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Why Every Small Business Should Outsource Their Graphic Design

If you were planning an extension to your house, would you draw up the plans yourself?

If the gears on your car blew, would you assume you have the skills (or time) to repair it yourself?

Of course not.

You’d bring in the right professionals to get the job done professionally!

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In 2018 many people now believe that print based marketing had become a redundant form of business promotion however despite popular belief print based marketing continues to produce and impressive return on investment.

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Getting the perfect font can sometimes cost. We have selected 5 websites that we use for free fonts. Many websites offer free fonts for personal use but there are few that offer them as free for commercial use so check the licenses before committing to a font.

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Looking for free fitness, weight loss, or food stock photos?

Sometimes it can be difficult to find the perfect imagery you need for your promotion.


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Why Do We Need a Logo?

Published: 03/05/2017

A logo is not your brand, nor is it your identity. Logo design, identity design and branding all have different roles, that together, form a perceived image for a business or product.

A logo is a graphic mark, emblem, or symbol commonly used by commercial enterprises, organizations, and even individuals to aid and promote instant public recognition.

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When you're creating your printed marketing materials, there's a lot to consider. One of the biggest factors in how successful your leaflet or poster will be is the use of imagery.

The thing is, stock photography can be an expensive outlay. If your budget is tight, or you need to churn out lots of different designs on a regular basis, stock photos can be a huge drain on your finances.

There are plenty of free stock photo websites out there, but many of the images are poor quality. Or are they?

As it turns out, that isn't always the case. We've rounded up this mammoth list of 35 websites offering free stock photos that you can use for commercial purposes.

Let's take a look...

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When it comes to designing leaflets, menus, posters and flyers, your font selection is vital. But more than likely, your computer only comes with a select number of font styles. Used over and over again, these can become boring and fail to attract the attention of a reader or your target audience.

Don't forget that your choice of font and typeface has a huge bearing on how well your printed materials will perform.

Luckily, there are many websites out there that contain a host of custom fonts and typefaces, available for you to download and use. And the great thing? Many of these stylish fonts are absolutely free!

To save you the trouble of wading through a Google search to find free fonts online, we've rounded up a HUGE list of 40 websites that provide free fonts for download.

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