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Print tips, ideas and advice from Kwik Kopy Printing, the leading business printers in Australia. From business signage, to printed stationery examples, finishing advice and marketing material creative – we have print covered.

Organisation using sticky notes

Keeping Organised with Sticky Notes

26-08-2018

The humble sticky note has many uses, including helping you keep organised.

Corporate stationery

Tips for Updating Your Corporate Stationery

22-07-2018

The type of stationery you use says a lot about your business and if you want to project a professional image then your letterhead design needs to convey this too.

Paper finishes

The Difference Between Uncoated, Gloss & Matte Paper Finishes

05-07-2018

The look, texture and feel of the paper stock used in all your print jobs is called the finish. As paper surfaces all feel different

Design and printing guide to download

A Design and Printing Guide for the rest of us

17-05-2018

Our Guide to Design & Printing will help …
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Xmas Season, buying online

How to Make the Most Of Your Holiday Sales

14-12-2017

There is a lot you can do to improve your sales and stay top of mind with your customers this holiday season.

Embossing vs Debossing in Printing

The Difference between Embossing and Debossing

04-09-2017

To emboss, or deboss – that is the question. They are both techniques used to imprint impressed or depressed images onto paper which can add that extra something

Business stationery needs

Business Stationery – What you need and why

22-08-2017

New stationery is not just for new businesses. Here’s a list of what you need in your business stationery cupboard and why.

Benefits of online print management

The Benefits Of Online Print Management

06-05-2017

In the hectic world of small business, it …
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Branded stationery pack

How to Choose the Right Printing Service for your Business

13-08-2015

Check out our guide to help you get a professional printing service that is the right fit to meet the needs of your business.

5 Print Finishes

Top 5 Print Finishes For Your Business Documents

26-06-2015

There is a range of finishing services available to take your print project from boring and lacklustre to a piece that is engaging and effectively communicates your message. This blog will highlight the top 5 print finishes available from Kwik Kopy to take your printed project to the next level.

Large format printing press

Should You Outsource Your Business Printing?

24-06-2015

All businesses having printing needs and if you want to create the best impression for your small business then it’s important to have quality print materials. Outsourcing your business printing delivers a number of business benefits and can save you valuable time and money. Let’s take a closer look at the benefits of leaving your business printing to the professionals.

Printing effective training manuals

Creating Effective Training Manuals

22-06-2015

A good training manual is going to engage its audience and a great training manual will ensure that people can recall information long after their training session is over. Here is a checklist to help you create effective training manuals for your business.

Laser cut brochure

Create Cut-Through with Die-Cutting

02-06-2015

Die-cutting involves cutting shapes or designs out of the paper using a die. High speed lasers can cut, etch and score materials with huge precision, making die-cutting perfect for adding a creative, eye-catching finish to your business marketing materials.

Annual reports design

Get Creative with Your Annual Reports

20-05-2015

Gone are the days when annual reports were dull and boring. These days you get to see anything and everything.

Variable data printing

Create Engagement with Variable Data Printing

14-05-2015

Variable data printing lets you change aspects of your design to make it more relatable to each of your target market.

Print advertising benefits

Benefits of Print Advertising

13-05-2015

In a tech-saturated world, you could be forgiven for thinking print advertising was a thing of the past – but nothing could be further from the truth.

Innovative print ads

5 Awesome Innovative Print Advertising

14-04-2015

Print advertising continues to be a powerful way to get your business noticed and is highly effective in getting your message across if you create a concept that will stick in people’s minds.

Business printing

What is Business Printing?

01-04-2015

Business printing is about lending a professional touch to almost any printed item your business might require, but it’s not just restricted to paper-based printing.

Transparent printing

Is Transparency Printing Dead?

30-01-2015

We all have fond memories of our teachers …
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Designing your letterhead

Things to Consider When Designing Your Letterhead

13-01-2015

Designing a successful printed letterhead means getting all …
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Digital vs Offset

Digital vs. Offset Printing

04-11-2014

Offset and digital are both great printing options …
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Choosing paper stock

Choosing The Right Paper Stock

16-10-2014

Choosing the right paper stock for your print …
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4 Valuable Print Marketing Tools in a Digital World

23-09-2014

Print has been around for a thousand years …
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Stack of printed magazines

Why Print Media Should Be Part of Your Marketing Mix

01-07-2014

In a world where an online presence is …
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Letters in Direct mail

Is Direct Mail Still Relevant In A Digital World?

