The post Christmas sales frenzy has all but passed. If like me you were not queuing at 6am on Boxing Day, you may feel like the best deals are all gone. Don’t dispair; there are still bargains to be had but be prepared to hunt for them. Get your Indiana Jones hat on and investigate […]

Brutally Honest Thank You Cards 1

British people are renowned worldwide for being polite, apologising in case it was our fault when someone else bumps in to us, not answering our phone on the bus to avoid disturbing other passengers. Most people can think of a time they have been excessively polite… right? Well it is that time of year for […]


This sounds simple but it is key that all your marketing communications share the same image. This is not just your logo, it’s not only your company colour theme, its your principles and style. The same goes for your staff, especially if they are customer facing. They are a human representation of your brand and […]

Child's story

When you have children you cherish the milestones, their first word or step to their first day at school. Although you love every spaghetti glitter art explosion stuck up on the fridge, the mountains of creations from home, nursery and school can become overwhelming. It isn’t practical to keep all of this work but disposing […]


People like reading in print. Recent research has identified that people remember more when they read in print, so if you want to hook new customers by introducing your company or organisation then print a business brochure. Most of us have been to an exhibition or trade fair and come across companies we may never […]

Football Team Logos in Rival Colours

There are not many countries in the World that don’t play football. Ignoring the rugby-style game played whilst wearing protective clothing and helmets the other side of the pond, Football as we know it is the biggest sport the World over. Whether you’re in South America, Europe, Africa, Asia even in the forgotten corners of […]

FSC Vs Recycled Infographic

If you are looking for a paper source that reflects your businesses moral stance on social and environmental factors, going recycled is often the first choice for many. For the past two decades, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) have revolutionised the paper industry and their certified virgin sources now support more than just sustainable plantations. […]

A paper sizes

The table below is shows sizes and resolutions for printing documents at 300 dots per inch (dpi) which is the correct resolution needed for printing high quality. We have also included graphics to indicate the proportional difference in document of ‘A’sizes using the basis of an A4 document, right from the business card all the […]

Folding Guide

Here we will endevour to provide information dedicated to folding of leaflets and booklets, explaining the issues faced when creating artwork and the way in which you need to supply artwork files ready for folding. Folded leaflets come in many varieties, from single fold A4 to A6 greeting card. There are a number of design […]

Taking Better Photography

There are so many pressures on a small business marketing budget that taking your own photographs is often essential rather than having any choice. With digital cameras now so affordable and more user friendly, this option is more accessible than ever for beginners and provides excellent flexibility. It is important to understand some basic principles […]

Aldi branding plagiarism

Super market brand copycats such as Aldi are taking over, but how do they get away with it? The rise of Aldi’s success is not only the fact that their own brand products are cheaper than the brands we recognise but they taste good too, in and some items they are considered better. Their goods […]

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”

Steve Jobs

Dean Williams is a design and marketing blogger working for Print-Print Limited, promoting business and building brands through quality print marketing. If you’re interested in small business promotion then please get in touch

Social Media Apprenticeship

Print-Print is looking for an individual who has the passion for Social Media and Digital Marketing. Working alongside the Marketing Director, the role will include: – Daily updates and activity on all Social Media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Pinterest and Instagram to name a few – Writing regular articles and publishing to the […]

Is there VAT on printing

We know it’s not easy, so please find our simple guide below on when you should and shouldn’t pay VAT on your printed products. When is VAT applicable for printed items? We all know VAT is paid on a wide range of everyday products but the why and when its due is not very clear. […]

Focus on Customer Experience

We know we don’t need to restate the importance of customer service within your business. Given the option of a friendly barista who serves your coffee with a smile and one who slams down your coffee and moves on without a word, we know who everyone will go back to. In fact a recent Vodaphone […]

Here at Print-Print we often get asked about the difference between a Leaflet and a Flyer?, So to explain this we though to produce a small video animation to answer the question. Here’s the transcript from the video: +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ What’s the difference between a Leaflet and a Flyer? Is this a bread roll, a bap […]

A picture is worth a 1000 words

How to fully immerse a reader in your promotional literature. The psychology of perception raised the following key issue. The way people see what is in front of them is determined by their state of mind. So let’s now put this into an example. A person thinking about going on holiday will pick up a […]

Feefo Gold Trusted Merchant 2015

“We are very proud to have won this accreditation award from Feefo, being a ‘Gold Trusted Merchant’ is something for us all to be very proud and I know the Staff at Print-Print have worked very hard to achieve it. Selling quality products along with great customer service is key to customer satisfaction which is […]