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115 Metroplex Blvd.
Pearl, Mississippi 39208
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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.

Design FAQs

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 PEARL, MS

In running your business, you’ve probably learned that you need to focus on what you do best. And unless you run an advertising agency or digital marketing company, your “core competency” is most likely NOT design. However, your businesses image is much too important to leave to chance.

That is where the design experts at your AlphaGraphics in Pearl, MS can really take the burden from you. When it comes to making you look good, we know all the secrets to help boost your brand and increase the effectiveness of your marketing dollar.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT OUR DESIGN SERVICES

What Types of Design Services Does AlphaGraphics Provide?

We are a full-service marketing communications provider that can design the perfect logo, sign, direct mail piece, brochure, book, web page or even specialty graphics. We know what works and what doesn’t.

Would I Get Better Graphics at an Advertising Agency?

Not really. Agencies usually outsource their design and printing services, then mark up and pass that cost on to you. We’ve been doing work for agencies for years, so we know all the tricks.

Do You Specialize in Any Particular Type of Graphic Work?

Not really. Our design experts know how to create the perfect design that will help tell your story, support your brand and most effectively communicate the value of your product or service.

How Do I Get Started?

It’s as simple as giving us a phone call at (601) 933-9550 or requesting a free online bid.

TIME TO GET YOUR DESIGN RIGHT

It’s time to let your Pearl, MS, AlphaGraphics show you our stunning design capabilities. Whatever your need, we can turn your brand into the talk of the town. Call us today!

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