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Whether you're announcing a grand opening or promoting an event, postcard printing is versatile, affordable, and receives great results. Full color, custom postcards grab attention and give your audience a tangible connection with your company. The best part? People tend to hold onto postcards, which means you can stay in front of your customers for months to come.
Size: 6" x 4", 6" x 8", 4" x 9", 6" x 9", 6" x 11", or 8.5" x 11" Paper: 130# Gloss Coated Cover Ink: Full Color Both Sides or Full Color Front OnlyCoating: Gloss UV or Satin UV CoatingArtwork: Print-Ready PDFs Preferred
Size: 6" x 4", 6" x 8", 4" x 9", 6" x 9", 6" x 11", or 8.5" x 11"
Paper: 130# Gloss Coated Cover
Ink: Full Color Both Sides or Full Color Front Only
Coating: Gloss UV or Satin UV Coating
Artwork: Print-Ready PDFs Preferred
Postcards are printed on 130# gloss coated cover, which is a thick cover stock with your choice of gloss or satin UV coating for a beautiful finish and vibrant colors. Our UV coating provides protection against damage. You cannot write on products with UV Coating.
Basic layout and print file guidelines:Document size: Same size as final trim size of piece
Bleed: Set your bleed to .125" on all sides
Safe Area: Set your margins to .125" and keep all important elements (logos, text, and images that do not bleed) within these margins
Resolution: 300 PPI for all images is strongly recommended for best print quality
File Type: PDFs are preferred
Uploading files: You can upload files directly to this product page, or you can send files here.
If you need any help with creating your print ready artwork, please give us a call at 800-227-7377 or email us at email@example.com.
Proofing: After you place your order and upload your artwork, our prepress team will begin inspecting your files to ensure your document size, bleed lines, margins, image resolution, and more are correct in order for the best print quality.They will email you a soft proof (PDF) for your approval prior to printing. Soft proofing is an easy way to see what your finished product will look like and make sure the content is correct. However, soft proofing is not intended for exact color matching. Every monitor displays color differently, and on backlit screens, colors may appear lighter than the actual colors contained in your files. If color matching is critical, please give us a call at 800-227-7377 to order a hard proof.Production Time: Production time begins after proof approval and is the time required to produce your order before it ships. It is calculated in business days, starting at the next occurrence of 9:00 AM Eastern on the 1st business day after the proof is approved. U.S. Press is closed Saturdays, Sundays and all major holidays; thus, these days are not included in the production schedule.
Click the below links to download PDF postcard templates.4” x 6” Postcard Template4" x 9" Rack Card Template6” x 8” Postcard Template6” x 9” Postcard Template6” x 11” Postcard Template8.5” x 11” Postcard Template
We've been the postcard printing experts since 1981, which means we have 38 years experience in creating direct mail postcards that not only look and feel great, but are also effective. Our customers turn to us year after year because we deliver expert quality postcards that help them grow their business.
Our standard postcards are printed full color both sides on 130# gloss coated cover, which is a heavy paper stock with a glossy coating. They are then UV coated to provide a protective laminate that gives your graphics a dynamic, eye-catching finish.
Looking to mail your postcards? We can handle that, too. Each week, we mail over a million postcards and provide USPS postage discounts for our customers. Complete mailing services are available for just $24 per 1000 pieces plus a $75 processing charge (postage is additional). Simply select "Inkjet and Mail Prep" under the mail services tab, and our team will process your mail list, address, sort, and bundle your postcards, then deliver them to the USPS.