What file type should you use for uploading an image to social media? What program should you use to create your logo? What about creating a printed pamphlet? With multiple programs and file types available, it can be confusing to understand which ones to use. With this short guide, you will be able to understand more about the different file types and programs, plus when it's best to use them based on the project you're working on.
Print ready artwork is defined as a file that can be used, as submitted, by a commercial printer to create the desired print materials. These types of files have to be the correct file type, resolution, and dimensions for the final product. Use these simple guidelines to ensure that your artwork is 100% print ready before you submit it.
Learning how to format data the correct way can remarkably speed up the process of ordering plastic cards. In order to properly process data, the data needs to be transformed from one format to another. Following these guidelines on what types of file formats are accepted, best practices, and data and card layout will ensure your card personalization process is seamless.
It's easier than ever for businesses to emboss plastic cards. Embossing is a traditional way to personalize cards, giving them a high-value look. Most major credit card companies use embossing for their variable data, I'm sure you have a card in your wallet that's embossed right now.
2018 was a big year for design. We expanded our offerings to include graphic design services for our clients so we could turn their card dreams into a reality. We created heaps of designs within the past year, but here are the 5 event pass designs that stood out the most.
Gift card sales continue to steadily rise; there's a projected $160 billion dollars to be spent on gift cards in 2018 alone. Having holiday cards available to your customers gives them an opportunity to give your products or services to their friends and families. As the holiday season draws near, we wanted to share 14 of our favorite holiday gift card designs with you.
There are heaps of successful businesses that have implemented a loyalty program, and for good reason. They improve customer loyalty, increase overall purchases, encourage repeat business, and much more. Let's dive into it.
If you want to boost your revenue, build meaningful relationships with your customers, increase traffic, and grow your business; gift cards are one of the best ways to get started. They’re extremely cost-effective to produce and the potential revenue you can earn makes them vital to a growing business. Let’s look further into the benefits of offering gift cards within your business.
Each type of stock or finish brings out different vibrancy in plastic cards, adding a shine or flat look. You can add two different finishes to cards, one on each side, bringing out different colors or making it a writable surface. Some stocks are only available on one side (pearl) due to the way the stock is created before it is printed on. The most popular finishes are; Matte, Satin, and Gloss. The stocks we offer in house are Frosted Clear, Metallic, Clear, and White. I'll walk you through a few examples of cards we have made with each stock and finish so you can get a sense of what stock/ finishes you want to use.
Customers are much more interested in working with full-service providers, then splitting up their projects within multiple companies. What if we told you that there’s an extremely affordable way to offer your customers everything they dreamed of, making your business look like the ultimate hero?
Most of your competitors already have a gift card program in place because they’re a cost-effective way to make extra revenue, create loyal customers and spread brand awareness. Here are 8 things your competitors can teach you about creating a successful gift card program.
Supporting local artists is an important part of any community. We combed through Instagram and found some extremely talented individuals that would add inspiration to your feed. Art comes in all shapes and sizes, so we picked out extremely different artists to give you a wide variety of Minnesota-made beauty.
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