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Embossing vs Debossing in Printing
The Difference between Embossing and Debossing


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


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

Effective Pull-up banner
How to Design an Effective Pull-Up Banner


A pull-up banner is a cost-effective …
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With compliments staionery idea
What Are With Compliments Slips And Do You Still Need Them?


When was the last time you received a …
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Glass business signage
What business signage do I need?


Business signage can not only fit within the …
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Tips to reduce print waste
Top ways to reduce print waste in your workplace


Consider your own office and business for a moment. What aspects would you identify as producing the most waste on a day-to-day basis. There are the obvious ones like the waste paper bin or the kitchen area but what about the waste that is less obvious and costs you time and money on a daily basis?

Here are our top ways to reduce paper waste within your business and to stop chipping away at your bottom line.

Evolution of large format printing
The Evolution of Large Format Printing


Large format presents endless possibilities for a brand to achieve cut-through and you can choose from an ever-expanding range of applications to meet changing business needs. You see, the pace of change has been greatly accelerated with the advent of the Internet over 20 years ago and the impact of this change is far reaching including its effect on print.

Branded stationery pack
How to Choose the Right Printing Service for your Business


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

Choosing double or single sided business card
Single or Double-sided Business Cards?


Your business card is one of the most important and effective marketing tools you can have if you get your design and printing just right. One of the dilemmas facing business owners is whether to print information on just one side of the business card or to use both sides. Here are some points to consider so that the option you choose for your business card makes a great first impression.

5 Print Finishes
Top 5 Print Finishes For Your Business Documents


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?


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


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


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


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


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


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.

Creative business card finishes
Creative Business Card Designs


A great business card can be a powerful marketing tool and if you include an innovative design then it can really become a talking point.

Corporate stationery
Tips for Updating Your Corporate Stationery


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.

Innovative print ads
5 Awesome Innovative Print Ads


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?


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.

Designing flyers
Mistakes to avoid when designing your flyers


If you’re a small business looking to attract customers from your local area, flyers can be a great option. They’re a versatile product to include in your marketing mix.

Printed catalogue
Marketing Your Business With A Printed Catalogue


Sometimes it’s easy to get so caught up in the glare of the computer screen that we can forget to consider the tried and true (offline!) methods of business advertising.

Large format printing requirements
Top 3 Large Format Printing Requirements


With great technology now so readily available, large format printing has more visual appeal and promotional potential than ever.

Event signage ideas
Event Signage Ideas from Around the World


Standing out in front of an audience at an event means smart use of signage. When having a booth or a stage at a small expo or a global expo, signage needs to be at the forefront of your event planning.

Transparent printing
Is Transparency Printing Dead?


We all have fond memories of our teachers …
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Designing your letterhead
Things to Consider When Designing Your Letterhead


Designing a successful letterhead means getting all the …
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Business card design tips
Business Card Design Tips


A new year is the perfect time to …
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Marketing campaigns posters
Large Format Signage for Marketing Campaigns


When it comes to print jobs, size matters …
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Large format printing machine
Large Format Printing: How it Works


Remember when you were a kid and you …
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Printing on Vinyl
The Benefits of Printing on Vinyl


The first thing you need to know about …
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Digital vs Offset
Digital vs. Offset Printing


Offset and digital are both great printing options …
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Creating posters
A Designer’s Guide To Creating Posters


Posters are a great way to promote your …
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Choosing paper stock
Choosing The Right Paper Stock


Choosing the right paper stock for your print …
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What is Large Format Printing?


Large format is all about bringing to life …
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4 Valuable Print Marketing Tools in a Digital World


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


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?


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


A letterhead topped with your company’s logo …
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Interesting Business Cards


In a world often dominated by all things …
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A Brief History of the A-Series Paper Size


A4 paper is something we’re all familiar …
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Top 5 Die-Cut Business Cards


If you want your business card to create …
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Are Business Cards Still Relevant?


In an age of all things digital, you …
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The Importance of White Space in Design


When it comes to effective design, the saying …
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How To Make Your Posters Stand Out


A poster is a great way to capture …
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The Difference Between Print and Web Design


You already know that print and web design …
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Printing Finishes – Your Beginner’s Guide


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


Choosing the right paper for your small business …
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Printing Terms Every Designer Should Know


If this is your first foray into printing …
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Going Green
Going Green


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


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


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


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


Have you ever created a beautiful design and …
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Keeping Organised with Sticky Notes


Most people have heard the story about how …
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Inkjet or Laser – Which Printer is Right for Your Business?


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


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


In recent years there has been an increase …
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Bringing Your Product Packaging to Life


As our world becomes increasingly digitalised, the role …
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Effective makeover tips for Business Cards


Business cards continue to be a valuable tool …
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Print Promotions are Alive and Kicking!


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


These days it’s not unusual as business …
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Business Cards – What Information Should You Include?


When you own a small business, your business …
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What is large format printing?


If you’ve ever felt like your business …
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3D Printing – What, How and What’s Next?


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.

Setting your brand apart with great design
Setting your brand apart


You want great results for your business and …
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How to design packaging for your business


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


Bar coding and distribution services can reduce costs

Top tips for successful print management


When you’re running a business, managing your …
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Kwik Kopy’s ebook on making your brand bigger with large format printing


Kwik Kopy has teamed up with Smarter Business …
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Paper size guide for beginners


Choosing the right paper for your print project …
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How to create an effective business card


When it comes to networking tools, your business …
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Large format printing – bringing your business signage into the digital age


No matter what you can offer potential customers …
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5 tips for a profitable direct mail campaign


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


Finishing services are all about putting the final …
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Is Web2Print right for your business?


Web2Print (web to print), also known as print …
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Improving your business in the new financial year


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


A well designed logo should serve you for …
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The value of style guides


A style guide is all about protecting your …
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Logo designs that create a lasting impression


As a representation of your business and the …
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Logo Design that works in all places


Here’s why simple logo design is best …
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The importance of good brand design


Branding is a word that’s often thrown …
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What to consider when choosing promotional products for your business


Promotional products can be a great way to …
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A Design and Printing Guide for the rest of us


Kwik Kopy’s Guide to Design & Printing …
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Direct mail
Is variable printing for you?


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

Inhouse printing
The true cost of printing


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

Invest for success with high quality training material


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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Stock up on stationery


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


No matter how big or small, all businesses …
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Finishing services
Making the most of finishing services


With most things in life, less is quite …
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Understanding bleed and crop-marks


Just as a graphic designer needs the special …
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Zenith Web2Print
Zenith in action: Kwik Kopy Kawana Waters


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


When you bring your colour digital artwork to …
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Business Cards
A tutorial on business cards

A high-quality business card is an essential …
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Why outsourcing works
Why outsourcing works

If no one in your company had to …
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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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How to avoid printing errors:

Kwik Kopy Proofing …
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