Choosing The Right Paper Stock For Your Business Card

Caring about the details can be the difference between earning a lead, or losing them to your competition! That’s why it’s important to choose a paper stock for your business card that reflects the qualities of your company and your brand. In this blog post, we will be covering 3 different paper stocks we offer, […]

How to Design a Logo

You may have one you want to upgrade, or maybe you’re looking into starting a new business venture…  Regardless, your logo is an incredibly important aspect of your business that you want to nail! Building a brand is difficult, so it’s better to start off on the right foot, than to rebrand in another few […]

3 Marketing Materials You Need for the Holidays

It’s December, which means the holidays are coming up, the new year is right around the corner, and as a business owner, now is the time to take advantage of the festive spirit with a sale or promotion. So, In this blog post, we will be going over 3 Marketing Materials you’ll need to earn […]

3 Innovative Ways to Use the Back of Your Business Cards

If your business card has your business’ logo and all of your primary contact details, you could stop designing there as your business card would technically have everything it needs to get the job done when networking… However, by taking advantage of your remaining space, you can make a more impactful impression that can turn […]

How to Make a Strong Impression With Your Business Card

Regardless of the circumstances, when you hand out your Business Card, at the end of the day your business needs to be remembered the next time your lead is in need of your products or services.  The challenge here is ensuring that your interaction and Business Card make enough of an impact to make your […]

Creating a Great Brochure in 4 Steps

There’s a reason Tri Fold Brochures are commonly used to promote everything from tropical tourism attractions to niche tech products; they’re a great way to package a tonne of information in an attractive and portable format. However, that doesn’t mean your Brochure is guaranteed to look great, or be an effective tool to market your […]

3 Creative Ways to Use Postcards

When you think of Postcards, the kind you send back to family and friends while on vacation is probably what comes to mind. But, that’s not the only way to use one! In this blog post, we will be covering 3 alternative ways to use Postcards to grow your business and win over your customers. […]

How to Make Your Special Printing Finishes Pop

If you’re printing business cards with special finishes, you want to make sure the graphics and text you print with Foil, Spot UV, Raised Ink, or any other finishing options POP. In this blog post, we will be going over 3 tips to make sure your special finishes print well, and catch eyes.     […]

How To Design Product Labels that Sell

Unfortunately… Shoppers are shallow! That’s why your product’s labels need to look their absolute best. Oftentimes, the label of your products can be the deciding factor between you and your competition, so In this blog post, we will be teaching you how to design a label that looks great AND boosts your sales.   Compare […]

Marketing Material Essentials for Tradeshows & Conferences

Sometimes, showcasing your business at a conference, trade show, or event is more like trying to get noticed in the crowd of a sold-out concert, and that’s only half of the battle! The next step is making sure they remember you afterward…  Even if you have the number one product on the market, in these […]

4 Tips to Create a Sales Boosting Menu

Opening a restaurant menu can be an exciting experience that will have your customers coming back for more, or an underwhelming one that ensures they never return. This is why a beautifully designed menu is a crucial component of a successful restaurant.  In this blog post, we will be covering 4 tips to design an […]

4 Giveaway Ideas that Gain Lifetime Customers

If you’re a business owner, you know how difficult it can be to gain a first-time customer and the importance of turning that first-time customer into a lifetime one. In this blog post, we will be covering 4 giveaway ideas that you can include with your customer’s orders to encourage them to make repeat purchases […]

Banner Design: Boost Sales with Visual Hierarchy

With summer here, we can finally enjoy the warm weather outdoors! But for business owners, that means that you can finally begin to advertise your summer promotions and events outside with banners. Banners are a great marketing tool as they allow you to quickly communicate your marketing messages to a large-scale audience, and for a […]

The Essentials of Great Product Packaging

For great products to do well, they need great packaging.  That’s why in this blog post we will be covering the essentials of great product packaging, so you can ensure that your products get the attention and sales that they deserve.     Showcase Your Logo Your logo represents your brand and the qualities of […]

