Why Small Order Printing is a Big Win

Friday, 18 January 2019 11:56:41 Europe/London

Small Order PrintingWhen we first went online as a business in 2006 pretty much the smallest quantity we offered of any product was 500. This was back in the day when commercial digital presses were still in their infancy - struggling with inconsistent quality, prohibitive costs per click, paper limitations and various other undesirable elements that made digital printing second place to litho printing. Trying to print small runs on a litho press was not really an option. By the time you got the print in registration it was time to switch the press off again! So higher quantity orders were the norm. In time digital printing became more reliable and with it the realisation that being able to offer much smaller print quantities was a real winner. So much so that today the volume of our digital print order is on a par with our litho printing. So why is digital printing a win-win proposition for you and us?

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Stand by – Ricoh has landed!

Sunday, 15 January 2017 15:06:42 Europe/London

Ricoh colour digital press at A Local PrinterSay hello to Ricoh – our new and very impressive digital press. And we can’t wait to introduce you to this all singing and dancing piece of kit. With our new Ricoh in residence our small order and digital printed products will be entering a new realm – not to mention all of the other possibilities that it brings.

Read on to learn more about this sexy beast.

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Small Print ProductsDigital printing is seeing resurgence as more and more consumers want to ‘digitally detox’, that is to literally unplug from their computers and smartphones for periods of time.  Printed marketing material is enjoying a return to popularity; printed materials are seen as adding credibility and digital printing can answer many businesses’ communication needs to really engage with their customers.
 
The Digital Revolution made a huge impact on how companies conducted their businesses for over a decade.  The shift from hard copy litho or digital printing to online communications gave customers immediate access to content that often had a social context too.
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Subconscious selling: it's amazing what quick print can do

Thursday, 15 January 2015 00:00:00 Europe/London

Subconscious selling: it's amazing what quick print can doSubliminally keeping your brand in front of your customers, with our small order printing, is an exceptionally effective way of maintaining engagement with your clients and prospective customers alike.
 
There’s an awful lot of printed items jostling for our attention these days: from posters to advertisements and letters to notes, which means that every business needs to make their brand visible to stand out from the competition.
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Effective poster design tips from the digital printing experts

Friday, 5 December 2014 14:38:00 Europe/London

Effective poster design tips from the digital printing expertsUsing a digital printing service for poster printing is an incredibly simple, effective and inexpensive way to promote your business, product, service or event.

However, when posters have less than 3 seconds to make an impression and gain attention, you’ve got to get the design right.  Before sending your artwork to your preferred printing company, check out these essential hints and tips to ensure that your posters make maximum impact while conveying your key messages.
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