15 Minimalist Poster Design Ideas for Impactful Messaging

We’ve all heard it before—less is more, which is precisely why minimalist poster design is trending in marketing right now. But what is minimalist design and why does it matter? Meg Reid, designer and 99Designs contributor explains: “At its core, minimalist design (or minimalism) is functional. No extras, no waste. Every element—including shapes, color palette …

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15 Back to School Flyers to Start the Year With a Bang

Back to school is as chaotic for schools as it is for parents. Not only are you finalizing lesson plans with teachers, completing renovation projects, and talking with parents, but you may also be promoting school events or working to fill empty student spots.  To make your life easier, and get everything done before the …

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9 Fresh Ideas for Real Estate Postcard Marketing

Real estate postcard marketing is not a thing of the past. In this increasingly competitive industry, companies and agents must use a multichannel marketing approach to reach their target audience in different locations.  A recent report found that 26 percent of agents said direct mail was an effective way to communicate with clients, and nearly …

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15 Firework-Inspired Flyer Ideas for 4th of July Marketing

Your 4th of July marketing needs to be explosive and impactful if you want to stand out during this busy holiday spending season. A total of 216 million Americans (87 percent) celebrated Independence Day in 2018, with a total of $6.9 billion spent on food, according to the NRF, but that doesn’t automatically mean they’ll …

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The Design to Print Process: A Guide for Small Business Owners

The design to print process isn’t complicated, but it needs to be done correctly. Your small business relies on well-designed and printed materials to draw the attention of your potential customers, 85 percent of whom are more inclined to support a business that markets itself with professional-grade print materials. Simply throwing together a flyer and …

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Color Psychology for Print Marketing: What You Need to Know

Color psychology refers to the way the human brain reacts to certain colors, which trigger different emotions and actions. When used strategically, different colors can make your marketing materials more memorable and relevant, whether you’re designing flyers or brochures. As a small business owner, you don’t need to understand complex concepts to leverage the power …

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10 Design Ideas to Boost Summer Promotions With Postcards

Summer promotions can make or break your business for one simple reason: consumers spend more during the summer months than they do during Spring or Fall as well. According to LendEDU, Summer is the second most expensive season of the year and poll participants spend an average of $2,229 during the summer. Expenses include traveling, …

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How to Design and Print Your Trade show Banner

Your trade show banner is what brings people to your booth—it calls to anyone walking by, telling them what you do and why they should talk to you. As such, a great trade show banner: Drives brand awareness Attracts new customers Increases exposure Before printing, however, you need to make sure your banner is all …

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How to Choose the Best Images for Your Flyer Design

Printed flyers remain a key marketing tool for local and small businesses and your flyer design determines whether it’s effective or not. Walk through any city or town center and you’ll see walls, lamp posts, and business windows plastered with various advertisements—many of which will blend into the background as you pass by. That’s why …

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