The Print IT Fantasy Football League 14/15

August is here again, and a new Premier League season is almost upon us – more importantly there is also a new Fantasy Premier League to play!

Name your team, select your squad and join the Print IT league.

Joining the league couldn’t be easier. Simply use this link and you’ll be added automatically after you’ve entered the game:

http://fantasy.premierleague.com/my-leagues/279401/join/?autojoin-code=1176465-279401.

You shouldn’t need the league code, but just in case here it is: 1176465-279401.

See you in the dugout!

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Taking Responsibility For Our Carbon Emissions.

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Print It has teamed up with The Premier Paper Group in order to capture the CO2 emissions from our paper purchases by planting native woodland in the UK.

The programme is run through the Woodland Trust using the Woodland Carbon scheme. Woodland Carbon is an accredited, award-winning carbon removal scheme that is operated under the Government’s 2011 Woodland Carbon Code.

The Woodland Trust aims to improve the landscape of Britain by planting more trees and protecting our national heritage of precious ancient woodland. Its vision is a UK rich in native woods and trees enjoyed and valued by everyone and they work to deliver three guiding principles:

  1. To enable the creation of more native woods and places rich in trees.
  2. To protect native woods,trees and their wildlife for the future.
  3. To inspire everyone to enjoy and value woods and trees.

The Trust looks after over 1,200 woodlands which have free and easy access for everyone to enjoy. With a member and supporter base of over 400,000 people its work and influence is growing year on year. We recognise the vital role that the charity plays in securing a sustainable future through trees, improving biodiversity and protecting the habitat of native wildlife.

We look to reduce our environmental impact and mitigate our carbon emissions by funding tree planting with the Woodland Trust. It is estimated that 25m2 of native British woodland captures and stores at least 1 tonne of CO2.

We also have the opportunity to use the Woodland Carbon symbol on any print work that is produced on any of the paper stocks that are within the scheme. Please let us know if you are interested in using the logo on your printed items.

Below is our latest certificate, showing that from April to June we created 13.27m2 of woodland and removed 531kg of CO2.

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For more information please visit:

www.woodlandtrust.org.uk

www.woodlandcarbon.co.uk

www.paper.co.uk

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Brazil win

The World Cup has started with an expected win for Brazil, but how many of you got the correct scoreline?

Make sure you’ve got your scores up for todays games. If you haven’t joined our world cup prediction game yet then there is still time to join in, its open to all and is just for fun.

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The Print IT 2014 World Cup Score Predictor Challenge

The World Cup kicks off on June 12th and to celebrate this event we’ve created a Score Predictor Challenge.

Simply register on our predictor page and predict the score of the 64 games in this years World Cup. Points are awarded for the correct score or correct result and will include predictions of penalty shootouts once we get to the knock out stages.

So get your predictions in and good luck!

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The Art Of Logo Design

A nice piece by  PBS Off Book on ‘The Art of Logo Design’

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Personalised Christmas Cards

Our digital print process offers an amazing amount of flexibility for the production of christmas cards. Most importantly, the ability to personalise each print.

This could be as simple as your company name and logo on one of our christmas card templates, or a bespoke design that is individually tailored to each of your customers. Our in-house design team can work with you to create your card, or you can supply artwork directly to us.

We can print in full colour and have a very fast turn round time for runs from 50 to 500.

Example prices for A5 sized cards printed on 350gsm board and supplied with C5 envelopes are:

Quantity Price
50 £80.74 +vat
100 £99.00 +vat
150 £106.04 +vat
200 £121.26 +vat
250 £136.47 +vat
500 £212.55 +vat
Terms: All prices exclude delivery and VAT (which will be charged at the current flat rate where applicable)

Other options, such as lamiation and even personalised envelope printing are availible.

Telephone 01428 728 620 or email us at work@printitxl.co.uk for more information.

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LBI Networking Event

Print IT will be attending the Liphook Business Initiative networking event on Thursday 12th May 2011 at Old Thorns Manor Hotel 6.00pm – 8.00pm.

Come and see the new facilities the hotel has to offer and meet other businesses. This event will be open to both LBI members and other local businesses to network. Only LBI Members will have the opportunity to present their business to the room, if they so wish to.

To join the Liphook Business Initiative please see our web site www.liphookbusiness.co.uk

Places are limited so please let us know you are coming asap. Email network@liphookbusiness.co.uk providing your business name & contact details.

See you there.

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Getting personal – the benefits of targeted marketing

Of the many ways to reach your customers and directly market your business, print based mailing should not be underestimated. According to the Royal Mail – 92% of print based targeted mail is opened and 48% of UK adults have responded with an enquiry as a result of direct mail.

With the advance of the digital print process it is now easy to produce full colour direct mail fully personalised – direct to your customer. You can go far beyond a simple overprinted name and address: the personalisation can be integrated directly into the design. The variable data can be used to uniquely change the text and the graphical elements of each piece of mail. Personalisation benefits your marketing campaign because it allows you to engage your customers directly in a way that a ‘cold’ unaddressed door drop would not.

Making sure that the campaign is targeted to the right audience is necessary in order to maximise response rates. The quality of the data is also key to the success of any campaign: a clean database is essential. We have all at some time received wrongly addressed and incorrectly named marketing. This along with duplicated deliveries can be detrimental in any campaign.

Print it can help you to devise your campaign, design the artwork, and using our digital presses produce the final mailing. We can even fulfil the deployment of the campaign with our mailing service.

Telephone us on 01428 728 620, email us at work@printitxl.co.uk or visit us at www.printitxl.co.uk

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Bohunt School 2010 Careers Fair

On the 9th November, Print IT were invited to Bohunt School in Liphook to offer guidance and advice at their annual careers fair.

Lee Stewart at Bohunt's 2010 Careers Fair

Managing director Lee Stewart spoke with both students and parents about the range of opportunities available in the graphic design & print industries. He was pleased to see the level of interest of people looking to take up careers in the creative sector.

Further information about Bohunt school can be found here www.bohunt.hants.sch.uk

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Welcome to the new Print IT blog

In the upcoming months we aim to create a resource for our customers on this blog.

We will create articles that will discusss the pros and cons of various printing methods and offer tips and advice for you to achive the most from your marketing.

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