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DESIGNOTYPE PRINTERS, INC. PRESENTS
DEC
10
PRINTING IS OUR PASSION.
WELCOME TO TEN MINUTES OF GOOD NEWS AND FUN STUFF FROM YOUR FAVORITE PRINTER!
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A Message from Brian Helminen
The Way I See It
 

I came across an inspirational segment by Ram Dass that I thought you would also enjoy…

"When you go out into the woods, and you look at trees, you see all these different trees. And some of them are bent, and some of them are straight, and some of them are evergreens, and some of them are whatever. And you look at the tree, and you allow it. You see why it is the way it is. You sort of understand that it didn't get enough light, and so it turned that way. And you don’t get all emotional about it. You just allow it. You appreciate the tree.

The minute you get near humans, you lose all that. And you are constantly saying, ‘You are too this, or I’m too this.’ That judging mind comes in. And so I practice turning people into trees. Which means appreciating them just the way they are.”

Here’s the way I see it: Wayne Dyer once said, “When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.” When it comes to printing, we’ll help you create materials you’ll look forward to being judged by others. And remember, other printers may be nearby, but nobody comes close.

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Tips for Replying to Happy Customers
BUILD A LOYAL FOLLOWING AND A POWERFUL REFERRAL NETWORK

Responding to happy customers on social media platforms often remains sidelined as businesses tend to focus on damage control for customer complaints. However, communicating with customers who already enjoy your products or services is the perfect way to build a loyal following and a robust referral network.

Here are a few tips to consider when responding to happy customers on social media:

  • Say thanks! While this seems obvious, many companies overlook positive comments and focus on fixing negative comments. If your resources are slim, at least “like” or “favorite” happy comments to show customers that you’ve seen their comment.

  • If you receive a great comment, take the opportunity to praise a specific worker. It will make other readers want to check his or her skills for themselves!

  • Engage with the customer and ask them questions about their experience.

  • Reinforce the positive by mentioning the behind-the-scenes reasons they had a great experience. For example, if they comment on your delicious burgers, you could say “Thank you for your comment! Did you know we only use all-natural Angus beef with no antibiotics or hormones?”

  • Share or retweet positive comments, which not only shows recognition for your customer but also offers customer-centric feedback about your business.

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Uncommon Product
Creative Packaging Ideas
UNIQUE PACKAGING IDEAS TO CONSIDER

Packaging is a crucial component of your company’s identity. However, creative packaging solutions don’t have to break the bank. Here are a few unique packaging ideas to consider:

  • Custom printed packaging sleeves not only improve the shelf-appeal of your product, but they also provide branding and product identification and enable you to provide more information about what is in the box or bundle.

  • Hang tags can be the perfect way to add a finishing touch to your product and gift packaging. Hangtags can be used to promote selling features, give directions (such as if products have multiple uses), explain your product guarantee, suggestions for care, etc. You may also consider turning your business card into a folded hang tag that allows you to not only provide a personalized message but also incorporate your contact information.

  • Custom printed bag toppers offer an economical way to brand and package a variety of products. Branded bag toppers can be used by directly placing your product in a poly bag and attaching a fold-over header card using staples, tape, or glue.

  • Corporate anniversary seals or warranty seals are a great way to add a distinctive finishing touch on your packages and increase brand recognition.

  • Packaging and die-cut logo labels can not only reinforce your brand image and create recognition, but also enable you to customize your shipping packages easily.

  • Creative envelopes are an easy way to package many items. Whether you create a full color promotional printed envelope, preview window envelope, or translucent envelope, we can help you with the perfect solution.

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Wishing You a Joyous Holiday Season
Get those last minute projects in now…
REMINDER

 

We have time to complete a few more projects this year. Call us today to get yours finished before we close for the holidays. 482-2424

We will be closed December 24 through January 1 to spend the holiday with our families. We will re-open January 2, 2019.

“A snowflake is one of God’s most fragile creations, but look what they can do when they stick together!”


Thank you for supporting us this year. Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas, and a wonderful, successful 2019!

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