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2035 Royal Lane
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Dallas, Texas 75229
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YOU'VE GOT PRINTING QUESTIONS. WE HAVE ANSWERS

Wondering how to turn your ground-breaking vision into a high-impact visual? Need a short run print project for your corporate event next week? Whatever the job, AlphaGraphics marketing and print professionals have you covered.

Check out the answers to some of our most frequently received questions below. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact us right now and a friendly team member will be happy to assist you.

ORDER QUESTIONS

HOW DO I GET AN ESTIMATE?

You can fill out an online estimate request form, or call and talk with one of our team members.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE FOR MY ORDER TO BE COMPLETED?

Most jobs take 24-48 hours to complete once approval is received; though offset press projects take longer. If you’re working within a time constraint, let us know when you call for a quote. We can look at our print production schedule to ensure that you will meet your deadline.

DO YOU OFFER DELIVER AND PICK-UP?

Yes, we offer free local delivery and pickup of your projects within our main service areas.

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FILE DETAILS

WHAT FILE FORMAT IS PREFERRED FOR DIGITAL DOCUMENTS?

We prefer PDFs (Portable Document Format) with a minimum 1/8” bleed and crop marks. Most office and design programs allow you to save or export your files into a PDF format. Occasionally, the original file may be needed if artwork edits are required.

WHAT RESOLUTION DO MY PHOTOS AND GRAPHICS NEED TO BE SET TO?

Resolution should be set to 300 dpi. Pictures and graphics pulled from the internet are often low resolution, typically 72 dpi or 96 dpi. Avoid these graphics, as they will appear pixelated and blocky when printed. Also, save all photos in CMYK mode, not RGB when possible. Images saved in RGB mode may not print properly. If you are unable to save your image in CYMK mode, please let us know.

HOW DO I KNOW IF MY FONTS WILL LOOK CORRECT?

The best way to ensure your artwork fonts will print correctly is to send them as outlined objects in your original file. If your program doesn’t allow this, packaging or sending us the fonts will work as well. If you have a question about how to send your fonts properly, please call us and we’ll be glad to help.

 Design FAQs

GENERAL QUESTIONS

WHAT TYPES OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES DO YOU PROVIDE?

AlphaGraphics is a full service marketing communications provider, and offers a wide range of print, marketing, design, and sign services. To see a full listing of our services, check out the What We Offer area of our website.

WHAT TYPES OF MARKETING TECHNIQUES CAN YOU ADD TO MY PRINTED MATERIALS?

OUR MULTI-CHANNEL MARKETING SOLUTIONS INCLUDE:

  • QR Codes
  • PURLs
  • SMS and MMS marketing
  • Video production and editing
  • Variable mapping
  • Social media marketing
  • Mobile optimized websites, and so much more!

 

Call our team today to learn more about the tools we can use with your printed communications to improve your ROI.

DESIGN FAQS IN DALLAS STEMMONS CORRIDOR, TX

Your first impression as a business is going to be made with the design choices you make: color, font, sizing, and even spacing can make a major difference.

Our team of professionals at AlphaGraphics in Dallas Semmons Corridor is here to help you make the best design choices possible. Our friendly and supportive staff at AlphaGraphics in Dallas Stemmons Corridor will be more than happy to assist you.

WHAT KINDS OF OPTIONS DO I HAVE?

There are so many ways to determine what your final product will look like.

YOU SHOULD CONSIDER: 

  • What kind of file format to use
  • What resolution to set photos and graphics to
  • What kind of color richness we can achieve
  • What fonts will work best on your chosen medium

SOME BASIC QUESTIONS

At AlphaGraphics in Dallas Stemmons Corridor, we are often asked questions such as, “What kinds of products and services do you provide? This simple question can be answered with myriad points; to put it simply, we provide what you need.

WE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING SERVICES, AND MORE: 

  • Print Products, such as annual reports and book binding
  • Signs and Banners, such as our indoor and outdoor advertising banners
  • Book Fulfillment, including but not limited to shipping your books to clients
  • And so much more!

ABOVE ALL, YOUR NEEDS FIRST

At AlphaGraphics in Dallas Stemmons Corridor, we strive to ensure that the product you get is the product you need. Our friendly and efficient staff is happy to help fulfill all of your business needs, large and small, at affordable prices. Please call us today at (972) 241-5686 or get a free quote online. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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