The Truth Shall Set You Free! (From Your Online Printing Woes)

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In this day and age, a lot of people prefer online shopping to in-person. While it seems convenient, it’s not always the best way to go when it comes to printing.

Often times we have customers come to us in a panic because they’ve ordered through online print vendors, only to be met with an array of problems- wrong artwork, delayed shipping, unmet expectations. They started their online order with the big dream of saving money, and find themselves at our office days later, telling us the saga of their ongoing headache.

So, I did an experiment. Just how much money are customers saving by ordering their print products online?

I chose 250 business cards as the focus of my experiment.  I compared an AlphaGraphics quote with the pricing of two major online print vendors, and here’s what I found:

Online Vendor A
-250 color business cards
-Double-sided printing
-Non-custom/canned design
-Heavy, smooth cardstock

$100 + $35 shipping for 3 to 4 day turnaround
$135
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Online Vendor B
-250 color business cards
-Double-sided printing
-Non-custom/canned design
-Heavy smooth cardstock

$45 + $25 shipping for 3 to 4 day turnaround
$70
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AlphaGraphics
-250 color business cards
-Double-sided printing
-Half hour of professional design time
-Heavy, smooth cardstock
-Optional delivery or in-person pickup

$67.68 for 3-4 day turnaround

 

And the winner is— AlphaGraphics! (Wouldn’t it have been awkward if it wasn’t?)

Anyway, not only did AlphaGraphics reign as most affordable, but we stand by the quality of all our print services. There’s just something comforting about shopping with a local business, knowing you can stop by anytime to check out paper samples, review your design, or meet with an actual human.

In addition to saving you money, we only make promises we can keep—and we promise quality and extraordinary customer service.

 

Elisabeth Osborne
Sales and Marketing Coordinator

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