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Print: A Tradition That Lives On

The masses have been proclaiming the death of print for years now; decades ago, with the advent of home computers and desktop printers, people warned us that print was on its way out and the printing side of our business would soon be dead in the water. We can safely tell you it is alive […]

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How Ink is Made

We’re big fans here at Jag of what Sara calls “field trips” — that is, visiting the plants, vendors & factories where the materials we produce for our clients — that’s you guys — are made. We’ve seen giant rolls of paper spinning through warehouse-sized printers, and watched giant “cookie cutters” cut out stacks of […]

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A Case for White Space

I’ve talked before here about business cards and business card design — in particular, our feelings on expensive design trends & why we think they’re a waste of your money. But regardless of anything else you may do with your business card design — ink colors, horizontal versus vertical layout, fancy or not fancy finishes, […]

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The Personal Touch of Print

For 25+ years, people have been saying — and saying to us, specifically — that “print is dead.” We can safely tell you, print is very much alive & well. Not only does print — printed paper, the printed word — continue to thrive, but in some ways, it is seeing a Renaissance, of sorts. […]

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The Truth About Paperless

As the green movement has taken hold across the country, many companies have devoted considerable resources to the “go paperless” idea to conserve our natural resources. While the concept is noble in theory, it is not necessarily altruistic, nor is it entirely accurate. Paper is actually a renewable and sustainable natural resource, because it is […]

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Jag Case Study Spotlighted

We were very pleased recently to see one of our case studies about a project for The Salvation Army featured in PPB Magazine, a publication for the printing and promotional products industry. The article is not online, but here’s a snapshot from the magazine: See all of our client case studies HERE!

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Business Cards: Splurge vs. Conserve

As distributors of printing, one of the most common items we produce — and get asked about by prospective clients — is business cards. They are a staple in our world, and are something everyone uses. Since we see so many business card designs — both for our clients and friends, and from strangers we […]

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Case Study: Wedding Printing & Favors

When my husband and I started planning our wedding last year, we sat down and figured out which vendors we’d need to find. Our venue provided many services already, so that left us with a short list. When it came time to find a source for printing our invitations, programs, etc. and finding customized favors, […]

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T-Jag Loves Pinterest

Did you know Jag Forms is now on Pinterest? T-Jag here letting you know to check us out & follow us on Pinterest. We have great ideas for your printing and promotional products – which you can browse at the same time you’re checking out new ideas for recipes or craft projects.

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Is Paperless Really Better?

Is paperless really better than the alternative? This is a question that seems to haunt many in the printing and paper manufacturing industries. While on the surface, digital seems to be a green solution, there are legitimate arguments being made by both sides in this debate about the value of eliminating printed bills and statements […]

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