Monday, 4 April 2016

Business Start Up Musts, Tips & Advice

With new businesses starting up every day, getting it right is key. No matter the industry you’re going into, you need to be aware of your competition, target, spending and most importantly your advertising. Without advertising your business could finish before it’s even started. This means that you need to get your advertising, promoting and marketing done right in order to give your business a chance.

To help make this process less daunting and easier to understand, Crystal Print have broken down four important areas of your business’s advertising to help make it more manageable. From printing to clothing, copying to signage, being able to promote your business in the right way is extremely important in order to ensure your business becomes the next big thing in your area. Check out the sections below to discover what’s involved in advertising and how each strategy can be utilised within your business to make you better than the business before, and the one after you!


Being able to get your message across in a professional and controlled manner, printing offers the perfect solution to increase brand awareness and showcase the best areas of your business. Whether you are promoting or advertising a product, service, current sale or your entire business getting the right message across is key. You need to show that you are professional, hard working business who is keen to give all of it’s customers a top quality product / service whilst staying with a cost friendly margin. Your printing will show the best of your business but without it, you could quite easily fall under the radar and people could be missing out on what you offer. You can never have too much printing, hence why Crystal Print offers the whole lot! We have you covered in all areas of printing including:

  • Business Cards
  • Leaflets
  • Invoice pads
  • Brochures
  • Compliment slips
  • Letterheads
  • Calendars
  • Funeral announcement cards
  • Order of service
  • Portrait printing
  • Canvas printing
  • Memorial cards
  • Invitations
  • Place name cards
  • Table menus
  • Table plans
  • Correspondence Cards
  • Labels
  • Christmas Cards


Ordering printing, copying and signage for your business is great, but without the right clothing your business could be portraying the wrong message. Do you want to show customers’ that you are professional and dedicated? Then without printed uniforms you could be giving potential customers the wrong idea about your business and what you do. With our T Shirt Printing available from just £3, there is no reason as to why you can’t showcase a good representation of your business. We offer a wide range of clothing available for personalisation and embroidery including:

  • Polo shirts
  • T-shirts
  • Sweatshirts
  • Fleeces
  • Hoodies
  • Caps and beanies
  • Body warmers
  • Coats
  • High visibility clothing
  • You name it, we’ll do it!


For newly started businesses, you will find that you require a lot of copying and digital printing to help promote your business. Whether the copying is to be kept in the shop or office or to go out to customers, you need to keep a consistent quality in order to prove to customers you are doing your all, not cutting corners. Here at Crystal Print we offer a wide variety of copying, putting you in control of what you would like printed or copied in order for your business to not only suit the needs of the client, but is portrayed in a way you imagined it to be too. Whether you are copying a menu, price list or just the latest notes for a meeting, Crystal Print are here to provide fast, sufficient and expert quality copies. Our colour copying is available from just 9p too! We can copy a range of size documents which include:

  • A5
  • A4
  • A3
  • A2
  • A1
  • A0
  • 1 sided
  • 2 sided


Are you opening up a new business in a shop, office or property? Then you will most likely need signage to indicate to your customers who and where you are. Signage is a perfect representation of any business as you get to include information such as: name, logo, website, contact info and images. Your signage needs to be kept interesting, detailed and informative so it can not only show customers who you are, but leave potential or unexpected customers curious to what it is you do, so that they want to enter your business. Our signage will help your business to not only stand out from competitors but be highly beneficial to increase brand awareness. No matter your needs for shop signage or banner printing, Crystal Print are the expert printers to call on.

Whatever Your Needs, Choose Crystal Print!

Our team at Crystal Print and here to help you no matter what, from newly started businesses to businesses with decades of of experience. Whether you require 10 or 10,000 prints, look no further than Crystal Print for all of your printing needs. Our team of experts will be able to assist, advise and produce some of the best quality prints in all of Essex, giving you ample opportunities to present your business and show customer exactly what you’re made of. Feel free to browse through our Gallery and Testimonials today for ideas and inspiration on how you can make the most of your business through printing and signage.

We offer a diverse range of services to help ensure you completely make the most of your products, services and most of all your business. So for all your printing, clothing, copying and signage needs, you know who to call… Crystal Print! After all, we have became the first choice printers and sign makers for a large number of people living within Billericay, Basildon and surrounding Essex areas!