Guides

Webmart’s tip sheet – useful info when ordering brochures, magazines or catalogues

by Rich B

If you buy a brochure, magazine or catalogue for your business, then you might find our handy cheat sheet comes in useful. We’re always being asked some of the basics – so we decided to make this quick guide that’ll answer all the most common questions – such as: Which are the most common papers [...]

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Royal Mail Advertising Mail (Admail) – Important Update

by Rich B

Many of our customers use Royal Mail’s Advertising Mail for a discount on their postage. In a nutshell, Advertising Mail is Royal Mail’s way of encouraging companies to use the post as a way of promoting their services. For lots more information, see the Advertising Mail pages on the Royal Mail website. However, things have [...]

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Your Two Minute Guide to High Impact Electronic Posters

by Rich B

High Impact Electronic Posters. Sound pretty impressive eh? Well, that’s because they are pretty impressive. They’re new, incredibly eye-catching and make products & messages really stand out from the background. If you’re searching for a new and innovative way to promote your business or your products, then these might well fit the bill. Tell me [...]

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Chief Webmarteer’s Direct Mail Presentation from TFM&A Direct Marketing Seminar

by Rich B

We recently visited the Technology for Marketing and Advertising show at Earl’s Court. Chief Webmarteer and MD Simon took to the Direct Marketing stage and presented his ‘A Hairy Yorkshireman on the Direct Mail – 10 Tips to Reduce Costs and Increase ROI‘ presentation. If you missed it (or want to see it again) here’s [...]

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Royal Mail Price Changes: from 2nd April 2012

by Rich B

Here are the main changes Royal Mail have announced which will affect the market from 2nd April 2012. If you use mailing as a significant part of your business, give your local Webmart Print Consultant a call to help you navigate your way through the changes or help with reengineering your print. VAT Changes As [...]

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Best Practise in Catalogue Printing 2: Post-Production & Innovation

by Rich B

In Part 1 we had a quick look at how pre-production can be an incredibly useful phase of any catalogue printing project as it clarifies precisely what’s going to happen and by whom when the job goes to press. Now, we skip on to the post-production phase of the project and see how to best follow [...]

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Catalogue Printing Masterclass. Getting the Colour you Need (Part 2 of our look at Colour Management)

by Rich B

In colour management part 1, we looked at how it’s tricky to accurately view printed colours and how, if faithful colour reproduction is important to your catalogue, you need to view colours in a controlled environment. We now look at the first stages of getting colour towards your catalogue and how colour has to be [...]

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Catalogue Printing Help. The Whys and Hows of Colour Management (Part 1)

by Rich B

Why do you Need True Colour? There are lots of reasons why you might need your print to show exactly the right colours. It could be because you have to ensure your brand colours are correct. Or it might be because the colours of the products in your catalogue really need to be as closely [...]

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A Quick Printing Guide: Folding

by Rich B

If you use print for marketing purposes, then a decent understanding of your folding options is key for all kinds of reasons. Firstly, it gives you more options to design and lay out your print in the most user-friendly way possible for your customers – increasing response rates into the bargain. It’s also important as [...]

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Press Pass Top Tips: Print Buying Help and Advice

by Rich B

If you’re printing a project with a new, untried, printer or printing an item for the first time, it’s likely that you’ll want to be there when it’s being printed, to make sure everything’s going to plan. It gives you piece of mind, tighter control of what’s going on and you’ll be on hand to [...]

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