Category Archives: Blog

The 5 Best Places to Create Custom Holiday Cards in 2019

Below are three websites that we think will help you create the best custom holiday cards to send to your friends and family this year. Between these five companies, you can find nearly any photo and personalized message holiday card design. One company will even address your envelopes, put a stamp on it and mail…
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Alexander’s Named 2019 Best of Division by PPI Association

Alexander’s Print Advantage received notable recognition at the Pacific Printing Industry Association’s annual PrintROCKS! award ceremony.  Going head-to-head with print companies from seven different states, Alexander's had two pieces rack up five major print awards. The PPI Association honored Alexander's with the 2019 Best of Division award (101+ employees). The recognition set Alexander’s atop the…
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The Award-Winning Tektured Sample Kit

The Tektured sample kit had an impressive year as it received a prestigious Benny award from the Printing Industries of America and won three categories at the Pacific Printing Industry Association's PrintROCKS! competition! PIA Awards Won: 2019 Benny - Direct Mail Campaigns, Business to Business PPI Association PrintROCKS! Awards Won: Best of Division (101+ Employees)First…
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The Award-Winning Qualtrics Marketing Kit

The Qualtrics marketing kit impressed its recipients as well as various judges in 2019. This year, the box received three notable awards from two major print competitions. It received an Award of Recognition for marketing kits from the Printing Industries of America before winning two categories at the Pacific Printing Industry Association's PrintROCKS! competition. PIA…
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The 5 Best Custom Wrapping Paper Shops on Etsy: 2019 Christmas Edition

The Christmas holiday season is upon us again and it’s time to take a break from our crazy lives to enjoy stampedes at Walmart, people fighting over the last TV at Best Buy and UPS trucks driving through our neighborhoods delivering Amazon packages until midnight. The Christmas season also brings the annual pressure to make…
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Environmentally Friendly Printing is the Future

Now, more than ever before, people are concerned about the environment and our carbon footprint. There are a lot of things negatively impacting the world. One of the industries believed to be the most harmful is the printing business. However, some might be surprised to learn that Environmentally friendly printing is alive and significantly more…
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REI Says Goodbye Catalog & Hello Magazine

It's no surprise that REI is doing something, so to speak, 'out of the ordinary'. They've been forging their own path since the start of the #optoutside movement; motivating people to spend time outside instead of the crowds of Black Friday shoppers. Bring on the Print [Magazine] REI's newest big move is pulling their mailed…
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Visual Messaging

Humans are visual creatures. We rely heavily on eyesight to collect the majority of data for our brain. In fact, vision makes up 90% of information gathered by the brain. Because humans are visually stimulated 93% of communication is non-verbal. And 65% of the population are visual learners. This correlates with why images and infographics…
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Alexander’s: To 40 Years & Beyond

The year 2019 marks Alexander's 40th birthday! It's a time to celebrate four decades of success and challenges. Founder Jeff Alexander has joked, "It's been a 40-year overnight success." To commemorate the last 40 years, here are a few notable events that helped get Alexander's to where it is today. The Beginning In 1979, Jeff…
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Print Books vs Digital Books When Teaching a Child to Read

New research suggests that when it comes to teaching a child to read that children's print books are better than reading a digital book. A recent article from the New York Times highlights several studies pointing to the advantages a printed book provides. Benefits of Children's Print Books The author of the article; Dr. Perri…
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