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What are crop marks in printing?

What are crop marks in printing?

Ever wonder why your proof from the printer includes small tick marks at the edge of each corner? These marks actually play an important role in the printing process. Because printers cannot print to the edge of the paper, we often print artwork on paper that is...

What the Flap? Which Envelope Should I Use?

What the Flap? Which Envelope Should I Use?

What is a standard envelope size? What size is a standard white envelope?How big is a #9 envelope? What are the dimensions of a #10 envelope? With so many different sizes and types of envelopes, it can be difficult to tell what they all mean and when to use each one,...

What Are “Bleeds” and Why Are They Important?

What Are “Bleeds” and Why Are They Important?

If you need to print something with colors and images that go to the edge of the paper, you'll need to be sure to include bleeds in your file. Including a “bleed” means the size of your artwork file needs to be slightly bigger than the paper you are printing it on....

Tourism Tips for Uncertain Times

Tourism Tips for Uncertain Times

Are you in the travel and tourism industry? When it comes to marketing, we recommend that you plan for the eventual recovery, so your company is ready for business when the dust settles. Here are a few ideas on how the team at NPW can help you educate your customers...

The Power of Print

The Power of Print

In the digital age, it might be easy to overlook print materials as a powerful way to reach your customers. However, print is still alive and well, not to mention highly effective. Whether your business is strictly online or you have a physical storefront, there are...

Graduation Announcements 2020

Graduation Announcements 2020

Can you believe graduation season is just around the corner? NPW can create personalized announcements for your grad and print them right here at the shop in Ogallala. We also can create matching posters with plenty of room for friends and family to autograph. Get...

Why is CMYK used for Printing?

Why is CMYK used for Printing?

One of the most commonly asked questions we get here at the NPW printshop in Ogallala is “What’s the difference between CMYK and RGB?”. A good rule to remember is that CMYK color is used for designing print materials like business cards, fliers and posters. RGB color...

Professional Logo Design Tips and Tricks

Professional Logo Design Tips and Tricks

At Nebraska PrintWorks, when we design a logo we make sure it not only looks great but can be used effectively in print, web, and signage. The hard thing about simplicity is that it tends to not be simple at all, so here are some tips and tricks on making sure your...

Small But Mighty: Business Cards

Small But Mighty: Business Cards

Business cards, who uses those anymore? It’s so outdated and a waste of money. FALSE! Having a great business card is a huge branding bonus for you and your business. Let’s breakdown why business cards are an affordable and important marketing tool. 1. It’s Personal...

Gloss? Silk? Matte? We Can Help You Decide!

Gloss? Silk? Matte? We Can Help You Decide!

There’s a lot of paper options out there but don’t worry, we’re here to help. Here’s a little breakdown on the types of paper out there, a cheat sheet if you will, on what type of paper might work best for your next project. Glossy Paper Stock Glossy paper stock...

Why Outsource Your Printing Projects?

Why Outsource Your Printing Projects?

If you have a business in western Nebraska or northeastern Colorado, chances are that you require some printed materials. Building a relationship with a professional printer is a great benefit for any business. Not only can we print hundreds of copies but we can do so...

Custom Binding Services

Custom Binding Services

Books are an important part of everyone’s life. Whether it’s a book your parents used to read to you as a kid, your grandma’s cookbook or a portfolio you’ve worked on for years, books hold significance. At Nebraska PrintWorks, we can have a couple of different...

You’ve Got Actual Mail!

You’ve Got Actual Mail!

In the days of email and texting, it’s a nice surprise to receive a physical piece of mail. We’ve got the inside scoop on the best, most up-to-date practices when it comes to direct mailing to your clients. These days, everyone is using Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM),...

Printing from A to Z

Printing from A to Z

This month we’re diving into the printing process and sharing it with you! Together we’ll find out what it takes to bring your printing project to life. Most people believe that printing is as easy as pushing a button, however, what we do takes a little bit more work...

Five Different Types of Printing You Need to Know

Five Different Types of Printing You Need to Know

Printing? There’s only one method, right? Wrong! There are many techniques used in printing and at Nebraska PrintWorks, we are experts in the most widely used printing processes. Offset Printing: the now commonly used printing technique was developed in 1875 by Robert...

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