24-06-2014

In a marketing landscape dominated by digital, it …
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Awesome Letterhead Designs

11-06-2014

A printed letterhead topped with your company’s …
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The Importance of White Space in Design

08-05-2014

When it comes to effective design, the saying …
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Printing Finishes – Your Beginner’s Guide

26-03-2014

Choosing the right finish for your print job …
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How to Choose the Right Paper Stock For Print

25-03-2014

Choosing the right paper stock for print in …
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Printing Terms Every Designer Should Know

06-03-2014

If this is your first foray into printing …
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Going Green

Going Green with Environmental Printing

27-02-2014

These days, environmental sustainability is an integral part …
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Printing 101 – Printer Marks and Registration Bars

03-02-2014

At Kwik Kopy we live and breathe printing …
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What is Online Print Management?

29-01-2014

Online Print Management (also known as web2print), is …
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Personalised Stationery

21-01-2014

Personalised business stationery is an elegant and professional …
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Understanding Bleed – How to Make the Most of Your Printing

16-01-2014

Have you ever created a beautiful design and …
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Inkjet or Laser – Which Printer is Right for Your Business?

14-01-2014

Deciding which type of printer is the right …
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Direct Mail Options for Small Businesses

12-01-2014

Direct mail marketing can be a great tool …
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Variable Data Packaging

06-01-2014

In recent years there has been an increase …
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Print Promotions are Alive and Kicking!

06-12-2013

Catalogues and flyers as well as personalised direct …
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What Your Letterhead Says About You

02-12-2013

These days it’s not unusual as business …
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3D Printing – What, How and What’s Next?

04-11-2013

3D printing offers a lot of potential for business owners and entrepreneurs, promising a more cost effective method of manufacturing. For consumers, manufacturing a much needed end user product using a 3D printer may in fact be much quicker than having to order it from overseas.

How to design packaging for your business

26-08-2013

Branded packaging for your mail and distribution channels …
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Bar Coding and Distribution for Your Business Mail

21-08-2013

Bar coding and distribution services can reduce costs

Top tips for successful print management

20-08-2013

When you’re running a business, managing your …
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5 tips for a profitable direct mail campaign

12-07-2013

In today’s largely digital world, a physical …
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Top tips for that special finishing touch to your print job

11-07-2013

Finishing services are all about putting the final …
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Improving your business in the new financial year

02-07-2013

It’s a new financial year, and now …
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When is it time to refresh your logo?

28-06-2013

A well designed logo should serve you for …
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Logo designs that create a lasting impression

13-06-2013

As a representation of your business and the …
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What to consider when choosing promotional products for your business

24-05-2013

Promotional products can be a great way to …
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Direct mail

Is Variable Printing For You And Your Business

17-08-2011

Outsourced printing can help you take control of the printing processes, saving you time and money.

Inhouse printing

The true cost of printing

04-04-2011

Variable printing is a form of digital printing which allows you to customise and personalise your printed material from one unit to the next.

Training

Invest for success with high quality training material

24-02-2011

When it comes to training new staff, it …
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Catalogue printing

Best practices for catalogue printing

To showcase your company’s products in the …
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Stationery

Stock up on stationery

18-01-2011

For many businesses, the best time to update …
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Training Material

Refine your business manuals for the year ahead

Businesses evolve. How much growth or changes have …
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Outsourcing works

5 reasons to outsource your printing and copying

05-10-2010

No matter how big or small, all businesses …
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Finishing services

Making the most of finishing services

09-09-2010

With most things in life, less is quite …
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Bleeds

Understanding bleed and crop-marks

17-08-2010

Just as a graphic designer needs the special …
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Zenith Web2Print

Zenith in action: Kwik Kopy Kawana Waters

18-07-2010

Zenith is a custom-built web2print solution designed …
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Digital Printing

Digital printing: An overview

Since the evolution of digital printing, reproducing images …
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Colour printing guidelines

Colour printing guidelines

08-07-2010

When you bring your colour digital artwork to …
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Why outsourcing works

Why outsourcing works

If no one in your company had to …
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Folding

Blind to folding?

Folding is an often overlooked consideration when it …
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Training Materials

Get back to basics: Training material

Preserve the past, celebrate the present and sustain …
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Artwork checklist

Supplying artwork files

Setting up a file for print can be …
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Paper stock

Paper stock choices

A range of paper stocks is available to …
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Fast Turnaround Printing

Fast turnaround printing

Balancing a fast turnaround with a high quality …
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Snail Mail

Slow and steady: The art of snail mail

In this digital world of emails and text …
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Proofing

Proofing

How to avoid printing errors:

Kwik Kopy Proofing …
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