Highlight your Ultra-Thick Business Cards with Painted Edges

Ultra-Thick Business Cards with Red Painted Edges

Painted Edge Business Cards demonstrate to future contacts that you’ve got a keen eye for good aesthetic and a passion for finishing touches and fine detail. Jakprints offers 22 standard colors (including metallic and fluorescent) to accentuate the edges and draw attention to your ultra-thick 32pt cardstock. In this article we’ll explore best practices for applying both contrasting and matching colors.

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How To Gain Repeat Business Using Custom Loyalty Cards

Rewards Cards drive habit-forming purchases by giving your customers discounts and freebies in exchange for repeat business. By offering your patrons incentives, it encourages brand loyalty and creates opportunities for upselling, cross-selling and impulse buys. A standard cup of Joe can lead to upgrades like espresso beverages or add-ons such as artisan baked goods. You might even sell lifestyle products such as reusable mugs and tumblers or branded merchandise like screen printed t-shirts and embroidered hats for those spur-of-the-moment buyers. These items can create additional streams of revenue and generate a “buzz” around town by word of mouth referrals.

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10 Best Business Card Designs | September 2019

Check out our top 10 Most Creative Business Cards from the month of September. These examples are sure to get your wheels turning for anyone looking for graphic design inspiration.

Read about our client profiles and how they put our quality card stocks, product upgrades and finishing options to good use.

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Customer Spotlight: Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) takes seriously their role as a PUBLIC theatre. They produce groundbreaking and adventurous new plays with a bold aesthetic and a multiplicity of voices and perspectives. CPT is a nationally recognized home for intelligent, inventive, and socially conscious performances and life-changing education programs. Their focus is on work that is fresh, current, and original, not simply imitative of the past or caught up in mainstream values. Just as public radio and television provide an alternative to the mainstream, CPT strives to provide work outside the Cleveland theatre mainstream related to topic, theme, style, and artist identity. They perform shows that speak to issues of social justice, cultural identity, race, gender, and sexual preference.

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Feel-Good Apparel for the Benefit of All

Jakprints is proud to offer a new brand that is leading by example with their dedication to eco-friendly manufacturing and devotion to humanitarian causes. Allmade practices what they preach by embodying the reduce, reuse, recycle mantra in their Tri-Blend Crewneck T-Shirt using a proprietary blend of 50% Repreve® Polyester / 25% Organic Ring-Spun Cotton / 25% TENCEL Modal.

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Create Brilliant Brochures

Designing a brochure doesn’t have to be intimidating. Sure it’s a little more complicated than something like a poster, but are more pages really more problems? We’ve laid out seven quick tips to help you get started on your own custom pamphlet.

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Perfect Poster Printing Tips & Tricks

If your design is going to make it to paper, design in the CMYK color mode. It’ll give you more accurate colors to the final printed product over RGB Colors (for screen use).
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Juxtapoz Clubhouse 2018


This week the Jakprints team is headed south in search of warmer weather and good times with our friends from Juxtapoz Magazine and Superchief Gallery. 

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Epic Comics With John G.

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Comic Books have been around for decades, but recent years have seen a resurgence in the art form. While Marvel is rolling out blockbusters based on beloved comic book heroes, comic book shops are popping up everywhere and collectors are rejoicing.

Cleveland is fortunate enough to have an incredibly talented comic artist drawing up a storm in our happy little city. John Greiner, more commonly known as John G., is the artist behind the Shiner Comics and the artwork for Melt Bar & Grilled, Cleveland Cinemas, Scene Magazine and much, much more. We hung out with John to find out if he prefers pizza to tacos and what goes into creating and printing an epic Comic Book adventure.

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Concerned About American Apparel? We’re Here To Help


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With American Apparel’s bankruptcy and Gildan’s recent purchase of the brand and assets, the future of American Apparel is not for certain. All the public really knows is that Gildan purchased the name, inventory and some equipment. Employees have been laid off, production has stopped and retail stores are closing by the end of April. This can be a cause for alarm for some brands that typically use the brand’s garments, but do not fear! We’re here to help! From American Apparel stock levels to alternative garments, we’ve got you covered.


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