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What Do the Best Writers Do That Other Writers Don’t? If you work with writers, you have no doubt noticed that some need lots of editing and coaching in order to make sense of their work, while some need very little. Since I both write and work with a content writing team, it’s an issue […]

A4 tri-fold leaflet or 6pp DL

A tri-fold leaflet you would assume indicates ‘tri’ or 3 folds, but this is not the case. This type of document only has 2 folds, but it does create 3 panels each side. So if you take an A4 sheet then fold twice down to a third A4, which gives you 3 page panels per […]

Business success in 2015

What if your business is affected by bad weather? You need to make an ‘unexpected circumstances’ plan. This will make sure everyone knows who is doing what, where and when should the weather cause you problems. The main areas to cover are setting up a temporary office if you can’t get to your original one. […]

Freshen up your business profile

If your business is going to compete you need to keep its branding up to date, by this we don’t mean you need to re-syle your logo every 12 months, but you just need to stay in touch with what your competitors are up to in order to stay in the game. We’ve listed these […]

Happy 2015

A New Year is upon us already and I’m betting I’m not the only one who is still behind on last year’s resolutions! But one thing we will be doing at Print-Print again this year is getting organised (even though this blog post is 2 days late!) Because organising both your workload and your life […]

Good artists copy, great artists steal

Pablo Picasso

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

Supplying artwork to printers

Here are the 10 most important questions you need to know the answers to or at least ask the printer to ensure your design gets printed properly. 1. What file format should I supply my artwork? In some cases Jpeg files can be accepted but most professional printing companies will print from PDF files, so […]

logos which smile

With so many catchy and appealing logos we view on a daily basis, did you ever wondered if the logos had a smile hidden somewhere, or if you have found a logo to be attractive, what makes it so appealing? As per studies conducted, it was found that there are at least fifty different ways […]


Direct mail is a form of marketing that is proven to encourage a response from consumers. By having complete control over your communication in terms of timing, targeting, and what you actually say, you can encourage consumers and businesses to interact with your business. But how do you go about creating an effective direct mail […]


This infographic explores the subconscious association colours can have on customers and what differentiates the worlds biggest brands from one another. Colour plays a huge part in the psychology of any brand, so getting it right is of paramount importance. Download this infographic.Embed Our Infographic On Your Site!Image Width%px<img src="" alt="Infographic: How Colour Defines A […]

blow your marketing budget

There is no doubt that the economy is improving and with this renewed optimism small businesses are increasing their marketing budgets, but the best way to getting the best return on your investment is to eliminate waste, Eg stop doing things that aren’t as successful as they used to be. There are so many companies […]

Everyone likes to increase his or her profile by improving on their job title. But surely its time for a change, ‘Manager of this’, ‘Director of that’ — boring, boring.!! Why not give yourself a bit more oomph and create a talking point with your business cards. You can appear much more colourful character with […]

square brochure print-print

Here are some tips to help you create a brochure which really stands out from the norm! We know there are brochure templates available for you to use, but these are not always professional enough for client work. These may have helped you learn enough to design brochures from scratch, but are you able to […]

Starting a business on a shoestring? Looking for ways to stretch your small business marketing budget? Almost all small businesses face a financial challenge when they are starting out, finding a marketing budget is often at the back of the queue. The big question is how do you get the word out about your business […]

Why you must preserve the very essence of why you started business above all else. When I first started out with my own graphic design business almost 25 years ago I had little knowledge about marketing and considered branding to be all about the logo or ‘corporate ID’ as it was referred to back in […]

Through conversations with some of my business clients, I have found that most of them still don’t know about Pintrest’s potential value to their business. What is Pinterest? It is a completely free, social media site based on images and its users can create online ‘pinboards’ with themes that feature pictures and / or video […]

Good Reasons to Market a Business during the Summer Months Traditionally for print marketing and advertising, the summer months are a boringly slow time of year as many of your customers are on holiday or simply enjoying the great outdoors. However this is great time of year for taking on renovation projects, end of year […]

How to use content to influence customer thinking Now that we live in a digital world your best marketer is no longer yourself. It is now a vast community of customers, industry experts, supplier and partners who engage with your business. Who will share links, get you mentioned and instantly draw others to engage with […]