48 Hour Print Review
Products and Services
There are a huge variety of products for sale on the 48HourPrint.com website. Altogether they offer just about everything that you need in order to brand, promote and manage your business. Whether you need business cards, flyers, stickers, stationery or promotional calendars, this online printer is likely to have what you are looking for.
Offset printing is offered as well as digital. High volume orders automatically qualify for offset printing which is usually of better quality but only cost effective for larger print runs. A business card order of 500 cards would be enough to qualify for offset printing.
If you want to check out their printing quality before you place an order you can also complete a form on their website and have some samples shipped out to you.
Many businesses order promotional materials that are intended to be distributed to their existing or prospective customers. To make this process easier, 48 Hour Print and many other online printing companies offer a mailing service. They will basically print your flyers, newsletters or other promotions, package and address them and then mail them out directly to the intended recipients. This option can save on the costs associated with paying twice for delivery and it can save business owners a lot of time.
Design options with this company are not as great as other large online printers are offering. Customers can upload their files and use the websites AutoFlight system to proof a project before they place an order. If you want the 48 Hour Print staff to prepare your artwork files for printing then they will charge you a $25 fee.
This company runs an environmentally friendly operation. Full details of their commitment to the environment and the initiatives that they have in place can be found on a dedicated page on the 48HourPrint.com website.
Prices at 48 Hour Print seemed to be quite high when we carried out a small test to see how they compared to other online printing operations. Comparing prices is not easy as companies have different product offerings and there are an almost endless number of ways that you can customize an order.
Business cards are a popular product so we decided to find out how much it would cost to print 500 standard business cards with 48 Hour Print. We then compared that amount to the prices offered by some of the other top companies. What we found was that 48 Hour Print was considerably more expensive for this order than other online printers. Their price came in at a whopping $64.48 for business cards and delivery compared with an average of only $41 with other