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Estate Agents ….could your Council damage you business

Estate Agents business have been changed forever by the internet, with online searches accounting for the major share of home sales. But how many people contact your office because they have seen your Branded Estate Agents Boards emblazoned with your telephone number or because they have scanned the QR Code giving direct access to the property details on your website. This group of people are not searching on the web, but chance buyers who have been made aware of a pending property sale by great cost effective advertising by your agency. But what if your council banned your most cost effective advertising tool, your Branded Estimate Agents Board. How would this effect your business ? Over the year the government have imposed more and more legislation on Estate Agents with stringent sizes of boards that can be displayed. For Sale Boards can be placed on property the Estate Agents are selling or renting out with a time limit of 14 days after the sale date for removal of the boards. Councils are banning the boards, classing them as a blot on the landscape. A growing list of Councils,Westminster, Kensington,Hammersmith, Lincoln, Hastings, Preston, Bath, Newcastle and Leeds have banned the For Sale Board after successful application to the government. It is reported that Mr Mark Hayward, chief executive of National Association of Estate Agents has called on Councils not to ban the For Sale Boards asking Councils to enforce the existing planning rules. Estate Agents should act responsibly to avoid the ban spreading by siting For Sale Boards only on property that is listed for sale with them. For those of you in banned areas there are ways around the ban. Promote events within the area with participants placing Branded boards advertising the event on their property. Adhesive free Printed window stickers advertising posters applied to the inside of the glazing. Property with lawns can have printed Graphics applied and removed without damage. Floor graphics can be applied to concrete or tarmac drive ways within the property Boundary.This product can easily be removed after the sale of the property and can even have an over sticker applied when the sale is complete. Graphics can be applied to vehicles in the drive. It’s time to be inventive with printed advertising.

Need Estate Agents Boards Printed visit https://bit.ly/2yokPNA Printed For Sale Boards By Repro Arts

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Made on Earth by humans

What a week for Elon Musk with another first for the world as SpaceX launched it’s Falcon 9 Heavy rocket with the return to Earth surviving Max Q the point of maximum dynamic air pressure. What a great team effort from concept, design and manufacture of the worlds first heavy rocket to be launched which will be reused. Who would not want to be Elon this week, what an achievement. The maiden launch and successful return of SpaceX which is a 70 metres high heavy rocket opens so many future possibilities for space travel and reducing costs of launching satellites and communication devices.

Now the dust has settled, the test payload orbits the sun and what a spectacle this payload is. The first car in space a red Tesla Roadster with Starman, which is incidentally  is named in tribute of the late David Bowie at the wheel of the Tesla Roadster.  Starman is dressed in a space suit and David Bowies  A Space Odyssey is playing on the audio system, which is still available from Amazon.co.uk, he is on track for a million years in space . The Tesla car has not been changed at all for this mammoth journey, it is a standard Tesla Roadster.

Additional items on board the Tesla Roadster are few Easter Eggs, plus a towel and a sign saying “Don’t Panic” and in the glove box a copy of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” by author Douglas Adams,does this make Douglas the first author of the first publication in space. The names of some 6000 SpaceX workers employees are engraved on a plaque mounted on the payload.

One of the circuit boards has a printed imprint reading Made on Earth by Humans. What a successful project, so successful that it has delivered not just a project that will aide a world wide benefit in technology. This has also been a master piece in worldwide Branding and product awareness for the Tesla Brand. This Tesla Roadster will be talked about for years to come, with views of the car in space shown time and time again on TV programs all over the world. The print publishers of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy ” could be claiming this is the first book travelling in space. A whole list of entries for the Guinness Book of records have been created.

Planning a campaign of this type does not happen every day and for most business owners, this will never happen to their business without paying very large amounts of money for the privilege. However large or small or even a fledgling business will have opportunities every day to market their Brand and promoting their business. With a little thought and planning you can grab the opportunity. Print is an ideal media to promote Brands and business. There is always an opportunity to get noticed and most of the time the only cost you incur is the print charge.

