Five effective ways to sell print

Sell PrintThere are plenty of printers, print brokers and print resellers offering printing services to business. All offer great customer service and great prices. However, many use similar sales techniques or pitches and that can turn off potential customers. So what can you do to turn that lead or even cold call into a customer? Read Full Article

Help your clients choose the right colour palette for their brochure

Get in the mood with colour

Trade Print Brochures

We all have favourite colours and our clients are no different. However, often the colours they think “look nice” are not the best colour choices for their latest campaign – or their target market. When clients look to designers and marketers for advice on their new company brochure they don’t always know what colour combinations will best portray their business or their message. Many businesses already have extensive colour palettes and a clear corporate identity. Whether or not that’s the case, most rely on their designers to advise on all of the creativity for their new brochure, from content to colour. Read Full Article

What are the leading design trends for 2018?

Print Design TrendsTrends in any creative industry are constantly changing. What was current in last year’s design world can look dated today. That doesn’t mean all design should look the same. However, choosing certain colours, styles, and fonts while avoiding others will help your marketing look very “2018”. So what’s in this year? It might not surprise you that like other creative mediums, design is going retro, with the design styles we’ll see across the UK design and trade print industry this year drawing inspiration from as far back as the 1920s. Read Full Article

Stapled documents, wiro bound or perfect bound books

Stapled documents, wiro bound or perfect bound books

Stapled documents, wiro bound or perfect binding

Help your customers decide on the best type of document binding

As a print reseller you’re obviously expected to supply quality print and great value for money to clients. However, they also depend on you for professional advice on the best solutions to their marketing problems. When it comes to multi-page documents they’ll depend on you to advise on paper, size and importantly, binding.

There are three types of binding commonly used and each has advantages for certain types of documents. So what type of binding should you recommend for your client’s new project?

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Does your trade printer guarantee perfect print?

What you should expect from your trade printer

Good Trade Printer

As a print reseller, your reputation depends on the service you supply. Your clients will expect professional, high-quality print, excellent customer service, good turnaround times and great value for money. That’s a lot of responsibility to take on and for your clients, the buck stops with you so it’s essential that you can depend on your print supplier. There are plenty of online printers and before you decide which one is your best partner in print there are a few questions you should ask. In short, you need guarantees. Read Full Article

Successful print selling to today’s marketers

The marketing world has changed – Make sure your sales approach has tooSelling print To Marketers

We live in a digital world where we’re bombarded with marketing messages from more kinds of media than ever before. That has seen advertisers and marketers change how they do business. As printers, print resellers or print buyers we also have to change how we approach print selling to marketers and that requires us to really understand their needs in the modern world. Read Full Article

Why wait for rewards when you can have them now!

Our reward scheme offers trade customers instant savings
trade digital printing rewardsMany printers, like retailers, cafes and service businesses run loyalty schemes to reward their loyal customers. That’s great but often the customer has to buy many times before receiving their reward. At TradeDigitalPrint.co.uk we believe our loyal trade customers should benefit from their very first order so we’ve created a scheme that allows you to save right away! Read Full Article

Help your clients choose the very best trade banners

Trade bannersIf you’re in the business of reselling or buying print you’ll know that PVC vinyl trade banners are a great addition to your product list. All sorts of businesses from SMEs to large corporations really benefit from well-designed, professionally printed trade banners. They’re used everywhere from trade shows to outside business premises or events. Because their use is so varied it’s essential to make sure they’re hardwearing and suitable for use again and again so insist on some assurances from your printer. Read Full Article

Big news for you with another big award for us

Trade Digtial Print - The Digial Printer Awards Winner BlogTradeDigitalPrint.co.uk parent company Northside Graphics have been honoured once again by the UK print industry, this time with the SME business initiative award at the Digital Printer 2017 awards. When judging the award the panel of carefully chosen industry experts concentrated on the overall printing service supplied but specifically the initiatives shown in growth, product development, efficiency, environmental issues and staff training.

We launched TradeDigitalPrint.co.uk in 2016 to provide a professional HP Indigo printing service for print buyers, print resellers, designers and agencies who want to offer industry-leading print. Our exclusive trade prices mean that trade customers can offer a full, professional printing service without the need to invest in their own press. Read Full Article