Great Gifts for the Business Minded Graduate

Buying a graduation gift can be difficult. Trying to find that perfect gift for someone who is transitioning from one phase of life can make it difficult to find that perfect present. While you don’t necessarily want to buy a graduation gift that better fits the recipients “younger days,” it’s not easy to anticipate exactly […]

Share Creative Print Pieces on Social Media

Happy Monday inkheads! Anyone who follows my personal social media accounts knows I started the #onething personal creative challenge with my friend Drew Myler in the re:Design Google Plus community. Over the past 5 months or so, numerous artists have joined in the fun of creating for personal fulfillment i.e. making art for art’s sake. […]

Beautiful Print Handbook Book Review

Before I get started with a fully fledged geek out, I’d like to thank my friend and printspiration Company Folders CEO Vladimir Gendelman for this gorgeous gift. Vladimir, being his thoughtful self, remembered a comment I made months ago about my burning desire for a copy of the printtastic Print Handbook. He kindly sent me […]

Sweetheart Canvas Print Giveaway Winner!

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! In case you’re wondering, yes, we have a winner in the custom canvas giveaway. Congratulations Matthew Shuey! Matthew is a talented web designer/inbound marketer from our Google Plus page, and he certainly deserves to win this prize for his wife. Matthew already shared the photo he wants to print for his […]

6 Very Valuable Valentine’s Day Trading Card Ideas

Here at PrintFirm we love us some trading cards. We find this particular product attracts some of our most creative clients. Anyway, all this Valentine’s Day talk got me thinking about the little paper cards I passed out in elementary school. They were supposed to be mini greeting cards (I think). At least that’s what […]

How to Sweet Talk Singles on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is for lovers, right? So most of your Februrary marketing strategy is geared towards couples, kids, and gift ideas for relatives. Targeting these groups will certainly boost your sales, but don’t neglect the swinging singles! The old stereotype about being lonely without cupid’s arrow in your life absolutely applies today. While some folks […]

Creative Notepad Designs for Inspiration by Victor Printing

Today’s regularly schedule blog post is on hold due to a most excellent piece of direct mail from the good people at Victor Printing! If you’re involved in the social CMYK circle, then you’re probably already familiar with this funky printing company from Sharon, PA. I’m not quite sure why they decided to send me […]

14 Extra Sweet Valentine’s Day Marketing Ideas

Valentine’s Day is less than a month away! Consumers spend an average of $130.97 per person on their sweethearts, so clearly there’s a lot of potential for small businesses in the retail and restaurant industries. Those of you in the service-oriented space can still celebrate this holiday even though the festivities might not increase your […]