13 Tips to Help You Nail Your Unique Brochure Design

Posted by B&B Press on 12 March 2020

There are many types of brochure out there today, so deciding to create one that leaves an impact can be challenging. It should be something that stands out in your industry, shows off your brand and entices readers.

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Topics: brochure printing

What's the Importance of Sustainable Printing & Paper?

Posted by B&B Press on 27 February 2020

A key issue in the print world is that many printers generate a lot of waste throughout their lifetime. Waste substrate, toner cartridges, ink, office waste and leftover stock - these all add to your carbon and environmental footprint. Sustainability is quickly becoming essential in a business’ core ideals and also something customers specifically search for. 

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Topics: Print Advice

Can Digital Printing Be Eco-Friendly?

Posted by B&B Press on 18 February 2020

When you think of eco-friendly printing, there are lots of things to consider. Using recycled paper is probably one of the first things that spring to mind, but there’s more to it than that. Creating eco-friendly print involves the whole process, not just the materials. One method to consider is digital printing.

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Topics: Print Advice

6 Things to Look Out For When Choosing an Environmentally Friendly Printing Company.

Posted by B&B Press on 10 February 2020

Right now and in the future, working with a company whose focus is sustainability and the environment is important. We all have a duty to protect and promote our natural world, so your best choice is to work with a commercial printer who’s determined to lower their (and your) environmental footprint when it comes to printed marketing materials.

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Topics: Print Advice

6 Sustainable Printing Methods Used in the Printing Industry

Posted by B&B Press on 03 February 2020

Sustainable printing methods are becoming more and more popular as individuals and businesses work to reduce their environmental footprint. Advances in technology allow print suppliers to produce sustainable printed material with no effect on quality.

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Topics: Print Techniques

How Can Promotional Materials Be Eco-Friendly?

Posted by B&B Press on 23 January 2020

It’s important to start thinking about sustainability within your business. Creating a green economy is going to protect your business in the long run. But before you go around planting trees in your car parks, switching your energy provider to renewables and making sure everyone recycles, what smaller things can you do to make your business greener?

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Topics: Print Advice, ethical marketing

Ethical Marketing: 6 Examples of Brands Who Have Got It Spot On

Posted by B&B Press on 10 January 2020

Ethical marketing is where a company places its moral integrity within the products or services they provide. It doesn’t look like regular marketing but rather inhabits extra services or projects that businesses put time and effort into. These could be ethical promotional materials, charitable services or even political campaigns.

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Topics: Marketing, ethical marketing

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