Stand out with an Eye-Catching Brochure

By |2021-09-14T22:50:34+00:00September 14th, 2021|

The common brochure is an essential marketing tool for any business. Giving your company’s brochure a fresh look can make a world of difference to the performance of the brochure! There are numerous ways that this can be achieved without spending a huge amount of money, including: A new fold A variation on the size Adding a print finish. For example, a spot varnish Creating a point of difference will gain customers attention and, this of course results in customers spending more time engaging with your brand! At Southport Printing Co. we print all kinds of brochures for all kinds of businesses. Contact us today to discuss how we can create a fresh, new look for your brochure. Should I print a Brochure or a Flyer? This is a question that we are often asked and, the short answer is that when the information that you are wanting to print does not fit on a flyer, you will need to upgrade to a brochure. This is a much better option than making the font smaller or overfilling a flyer with too much text! However, volume of text is not the only difference between a brochure and a

Flyers; A quick and simple marketing solution

By |2021-09-14T04:11:41+00:00September 6th, 2021|

Flyers are a quick and simple solution to get your message to your customers. Flyers remain a core marketing tool for any company, and they can be produced quickly on our in-house digital printing machines. Although DL and A5 flyers remain the most common flyer sizes, at Southport Printing Co. we print flyers in any size that you require! Keep in mind a few key points when designing and printing a flyer for your business: Don’t overfill your flyer with too much content – a busy flyer will get overlooked Be sure to follow your brand guidelines strictly. This will increase brand recognition as well as readership Be sure to include a Call to Action to give people a reason to contact you Choose a print stock that reflects the quality of your business Consider a print finish such as a foil, emboss or a deboss to make your flyer stand out At Southport Printing Co., we can print your pre-designed artwork or our in-house graphic artists can design a new flyer to match your business’s needs. What makes a Flyer different to a Brochure? A flyer differs from a brochure as it is a flat print job,

Printed Pull Up Banners: Mobile Marketing Made Easy!

By |2021-08-16T01:24:28+00:00August 16th, 2021|

Pull up banners are a fantastic solution to promote your business on the go! These are lightweight and very mobile which makes them a great option for conferences, events, sidewalks, window displays and any other promotion channel that your company is seeking! An Oldie but a Goodie While the pull up banner has changed over the years, the concept is an old one, a good one and, has largely remained the same over the years.. This is why pull up banners have been a successful marketing tool for over 40 years! Pull up banners can be easily transported by a single person and are super light – no heavy lifting required! They are easy to put up and take down and can be done in just a few minutes…. We Make it Easy At Southport Printing Co. we make it easy to get your company’s message on a pull up banner as we print many variations on the traditional pull up banner at our in house sign and display factory. Quick facts The standard size for a pull up banner is 850mm wide x 2000mm high. Each pull up banner comes with an easy to erect banner stand

Promotional products are a cost-effective and mobile marketing solution!

By |2021-08-12T03:20:15+00:00August 11th, 2021|

Enhance your company’s image with promotional products. At Southport Printing Co. we print a large range of promotional products which we can tailor to match your brand. Some of our most popular items are fridge magnets, bookmarks, calendars, pens, stubby coolers, caps, water bottles, coffee mugs, sticky notes and mouse pads to name a few! Fridge MagnetsFridge magnets are a great way to promote home services, trades, real estate agents, doctors, the local vet and of course your local café or restaurant. Common stocksIndoor magnetOptionsDie cutCustom shapeBookmarksNow, where was I? Bookmarks are the perfect bookshop, newsagent or self-publisher giveaway. Or, why not create further value by printing a discount voucher for your next publication on the reverse?Standard sizes180 x 55mmCommon stock300gms Artboard350gms Artboard400gsm ArtboardOptionsFoil stampEmbossSpot gloss UVDie cutCalendarsCalendars When is Mother’s Day again? That’s right – the second Sunday of May, isn’t it? Really, who does not use a calendar? Why not get your brand in someone’s life for a full 12 months!Standard SizesDL – year to viewDL – month to viewA5 – month to viewBranded PensThe pen really is mightier than the sword and the average pen will change owners 8 times during its life cycle. Imagine

Southport Printing Co. is Open for Business

By |2021-08-09T06:23:52+00:00August 2nd, 2021|

As at 2 August 2021, Southport Printing Co. remains open for business and is operating at 100% capacity. Like most people, we are closely monitoring developments of the global COVID-19 pandemic and ensuring we are up to date with the latest recommendations and guidelines from the Australian and Queensland Government agencies. Our thoughts remain with everyone who has been affected. Maintaining Operations at 100% Capacity While our sales team is working from home, our factory continues to operate under COVID-19 safe guidelines. Online Meetings Southport Printing Co. is responsive and adaptive to our clients’ needs. Please contact us if you would like to arrange an online meeting with any of our sales team. Please contact us via email or by phoning 07 5591 4699 for assistance with any print jobs that you require. Stay safe everyone.

Meet Brad Van Gemert, Offset Print Specialist at Southport Printing Co.

By |2021-08-09T06:35:45+00:00July 13th, 2021|

Brad is a highly-skilled offset print specialist, who has been employed at Southport Printing Co. for over 15 years. After making the move from Sydney to the Gold Coast in 2006, Brad took his position at Southport Printing Co. and has been happy in the role ever since. Brad operates a Speed Master 52, two colour machine. In his role, Brad specifically mixes inks to create the desired PMS colour for every print job that comes into his area of the factory. This machine uses metal plates, which feature inked images that are transferred (or “offset”) from the plates to rubber blankets, then to the paper. Once printed, the jobs that Brad produces are moved to the finishing area to be finished using processes such as trimming, perforating, die cutting, celloglazing and book binding. In Brad’s final years of high school, he worked part time at a local butchery in his home suburb in NSW. Although Brad enjoyed the pocket money, this was not the trade for him. He signed up to a print machinery trade, which he completed over the next 4 years and has now been a printer for 29 years.

Meet Ronald Heaysman, the Print Finishing Specialist at Southport Printing Co.

By |2021-08-09T06:43:08+00:00May 25th, 2021|

Ronald is the friendly face that mans the print finishing area on the floor at Southport Printing Co. He is a long-term, loyal employee and has been with the company for over 25 years. Ronald’s trade is in Letterpress, which is the old-school way of print finishing. This process uses led and pressure to apply various desired print finishes including embossing, debossing, die cutting and scoring. Flat printed jobs arrive to Ronald’s area from either the offset or digital presses for Ronald to add his magic touch and apply the preferred finish for the customer. Ronald has been a resident of Southport for over 20 years and during this time has made the short 20-minute walk to and from Southport Printing Co. thousands of times. “I love everything about Southport and have enjoyed watching it grow and develop as a community over the years.” says Ronald “Everything that I need is within reach, which means that I have never had to own a car” Ronald is a member at the local Surf Life Saving Club and is often seen there enjoying a beverage or two while taking in the amazing

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