Unlocking Creativity: How A.I Transforms Content Creation

In the realm of technological innovation, few advancements have sparked as much intrigue as the emergence of artificial intelligence (A.I). Among the standout programs commanding attention is ChatGPT. Launched to the public in November 2022 by OpenAI, this A.I tool has become the talk of the town, with businesses swiftly capitalising on its potential. So, […]

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Thinking of Starting A Small Business

Individuals and businesses have had to adapt to a new way of life with constantly changing guidance whilst making decisions on homeschooling, who to isolate with and in some cases coping with grief! It’s not been easy… But on the bright side, the global pandemic has allowed people the freedom to pursue their business ideas, […]

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How to Maximise Postage Budget

In the ever-evolving landscape of marketing strategies, the pendulum often swings between traditional and digital channels. While some Marketing Managers have shifted their focus to email campaigns, there’s an exciting resurgence in the power of postal communication. What’s the driving force behind this resurgence, you ask? Well, it’s none other than the remarkable spike in […]

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Freelancers & Agency – Why Work With Us

Read time: 3 minutes In the midst of reports declaring the decline of the high street, we can’t help but feel incredibly fortunate to announce that our Print Studio in Sutton has been thriving for over 35 fantastic years and this is mostly because of our many Print Partnerships with people like you! Why do […]

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How To Win and KEEP Repeat Customers and Clients

Repeat customers can make your business successful. They can provide the cash flow your business needs to thrive. Repeat customers can also provide you with the kind of customer relationships you desire. Here are five ways to win repeat customers.   1. Make sure you offer exceptional customer service Good customer service is the first […]

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Marketing A Small Business On A Budget

When starting or scaling a business, the more you can save, the better. Quality products and services are imperative, but good marketing will help your businesses visibility. So how can you avoid overspending, or even worse, buying cheap and buying twice! Here are 6 alternatives to help you create some buzz for your business without […]

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4 Reasons To Visit A Print Studio In The Digital Age

A print shop is far from obsolete. If anything, printing services are more in demand than ever before. The Digital Age simply presents you with more ways to print, not less. Even if you have a website and a social media presence, it doesn’t mean that your marketing stops there. You will still want to […]

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Legal Requirements for Letterheads

Read time: 2 minutes Ever wondered about the legal ins and outs of your Letterheads, Invoices, and Business Cards? Well, fear not, because we’ve got the scoop on the must-haves to make your stationery legally rock-solid and impressively professional. Sole Trader If you’re a solo act, you’ve got options! Trade under your own name or […]

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Putting Together a Print Brief

A print brief doesn’t have to be too detailed however it should be clear and concise and convey the right information to us, at SM1 Print. Please find below an example of some of the information that should be included. How is the artwork to be supplied? For example, will it be on a USB […]

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Website Design – Detecting and Redirecting Mobile Users

In the ever-evolving landscape of the digital era, the Tablet PC and Smartphone industry are at the forefront of shaping how we experience websites. The dynamic nature of this evolution presents a set of exciting challenges for website designers who are tasked with staying ahead of the curve and embracing the latest trends. As the […]

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