101

Exhibitions can be hectic and if you don't go prepared you could lose out on not just leads but connections. However, our guide on what you need to do before, during and after the exhibition is here to help and will ensure you nail the show!

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5 innovative ways to spruce up sales with stickers

Stuck in a sticker rut? We’ve got some new innovative ways you can use stickers to spruce up any sale or promo, so go on, get stuck in!

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6 tips for stand out signs

What is the sign of a, err, really good sign? Well we have six top tips to help you craft the most creative signage to grab attention, as well as some fun and inspiring examples!

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