Author Archive | Brian Morris

New Year’s party invitation grab bag

2010-snow-sculptureNew Year’s party invitations are favorite design projects because they offer so many opportunities to personalize the theme: You can make use of photos, unique …

Why graphic designers should use calendar templates

empire-state-buildingTalk about working without a net: Check out Joe McNally’s post about his skyscraping photography exploits. Joe wears a professional safety harness for most …

Event marketing with printable invitation cards

printing-pressWhether you’re marketing a single event or you’re a full-fledged promoter, you should know that printable invitation cards represent some of the most powerful ways …

Interview with Midnet Media’s Darren Caywood

Once a month, PsPrint asks a creative business owner or graphic designer to share his or her tips and techniques. This month, we interviewed Darren

Online invitation cards save the day

online-invitation-cardsI love technology. It’s made it possible for marketers to fine-tune their marketing strategies, meaning less wasted budget and fewer aggravated “non-customers.” It’s made graphic …

Why I hate animated greeting cards

manatee_mailboxI hate animated greeting cards. It’s not that I loathe the people who send them to me, or that I do not appreciate the thought; …

Three tips for promotional marketing success

megaphonePromotional marketing is huge. Enormous. Highly successful when done correctly. Sadly, many small businesses don’t define a difference between “advertising” and “promotional marketing.” …

The best New Year invitation cards I’ve seen

The best New Year invitation cards I’ve seen are… …

Nonprofit poster marketing

Poster marketing is a great way for nonprofit organizations to directly influence a large portion of the population without breaking the bank. The most successful …

Top 5 Funny Invitation Cards

Parties are fun. Great parties are filled with laughter; they’re memory-makers. So it stands to reason that party invitations should be funny. The best funny

Thanksgiving Invitation Cards for Business and Pleasure

turkeyEver send Thanksgiving invitation cards? Here’s why you should – for business and for pleasure.

Thanksgiving invitation cards for business
Thoughtfulness and pleasant surprises: Toss …

Three steps to selling your own greeting cards

greetingcards-main-bannerEver wander through the local gift shop in search of the elusive Perfect Greeting Card? If you’re anything like me, you can never find what …