Look for the opportunity, a fence outside the office could support a printed banner, Car parking signs can be branded, company cars can carry advertising or a vehicle wrap in full colour, the sky is the limit. The floor in the hall way leading to your door could have a floor graphic, advertising Space travel for a travel agent. Your advertising could be out of this world if you use empty spaces for adverts.

Wayfinder signs can direct customers to your door. Building new premises or extending an existing building , use the builders hoarding boards to advertise the space you are developing, promoting your branding and your services, or use a QR Code to lead customers to your website taking advantage of cross media. Are your goods branded when in transport, if they are large vehicles a huge branded sticker with contact details will prove you are not from Mars. If your use a transport company regularly ask if you can add your message when they deliver on behalf of your company.

Working on site use an advertising board with all the company details and services offered and when you leave simply replace it with a site board saying a job well done by your company and leave it on site while other contractors finish the contract, for the small price of a printed site board you could gain another contract from the  free advertising.

Tesla should have vehicle wrapped that car……..

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Vehicle advertising wrap by Repro Arts 

 

 

 

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Over Seven million pounds of development in NORFOLK

 GREAT YARMOUTH GROWTH

This week sees the start of stage one of a key development, Repro Arts the most easterly printer in the UK, based on the Renewable Energy Park adjacent to the Great Yarmouth Seafront, its home for almost twenty five years gains a major development on their door step. The first stage of the development commenced this week and work will cost over seven million pounds followed by two further stages, and will be completed by this time next year.

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This Key development is a major boost for Great Yarmouth tourist industry adjacent to the Pleasure Beach,  The Edge development planned by Albert Jones is a vast investment for the seafront area and is guaranteed  to boost tourism, an 81 bedroom Premier Inn and a Beefeater restaurant by the Pleasure Beach opening at the same time. The second phase will see the building of a cinema with eight screens, five chain restaurants and an indoor play area.

The planned third stage will be a casino and there would also be a multi-storey car park built.

 

This development combined with  the recent announcement that Great Yarmouth will hoste the Air Show over the sea front this summer means the sky is the limit on the east coast.

The development on a strip of land between the edge of the sea and the Marine Parade will extend the length of the seafront drive to the south towards the outer harbour complex and will be the first new building on the seaward side since the SeaLife Centre arrived in Great Yarmouth.

Even the sea is covered as the giant cruise ship The Seabourn Quest heads for Great Yarmouth laiden with hundreds of passengers, tourist ready to visit the Golden Mile and other local attractions, shops and restaurants. Places of historic importance and interest like the renowned Nelson Museum and Nelson’s monument next to Repro Arts will also be on the tour list when the giant cruise ship docks at the towns port this summer season. Visitors pick up a copy of the Great Yarmouth Mercury for all the area attractions.

This development and that of the Air Show which is organised by the Great Yarmouth Tourist Information will have a knock on effect for other attractions in the Norfolk and Suffolk area, as more tourists are attracted by the Air Show this year and the opening of The Edge next year. Attractions can plan for increased visitors for the coming years.

The upgrades to the A 47 will be finished for the summer season for safer and easier travel by road linking Great Yarmouth with the A12 and the National road network. Up grades to local roundabouts and roads will also be finished with Rail network repairs complete for a smooth running summer.

Development of the old Pontins holiday park area is also a hot topic in the news as Hemsby residents review plans for the new residential Development adding another large construction project in the the surrounding area.

Great Yarmouth is looking to retain it’s GREAT with such investments making people feel proud to be part of a vibrant town. Plans for a third river crossing are well under way , this access point will give the Energy Park access to the road networks. With the Great Yarmouth council looking to encourage renewable energy companies into the area to work alongside the well established Oil and Gas companies. It’s not just national companies, local stores in the town centre can claim grants towards replacing old signage,  reflecting a smarter, brighter image to encourage shoppers back to the town centre. New national store opening soon will need staff, offering job opportunities in the town centre for local people as another flagship store chooses Great Yarmouth.The future looks bright. The MP for Great Yarmouth Brandon Lewis who has recently changed office in the last cabinet reshuffle has put Great Yarmouth on the political map, drawing attention to the town.

