Posters are a great way to promote your business, products and events. Theatre and the arts have been printing custom, full color posters for years. You too can increase traffic and sales by printing custom posters online.
Poster printing companies have now set up shop online, and allow customers to design, order and start the print process for their posters online. Posters can be designed by you or an online designer. Posters are a cost effective way of promoting your products or services to new and current customers. Posters come in many sizes and are used in a variety of ways. Whether you are printing art posters, promotional posters, political posters, concert posters, motivational posters or educational posters, posters allow you to obtain the best bang for your buck. Print Lion is an online poster printing company that provides the poster printing services you need to succeed.
Paper posters, vinyl posters and canvas posters are common forms of commercial poster printing. Posters can be printed in an unlimited amount of sizes. Posters can take the form of rack cards and posters can be door hangers. Posters are even considered banners, and can be displayed on a wall or in a window. Posters can feature photography and posters can be small versions of your favorite prints.
Online printing companies allow you to design custom posters at your convenience and the production time is now a matter of days as opposed to weeks.
A few simple techniques will allow you to achieve a profitable return on your investment when considering poster design.
Large format posters will give you the greatest results, as they can be seen from a distance.
You have the option of choosing black white or 4 color poster printing. We recommend full color, as this will catch the greatest amount of attention.
Free design templates will help you obtain the layout needed for a successful poster printing.
If using paper, it is recommended that you use a 100# white gloss text. A UV or Aqueous coating will help protect your poster from the elements. You may also choose the use of a canvas poster or vinyl poster.
Printlion.com allows you to proof your posters before sending them to print.
For mass printing, you can save money by ordering more posters per run.
An online printing company such as Print Lion will help you achieve cost-effective poster printing. Live chat now!Last Updated : 10/27/2011 4:58 PM
100# white gloss text
UV or Aqueous coating is available to offer a protective finish to your posters. Custom stocks are available by filling out a custom quote.
Custom sizes and stocks are available by filling out our custom quote form.
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We offer laminating, foil stamping and die-cutting for your next poster order. View additional services now!
We offer the following standard poster templates. The templates outline the safety lines, trim lines and bleed lines needed for print. Use our print ready checklist before uploading your files for print.
Choose your shipping option based on the time that you need your order:
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.
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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.