Author Archive | Brian Morris

Politicin’? How Cheap Printing Can Get You Elected

Not everyone can pull $700 million to spend on an election campaign, and many local political campaigns are run for less than $2,000 – sometimes …

3 Poster Ideas That Will Sell Your Products

It should come as no surprise that three of my favorite posters creatively employ basic poster marketing techniques to sell specific products to targeted audiences:…

Top 5 Graphic Design and Printing Jobs for Today’s Market

For young, just-graduated talent or old dogs learning new tricks in the wake of the economic crisis, graphic design and printing jobs represent growing industries …

5 Marketing Tools You Can Print on the Cheap

Cheap printing is perhaps the savior of the small business marketing environment; since contemporary technologies have made it more affordable than ever for even micro-businesses …

Please, No More Free e-Valentine Cards!

What is courtship, if not a marketing campaign? You’re presenting the best of yourself to your prospective “customer,” highlighting your features and benefits along the …

Is Presidents Day Really a Holiday?

By definition, a holiday is leisure time away from work. Presidents Day, or Washington’s Birthday, is classified as a federal holiday – but if you …

Sir, Can I Interest You in Some Free Chinese New Year Cards?

The fact that Chinese New Year is anywhere from several weeks to almost two months after the Gregorian New Year notwithstanding, the presence and popularity …

3 Marketing Tools You Should Personalize

Why does everyone seem to think that personal business cards are the only marketing tools they should personalize? Personal business cards are great and should …

She Loves Me Not: Worst Valentine’s Day Cards of All Time

Not all Valentine’s Day cards are sweet, tender mementos of affection. Some are dirty, some are hilarious (intentional or not), and still others seem to …

Top 5 Funny Super Bowl Commercials

When I set out to name my top 5 funny Super Bowl commercials of all time, I had no idea how difficult it would be …

Interview with Lipstick & Rouge’s April Brinkley: Postcard Design

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

Valentine’s Day Cards for Kids – Design Ideas

kids-valentinesSo you have to design some Valentine’s Day cards for kids, and it’s been a long time since you wrapped a shoebox in foil and …