Before you know it we will be in December and suddenly all the time that we thought we had to prepare for Christmas will begin to disappear rapidly! One thing that we can help you with is getting your personalised Christmas cards printed and on their way to you in plenty of time to make the last post. But don’t be fooled in to putting it off – your bespoke Christmas cards need your attention now!Read More
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 18:36:39 Europe/London
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 16:12:44 Europe/London
As one of those talentless people who would really love to dance but can mess up the hokey cokey I am in awe of anyone who can not only make dancing look fun, easy and achievable, but who also takes on the challenge of teaching us ordinary folk how to swing like winners.
At A Local Printer we have had the pleasure of working with Swing Patrol since the early days of their quest to teach the world to dance right through to the stardom of world record holding, dance teaching, exhibition giving all round hopping and swinging success! Read on for more toe-tapping insights in to this energetic company.Read More
Saturday, 15 October 2016 12:07:24 Europe/London
There is no getting away from it – printing on kraft board and paper has been inspirational and injected a new lease of life in to more than just the eco and craft movement. Its traditional appearance has been embraced by the hippest and most contemporary of designers who have used the retro brown material as a counter to their modern designs. And it works brilliantly well. From packaging to invitations and flyer printing, kraft board has found a new place in the world of print.Read More
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 19:09:06 Europe/London
Considering that a presentation folder is a key tool in your marketing portfolio they don’t get as much love and attention as they should. All of the effort goes on designing the items that go in to the folder, leaving the folder itself as an afterthought. Poor folder! If you rely upon your sales and marketing material to garner new leads and business, then ensuring that your folder is inspiring, noteworthy and attractive will guarantee that the documents inside are looked at. It is like the doorstep challenge when you are selling your house – if it looks unloved on the outside then you lose crucial curb side appeal!Read More
Wednesday, 5 October 2016 09:56:20 Europe/London
One of the very best things about having an on-line business is that you get to 'know' your customers and take an interest in what they are doing and how they are progressing with their own business. From the first orders placed as a' toe in the water' through to regular repeat orders as their business grows and prospers; I have had the pleasure of watching some of my favourite customers flourish to become successful ventures.
So I decided it was about time I got down to the nitty gritty with a handful of them and found out what makes them tick. First up, our Q&A with unique map makers Herb Lester.Read More