How businesses can create brochures on a budget

Not all companies have a huge budget to invest in marketing strategies – for a lot of companies, budgeting is one of the biggest hurdles to jump. Marketing can be an expensive business so you’ll require careful consideration about which method will be best for your business. It’s important you invest your budget in a strategy that will be successful for you.

One option that some companies might avoid because of costing is brochure printing – yes, they can be expensive, however this doesn’t mean those on a budget need to miss out. Specialists in perfect bound brochure printing, Where The Trade Buys explain how you can produce brochures that are professional and an effective marketing strategy for your company on a budget.

When designing your brochure, there are some key considerations to keep in mind so that you keep costs low.

1.      Quality

Quality matters – and you …

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What are your retirement plans?

After working all your life, most of you will have plans to treat yourself during retirement by doing something you haven’t been able to do whilst juggling a busy work schedule. Whether you’re putting your feet up, dedicating more time to your hobbies or enjoying quality time with your loved ones, we all have different retirement dreams. However, does your retirement dream seem out of reach thanks to pension pressures and debt demands? A recent survey by True Potential suggests this might be the case.

Whether you’ve chosen a personal pension or some kind of workplace pension, there is a significant split between retirement expectations in different age groups. For a number of years, a round-the-world trip has been the retirement dream for many — and according to the survey results, it seems that 25-34 year olds are keeping this dream alive.

In fact, in Q3 2016, 25% of 25-34 …

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Are you aware of your pensions options?

Thanks to press attention, pensions have come to the attention of people who might not have previously considered their retirement funds. However, although people are now becoming aware of the importance of our pensions, some aren’t aware of the options available to them. True Potential found that 57% of over 55s didn’t know how they would access their pensions.

What will you need to secure a comfortable retirement?

Depending on the quality of life you plan to have during retirement, this will influence the amount of money you need to put aside for your pension. Keep in mind that your pension is likely to cover you for 20 to 30 years. True Potential estimates that you’ll need £23,000 a year in retirement. This is almost four times the £6,000 Brits are on course to receive each year.

When deciding how much you’ll need, remember that your outgoings will likely be …

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Learn the Basics About Following an Alkaline Diet

In today’s world of processed food and microwave dinners it is becoming increasingly more difficult to choose and stick to a well-balanced diet. In the distant past most people consumed what they could hunt and gather. This included a great many berries and other fruits, nuts, legumes, and leafy greens. As a result modern man’s ancestors followed a high alkaline diet.

Today most people do not even grow their own food, and many do not even know how to cook. This has led to a dependence on processed foods that is unprecedented in human history. What many of these foods have in common is that they are much more acidic than the natural foods collected when mankind still depended largely on nature’s abundance to be fed. The human digestive system simply isn’t designed to process things like large amounts of meat, poultry, grains, and refined sugars. A diet that …

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