With other International, National and local companies expanding and doing well.  Beacon Park filling up now the new link road between the A47 and the A143 has been completed, and the Energy park ready for regeneration prospects are looking good with new opportunities on offer for local business as developments, expansions and construction take place. As a local business of over 65 years standing it makes Repro Arts Screen and wide format print company proud to be situated in Great Yarmouth and looking forward to the continued growth of the town.

As a local Norfolk company Repro Arts are leaders in the supply of highly visible print, printed hoardings, displays, graphics, screen printing, signage  and wide format printing. High quality cost effective print on time, delivery or installation through the UK and Europe. Supplying Advertising Agencies, Print Brokers, Blue Chip companies and local companies across Norfolk and Suffolk.

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Fantastic start to the new print Year

Repro Arts are back from the winter holiday.

It looks like the beginning of a busy year, as customers compete for sales and promote products in Retail and Industry alike.

Looking at the long list of emails that arrived in the inbox, people have been viewing our new website www.reproarts.co.uk and planning their print requirements for the new year. Advertising Agencies who need high quality wide format printing direct to media and screen printing want to enlarge their supplier list and offer fast print turn around to their clients . Like the rising stars, top rated Denfield Advertising www.denfield.co.uk   who contacted us for large format, image direct printing onto each side of display cards.

Banner printing

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Banners are the big buzz word this year. Well designed banners will catch attention and get that all important sales message out on the street. Banners can be all the same copy in a print batch or each can carry a individual message or directional information.

Banners are printed in full colour onto banner PVC. A range of banner PVC is available in different thickness and colours, also special products like banner mesh that allows the wind to breeze through. Bespoke sizes produced or economic sizes using standard width banner reels. For fast print response Repro Arts hold stocks of excellent,high quality banner PVC in a range of widths produced by Innotech www.innotechdigital.com

Banners can be produced as flat cut sheets, or hemmed and eyeleted for easy installation they can also can have sleeves top and bottom or each of the ends. Sleeve at the top and weighted bottom to ensure flat hanging. Whatever the finish this can be provided.

Banners need no planning permission unlike signage. So you can plan banner campaigns for each month removing the out of date campaign and replace, saving time and keeping your advertising at the forefront adding foot fall to your door.

Fast turnaround is the key to any banner campaign, Repro Arts have already been put to the test for speed and quality this year. 24 Banners with dated message all the same copy, each at the size of 1,000 mm deep x 3000 mm long, required to be printed in full colour, hemmed and eyeleted on all four edges. The email received on our first day back from our winter break, estimate by return via our management information system. Purchase order placed and High resolution vector art work received, the challange was on with only two days to print, finish and dispatch.

Order acknowledgement sent, studio proof sent for sign off. Proof sign off received and the press was rolling, printing high quality visual image onto the banner PVC. The banners were then hemmed and eyelets in place. Quality checked and each banner packed in a polythene sleeve to protect the banner and keep it clean. Bulk packed and dispatch via UPS. www.United Parcel Service.inc one of our dispatch partners for nationwide dispatch for next day delivery. Print can be dispatched to one central point or multiple addresses throughout the UK and Europe. Another  print order dispatched on time.

Repro Arts are committed to quality print and customer satisfaction offering fast estimate service with professional advice, personal service and quality print production to date order

 

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Point of Sale Header cards printed full colour

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Large format poster printing

Large format poster printing

Bus stop to Bill board posters we print them all

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Graphic project print & install

Graphic project print & install

Printed Text this is printed in full colour direct to 5 mm thick white Foamex sheet. Computer cut to shape as text. Adhsive is applied to the revers. One of our fitting teams applied & in stalled all the graphics leaving the site clean & tidy.
Repro Arts more than print.

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