Giving the business card a makeover

For as long as anyone can remember, the humble business card has looked the same. Functional but not particularly inspiring. However, that is changing, according to the owner of a company that specialises in direct marketing and printing. Alastair Smith, who runs Print & Mail Runner, which is based in Hexham, Northumberland, says that more clients are ordering marketing materials …

It’s really not too early to think about Christmas!

Summer may be upon us but it’s still the time to think ahead when it comes to getting material printed for the Winter and Christmas rush. That’s the message from the owner of North East print and direct mailing company Alastair Smith, who runs Print & Mail Runner, which is based in Hexham, Northumberland. Long experience has led Alistair to …

How print is becoming something special

The owner of a company that specialises in direct marketing and printing says that more and more clients are ordering marketing materials that are a little out of the ordinary. Alastair Smith, who runs Print & Mail Runner, which is based in Hexham, Northumberland, has been running a series of special offers as part of his Love Print campaign which …

11 Tips and Tricks for Creating Stunning Business Cards

Your business card is often a potential customer’s first contact with your company; you want to engage with them as well as encourage them to find out more about you and what you do. One of the best ways to do this, is with a well-designed, simple to understand card. Follow the tips below to create distinctive, professional business cards …

3D printing will revolution the way to manufacture

Is 3D printing one of the main engines of a new industrial revolution that will completely change the way we manufacture and consume products? From the reproduction of vital organs to the construction of shelters in space, so revolutionary is the future of 3D printing. With this perspective, it is not surprising that many people ensure that this way of …

Spreading the love as print undergoes a transformation

The owner of a company that specialises in direct marketing and printing says that he is seeing a definite shift in the way his clients regard printed products. Alastair Smith, who runs Print & Mail Runner, which is based in Hexham, Northumberland, is running a series of special offers in February as part of his Love Print campaign to encourage …

Reasons to be cheerful in uncertain times

The owner of a company that specialises in direct marketing says that business has retained a feel-good factor into the New Year despite gloomy predictions that Brexit speculation could have a negative impact. Alastair Smith, who runs Print & Mail Runner, which is based in Hexham, Northumberland, says that the pessimistic prediction for business in the months since the European …