March 13, 2009

When it comes to selecting a paper stock for a project many times it comes down to personal preference. Most designers will consider the message of the piece and the audience, or what kind of artwork...

March 12, 2009

[caption id="attachment_682" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Can YOU compete with eBay? How about the powerhouses in your industry? The answer is YES - if you do it right."][/caption] So ma...

March 12, 2009

I learned a hard lesson as a freelance graphic designer not too long ago. When you have a client — even if it’s a friend like mine was — and they are known to be a stickler for color, then get a press...

March 12, 2009

I’ve been there: The client calls and says they have a deadline to meet, and it was yesterday. They aren’t the only client you have that is on a deadline so whom do you serve first? This is always tri...

March 12, 2009

Sometimes we, as graphic designers, forget the ascents of our role. We get caught up on the trends and the techniques. Trying to produce cutting-edge work or award-winning work is fine, but when it co...

March 11, 2009

Get surefire attention with a self-promotion that goes 3-D. Instead of a flat, blah envelope that can get lost in the shuffle, put a box on a prospective client’s desk. Nobody can resist the need to s...

March 11, 2009

How energetic are you? Do you jump out of bed, rush to bust out high-quality work through intense brainstorming and rapid-fire skills? Or do you crawl out of bed, milk your morning joe and sluggishly...

March 9, 2009

[caption id="attachment_602" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Want to be wealthy? You need expertise  and that takes time, dedication and a willingness to learn."][/caption] How does your...

March 9, 2009

With our busy lives sometimes we forget to feed our brains. As we know, the creative process is not like turning on a faucet. Designers have to make an effort to refuel and refresh our reserves. Many...

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What is the PsPrint Blog??

The PsPrint Blog is a resource for graphic designers, freelancers, small business owners and fans of print marketing. You'll find helpful techniques on printing everything there is to print, including business cards, postcards, brochures, stickers, invitations, greeting cards, door hangers, magnets and more. The PsPrint Blog shares creative ways to improve your design and layout skills, and useful tips for marketing your business in any medium. We also like to have a little fun, sharing design inspiration and spotlighting some our favorite customers' printed pieces in our "Hot Off the Press" series.