Printable calendars can be used any year as a free give away. Calendars are an excellent way to get your name in front of customers every day! Customers may write in the calendar, hang it on their refrigerator or even carry it in their brief case or purse. They will be constantly reminded of who you are and what you offer monthly, weekly and even daily! Don't miss out on this promotional opportunity. Calendars are a highly usable and promotional tool. Calendars can be mailed with a purchase, passed out in your store or given away at a trade show or event.
If you are ready to start your calendar printing or need design assistance, then contact us today!
When using a calendar as a FREE gift, make sure that your contact information is clearly found on the calendars front and back cover or possibly on each page. Make sure that there is more than one way to contact you on all calendars. Include address, phone number, email address or web address. Block off certain special dates on the calendar, reminding others of a special sale or business event. It is possible to add coupons or discounts within the calendar as well.
Full color will make an impact for your next calendar give away! Another option is to offer a full color cover with black text on the inside pages of the calendar. Black text is used when images are not being used, displaying the month, day and year in a simple calendar format.
We offer a couple different standard stock options for your calendars. 100# gloss text is our most popular option. We also offer 80# gloss text, which is a lighter stock. Another popular option is to have an 80# gloss cover and 80# gloss text stock for the inside of your calendar. A heavier cover will protect the calendar and give it an expensive look. Custom stock options are available also. Use our live chat system to discuss your needs with a print professional or fill our custom quote form to get an estimate.
We offer two standard sizes for our calendars. 8.5 X 11 is our most popular size; however we offer an 8.5 X 5.5 for a smaller calendar. Consider where you expect customers to use the calendar. Business calendars may be displayed on the wall or on a desk. Consumers may display promotional products calendars on their refrigerator, being viewed at a distance, or in a purse where the corners may become damaged quickly. Custom sizes are also available and an estimate can be offered by filling out our custom quote form online.
Free templates are available for your convenience. These templates are available in our standard size options and offer bleed lines, safety lines and trim lines. They will ensure that your calendar is ready for print. If you are designing calendars on your own without our templates, please review our print ready checklist to make sure that your calendar design meets our criteria for print.
When placing your calendar printing order, place them a little further in advance of the New Year to make sure that your customers receive their new calendar and can start using it right away.
In addition to printing services we also offer bindery, hole drilling, die-cutting, lamination and foil stamping. Saddle-stitching for calendars, is cost effective and will create a high quality look. Single, center hold drilling is a popular option for calendars so that customers can hang the calendar up.
Design your own calendars using our free templates or speak with us about designing your promotional calendar. Our experienced design team will work with you to find images and layout that reflect your vision of promotion.
Make sure that your calendar reminds customers of who you are and what you offer. In some cases you may want to call your audience to action, by calling or going online to place an order.
If you are interested in calendars, then you may also be interested in notepads as a promotional tool. Bookmarks and stickers can also be used for promotions. A sales sheet may also be useful for your sales team.Last Updated : 10/28/2011 2:26 PM
Custom stocks are available by filling out a custom quote form.
Custom sizes are available by filling out a custom quote.
Use our Live Chat for questions regarding page count options.
UV coating can be added to the cover of your wall calendars to create a high quality look with a protective finish.
Custom bindery is available by filling out a custom quote.
We offer many services for calendars. The most popular is center hole drilling for wall calendars. View our services page to learn more.
Shrink wrapping service is available by filling out a custom quote form or by speaking with a print professional using our Live Chat system
We offer a helpful guide and video at : How To Order.
If your project is double sided or a multiple page document, please save your pages as a single PDF in the exact order that you would like them to print. Ex: Front Cover = page 1, Inside Front Cover = page 2
Combine multiple pages using this tool.
When designing full color files, please design using CMYK (4 color process; Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black). A grayscale color mode should be used when submitting black and white graphics or images.
Your monitor is currently configured using RGB (Red, Green and Black) color process. CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black) color formatting is the preferred method used for four color process printing. CMYK has the ability to reproduce the color of your graphics exactly. If your artwork was created in RBG, please convert it to CMYK before uploading. After conversion, please review your colors, as they may need adjusted.
Any files that are sent as LAB, RGB or have additional PMS (Pantone colors) will be returned to the client. If you need us to convert the files for you, there is a chance that a color change/shift will occur. This commonly happens in blues and browns.
Bleed is a printing term that refers to printing that goes beyond the edge of the sheet after trimming. The bleed is the part on the side of your document that gives the printer that small amount of space to move around paper and design inconsistencies.
Yes…If you need assistance setting up your bleed please refer to our free design templates. If you are submitting files and not using our templates, it is important that you include a 1/8" bleed on all four sides of your document. If including crop marks, please make sure to center your document within the PDF.
If you are submitting files and not using our templates, it is important that you include a 1/8" bleed on all four sides of your document. If including crop marks, please make sure to center your document within the PDF.
As you are designing your printed material, keep in mind that any images or text should be placed within the safety or trim areas as noted on our free templates or 1/8" of an inch in from the final cut.
We accept all file types. EPS and PDF are our standard preferred format, and will allow you to receive a Free PDF proof in just minutes.
.pdf PDF preserves fonts and formatting electronically across multiple platforms and will reproduce on the screen as on printed paper.
.eps EPS is an encapsulated postscript file. EPS can be processed through Illustrator or Photoshop. The preferred output when using Illustrator
Yes…However these files should be converted to a PDF document when uploading for electronic ordering. If your file is uploaded as a Word or Publisher document, a print professional will contact and assist you with your order.
Photshop files should be flattened.
Files created using Illustrator, InDesign or Freehand require that text be converted to outlines before saving as a PDF file. Photshop files should be flattened. Font sizes should be 8 pts and higher. Avoid using small or very narrow fonts with dark backgrounds as they do not print well.
Saddle-Stitched is a method of securing loose printed pages with staples down the middle of a folded sheaf of papers.
A continuous coil of wire or plastic passes through many die cut holes along one side of the papers.
Yes…Our Free design templates outline the various fold options offered.
Yes…These trim and bleed lines will print if left on the file.
Yes…We offer design and marketing assistance to help you with your next marketing project. Live chat and speak with a print professional now.
Contact a Print Professional and discuss all your mailing needs.
A list of all your previous jobs is available when signing into your account. Use the specs of the job you want to reprint, when placing your order online. You may also contact us, referencing the job number you'd like to reprint.
When creating full coverage black backgrounds make sure to create the black at 50% Cyan, 30% Magenta, 30% Yellow and 100% Black.
We also offer a helpful guide at : How To Order.