Branding identity is one of the most important aspects of any more about the author business, large or small. An effective brand strategy gives you a major edge in increasingly competitive markets. and keeping your brand in front of your client or potential client day in and day out is the most suble form of subliminal brand reinforcement.

Your brand is your promise to your customer. It tells them what they can expect from your products and services, and it differentiates your offering from your competitors’. Your brand is derived from who you are, who you want to be and who people perceive you to be. When your brand appears on a a high quality product, such as an Almanac calendar, you are sending a message to your customer that you value quality above all else.

What Information Needs to be Supplied?

We require your logo and information (addresses, telephone and fax number, etc) that will appear on your calendar. Our repro department will design an advertisement according to the type of calendar that you have selected.
What format should I use and how should I supply the artwork?

  • All logos must be supplied by email or disk
  • Artwork needs to be in a pdf format
  • Resolution can not be lower that 300dpi
  • Correct Pantone numbers for colours must be supplied

How can I be sure there are no mistakes?

All copy is faxed or emailed to you for signoff before it is sent to the printers.

How can I be sure the colours will be accurate?

In order to ensure accuracy of you colours, we will need the exact Pantone colour reference or a printed sample for all colours (with the exception of black). Please bear in mind that hues of specific visit this website Pantone colours vary on different types of paper e.g. glossy as opposed to matt. We go to great lengths to match the supplied printed sample.

What size is the advertising space?

The print area of the advert is detailed in the catalogue.

How many colours are in my advert?

1 Colour (Black)

1 Colour - Black

2 Colours (Blue & Yellow)

2 Colours

3 Colours (Blue, Yellow & Black)

3 Colours

4 Colours (CMYK – Cyan/Magenta/Yellow/Black)

CMYK

Are there delivery charges?

Delivery in South Africa

We delivery free of charge in the greater Gauteng area. Orders that need to be delivered outside Gauteng are sent via road freight, and the costs are for your account. This service takes 3 days to all major centres in South Africa.

Delivery Cross Border

This can be arranged with our local courier company. Alternatively, you can instruct your own couriers company to collect the calendars from our factory in Johannesburg.

How long do I need to wait for my calendars?

We require 6 to 8 weeks to produce and delivery your calendars. This is from the date of the signing off your final proof.

When should I place my order for calendars?

In order for us to ensure that you get your calendars when you need them, it is advisable to place your order as early as possible. The later you place your order, the higher your risk is of not getting your calendars on time and the possibility of the factory running out of stock.

Can I cancel my order?

All that is required to cancel an order is to send us a written instruction from your company on your company’s letterhead. Please note that cancellation or reductions in an order will incur a cancellation fee. This fee will be enforced if once production has commenced.