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Custom PostcardsA Quick and Affordable Way to Increase Your Revenue!
Postcards Mailed: Just 38¢ per car
Step 1: Register for an Account:
Click on register at the top of the screen. Reordering is easy. If you don't already have an account, it takes only a few seconds to save your account information and register.
Step 2: Create a Postcard:
Choose from hundreds of professionally-designed templates or upload your own artwork, add text and logos.
Step 3: Select a backside for your postcard, or leave the back white (blank).
Step 4: View the PDF proof:
View the artwork PDF and check for errors or typos.
Place your order.
Q. What is the cost of printing my postcards?
Q. How do I place an order?
Q. I'm not finished designing my postcards, but have to leave my computer. Can I save the work I've already done?
Q. Can I make changes to my order?
Q. Do you provide proofs?
Q. Can I re-order my postcards at another time? A. On our home page you will find a "reorder button" for your convenience.
Q. What kind of paper is used for my cards?
Q. Do you offer UV Coating?
Q. If I use my own mailing list, what format should I use to upload it?
Q. Is there anything special that the U.S. Post Office requires for mailing postcards?
Q. What if I have a problem after I've received my order?
Q. What if my cards arrive in the mail damaged or do not arrive to the recipients?
Not too long ago it finally became possible to purchase postcards online. However, until recently, it wasn't so easy to create a truly custom postcard design. Things have finally changed, largely due to advancements in internet technology (such as Macromedia Flash).
Early adopters of e-commerce printing technology did not have the range of controls for creating custom postcards online. Generally, users were stuck with the template that they were shown and could only modify the text. This is not exactly what most business owners desired. It is well known that truly custom designs have a better return on investment. The design should uniquely represent your business and portray the message that you are trying to convey.
The advent of Flash technology has ushered in a new wave of rich internet applications. Online printers have harnessed this technology to allow customers to create custom postcards from the comfort of their home or office. The idea is to start with a template that you like and then move things around with the mouse, change colors, fonts, size, positions, etc.
Of course, advanced users can easily create custom postcards in Illustrator, Photoshop, or other imaging software and upload the finished artwork to be printed. Generally PDF or EPS files are the standard for transferring files to be printed. These file formats support vector outlines which can send clean mathematical instructions (independent of image resolution). They can also specify exactly what mixture of CMYK colors to print with.
Then there is the hybrid approach, and our personal favorite. Start with a template that you like and then upload images (or layers) to create uniqueness. This means you can benefit from the vast database of templates and start with something that catches you attention. Upload your logo (with transparent edges) or your photograph, etc. With this approach you can quickly create custom postcards that look amazing with little effort and/or creative talent. Postcards.com has a great selection of artworks to start with and can accept PDF or EPS uploads to go on top.
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