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Monday
Apr282008

Web414 Stickers

Web414 Sticker (Rounded)Recently, I was invited to try PSPrint printing, by marketing manager Trisha.

For a while I've wanted to create stickers for Web414, the local Milwaukee web design and development group I'm part of, so I sent some EPS art to PSPrint.

A week later, I received a package of 50 white stickers with a 2 color Web414 logo on them, and they look great!

The stickers were designed at business card size: 3.5" x 2" then trimmed above and below the logo. Using my wife's corner rounder from her scrap-booking toolkit, I rounded the corners to complete the look I was aiming for.

I could have gone with a custom die, but since this was a free test run, it wasn't in the budget. If I were running a large quantity, I'd most definitely order a die.

Sticker Quality
PSPrint uses a medium weight vinyl for their stickers, printing the logo in 4/color fade-resistant inks with a 6 months fade-free guarantee, under normal use.

The substrate is tough and resilient, though these are not intended for extreme situations. For heavy duty stickers, check out StickerRobot.com.

Still, for placement on a laptop, notebook or other medium duty applications, I'm very pleased with the results of the PSPrint stickers created for Web414.

Come to the Web414 May meeting and get one free 'til they're gone!

Related Links
Flickr Photos: Squared, Rounded, and shown In Context with a Moleskine.

Reader Comments (2)

The stickers look really good Mike!

So do you have to know someone to only get a run of 50 printed up? The minimum order on the website was 250. I'd like to maybe get some printed up but I definitely don't need 250 of them!
April 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLance
Lance, thanks for the feedback!

Actually, the 50 quantity was related to the free test offered to me by PSPrint. However, I have a message in to PSPrint on offering short runs, because I've been hearing from several people about running 50 stickers.

I think it could really open up a new niche for short-run stickers for folks like us that want stickers but would have no idea what to do with 250 stickers, but 50 is about perfect.

I'll post an update here once I know more.
April 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMike Rohde

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