Thinking Outside the Box with Printed Packaging Boxes

Posted by B&B Press on 03 October 2018

When it comes to printing, we often automatically think about stock like paper and card. But it doesn’t just stop there. You can print on just about anything really and bespoke printed solutions, for example, printed packaging boxes are a great example. Here’s what they are, why they’re a good way to show off products and some innovative designs to inspire you.

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Topics: Print Techniques, Marketing

Can Newsletters Be Part of a Charity Marketing Strategy in 2019?

Posted by B&B Press on 28 September 2018

Charity marketing strategies in 2019 have to be more creative than ever before. There are so many ways of reaching out to an audience now through digital means and print that you’ve got to differentiate yourself in order to stand out from the crowd.

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Topics: Charity & Education, Marketing

You're Planning a Charity Newsletter and Want to Make Sure You've Covered Everything

Posted by B&B Press on 18 September 2018

Content is key when it comes to your charity newsletter. The formatting, design and content all work together to draw in the reader and keep them entertained. Once you’ve lost their interest, you’ve potentially lost a reader.

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Topics: Charity Newsletter

Everything You Need on Sponsorship Forms for Fundraising in just 20 Seconds

Posted by B&B Press on 13 September 2018

No time to lose. Here’s everything you need on sponsorship forms for fundraising in just 20 seconds.

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Topics: Charity Newsletter, Charity Event Planning

5 Winning Tips and Tricks for Marketing a Charity Event

Posted by B&B Press on 04 September 2018

Meeting your fundraising goals with a charity event is only possible if it’s marketed effectively. The only way you can raise money and secure donations is by making sure guests actually know about the event and attend. Here are 5 useful tips that can help you when it comes to marketing a charity event.

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Topics: Newsletter, Charity & Education

STOP THE PRESS! Check this Before Choosing a Newsletter Printing and Mailing Company

Posted by B&B Press on 30 August 2018

There are thousands of UK businesses that say they’re capable of meeting your newsletter printing and mailing needs. So how do you know which ones are right for you and your business? Here are a few suggestions to keep in mind when shopping around.

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Topics: Newsletter

The Pros and Cons of Buying GDPR Mailing Lists (and How to Get Around the Cons)

Posted by B&B Press on 23 August 2018

You’ve probably read a lot about GDPR and its impact on direct marketing. If you haven’t, then head over to our blog on the basics of GDPR postal marketing. Before GDPR was introduced, mailing lists were an effective way of building a database of contacts for your business. So, post-GDPR, are they still worth your time?

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Topics: Marketing

This Year's Most Interesting Direct Mail Fundraising Statistics

Posted by B&B Press on 07 August 2018

A lot of people are led to believe that after the massive advancements in technology over the last couple of decades, direct mail is now ineffective. However, this statement couldn’t be more wrong, really. When carried out properly, direct mail is a great way to reach out to your intended audience. If you’re not convinced, check out the direct mail fundraising statistics in this post and see why it still proves to be a good idea in 2018.

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How to Make Nonprofit Newsletters that Engage and Encourage

Posted by B&B Press on 02 August 2018

Nonprofit newsletters are a great way of informing your readers of what’s going on, reaching out to them asking for help or showing thanks and appreciation. They can be sent both digitally or a quality printed version can be sent through the post too. Not sure on where to start with yours? Well, this post will outline everything you need to cover to produce great nonprofit newsletters that engage.

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Just When You Thought You Were Safe... Check Your GDPR Postal Marketing

Posted by B&B Press on 27 July 2018

Thought you’d heard the last of GDPR? It’s no one’s favourite subject but there’s no getting around it. Although you might have made sure your website and email marketing campaigns are now compliant, did you remember to think about your direct mail? Whilst we advise you check with your Data Officer and whoever has already given you legal advice on GDPR, here’s some information for advice purposes.

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11 Ways to Stand Out and Secure Corporate Fundraising

Posted by B&B Press on 18 July 2018

Securing corporate fundraising is a battle between you and thousands of other businesses and events. Standing out from the crowd helps your event to be memorable and more likely to receive funding. Here are 11 ways your business can stand out and secure corporate fundraising.

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How to Get Corporate Donations from Target Businesses

Posted by B&B Press on 12 July 2018

Corporate fundraising is a fantastic way to raise income for your charity. Not only monetary donations but gifts in kind and pro bono work are often supplied by businesses. If done right, corporate fundraising can be incredibly effective. This post will outline everything you need to know on how to gain corporate donations from target businesses.

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Topics: Event Marketing

The Brilliant List of 50 Charity Fundraising Ideas for Schools and How to Market Them

Posted by B&B Press on 03 July 2018

As a school, you’re always doing your bit for charity fundraising. Whether it’s a summer fair or sports day, there has always been a variety of ideas that schools have had to raise money. These ideas have evolved with time and technology, and the scope of creativity in your ideas now is phenomenal. Here are 50 different charity fundraising ideas for schools that you could take advantage of.

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Topics: Event Marketing

The BeBrilliant Guide to Event Programme Printing

Posted by B&B Press on 27 June 2018

A good programme can help visitors to enjoy the occasion and even act as a keepsake after they’ve gone. When it comes to event programme printing, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind to make sure you get the perfect design.

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The Easiest to Follow Event Marketing Plan in the World

Posted by B&B Press on 21 June 2018

All event planners will know that no matter how brilliant an event’s concept is, it can’t just sell itself. If you want to sell tickets and people to sign up, you need a marketing strategy that effectively promotes your event to your intended audience. If you don’t tell them about it, they’ll never hear about it. Here’s a super simple event marketing plan you can follow.

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Topics: Event Marketing

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