Graphic Design Tips to Think Outside of the Box

With so many templates and tools available almost anyone can design marketing materials that get the job done, however, even with so many templates and tools, creating a stunning graphic that requires outside-of-the-box thinking can be an intimidating challenge. In this blog post, we will be covering 4 tips that will help you break conformity, […]

3 Benefits of Using Shaped Business Cards

Custom Die Cut Business Cards or Shaped Business Cards, are as you have probably predicted, business cards that stray away from the conventional size and shape. The obvious differentiating feature of these cards is that they don’t look like the rest, what isn’t as obvious, is how a Shaped Business Card can contribute to the […]

Color Psychology & Your Marketing Materials

When it comes to your marketing materials and product packaging, color is extremely important.  This is because the colors you use dictate both how your marketing materials or product packaging looks aesthetically, but also, how customers may FEEL about them. The concept that colors have the power to evoke specific emotions and feelings is known […]

5 Graphic Design Tips for Beginners

Whether you’re updating your business card, product packaging, or anything else, with an understanding of the basics, you can create a graphic that is both effective and great looking, even without any formal education or training.  In this blog post, we will be covering 5 tips that will give you a great foundation to create […]

3 Signs it’s Time to Rebrand

Has your business been slowing down recently although nothing about your products and services, marketing, or anything else has undergone recent changes? It may be time to rebrand your business!  So what is a rebrand? Rebranding is when you change the perception of your brand by creating a new look and feel for your business. […]

3 Design Tips for Custom Shirts

Looking to print custom T-Shirts? You don’t have to be a fully-fledged fashion designer to print a great-looking one, but it’s easy to make mistakes that can make your t-shirt design an unsatisfactory one. Read on for 3 tips to design a great-looking and effective custom t-shirt.   Determine Their Purpose What are your shirts […]

How to Design New Product Packaging: The Research Process

Now that you’ve finished researching, developing, and producing your new products, the next step is packaging your new business venture in something beautiful that communicates everything so great about it!   Just as your products took time to research and develop, so will your product’s packaging design. In this blog post, we will be covering […]

4 Key Components of a Visual Rebrand

Thinking about printing new marketing materials, but know that your brand needs a bit of a visual refresh? Rebranding your business may seem challenging, but with an understanding of the following key components of a visual rebrand, you’ll have all of the information you need to create a cohesive visual identity.    1- Create a […]

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Designing Business Cards

You don’t want to make silly mistakes when designing your business cards! Firstly, you probably don’t want to have hundreds of business cards on hand that you know could have made a better impression, and secondly, you want your business card to properly reflect the professionalism and quality of your business. That’s why in this […]

Extend Your Brand with Matte Coated Stickers

We’ve all seen a college student’s laptop covered in stickers. So why are stickers so popular? They often come from brands that take care of every detail of the buying experience, making them a brand people love, and a brand people want to share through stickers.      If you run a small business, you […]

Pantone Color of the Year 2022: Very Peri

The past couple of years have been difficult to say the least. In 2021, Pantone’s colors of the year represented the bleak times and our hope for change with ultimate grey and illuminating. Similarly, Pantone’s color of the year for 2022 is a reflection of how many people’s outlooks have evolved, and how the world […]

3 Unique Ways to to use Stickers

At Aladdin Print we have an extensive collection of stickers that are great for custom product packaging and store signage, but stickers are also a cost-effective and versatile tool that can serve multiple purposes. When used as a marketing tactic, the effectiveness of a sticker can be overlooked due to their simplicity, but in this […]

How To Design a Memorable Business Card

At the end of the day, one of the most important factors of an effective business card is that it is memorable, and if it isn’t, your business card isn’t exactly doing its job. One example of a business card that millions of people all over the world will remember, is the business card used […]

3 Design Tips that Will Improve Any Graphic

As a business owner, you should look at every piece of your marketing materials as an opportunity for your brand to make an impression, raise your brand awareness, and communicate a message. If your marketing materials aren’t designed well, your marketing efforts will be nothing but missed opportunities, and wasted time and money.  With only […]

