Custom Printing

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  1. The Fat Boy

    The Fat Boy Active Member

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    Who do you use for custom printing jobs
     
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    paul7979 Well-Known Member

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    We use Mailshark for our boxtoppers as well as our mailing pieces.
     
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    I have used Mailshark, They are a great company. Have you heard of Fiverr. It is Company based in Tel aviv. They do extremely cheap freelance work. I have a tri-fold menu that Mailshark made for me. I wanted that transferd to just a plain sheet of paper, not just copied but just totally redone in an old fashion plain format. They did it for $5 plus a lot of revisions. Then I just toke that to a local guy, and he printed 1000 for $26 bucks
     
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    We use Mailwise Solutions and are very happy with them 859-341-3400.
     
  5. Pizza of the Month

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    I also use Mailwise Solutions. Very happy with them as well.
     
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    What are you paying and what do you use them for precisely?
     
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    they designed & printed my menus 11x17 trifold full color 25K for $1695. They were awesome to work with as I am anal about layout and they did every revision (i think they were 25 in total) without a word. They printed up some on a heavier stock and laminated a bunch that we use for dinein menus that also had a different layout. The mailed me a few thousand for take-out customers with out coupons and I am about to mail out the remainder in the coming months to my delivery area. I like the fact that I am able to choose carrier routes and to a small drop (500) per week.
     
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    What's the price per week for a 500 count mailer drop? And do you have to sign a 1 year contract or how does it work? Just curious. I did MailShark before and they were great to work with. I had to sign a 1 year contract but they did 500 mailers weekly for $200/week.
     
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    Mailwise Solutions charges us 23.5 cents per piece for mailing and drop ship to the post office.
     
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    Mailshark for everything. They have a good design team. For digital menus I used Fiverr and aside from the frustration with the language barrier it was well worth it, I think that was 10 or 20 bucks with unlimited revisions and animation. Im glad it wasn't only 1 revision because the majority of revisions were errors on their part, and not understanding what I wanted even though I spelled it out to them quite plainly. Again, only explanation is language barrier... it was so comical if I wasn't paying them I would think they were playing a practical joke on me it was so bad. But I got what I wanted. They grew frustrated with me towards the end which actually annoyed the crap out of me because I went out of my way, complete with screen shotting and photoshopping what I wanted them to change, to make sure they knew what I wanted. On second thought maybe I don't recommend Fiverr.
     
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    Yeah fiverr was so cheap That I did 2 revision and then just paid another 5 bucks to keep the gut happy.
     
  12. Ken Reinstrom

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    Along with the pizza business, I also own a printing company, www.ProfessionalGifting.com
    I do all kinds of banners, door knockers, apparel, etc. I've become my own best customer.
    I can be reached at ken@professionalgifitng.com if you would like to see some of the things I've done for our restaurant.
     
  13. famousperry

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    Pizza of the Month has the correct price per piece although the minimum drop is 1K not 500. Mailwise has no contract and I have found them to be really easy to work with...no pressure tactics