The Asset Print Blog

We at Asset Print are literally married to “Printing’, committed to, in love with and in it for life! On this blog we will be sharing the many things we have learnt over the years, exciting news and many tips and tricks to use printed products. We will cover topics such as effective business cards designs to the importance of colour in design, how to use flyers to advertise your business and much more. Follow this blog or join us on Facebook to be the first to read our next blog.

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Write And Print Your Own Cookbook

Posted by on 18 Jun 2019 under All Things Printing, Cookbook Printing, Uncategorized

Cookbook Printing

Write and Print YOUR Cookbook

Why write a cookbook?

You cook because you love to. You improve and improvise, create your own recipes. Your reward is the compliments of those who enjoy your efforts. You deserve more. You deserve your own cookbook.


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Checklist: Before Submitting a Print Design

Posted by on 08 May 2019 under Design, General Printing

Print Design Checklist

Print Design Checklist

Investing in printed marketing collateral can be a little daunting sometimes, especially when you consider the fact that (unlike digital) the format does not allow for do-overs once the printing process has started. That is why it is so important to ensure that you provide your printer with art files that have been triple-checked for everything from spelling, to image placement and format.


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Design Tips To Improve Your Restaurant Menu

Posted by on 04 Apr 2019 under Menu Printing, Stationary Printing

Printed Restaurant Menu

Printed Menu

A well-designed restaurant menu is a thing of beauty. Something that, in any other setting, would be a paper with a list on it, becomes a precursor of a sensory experience when you place it in the context of a restaurant. When last did you reevaluate your menu? Do you know if it inspires our diners to try new dishes, or whether the layout is so confusing that they rather stick to the same thing every time because it’s just too hard to read? When you partner with a reputable print agency and designer, it’s possible to tailor a menu that goes above and beyond a mere list of the meals you serve.


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5 Ways To Make Striking Printed Booklets

Posted by on 04 Mar 2019 under Booklet Printing, Booklets

Booklets

Example Booklet

We may be living in a digital age, but that doesn’t mean that tangible marketing collateral like printed booklets are no longer relevant, not by a long shot. In a time of increasingly crowded online retail spaces, physical marketing materials are proving to be as effective as ever, especially when speaking to niche demographics who prefer a more tailored approach. Case in point – printed booklets.


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Tips From The Experts: How To Make Posters

Posted by on 28 Jan 2019 under Design, Posters

Posters

Posters For Marketing

Advertising is an essential part of any business as it builds brand awareness and their products or services. While much focus in recent years has been on digital, posters are still a valuable advertising medium. The fact that they are still being used today speaks volumes about how well they work.


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What Are The Different Types of Printing?

Posted by on 10 Jan 2019 under Booklets, Brochures, Design, Flyers, General Printing, Postcards, Posters, Stickers, Vehicle Branding, Wine Bottle Lables

Screen printing

Screen Printing in Progress

There are many types of printing but it is often difficult to identify what each of them entails. Each printing type is suited to a different need which means businesses can choose a printing technique that is best for their products or services.


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5 Fun Ways To Upcycle Leftover Business Cards

Posted by on 19 Dec 2018 under Business Cards, Uncategorized

Repurpose Leftover Business Cards

Repurpose Leftover Business Cards

With the new year around the corner, many business owners will be in need of new business cards. A change of address, cell phone number, email address or a complete brand refresh all necessitate a new run of business cards to hand out at meetings and industry interactions. While change is exciting and having new leave-behind marketing material is always awesome, it does beg the question of what to do with the leftover business cards that show the old info.


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How Variable Data Printing = More Engagement

Posted by on 19 Nov 2018 under Brochures, Flyers, General Printing

Use Variable Data Printing To Help Market Your Business Better

How Variable Data Printing Drives Customer Engagement

Marketers have a tough job these days. A decade or two ago, a print ad and a radio spot or two would have been sufficient to draw attention to your brand and keep it top of mind with your target demographic. These days, however, consumers are being marketed to from countless platforms – their mobiles, laptops, the radio, traditional TV, streaming TV, billboards, packaging, newspapers, magazines, you name it. It’s no wonder then that many people believe that direct mailers are going the way of the dinosaur.


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Top Tips on Designing A Truly Great Brochure

Posted by on 18 Oct 2018 under Brochures

Top Tips on Designing A Truly Great Brochure

Brochure Design

Brochures are one of those evergreen marketing tools that just never seem to go out of fashion. Why? Modern-day consumers are bombarded with a slew of digital marketing collateral from the moment they wake up in the morning, from their beeping phones to their overflowing email inboxes, and the tactile aspect of a well-designed business brochure is something that sets it apart from the rest of the ‘buy me, install me, subscribe to me’ noise out there.


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Creating Impressive Custom Wine Labels

Posted by on 17 Sep 2018 under Wine Bottle Lables

Custom Wine Labels

Custom Wine Labels

Always on the lookout for interesting gifting ideas? Or perhaps you have a reunion or corporate function coming up that requires a few impressive decorative touches? Whatever the case may be, custom wine labels are a cost-effective option if you wish to leave a lasting impression. Here are a few insider tips* on designing a custom label that will reflect your style and personality (or that of your business):


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