With the rapid growth and advancement of technology, many businesses have begun creating their own websites to increase sales and exposure. This includes printing companies. Whether you’re trying to advertise your own business or just working on a project, it may be tempting to order your prints online because it’s convenient and saves you time. However, it’s often best to choose a local printing company for a variety of reasons.
Here are 3 compelling reasons to put a face to your print provider and go local.
1. MORE PERSONALIZED EXPERIENCE
There’s nothing quite like getting to know the person who will be servicing you. They’ll get to know you and your needs which makes them better able to serve you. There is no template. There is no limited number of options to choose from. You can tell your local printing company exactly what you want in your prints with no restrictions. A local print provider is also familiar with the area’s business standards, and has experience working with a variety of local businesses, including delivery when you’re in a tight spot.
2. BETTER SERVICE
If you go with an online printing company and something goes wrong, it’s a rather complicated process to get things back on track. You have to contact the company by either phone or email and wait for their response. This can be time consuming, and in the end, your project isn’t completed on time. With a local shop, you can just go in and voice your concerns with an available representative. You won’t have to worry about waiting for a response to an email or phone call. To correct any mistakes, it usually can be expedited so that they are still meeting your overall deadline time, without having to wait for another shipment.
Some local printing services provide a sample of your finished piece so that you can provide feedback as to what may require improvement or changes before the full batch of products have been printed. This proof will ultimately save you time and frustration when you receive your printed materials, because you know they will be the same high quality as the sample you were provided.
Also, the processing and shipping times of online printing services can be quite long. Choosing a local printing company is usually a faster and more cost-effective option. At Replica Digital Print & Copy in San Diego, we even offer same-day printing services for your high-priority prints and local delivery when you can’t make it into the shop.
3. SUPPORT ANOTHER BUSINESS
If you are a small business owner, then you know how rewarding it is to gain a new client. That’s the great thing about helping another business stay afloat. “Paying it forward” cannot only help the printing company servicing you, but it can also help your business. A community with an active economy makes for successful local businesses throughout.
Have any questions about our local printing services? Do you work in the San Diego area or planning to visit for a conference or event? Don’t hesitate to contact your local San Diego printing team and get a digital printing quote today.