Marketing

We are your source for graphic and marketing materials that grow your business.

What’s a print company doing with a blog?  Here are some goals: Share client success. Discuss marketing trends. Help you grow your business. You never know what you might find, but at a minimum, we’ll educate 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, answer your questions and helps you make decisions about the printing services you need.

Marketers Guide to Direct Mail

Why Use Direct Mail?

Stats business & brand managers need to know:

• Campaigns that incorporate personalization can see a 135% increase in engagement
• a whopping 73% of American consumers say they prefer being contacted by brands via direct mail because they can read it whenever they want.
• A 4-component (email, phone,…

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Virtual Event Planning

There is no doubt Covid has changed the way people plan conferences. However, not the way you may think. Virtual events are up 1000% with the impact of the pandemic. It speaks to how professionals pivot in times of crisis.

So, chances are you’ve attended one and perhaps thought to plan…

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Windows Make Big Impact

I love walking by window graphics.

So much to ponder: Who handled the design? What were the goals of the installation? Are results being tracked?

You’re thinking: great Jon, but you work for a printing company – bit of bias there, yes?  I can understand. That being said, 87% of the customers…

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April Round Up of Client and Shop Happenings

How was your winter?  Wait a minute – it’s still here.

Are you still in hibernation? As we enter Spring, we’re planning events, working on new website content and looking forward to an amazing summer. One way to keep the ball rolling: a round up of all things happening, from…

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Winter 2019 Social Media Roundup

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we want to take some time to appreciate you. After all, who doesn’t LOVE a client success story?

Although we have a page dedicated to case studies, we don’t always get to chat one-on-one with clients who love their environmental graphics. That’s where social media…

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Cushing Named a 2018 Illinois Family Business of the Year

Did you know Cushing has been a family-owned business almost ninety years? And each one in Chicago! We are proud of the longevity, productivity, and writing the next chapter. This includes a very special announcement and recognition we could not have earned without the commitment of our staff, customers and local…

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