Mailing Postcard Challenges
Mail-piece smudging and scratching
The smudge you're seeing is from the mail sorting machines. Here's a
picture of ours as well (we send one to ourselves). If you look at any
mail piece, you'll notice they all have a smudge around the same area on
the opposite side of the address. Their machines are pretty rough. We
put on a UV coating to try to help and it would be much worse without
The only way to protect it 100% is
to laminate the cards but this would double the price of the postcards
due to the labor intensive nature of the product. The main way to
address this would be to design around that particular are of the
postcard so that no critical text hits that area.
CMYK Printing Challenges with Potential Solutions
This guide will teach you the very basics of spot colors. This includes: what is a spot color vs process color why we use spot colors how to check if spot colors are correctly assigned how to make a spot color from scratch What are process colors? In ...
Variable Data Template and Info
Click here for our address list template To print variable date we'll need these things. A normal print ready file with all the text and designs you'd like printed except the variable data A file that shows where you want the variable data placed. ...
Address List / Farm List / Spreadsheet Template and Information
Click here for our address list template Notes about our template We only use CSV files for addressing since csv files removes erroneous formatting. Check your CSV file before sending it to us as extra returns or spreadsheets will not show up ...
How to restructure CMYK curves uniformly. Great for Black and White Challenges
When were printing black and white images, most of the time we try to convert the image to print black only. This provides a true black while sacrificing saturation and detail. Printing CMYK blacks with challenging images can cause color shifts due ...
Guide to USPS Processing Acknowledgement Form (PAF)
What is a PAF? The PAF (Processing Acknowledgement Form) is required by USPS to verify the ower of mailing address lists. This is the USPS way to track where mail spam is coming from if needed. What do I need to do to submit this? Nonstop Printing ...