Finding the right Printer for you
If you are thinking of marketing your business cheaply without breaking the bank then no doubt you will be considering options like sending out leaflets, creating brochures, printing postcards, handing out stickers, or simply writing a letter to your existing customers. Whatever method of marketing you are looking at you will need a printing firm that specializes in printing the items you need.
You will need a printing company that has worked with large business before and has supplied similar items to what you need. You will need a firm that can handle large bulk orders and get them delivered on time without delaying you. You will need a printing specialist that is able to print in colour and in whatever kind of font you require so that the finished result is on quality paper and looks good.
Perhaps most importantly, given the financial constraints most businesses are facing at the moment, you are hoping to find a printing specialist that you can afford, and they are out there to be found! The best way to find out what you are looking to spend is by contacting multiple printing firms and asking for quotations
Getting a printer quote
Before you are able to get a quote of course, you will need to find out just how many copies you need and how much paper you will require. You will probably also need to have a mock-up of a design to show your printer. They will need this information so that they can work out how much work is involved and give you their best price. They will also need to know what thickness of paper you need as this will affect the price they quote you.
Building a good relationship with your Printing Service
To complete the work you need your printer will need to inform the printing firm how long it will take you to get your design through to them. They will need to know this because they will need to know when to schedule your job.
Printers are always busy and never fall out of demand so you can bet that of you aren’t efficient you will probably lose your schedule and be delayed in printing. Most business will try to have their final edit ready before they approach printing firms but if you don’t have your mock up complete then work out when you can get this done so that they know when to expect it.
If you can keep in mind that the relationship between you and your printer works both ways then you can be sure to end up with good quality copies that can be delivered to you quickly.
Most of all you will need to be able to order more copies as and when and you will need to trust you printer to get them to you. Building a good relationship from the start will help with this.