Do Business Cards for Events Even Work Anymore?

Posted by B&B Press on 14 June 2018

It’s 2018; do we still need to worry about handing out business cards to important-looking people at events and conferences? With the rise of LinkedIn and other digital alternatives, there’s a strong case for not owning them but the business card is still a vital part of the networking experience. Here’s why.

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Topics: Business Printing

Using Signage for Events to Make the Whole thing Brilliant

Posted by B&B Press on 06 June 2018

Signage for events can vastly improve your attendees’ experience at your event. There are various different purposes for signs at events but mainly, they should be engaging and informative for the reader. Here’s everything you need to know to perfect your signage for your event.

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Topics: Event Planning

Brilliant Ideas for Promoting an Event

Posted by B&B Press on 28 May 2018

The promotion for your event is crucial to its success. There are various things to consider from platform choice and effective engagement methods. This blog will outline some perfect ideas for promoting an event and make sure you nail it.

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Topics: Event Planning

Brilliant Ticket Ideas for Events and Golden Rules for Getting it Spot On

Posted by B&B Press on 25 May 2018

Tickets are the first promotional material a visitor will receive for your event so you need to put careful thought into their content and design. Create the perfect ticket and they’ll be excitedly counting down the days until the event and telling their friends all about it, which is perfect advertising for you.

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How To Promote An Event On Social Media - CLUE: You Need to Pay

Posted by B&B Press on 16 May 2018

Social media has become a huge part of life and the business world is no different. Here’s how to promote an event using social media.

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Topics: Event Planning

How to Design a Poster For an Event

Posted by B&B Press on 10 May 2018

As technology continues to evolve, the more traditional methods of promotion can often be swept under the carpet. But, why? Methods like leaflets, brochures and posters still hold their own and create a buzz around your event - if done properly. Here’s how to design a poster for an event.

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Topics: Event Planning

How to Budget for an Event and Make the Most of your Resources

Posted by B&B Press on 02 May 2018

Budgeting for an event is absolutely crucial. A solid budget plan can be the difference between your event being a total success or a total flop. If you’re unsure of how to budget for an event and really want to get it right, we’ll outline everything you need to consider, plus some helpful tips to guide you along the way.

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Topics: Event Planning

Do Flyers for Events Still Work? Hell Yes! (If You Do Them Right)

Posted by B&B Press on 27 April 2018

With digital technology constantly growing and print options supposedly dying out in many ways (Psst! It isn't.), it would be easy to forgive you for not concentrating on the more traditional marketing methods. However, physical flyers for events can still really make your brand stand out from the crowd. Here’s how to make sure you’re really nailing them.

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Topics: Event Planning

How, What and Why: Everything You Need in an Event Safety Plan

Posted by B&B Press on 16 April 2018

When you're organising an event, you have a duty of care - to both your attendees and staff. You should be taking steps to prevent harm coming to anyone involved and plan for any emergency situations that may arise. This includes during and after the event, as well as before. Here's a guide to creating an event safety plan to ensure your event goes smoothly and successfully.

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Topics: Event Planning

5 Killer Brochure Designs for Events YOU Can Use

Posted by B&B Press on 12 April 2018

From the bright colours and the amazing fonts to the stunning images and quality content, event brochures should make a big impact. But there needs to be a balance between impactful and informative. Here are five brochure design for events ideas to inspire you. 

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Topics: Event Planning, Event Prints

Your New 8 Most Creative Ways to Promote an Event

Posted by B&B Press on 04 April 2018

Selling every last ticket is both a personal goal and bugbear for most event planners. If you’ve already tried every promotional approach in your playbook, it’s time to start thinking outside of the box. Here are some creative ways to promote an event. 

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Topics: Event Planning, Event Marketing

We're Accredited with the Cyber Essentials Certificate Scheme

Posted by B&B Press on 26 March 2018

B&B Press has recently been accredited the Cyber Essentials certification which protects against 80% of cyber attacks and demonstrates to customers that the most important basic cyber security controls are in place. 

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Topics: B&B Press News

How To Nail Your Leaflet Layout For Print

Posted by B&B Press on 19 March 2018

It takes a lot of contributing factors to produce an eye-catching leaflet. However, it's the design which rounds it all off. A bad design will mean the leaflet gets lost in the noise, while a great design will stand out from the rest. A lot of planning goes into it but avoid the mistake of going back and forth and wasting time. Here's how to nail your leaflet layout for print.

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Topics: Business Printing

Questions You NEED To Be Asking When Requesting Bespoke Printing

Posted by B&B Press on 14 March 2018

For businesses like yours that are looking to stand out, creating printed marketing materials that are the same as other people's isn't the way to make an impact. Now, with all of the technology and expertise available, you should be sourcing those printing companies that can provide bespoke results that are tailored to you and your needs.

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Topics: Business Printing

What Can You Produce Using A UV LED Printer?

Posted by B&B Press on 08 March 2018

A UV LED printer is one of the main printing techniques that can create the consistently high quality work that businesses like yours want. But what kind of products can be produced and what are the biggest benefits of this method?

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Topics: LED UV Printing

Who Says Print Is Dead? 6 Ways Your Digital Marketing Is Suffering

Posted by B&B Press on 06 March 2018

With social media and all the other technological advancements, it's easy to believe that print is dead or slowly fading out. But is print dying or simply evolving? Here are six ways your digital marketing is suffering and why print is making a comeback. 

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Topics: Business Printing

What Are The Different Printing Methods Available?

Posted by B&B Press on 28 February 2018

There are many different types of printing methods available and they're continuing to evolve. Each type is suited to a different need, meaning that businesses can choose a printing technique that best highlights their products or service. So what are the different types of printing and how do they vary from each other? 

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Topics: Print Techniques, LED UV Printing, Business Printing

The Ins And Outs Of An LED UV Printing System

Posted by B&B Press on 20 February 2018

For printing projects to be taken to that next level, an LED UV printing press is one major way that can help enhance any type of work to its deserved potential. Using the LED UV method does have many benefits, but exactly how does this system work? Read on to find out the ins and outs of an LED UV printing system.

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Topics: Business Printing

Catalogue Design: Pros and Cons of Traditional and Digital Catalogues

Posted by B&B Press on 15 February 2018

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 media might be glossy and reliable, but audiences were demanding more engaging, relevant information. However, despite all of digital's perceived advantages over print, both have their pros and cons. Here's a breakdown of the pros and cons of traditional and digital catalogues to help you decide which format to choose. 

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Topics: Print Advice

What You Need To Know When Requesting Printing For Businesses

Posted by B&B Press on 07 February 2018

In an ideal world, your business will have all of the details of your print project ready to hand over to the printing company you've outsourced the work to. This company would be able to take the key information from you and deliver the right print job back, with minimum effort on your part. When you're requesting print for businesses, don't forget some of the vital details. Instead, just follow this process.

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Topics: Business Printing