Penny For Your Thoughts

Question: “I have a question regarding vector files. Which are better for printing needs? EPS or PDF?” Answer: The very best type of file for printing is the ORIGINAL one created by your designer. Graphic artists can save or export files in about a million different formats and sizes. There’s no guarantee that an EPS or PDF will be just … Read More

Specialty Promotional Marketing Items

Check out some of our cool promotional products and events coming up in the next month. Don’t forget Administrative Professionals Day…there’s still time!

Seven Tips for Better Business Cards

Chances are, the next time you hand someone a business card, it will be in the trash before you can say, “Let me know if I can help you”. That’s because 80% of business cards are thrown away within a week of someone receiving them. However, there are steps you can take to make your business card interesting enough that … Read More

Hilburn Printing’s Top Tips for Personalizing Holiday Greeting Cards

When it comes to holiday greeting cards, individuality is in. And with the popularity of online design sites like Etsy and Fiverr as well as experienced local graphic designers like those at Hilburn Printing, personalizing your greeting cards is easier than ever. “Personalizing a holiday greeting card usually starts with the photograph,” says Christy Johnson, manager of Hilburn Printing. “A … Read More

Three Tips to Help You Plan the Perfect Party Invitation

Whether you’re planning a special birthday party, a once-in-a-lifetime anniversary celebration or an open house for your business, the invitation sets the stage for your event. From concept to design and from printing to mailing, you want your invitation to be original, memorable and budget-friendly. “As the old saying goes, ‘you don’t get a second chance to make a first … Read More

Let Us Go Back to School With You

Summer vacation is over and it’s back to school for students, teachers, administrators and homeschoolers. “We can always tell when school is back in session,” says Christy Johnson, manager of Shreveport-Bossier’s Hilburn Printing. “Everyone is back from vacation and we start to see familiar faces from local elementary, middle and high schools coming back into the shop. It’s a fun … Read More

Make A Memorable Impression with Direct Mail

If you want to make a memorable marketing impression at bargain rates, consider including direct mail in your next promotional campaign. While email can and should be part of your marketing mix, nothing makes a bigger splash than a well-designed direct mail piece sent straight to your target audience’s mail box. “Direct mail pieces are more valuable than ever right … Read More