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How to Create Print Ready Project Files

Whether you are using Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign or some other program to create your design to be used on something that will be printed you’ll need to make sure that file is saved in a way that is considered Print Ready. What is a Print Ready File? A print ready file is a design file that has been prepared in…

How to Create a File With Bleeds

Bleeds are used to show any objects in the document that are intended to go all the way to the edge of the printed page. A standard bleed (0.125”) gives you some breathing room to make sure the printed piece is correctly cut down to size. Here is how to work with bleeds in different Adobe programs: InDesign requires you…

How to Create a File With Crop Marks

Creating a file with crop marks shouldn’t be difficult! Here are a few tips on how to make crop marks in your documents. InDesign Open a new document and find the “Bleed and Slug” section at the bottom of the new document window. Adjust this size to 3mm. Press OK. That will serve as your bleed/crop mark reminder. Then, when…

5 Tips for Prepress Success

ABGPrint prides itself on being New York City’s top 24 hour printing service.  The stellar staff at our Midtown West facilities is here to help you around the clock, on the dot ℠.  Working with ABGPrint is simple, just upload your print-ready PDF file to our cloud-based printing service and we will print, bind, finish and deliver your documents in less than 24…

ABG Makes Data Protection in Print a Top Goal

ABG is aggressively pursuing tighter controls for the threat of cybersecurity challenges with data protection in print. The number of domestic data breaches jumped to a record 791 in the first six months of 2017. This is a 29% jump from last year. Recent breaches at Sony and Equifax has exposed the intensity of the danger. At ABG we are…

ABG Combines Data and Print for Personalized Data Printing

Personalized Data Printing (PDP) is the process of bringing a “one to one” approach to a “one to many” platform. With PDP, we are delivering completely customized marketing that’s unique to target prospects. We are inserting unique codes, names, demographics – right into the text of a printed piece. Personalized Marketing Targets Different Audiences Personalized marketing is the technology we…