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December 3, 2018 e-Newsletter

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Color Verification: What It Is and Why You Should Be Doing It
Color verification allows you to check the color accuracy of your proofs/prints using a spectrophotometer (color measurement device) and software. Many companies still rely solely on visual evaluation of color accuracy, and though we'll never eliminate human beings visually evaluating color, this is simply not efficient or sufficient.

Solving Screen Printed Edge and Surface Problems
Sometimes in the screen making, or screen printing, process problems can arise that have to be solved immediately. After all, time is money! Those problems may occur without any known cause, resulting in more time spent on determining what happened and how to resolve it.

Challenges and Solutions for Retail Graphic Installations
Retail graphic installations cover a wide variety of printing and application processes and methods and can be great for your business.

PDAA Certification: A Look at the Past, Present and Future
Exciting change is in the air for SGIA Installer Members - formerly known as the Professional Decal Application Association (PDAA).

Regulatory Reform Under the Trump Administration: What Businesses Need to Know
Regulations can have an enormous impact on the American economy and the businesses that operate within it. There is a division in the United States between those who think these regulations are more helpful than harmful, and those who view them as unnecessary and outright burdensome.

Viewing Distance: The Misunderstood Concept
Understanding viewing distance is a concept that has to be taught and examples are about the best way to do so.

Preparing Art Files for Digital Printing
Any great print starts with the artwork. The first step a decorator must take when getting into the business of imprinting apparel is figuring out where the artwork will come from and the proper procedures for converting that art into a format that can be used by the chosen output device.

School District Gets High Marks for Exterior Sign Upgrades
LED displays effectively and quickly communicate to constituents

The Shapes of Things to Come: Direct-to-Object Printing Bridges the Gap Between Industrial and Commercial
Last June, Rochester, New York, hosted the 16th Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. The week-long event drew more than 205,000 music aficionados from around the world to hear 1,500 artists at 19 venues around the city.

Is Your CNC Router Still Fit for Purpose?
While the older machine may still work just fine, it may be time for an upgrade, just the same.

Gilding: Time-tested Tips from Modern-day Pros.
Gilding is an ancient art that dates back to Egyptian times.

Choosing the Right Vendor
Making sure you align your company with vendor partners who will assist you in integrating their new product/service offering long-term are crucial to your success.

Raster Images versus Vector Images - explaining it simply
All electronic art images are divided into one of two core types, raster images (also know as 'bitmaps') and vector images. In a nutshell raster images are composed of connected dots and vectors are images composed of connected lines.

Using a Price List Tool
Many businesses rely on a pricing list for their customer bids. This is especially true for new business owners who are learning not only what it takes to be a good printer, but also what it takes to be a good business owner.


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Improve Sales and Efficiency in 2018 with Modular Signs
A modular sign system contains most – if not all – of the building blocks you’ll need for everything from a single sign to a comprehensive identity or wayfinding program. The basic components – aluminum extrusions and acrylic mounting clips — allow you to create everything from a multi-column building directory or menu boards to single office and personnel signs.

EstiMate Sign Pricing Software: Sign Estimating & Business Management Made Easy
Get the tools you need to determine what you need to make in order to cover your costs and achieve your profit goals, then making sure every single job is priced to meet your target – all the while giving you professional printed, faxed or emailed estimates that you can have in your customer's hand literally minutes after getting the job specs. Click for more info.

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Introducing VectorState, an online library of exceptional quality royalty-free vector art, created by top artists around the world. A one-year membership for just $49 – click above to take advantage.

Are you leaving your money on the table?
Is your business one of the many B2B companies that could be leaving thousands of dollars on the table each year when accepting commercial credit cards from your business or government clients? You can find out with no obligation. Isn't that worth checking?

Graphic Tracer Professional - Convert bitmaps into Vector Graphics in Minutes!
With Sensedge(tm) auto-tracing, quickly fix most common shapes, arcs, curves and lines using 'smart' clean-up tools. Automatically identify and replace text in graphics with the correct font. Able to identify over 100,000 fonts.

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