Our Top Secret List
Branded Product Resources
Our tried and true favorites based on best quality for the price. Many of them offer free swatches and product samples, too. There's no commission in it for us, but tell 'em we sent you because we love them!
Indigo Ink — digital printing
Fireball Printing — digital & offset printing
Moo — digital printing
Printrunner — digital printing
Paper Meets Press — letterpress printing
Gingerly Press — letterpress printing
Almanac Industries** — letterpress printing
Printing (on Textiles)*
Branded Specialty Items
Envelopes.com** — envelope printing
For Your Party — matchbook printing
Sticker Mule — sticker & tape printing
MPix — photo printing
Indigo Ink — promotional products printing
Printrunner — promotional products printing
Boxed Sourcing — promotional products
Busy Beaver — buttons
RubberStamps.net — rubber stamps
Paper Source — custom embossers
Lumi** — shipping & supplies printing
**I have not used this company, but have heard good things about it.
Need Some Help?
Figuring out the right printer, the right product, and the right stock is a time-consuming task, and it's taken us 12+ years of building our knowledge about the best way to do things. And we're still learning!
If you're a past branding client of ours and you have a quick question, shoot us an email and if it's a quick answer, we're happy to share our knowledge.
If your question is a little more in-depth, or you're overwhelmed and want some help using the exact right files, sizing it properly, uploading it, placing your order, etc. — we're happy to help you do that for a small fee.
Shoot us an email:
Companies We Avoid
We avoid the following companies due to their overt contributions to political agendas such as broad access to assault weapons, anti-Planned Parenthood, and anti-LGBTQIA:
ULINE — read more
Please let us know if you learn of others!
Stuff I currently use
Apps & Software
Many of these are free or have free plans
Acuity Scheduling App (affiliate link)
Adobe Creative Cloud Design Software
Boomerang for Gmail Plugin for Email Reminders & Scheduling
Google My Business Enhance Your Google Business Listing
Gusto Payroll (affiliate link)
Hashtag Expert for IG Phone App
Mailchimp Email Marketing Service
Planoly Visual Instagram Scheduler (affiliate link)
Quickbooks Accounting & Bookkeeping
Squarespace Web Building & Hosting
Zapier Automated Web Application Integrations
I get a small bonus if you use my affiliate links,
but it doesn’t cost you any extra to use them.