Business Cards: How to Pick the Right Font & Size

Designing your business card can be a tricky challenge. With such a limited amount of space, one wrong decision can make your business card illegible. In this blog post we will cover the two main types of fonts and how to use them, as well as best practices for font size so you can ensure that your […]

3 Benefits of Loyalty Cards

What’s better than gaining customers? Gaining loyal customers who make repeat purchases! As a business owner, it’s important that you build a solid foundation of customers who are willing to support your business more than once. This is also why losing a customer can be more damaging than you think.  When you consider the lifetime […]

YUPO Stickers: Perfect for Labeling and Signage Pt.2

In our last blog post, we covered some of the unique attributes which make YUPO stickers unique and one of our best sellers. In this blog post we will cover more specifics on the technology used in YUPO stickers and what benefits that translates to, as well as how to use and apply them.   […]

YUPO Stickers: Perfect for Labeling and Signage

Have you heard of YUPO stickers? They are a new type of sticker with unique properties and attributes which make them perfect for marketing applications like labelling and signage. The main properties that make this sticker unique are its ability to be applied to an extremely wide range of surfaces, its tear-resistant durable construction, and […]

Why Matte Coated Stickers are Perfect for Labelling

Our Matte Coated Stickers are one of our most popular styles of stickers. This is because they offer a unique look and feel, while also being incredibly durable and easy to use. In addition, they are also extremely versatile, and suitable for labeling a variety of products in many different industries.     Matte coated […]

5 Tips to Design an Effective Vinyl Banner

Thinking about printing a vinyl banner? In addition to being a simple and cost-efficient marketing tool, with so much available graphic space they offer a lot of creative freedom. In this blog post, you will learn the best ways to utilize this space to catch the eye of your audience and communicate your marketing messages.  […]

5 Tips to Make Sure Your Design is Print Ready

Congratulations! After hours and hours of planning, designing, and tweaking, your graphic is ready to be printed onto marketing materials. Whether you’re printing new business cards, sticker labels, vinyl banners, or anything else, you need to make sure that your graphic prints correctly.    You never want to print an order and have tons of […]

3 Tips to Design an Effective Menu

Your menu should be more than a list and a few pictures of what your restaurant offers. It should be an easy-to-read tool that communicates both what you serve, and who you are as a business. In fact, your menu could be the first and only thing a potential customer interacts with. That means your […]

Benefits of Using Promotional Products

Is your business giving away promotional products like masks, coasters, t-shirts, or even stickers? If not, you should consider it as there are several benefits. Here are 4 reasons you should start using promotional products to market your business.     1. Boost Brand Visibility Brand visibility can be defined as the amount of times […]

Professional Labels for Small Businesses

If your small business offers products, you need professional branding and labels. Professional branding is when you label your products with a logo and distinctive design, and it is an essential component of a business’ success that provides several benefits.  With professional branding, your products will be able to show off your business’ personality and […]

Marketing Materials for Freelancers

Freelancing can seem like a scary decision with no team to support you in your business. Large corporations usually have departments such as marketing or admin that manage all the marketing materials needed to promote the business. However, when freelancing, these tasks may seem confusing with you not knowing where to start. Whether you are […]

4 Unique Ways to Use Business Cards

Business cards are widely known as a form of connection and communication through a single card that contains all the necessary information. Many business owners, employees or representatives will possess business cards to hand out to others when two parties are exchanging contact information. The standard business card generally has the individual’s name, company name, […]

Pantone Color of the Year: Ultimate Gray & Illuminating

2020 has undeniably been a rough year for people all around the world and this year, Pantone has selected not one but two colors to represent the year of 2021. Ultimate Gray and Illuminating are the two colors selected for 2021 Pantone Color of the Year. Every year, Pantone chooses a color that best accurately […]

Yupo Stickers for Labelling

What is YUPO? YUPO is a synthetic paper that is recyclable and waterproof with properties that make it the perfect material for marketing, design, packaging and labeling. The most popular attributes of YUPO are its smooth, waterproof and tear-resistant material which make prints consistent and effortless. Because of its strong and durable component along with […]

