Welcome to Creative Marketing

This blog is here to give you free print tips and powerful business ideas to be more successful in your industry while using print items such as banners and stickers.

In marketing, you can absorb proven tips to instantly improve your marketing skills and draw in more sales than ever before.

In design, you can learn the techniques the pros use to create stunning pieces of creative design with those little expert touches which really help yourartwork stand out ahead of the rest.

In print, you can find out how to get the most cost effective printing which achieves that perfect combination of great quality at a low price. Learn how to create a range of print materials which include the must-do tricks to make them stand out and really have that “wow” factor.

In this marketing and graphic design blog you can also have your say on the latest trends in marketing, design and printing. If you’re an expert in your field, you can debate hot topics with fellow professionals to share business ideas and opinions. If you’re new to the game, get involved and take in some pearls of wisdom to give yourself a head start in your journey to business success.

  • The Periodic Table of Print Design: Leaflet Edition

    Leaflet design is a complex subject, especially if you have little/no graphic design experience. While there are a number of so-called “design guides” out there (just do a quick Google search), none of them cover the leaflet design process from start to finish; instead, most offer nothin [ ... ]

  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign Shortcuts Wallpapers

    Do you struggle to remember the keyboard shortcuts for Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign? If so, you’re in luck, as we’ve created some beautiful desktop wallpapers to provide easy reference (we use these all of the time when creating stickers & [ ... ]

  • Adobe Shortcut Mapper: A Quick Guide

    Here’s a quick, no-nonsense, step-by-step guide to get you started with the Adobe Keyboard Shortcut Mapper, helping you create your stickers & Labels or printed product. Step #1 – Choose your Application [ ... ]

  • Designing a Letterhead: The Complete Guide

    No matter what kind of business you’re running, you need a well-designed letterhead.The problem is that although letterheads often look quite simple, actually designing one (especially without much design experience) can be quite tricky. In this guide, we’re going to run through the exact process you can use [ ... ]

  • The Ultimate Guide to Growing Your Craft Business

    If you’re one of the thousands of people looking to setup and run a craft business from home (or if you’re one of the thousands already doing so), there’s no shortage of things to think about. Not only do you have to think about exactly what it is that you’re going to sell (handmade cards, soaps, jewellery, home war [ ... ]

  • A Complete Guide to Folded Leaflets

    Designing a folded leaflet can be a difficult task, we should know at fastprintNot only must your leaflet look professional and ooze your brands personality, but it must also communicate a clear, targeted message to its intended audience in a way that truly resonates. [ ... ]

  • How to Design for Print

    If you’re new to the task of designing for print, it can certainly be a confusing process. Not only do you have to actually prepare and create a design that works well on paper (a mammoth task in itself!), but you also have to ensure your project is properly set up for print, whilst making sure to somehow avoid the [ ... ]


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