General File Preparation Guide

If you are going to design and build your own project, please read the following to achieve the best print quality.
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Be sure to DELETE any hidden layers that are not intended to print (ie: setup guide layers or other
hidden artwork layers) to ensure no risk of them appearing on the final print.
Each job (including multiple paged projects) must be submitted as a single PDF file.
Files must be submitted with proper orientation to ensure proper back up.
It is best to try to avoid using borders in your design. If a border is too close to the trim, the trim may be
slightly off-center.
File must consist of 1/8" bleed and all important art and text must be within the safety margin.
Ensure that your PDF is high-res and that all images are CMYK at 300 DPI.
Black type should have the following values: C0, M0, Y0, K100.Embed or outline all fonts.
For best color results, supply a CMYK only files.

File Prep Guide:
Business Cards

Tips:
Ensure the file matches the product's required dimensions. Ensure that the artwork is created in CMYK 300 dpi with 1/16 inch bleeds on all sides.

Export all files into PDF format with bleeds before submitting your artwork.

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File Prep Guide:
Post Cards (4x6)

Tips:
Ensure the file matches the product's required dimensions. Ensure that the artwork is created in CMYK 300 dpi with 1/16 inch bleeds on all sides.

Export all files into PDF format with bleeds before submitting your artwork.

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File Prep Guide:
Door Hangers (3.5x8.5)

Tips:
Ensure the file matches the product's required dimensions. Ensure that the artwork is created in CMYK 300 dpi with 1/16 inch bleeds on all sides.

Export all files into PDF format with bleeds
before submitting your artwork.

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