Border Design for Business Cards

Borders may add a great appeal to your business cards, but the outcome may look different from your expectations once printed. Generally, borders are not recommended because slight changes may occur during the cutting process. Many people add borders to their business cards as they help frame the design and direct the reader’s attention to […]

Business Cards in Movies

If you have watched the 2000 film American Psycho starring Christian Bale, then you have probably seen the famous scene where four professionals each showcase their own business cards to one another. This scene where the four are sharing their business cards can be described as more of a scene where they each flaunt their […]

5 Ways Realtors Can Use Print

Real estate requires realtors to help their clients buy or sell properties which involve a great amount of marketing. Realtors must present their listings and their brand in a variety of methods to gain maximum exposure. Although we have entered the digital age, a great extent of real estate marketing is still done traditionally. Traditional […]

COVID-19 Restaurant Edition: Safe Menu Options

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused drastic changes to many aspects of our lives and the restaurant industry is certainly one of them. Around the world, restaurants have had to make adjustments to their safety protocols including how they serve their menus. Menus, as we may all know, are extremely high-touch surfaces that can easily transfer […]

Less Is More-Minimalistic Business Cards

What is important to you? Whether in life or for your business, it should always be clear to you of where your values lie. If you cannot provide an answer on top of your head, we would like to recommend you to try minimalism. What people often mistake minimalism for is that it is a […]

Business Cards to Compliment Your Digital Presence

In this digital era, your digital presence is everything, which is also the case for the networking community. On several networking platforms such as LinkedIn, networking occurs instantaneously on a global scale. Therefore, a great digital presence will open many more doors as the audience pool is intensely large. However, this does not mean the […]

Business Cards Still Matter in the Digital Era

Digital. One word to describe the century we are living in today. Furthermore, one of the biggest transformations followed is how we network. Nowadays, there are countless digital resources and platforms to network and share business information. Connecting and sharing information occur instantaneously, in very organized forms of data that are stored forever. Yet, through […]

Social Distancing Stickers for Every Business

Given the current situation in the world with the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing measures are strictly in place. As the two meters apart rule was established to help minimize the spread of the virus and ensure the safety of everyone, it is important to send out reminders to keep their distance. Additionally, many businesses are […]

Business Card Etiquette in Asia

Business cards are perceived essentially the same way around the world – they represent who you are and create a sense of professionalism for any relationship. Although sizing and structure may be similar regardless of where you are, the design and layout are critical in establishing the right impression. Many countries have different business card […]

Express Yourself With Stickers

Stickers are a creative way to express yourself perfectly. Whether it be to express your emotions, interests or hobbies, stickers can say just as much without the need of speaking a single word. Check out our selection of the three types of uses for stickers we have compiled.   Bumper Stickers Bumper stickers are a […]

How to Use Flyers For Your Business

Flyers are an essential factor of offline marketing, often used to advertise a business or an event as well as serve as maps, guides, or coupons. With eye-catching designs and easy distribution, flyers are an effective and versatile marketing tool. Here are various creative ways to use a flyer for three different industries.   Real […]

How Velvet Textures Can Help Your Business

In previous blogs, we have emphasized the importance of choosing the right colors, designs, and shapes for your business cards. And while the visual elements of your business cards are important, we would like to direct your attention to how the tactile aspect can boost your business card to the next level.  While the benefit […]

How to Send Love Through Postcards

In light of COVID-19 and the practice of social distancing, many have had to cancel plans to travel and see loved ones who live far away. Amidst a time of isolation and frustration, there is no better time than now to make the effort to reach out to those who matter most to us and […]

Tips on Creating a High-Quality Brochure

With brochure templates becoming more readily available, creating brochures have become infinitely simpler, especially for those lacking design expertise. However, the brochure design is not the only factor in determining its value.  We have refined four tips that will help you create a brochure that not only looks good but has high value.    Be […]

3 Ideas to Turn Business Cards into Marketing Tools

What do you picture when you think of a business card? For most, we picture a small paper with nothing more than a logo and some information about the company. Simple and succinct, but not engaging. No amount of decoration can change that fact. What if you transformed what would be a traditional business card […]

