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Professional printing tips and articles from Mir Print.

February, 2011

Getting Seen With Posters

Posters are a powerful advertising tool. The sheer amount of space they can cover attracts attention and, with a good design, captivates the eye. There’s a good reason that movie studios use them, after all! Posters don’t have to only be for upcoming movies, however. A wide variety of businesses can use them, such as […]

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Marketing Yourself with Booklets

Booklet printing is different from all the other marketing collateral because it contains a lot of information in a very small package. What makes print booklets especially attractive is that people actually read them and keep the print booklets for reference. They are handy, useful, and do not cost that much for the marketer. If […]

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Custom Printed Packaging Boxes Are Great Marketing Tools

Packaging Boxes are a vital part of a product’s appeal and brand image as well as a necessity for protective purposes. Packaging boxes are essential marketing tools and when combined with innovative packaging designs then these are more valuable and eye catching. Ask yourself the following questions: Are you looking at revamping your merchandise boxes […]

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Design Your Business Identity

Whether you have a large company, a small business or a taco cart you need a visual print identity. Start with a logo. This will help your customers identify and connect with you. What should your logo be? How can it best represent you? Should it simply be text or something more unique? We can […]

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Happy President’s Day

This President’s Day, take a moment to relax and enjoy your friends and family. Definitely don’t sneak off to mirprint.com and start designing business cards with our Template Creator. That would just be rude. Of course, there are hundreds of styles to choose from, and with more being added all the time temptation can be […]

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Make A Perfect Flyer

Making flyers? Here are some things to consider. First of all, what are you advertising? It’s a simple question, but many times when designing a flyer people get caught up in the wonder of Photoshop and forget what their original purpose was. It’s also important to consider the images and artwork that you’re going to […]

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Reward Your Customers

Offering your customers rewards can gain their loyalty quickly. If you own a gas station for example, offering a free car wash with every 5 fill ups can be a great business incentive! Perhaps you’re in the food service industry. Why not create a punch-card that lets the customer receive a free or discounted product […]

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Postcards From The Past

Postcards existed even in the ancient times. The Persian reliefs that depicted the important historical events; and the Greek axons and the Roman Albums, with their decorative designs and announcements, were quite similar to today’s posters. In ancient Greece the name of athletes, and games schedules were written on columns that were slowly turning on […]

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Promote Your Business With Calendars

What better way to stay in your customer’s minds all year long than with a custom printed calendar? Whether you’re a Bakery, Auto Shop, Martial Arts Dojo or Therapist, each month your customer can be treated to beautiful promotional photos of your products or theme. For example, if you are in the real estate market […]

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Postcard Printing Ideas

The most simple, but still very interesting design idea for your personal postcard is to print a design in classic black and white. There is a reason why black and white is called classic. It is a design that never really gets “old”. Everyone can still relate to it since it still causes an emotional […]

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