2020 Marketing Trends: What to Look Out for This Year

Posted by B&B Press on 09 January 2020

2020 marketing trends. They’re here and they mean business. Customers want fresh, holistic approaches from businesses - ones that triumph trust, ethics and personalised relationships.

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Topics: Marketing

Why You Need a Managed Print Service (and is it the Same as a Print Partner?)

Posted by B&B Press on 30 December 2019

A managed print service (MPS) is the same thing as a print partner. While some businesses may see an MPS as one that manages and oversees hardware repairs and supplies - we see it a little differently. It basically means you’ll have a dedicated 21st Century print partner that can make your print needs a reality.

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Topics: Print Advice, Business Printing

Custom Business Printing: Where Do I Start?

Posted by B&B Press on 23 December 2019

Custom business printing is necessary when creating media for any event or marketing campaign. By working with an experienced print provider, you’ll be able to create visually impressive printwork you can use to wow any potential customer or client. 

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Topics: Print Advice, Business Printing

7 Types of Professional Printing Services and Their Benefits

Posted by B&B Press on 16 December 2019

There are many types of printing services available to you with numerous benefits that can take your print materials to the next level. However, they each work best for different needs, events and even paper types and weights.

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Topics: Print Techniques, Print Advice

The Ultimate Guide to the Different Types of Paper for Printing

Posted by B&B Press on 09 December 2019

There are many different paper types you can use for your projects. They vary in composition, design, purpose and even weight and thickness. Each one offers bespoke design options you can utilise in your print. Because of this, each type is exciting in its own way. 

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Topics: Print Techniques, Print Advice

Everything You Need to Know About the Benefits of Managed Print Services

Posted by B&B Press on 25 November 2019

The benefits of a managed print service are very important to anyone looking to create appealing printed media with a significantly positive ROI. You’ll have direct control over your outcome while also being supported by the expertise of a print provider.

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Topics: Print Techniques, Print Advice

The Guide to Creating Print-Ready Artwork

Posted by B&B Press on 18 November 2019

If you want to print artwork in full colour and with a high-quality finish, there are several things you have to consider. Now, you don’t need to learn about every single printing definition or technology to create good artwork, but there’s a process you should follow.

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Topics: Print Advice

What Are the Best File Formats for Printing?

Posted by B&B Press on 11 November 2019

It can be difficult to decide the best file format for printing. The answer isn’t that simple - the file type you use depends on your print project and the results you’re after. You might ask yourself something like 'Should I save it as a PDF?’ amongst a whole host of other questions.

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Topics: Print Advice

What are the Benefits of Bespoke Printing?

Posted by B&B Press on 04 November 2019

In the digital age, print isn’t dead. In fact, it’s experiencing a renaissance. Print is an art form, one that you can contribute to and capitalise on. Run-of-the-mill printed marketing materials no longer inspire so it’s time to create print that’s captivating and evocative. Bespoke printing offers just that.

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Topics: Business Printing, Event Marketing

What You Need to Know About Printing Businesses Before You Find One

Posted by B&B Press on 28 October 2019

If you’ve never worked with a printing partner before or you’ve stopped for a while, you’ll want to cover all the bases. What do these companies offer? How do you know which is the right one to work with? What even is a printing partner anyway? We’ve decided to answer all these questions for you. 

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Topics: Print Advice

What Finishing Solutions are Available for My Printed Products?

Posted by B&B Press on 21 October 2019

The final part of any printing process is choosing a finishing solution for your printed product. These can help to make your printed product even more striking, whether it’s by embellishing your logo, creating a tactile feel, adding dimension or even creating a sense of luxury.

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Topics: Print Advice

Signs You’ve Found the Wrong Business Printer (and How You Can Find the Right One)

Posted by B&B Press on 16 October 2019

When it comes to deciding which business printer to work with, you have many options. Some of them might not be up to a high standard and be unable to satisfy your specific needs.

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Topics: Print Advice

Printing Partners: Do You Really Need One?

Posted by B&B Press on 14 October 2019

Are you getting the best price, the best service and the best quality on every single print order? Probably not if you aren’t working with a printing partner. 

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Topics: Print Advice, Business Printing

Catalogue Design: Pros and Cons of Traditional and Digital Catalogues

Posted by B&B Press on 09 October 2019

Everybody thought the rule was simple. Companies that produced any kind of media, such as brochures and catalogues, had to convert to digital or die. Traditional print might be glossy and reliable, but audiences were demanding more engaging and relevant information. But despite all of digital’s perceived advantages over print, both have their pros and cons.

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Topics: Print Advice

4 Beautiful Examples of Leaflets With Killer Features

Posted by B&B Press on 23 September 2019

The right printed leaflet can wow an audience and tell a reader exactly who your brand is. It’s a fantastic way to deliver a great first impression of your business.

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Topics: Opinion, Print Techniques, Print Advice, Marketing

10 Ways To Make Marketing Leaflets Relevant In 2019

Posted by B&B Press on 16 September 2019

Whilst digital platforms allow for great personalisation and highly targeted ads, our attention spans are constantly decreasing. How likely is it that you’ll remember a marketing post longer than it takes to press the share button? This is why a marketing leaflet, if done properly, is still highly relevant in 2019.

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Topics: B&B Press News, Opinion, Marketing

A Glossary of 100 Printing Terms

Posted by B&B Press on 09 September 2019

Crop. Absorption. Feeder. If you’re not familiar with printing terms, hearing them for the first time can be confusing. As printing professionals, printing terminology is like a second language to us. We’re always happy to explain the various definitions and meanings but we thought it’d be useful to provide a glossary of printing terms and phrases.

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Topics: How-to, B&B Press News, Opinion

Basic Marketing Advice for Newbies

Posted by B&B Press on 23 August 2019

There’s no denying that today, there’s so much competition and the market is increasingly saturated. Plus, with the rise of social media, it’s a lot more challenging to stand out from the crowd. That doesn’t mean you can’t succeed in marketing, even if you’re a newbie to it all.

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Topics: Marketing

Why the Future of Printing is Undoubtedly LED UV

Posted by B&B Press on 12 August 2019

Contrary to what some people might believe, LED UV printing is more than just a ‘buzz phrase’ or fleeting piece of technology. It’s shaping the future of print as we currently know it, for the better.

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Topics: LED UV Printing

Offline Marketing: Does it Work and When Should You Use It?

Posted by B&B Press on 04 June 2019

Offline marketing has had a resurgence with an Event Marketing Report revealing that 95% of marketers prefer live events (which is a form of offline advertising) as it helps them build connections. But there are so many more innovative offline tactics you can still take advantage of.

Here’s why offline marketing does work and some brilliant real-life examples to back it up.

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Topics: Marketing