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Here’s What You Need For a Quick Print Quote!

Going back and forth with a printer about specs is an awesome experience.  That's not true at all!  It's the worst.  So don't put yourself in that position.    Here's what you need to know to help make the quote process fast, painless, and accurate! Quantity - How many pieces to order? Ink - Color or black and white? - Single-sided or double-sided? - Bleed or no bleed? Size - Finished size? - Flat Size? - Multi-page? Stock - Matte or gloss finish? - Cover weight (heavier)? Or Text weight (lighter)? Time Schedule -In-hand delivery date? Special Requests

Finishing Work! What’s That Mean?

If you’re reading this, then you’ve likely ordered some type of print at some point in your professional career. However even for those who order print on a daily basis finishing work is often times underestimated. Simply put, once the ink is laid down, the paper has to be manipulated in some way to produce the desired outcome. Consider these finishing steps below when ordering your next piece. Cutting – If a piece is any other size than 8.5” x 11” then it likely needs to be cut. Not a long process, but it does add some production work to [...]

December 10th, 2015|

Keeping up with #CopyStoreCal

#CopyStoreCal wants to see you soon!  Take a look at where he's been!  Give us a call with your next project and he'll visit you too! https://youtu.be/90NTohIrzDY

Around Town With #copystorecal

Rather than tell you all about where we are every week we figured #copystorecal can simply show you! Around Town With #Copy Store Cal 11/09 Be sure to check-in every Monday to see what #copystorecal has been doing!

Preparing for Print (Deadlines and Considerations)

Putting your finished product on paper can be a lengthy process.  If you take into consideration the print process you can speed up the turnaround time and actually increase your quality too!  Furthermore, a proactive client always stands a better chance of moving up on the production schedule if another project is put on hold. Print Ready File – Without going into lengthy discussion a majority of files that are uploaded for print are not actually “print ready”. There are subtle setup directions that can help speed up the process for you. Ask your printer about their setup preferences. Quantity – High Volume orders generally [...]

Finishing Work! What’s That Mean?

If you’re reading this, then you’ve likely ordered some type of print at some point in your professional career.  However even for those who order print on a daily basis finishing work is often times underestimated.  Simply put, once the ink is laid down, the paper has to be manipulated in some way to produce the desired outcome.  Consider these finishing steps below when ordering your next piece. Cutting – If a piece is any size other than 8.5” x 11” then it likely needs to be cut. Not a long process, but it does add some production work to [...]