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The Printable Blog is predominantly written by the founder of the Printable Group. He’s strong in leadership, he’s a master salesman and pretty handy in marketing too. He owns a variety of marketing orientated companies, including Printable, covering multiple media types. An inspiration to other entrepreneurs. Enjoy the wise words.
A business card is a truly amazing tool. Yes, these days simply bumping iPhones together exchanges details. But does your phone give potential clients and business partners the same understanding of what your company stands for the way a well-designed, high-quality business card does? Admit it – most people view someone driving a $200,000 Lamborghini as being successful in life. It’s a status symbol. It’s tangible, it evokes positive emotions, and it appeals to your senses. The same concept applies when handing over an exceptional business card.
As a young lad of 19 years, Ashley Horton, along with his brother Andrew started Printable in 2003. Andrew was a computer geek and Ash needed one of those, so Andrew was dragged along for the ride. Ash was a go-getter and had his master plan from day one: to set up 30 Printable offices throughout New Zealand.
Our first Printable franchise has opened in the heart of Merivale, Christchurch by Keith Clark and Margot Button. Keith and Margot run a graphic design office / retail store that feeds into the main production hub of Printable. This ensures that the products our customers have come to depend upon maintain their high quality and consistency anywhere throughout New Zealand.
Many people wrongly assume that graphic design simply means creating attractive images and visually appealing marketing materials. However, the job they do is far more complicated and requires a lot of expertise in addition to excellent design skills.
Printed promotional products appeal to many marketing managers because it’s a non-offensive way to push your brand – plus everybody likes to receive something for free!
What is 3D printing? What’s the future of 3D printing? Is 3D printing actually printing, or should it be considered manufacturing? Printable Solutions is Christchurch’s first commercial printer to be offering 3D printing to the New Zealand public. Here are some of our predictions for 3D printing.