Cardstock and paper options
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What Paper Options Do I Have?

What are my paper stock options? Each PrintPlace product has a different set of available paper options, optimized for the normal use of each product. For example, you may order postcards in a selection of cardstocks while brochures can be ordered in a variety of both cardstocks and paper stocks. Likewise, business cards by default …

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artwork for CMYK print check and proofing
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How Do I Format My Artwork for CMYK?

We often get questions about how to properly format artwork for CMYK for good reason. Neglecting to convert your files from RGB to CMYK before printing can cause significant discrepancies between how your artwork’s colors appear on screen and how they appear in print. For this reason we recommend that you convert files from the …

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Why Printing Uses CMYK

CMYK printing is the standard in the industry. The reason printing uses CMYK comes down to an explanation of the colors themselves. CMY will cover most lighter color ranges quite easily, compared to using RGB. However, CMY by itself can’t create very deep dark colors like “true black,” so black (designated “K” for “key color”) is added. …

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What Is DPI Definition
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What Is DPI?

One unavoidable question we keep getting is “what is DPI”? Printing online has never been simpler, but it’s important to understand DPI and other related ideas to help you prepare your file for printing. Most designers can tell you that DPI stands for “ dots per inch” and the higher the DPI the better the print …

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Reasons to Use Custom Stationery Items
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4 Compelling Reasons to Use Custom Stationery Items for Business

According to market research think tank Global Industry Analysts Inc., the global market for stationery has experienced a steady increase since the 1980s, with the US market accounting for the biggest share. More enterprises than ever are using custom stationery for both day-to-day correspondence and marketing. The sales for personalized stationery have likewise increased during …

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