A local printer offers convenience, quality, and customization. An online printer could never.

Local Printer vs. Online When comparing apples to apples, the quality, service, and know-how of the local printer win every time, but comparing an online printer to a local commercial print shop is more like comparing apples to oranges. The two could not be more different. When using an online printer, you sacrifice consistent quality and customizability for price. However, when using a local...
Direct Mail Featured photo

What is Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM)?       Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) is an affordable targeted advertising technique that lets you map your marketing mail audience by age, income, or household size. This service, through USPS, allows companies to easily and inexpensively send a marketing message to entire neighborhoods or geographic areas. Studies have shown that 76% of consumers trust dire...
Design software can be confusing. Do not let all the numbers and colors throw you off.

Choosing a color scheme for any logo, flyer, poster, pamphlet or brochure can be difficult, especially if you have no experience in graphic design. However, if you have the right knowledge and know how to use the tools available to you, finding the perfect eye-catching color palette will become much easier. In this post, we will introduce the basics of color theory and share our best tips for c...
Business Card Bleed Example

What Is A Bleed? This is one of our most common questions at Replica Printing, and an easy thing to overlook when setting up your files for commercial printing. To put it simply, a “bleed” refers to the area, usually 1/8th inch on each side, beyond the final trim size, into which images are extended. A bleed’s purpose is to allow you to run artwork to the edge of a page. Why Is A Bleed Necessary? ...