The Pluses And Minuses Of Using Printing Services


If you own and operate a small business, but you do not have room for a copier, you could use printing services at a retail location. There are pluses and minuses to doing so, of course. (If you find that the drawbacks are too inconvenient, you may have to look at expanding your office space, or putting something in storage to make room for one or more copiers.) Pluses The positives of not owning a copier for your business are actually pretty positive.

14 November 2017

Business Card Basics: Why Mobile Media Hasn't Forced Them Out


With so much focus on mobile media and internet presence, it's easy for small business owners and independent professionals to lose sight of some of the more traditional and classic marketing tools. For example, one of the things that's easily overlooked is the power of the business card. Many professionals think they are antiquated, but in fact, business cards are still just as important in professional circles as they have always been.

2 August 2017

When To Splurge On Nice Business Paper


One of the big budgetary considerations that you might make when choosing business paper is how much to spend. Should you choose regular printer paper, or should you splurge on that high gloss photo paper you're eyeing? Here are some situations where choosing high quality paper can make a big difference.  When the Amount Used is Small If you are using only a portion of a page for each potential client, then it can pay off to choose a nice paper.

9 May 2016

Cool Custom Picture Frame Ideas


If you are trying to decorate your home, you want to make sure that you are able to capture the personality of the family that lives within it. One great way is to cover a wall with framed photographs. However, you want to also make sure that your wall stands out from everyone else who is trying the same design idea. Custom picture frames are one way to make sure that your photo-inclusive decorating scheme looks great and matches who your family is perfectly.

5 January 2016

Four Fascinating Facts About Postcards


Today, postcards are more closely associated with businesses and used a part of marketing materials. However, sending and collecting postcards are entrenched in the history and culture in Canada and around the world. Postcards played a significant role during major military wars where they served as a way for soldiers to keep in touch with their families. Postcards have come a long way; here are four fascinating facts about postcards past and present.

22 October 2015

3 Reasons You Should Update Your Storefront Sign


If you run a busy business, you might be more concerned about allocating a great deal on new products or giving your employees raises than you are about that outdated storefront sign. However, letting that old metal sign rust outside might not be doing your business justice. Here are three reasons you should update your storefront sign: 1: Signs Help New Customers To Find Your Business Sure, you might have given clear directions over the phone or put up a great picture of a map on your website, but customers still have to find your building.

15 October 2015

Five Ways To Make Business Meetings More Exciting


Business meetings should give your staff vital information about how to do their jobs and improve your company's growth, but they can sometimes be dull and a little boring. There are lots of ways you can create more memorable, exciting meetings that help your employees retain the information you provide while having a little bit of fun. Use these five ideas to improve the success of your next business meeting.

13 August 2015