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The Road Less Printed

Your Source for Graphic Ideas, Cushing News, upcoming events and much more.

What’s a print company doing with a blog? Our passion is discussing print, showcasing clients, uncovering interesting applications and marketing trends. You never know what you might find, but at a minimum, we’ll seek to educate, entertain and put a smile on your face.

  • Guest entries from customers and vendors
  • Innovative installations to grow your business
  • Employee achievement and team spotlights

Our goal is to share information that is interesting, answers your questions and helps you make decisions about the printing services you need.Have a topic you would like us to discuss?

We are all ears.

Cushing’s Improved Website Unveiled

Take a minute to visit our Website with it’s newly updated content and tools.

Corporate websites need to be real portals to the services that are available — the days of digital highway signs on the Internet are fading in the back window. Although we concentrate on our business to business…

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Concentrating on Visual Communications

I bounce between wanting to know how technology is affecting my business and wanting to get my own message out!  As you may remember from earlier posts, we are wrestling with the elevator speech.  We aren’t just for blueprints anymore: we provide very sophisticated Internet architecture to clients who need…

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Send in the Clouds (Part Two)

Okay, now I KNOW that you have seen the “To the Cloud” commercials – people in airports, department stores, and traffic jams, etc. all working seamlessly on computers that know everything they need to and respond instantly.  I wrote recently about storing your data in the Cloud so that it…

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Send in the Clouds (Part One)

Have you seen the TV commercial by Microsoft in which a mother cleverly removes the “bad” head shots in the classic family posed picture and replaces them with adorable head shots that she has retrieved “from the cloud”?  You will.  And, if I know Microsoft, you will see it and…

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Paperless doesn’t mean printless . . .

If we aren’t going to print on as much paper based media, does that mean we aren’t going to use print to communicate?  Of course not!

 A recent Mashable article described a company in New York that is exploring technology to put print media into the hands of electronic readers in…

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If the recession is over where are the banners?

One of the products that we bring to the marketplace is banners – banners on buildings, stanchions, lamp posts, storefronts.  Small or large, they are eye-catching, informative, and sometimes provocative.  They convey big messages and a sense of energy!

Recent headlines about the recession ending send a mixed message.  If the…

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