Make a Statement with Round Stickers

Have a design and want to make an impact with round stickers or labels? Round or circle stickers are a great option to easily place on any material as they come in various sizes. Round stickers make labelling much easier and memorable so if you are unsure about what shape to use for your labels, […]

Pantone Color of the Year 2020: Classic Blue

As they do at the end of every year, Pantone has released the new 2020 Color of the Year as Classic Blue (19-4052).     What is Classic Blue? Pantone describes Classic Blue as “a shade reminiscent of the sky at dusk.” A color that anticipates what’s next, Classic Blue was chosen to create a […]

How to Make Flyers Stand Out

Distributing flyers is a great method to expose your brand to a wide audience while ensuring people actually view your message. Because flyers guarantee people to see what is on them, the design, messaging and overall appeal is very important to converting your leads into actual customers.     Essentials for Making Great Flyers 1. […]

Extra Linen Business Cards: What Are They?

Looking for a simple, yet professional looking business card? Finding the right look for your business cards can be very challenging as there are numerous options of paper stock to choose from. Extra linen provides a clean, crisp, and classic look to the business cards. Our Premium Extra Linen is a thick, 16 pt, 350 gsm uncoated […]

Euro Business Card: Are They Different?

Did you know the size of business cards can vary from country to country? The standard business card size that you know and currently have in your file is most likely US business card size, which is 89 mm (3.5 in) in Width and 51 mm (2 in) in Height. Although there is no such […]

The Ultimate Guide to Paper Weights

Ever wondered what pt, lb, and gsm are when you are ordering business cards? Quite often, people order the wrong business cards because they don’t know what the measurement terms mean and left with an unhappy product. Measurement of paper can be very difficult and confusing but if you know the terms, ordering business cards shouldn’t be a struggle. […]

Why Business Cards are Still Important in 2019

Living in a digital age where everything we do in business is digital, business cards can be a great marketing tool to represent your business. It’s not just a small piece of paper, but it’s a pocketful powerful marketing tool. Even though the technology has been replacing countless factors in business, business cards are still important and […]

How to Prepare a Spot UV Design File

Business cards are the most important marketing material above all others. Your business cards are the face of your brand and they are often one of the most important things that your clients will see when they starting to work with you. Have you ever wondered how to set up a glossy spot UV business […]

4 Tips for Creating the Perfect Business Card

Creating an eye-catching business card can go a long way for you and your brand. Making an appealing business card is an aspect that is highly important but is still easily overlooked by many business owners. Many people assume that having a business card is the only necessary step in establishing a strong business presence, […]

How To Design a Memorable Business Card

At the end of the day, one of the most important factors of an effective business card is that it is memorable, and if it isn’t, your business card isn’t exactly doing its job. One example of a business card that millions of people all over the world will remember, is the business card used […]

Embossing vs. Debossing

When it comes to giving your business cards that extra charm, embossing and debossing makes an appeal to the audience in an elegant and fresh way. Without having to describe your brand, embossing and debossing immediately does the talking and displays a brand associated with luxury, elegance, and exclusivity. If you are looking for a […]

Are Flyers Still Useful?

Flyers are a part of traditional marketing nowadays as everyone enters the digital era. However, when it comes to organizing or promoting events and brands, flyers are still just as crucial to spreading awareness. Direct marketing and using flyers have been proven to effectively promote events, which is why many people today are continuing to […]

Mini Business Cards: Are They the New Thing?

Everyone knows business cards play a significant role in your professional life. They represent who you are on a small piece of paper and will be the first impression many business professionals will remember. Your business card essentially depicts who you are through the design so it is highly important to pay attention to its […]

Custom Stickers

Stickers are a great way to accessorize and are both easy and simple to use. The great thing about stickers is that there are so many variations of possible stickers out there to accurately and effectively express yourself.      Why are Stickers So Popular? ‘90s kids may have started the sticker phenomenon but Millennials […]

Choosing the right font for your business cards

One of the biggest struggles when designing business cards is choosing the right font to go with the design. There are countless options to choose from and we know how difficult it can be to choose one that matches your brand. Font plays a big role to represent your business and adds personality! However, it […]