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Building an Online Personalization Business: Plaque Printing with Sassy Squirrel Ink

As part of our business building series, the News View’s and How To’s blog interviewed Simon Holland about his niche specialty graphics business, Sassy Squirrel Ink. His business story follows the route of an intrepid entrepreneur who started a side hustle on a small scale to make some extra cash, found that it was something that could be turned into a real business, and then followed that path to see where it led. 

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A-to-Z of Printing “Y” is for Yo Yos, Puzzles, Giftware and Games

VersaUV printers are the young, energetic, and playful machines of the print world. They love to customize fun, playful products like yo-yos, toys, games, puzzles, and other personalized gifts for kids. See how VersaUV users have printed directly onto toys and games to create popular and profitable custom products. 
 

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“X” is for X-Games and Action Sports Printing: Print on Boards, Bikes, and Radical Apparel

The history of the X-games and extreme sports is filled with colorful, exciting graphics that make people want to conquer the waves, kickflip the board, ride the ramp, or buy the t-shirt. The following applications outline some of the types of custom graphics products you can produce with a selection of Roland DG machinery.

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History of Signs Infographic

In this detailed, visually exciting, and historically engaging infographic, Roland DGA has provided historical highlights from the entire history of signage. Taking you on a graphical journey from cavemen to the latest, advanced sign technology, this is a great info resource if you need some some design facts to impress your friends and tutors, or you were ever wondering about where signs came from and how signage has evolved.

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Rotary Mode Quick Tip

Using Rotary Mode to Optimize Printing with LEF Series Flatbeds and RotaPrint

Do you use a VersaUV LEF flatbed printer with RotaPrint? If so, you’ll definitely want to read this informative quick tip about the latest "Rotary Mode." This powerful firmware update helps improve the overall process when printing onto bottles, drinkware and cylindrical objects, increasing accuracy and ensuring optimum results.

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Specialize in Print Customization— 5 Small Businesses You Can Start Today!

While there are many people trying to make money in online customization, there’s no reason why you can’t find your own path through the ecommerce crowds. The following blog shares some helpful advice to those starting out in personalization and customization— suggesting a more strategic approach to graphics personalization and outlining  5 niche business markets you could find success in with Roland DG technology. 

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A Quick Guide to Print Lingo

If you’re just starting out in print, bought your first Roland DGA device, or you’re just interested to learn more about common print terms, this cheat sheet is for you. It will allow you to identify and check-off the commonly used terms that print professionals use. 

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A-to-Z of Printing: “S” is for Sales Signs and Store Signs

For owners of Roland DG eco-solvent printers, UV flatbed printers and dye-sublimation printers, making stand-out signs and banners that impress your clients and their customers is simply second nature.The following sign examples highlight some quick sales signs as well as sophisticated signage that users are able to create with large format Roland DG print technology.

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A-to-Z of Printing: “R” is for “Ready-Made Blanks”— See Some Profitable New Customization Ideas

See some profitable new customization ideas in product blank printing for UV flatbed, direct-to-garment, and laser engraving— no longer limited to phone cases, mugs, and keychains, discover some new and unique blank products for your Roland DG devices to amaze and delight customers.  

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