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Plymouth Herald Business Awards Finalists
01
Apr
2015

Plymouth Herald Business Awards Finalists

Awards · Pepper · Plymouth · Plymouth Herald · News · printing

We are pleased to announce that we are finalists in two categories of the 2015 Plymouth Herald Business Awards being held at Plymouth Pavilions on Thursday 23rd April 2015. Steve Whitford Chairman at Pepper is a finalist for the Lifetime Achievement Award alongside Bill Alderman, David King, Dr Suzanne Sparrow and Larry Speare.[…]

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Creating a direct mail campaign – why your data is important
17
Sep
2014

Creating a direct mail campaign – why your data is important

campaigns · Direct mail marketing · Direct Mail · Marketing · printing

If your mailing list isn’t current you could face some embarrassing implications to your marketing campaign not to mention loss of investment. How do you expect to get your predicted response rates if you don’t check your data regularly? With seven thousand people moving home each day it’s easy to see how your carefully prepared material can end up in the wrong hands and straight into the recycling.[…]

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Our Guide to Specialist Print Finishes
10
Jul
2014

Our Guide to Specialist Print Finishes

creative design · Marketing · printing · Printing tips and advice

Using a specialist print finish can make your printed artwork stand-out and can be the perfect addition to your direct mail campaign. There are a wide range of finishes you can apply to your design. Have you ever considered adding a Spot UV varnish, embossing, hot foil or lamination?[…]

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Tips of the Trade - Creating a PDF from InDesign or Quark
10
Jul
2014

Tips of the Trade - Creating a PDF from InDesign or Quark

artwork files · creative design · printing · Printing tips and advice

It can be frustrating and confusing when you are dealing with the best settings to export your artwork to PDF. Here are our useful tips for Adobe InDesign or Quark Xpress to ensure you get the best results from your print.[…]

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The Power of Direct Mail Marketing
09
Jul
2014

The Power of Direct Mail Marketing

Direct mail marketing · Direct Mail Services · enclosing solutions · media inserts · our guide to print finishes · point of sale · print management · printing

The majority of your marketing will be digital but have you considered that many consumers want information and offers via print communications? Have you considered the advantages of a print campaign? Tangible and attention grabbing media helps connect businesses with consumers at home, on their terms.[…]

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How to Brief a Print Supplier
30
Jun
2014

How to Brief a Print Supplier

biodegradable polywrap · brochures · Carbon Footprint · carbon neutral · flyers · FSC · FSC paper · mailers · Pantone · Print · vegetable ink · green credentials · ISO 14001 · letterheads · Print Supplier · printing · Printing tips and advice

The work your print supplier produces for you will only be as good as the brief you give them. Therefore, it’s important to give them as much information as possible to ensure a great result. It might be worthwhile (and certainly more cost-effective) to have several print jobs done at the same time e.g. brochures, mailers, letterheads, flyers, etc., so have a think about all your printing requirements that could possibly be done at the same time.[…]

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Get Your Print and Marketing Communications on Trend for Summer 2014
27
Jun
2014

Get Your Print and Marketing Communications on Trend for Summer 2014

brands · creative · creative design · design · design trends · font · fonts · logos · Print · print and design · printed material · printing techniques · flat design · Marketing · printing · printing jobs · Printing tips and advice

After the high of national and international events in 2012 and 2013 which saw some huge graphic design projects including the Olympics and Golden Jubilee Celebrations take place. 2014 is shaping up to be a year of budget sensitive, smaller design and marketing projects for many businesses. This is influencing the way printing jobs are approached and designed, which in turn is affected by technological advancements in printing techniques.[…]

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