Be proud of your print

So there we were working away, minding our own business then BANG! POW! WALLOP! A deluge of testimonials arrive. We were so thrilled that we simply have to share our favourite five with you. 1) BROCHURES – PRINTED & ONLINEA sports organisation wanted our help with an online brochure. We have designed and printed several…

We love feedback and poems

When clients receive testimonials we encourage them to shout about it from the rooftops! So, we are taking our own advice and sharing some feedback. Here’s one we received, which isn’t just a testimonial, it’s a poem! A parcel arrived, so swiftly this dayEssential Print ServicesHad sent it our way Blue and Red NotebooksBusy Lives…

Are you a mailing master?

As we post this blog, its July 2021 and time is flying by – blink and you’ll miss it. Similar could be said to emails. If you’re reading this then great! But how many of your customers are ignoring your digital sales messages? How many will read to the end?  If you want to reach…

Free Swatch Packs

When it comes to choosing the right paperweights and materials for your printed literature, it could feel like a minefield.    Eliminate the guesswork with our swatch pack. This cute collection of our most popular papers, cards and special finishes will allow you to try before you buy.   Choosing papers that are too thin,…

Essential Data Finder

Have you ever wanted to post something to a group of new contacts but didn’t have the right information? Perhaps you simply don’t know where to begin. Perhaps, you do not have the time or resources to find and collate the data yourself. The lack of know-how, resources and time mean you’re missing out on…

Our print is So Good

A great way to show your support for us and for other small businesses is to write a review, which is just what our client; Lesley did.   Lesley has started a brand new kombucha drinks business and needed help with her first print run of flyers, feedback cards, posters and coasters.   Here is…

Business Cards with gold foil

Essential Print Services has received support in various forms; customers who’ve placed orders, kind messages of encouragement, business buddies calling to simply ‘check-in’ and others who have shared our social media posts.   Another way of showing your support for us and for other small businesses is to write a review, which is just what…

Essential Print turns 10

1st April: on this day in 2011, Essential Print Services was born; which means we’re 10 years old! Woohoo.  Since Yvonne started the business, we’ve expanded across Pride Park, helped thousands of companies, delivered huge amounts of precious print, travelled from Derby to Downing Street, represented small businesses on television & radio, won many accolades – we’ve achieved so…

Spring clean your diary

Spring into networking this month with our favourite online events: The Tuesday Talk Show Date: Tuesday 6th AprilTime: 10am-10.30amHow to watch: YouTube Channel Join Yvonne for a live broadcast as she interviews local business owners about what life is like running a company. This episode is the start of series three and to celebrate Essential Print…

Lockdown Literature

What have we printed the most throughout lockdown? Despite a downturn in sales, we decided to stay open throughout lockdown, not just to fulfil any orders that might come our way, but to support our clients with general business help and advice. Looking at the products we sold, we were surprised by the findings. Here…

Customer Kindness

It is lovely to get feedback and over the last couple of weeks, we’ve received an influx of testimonials. If you’re wondering what it’s like deal with Essential Print Services here is what just some of our customers had to say from recent orders:   “The brochures are here all look brilliant thank you,” Debbie.…

Derby Business Woman Yvonne Gorman teams up with two other female entrepreneurs for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Trio come together to mark Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Three Marketing Derby female entrepreneurs are celebrating Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (19th Nov) by joining forces and working together, demonstrating the strength, resourcefulness and resilience of the Derby business community. Yvonne Gorman of Essential Print Services and Suzanne Dixon, founder of Kedleston Safety, have joined Vibrant Accountancy, as their chosen professional accountancy advisor and have teamed…

Derby Print Firm owner receives prestigious small business award

Our very own Yvonne Gorman has been awarded the ‘Francesca Kemp Award for Small Business’ at Small Business Saturday UK’s special online event celebrating brilliant small businesses across the UK. ‘The Blue Tie’ is an annual celebration of the campaign’s ‘SmallBiz100’, which spotlights 100 inspiring small businesses from across the UK each day in the…

Yvonne is pictured with her new office buddies who use the Essential Co Working Space

Essential support with new co-working space

Essential Print Services opens its doors to support Derby Businesses with new co-working space Essential Print Services has converted its Pride Park offices into a co-working space, creating new a new base for three other companies. Yvonne Gorman, owner of Essential Print Services, advertised the change via the Derby Small Businesses Unite Facebook group that…

Yvonne sits at her desk working

My leaflets look absolutely brilliant

While Yvonne has been working away, an email arrived:   “I wanted to drop you a note to say a HUGE thank you for my leaflets, they look absolutely brilliant. Everything you’ve done for me, in such a short turnaround has been brilliant, and am now kicking myself as to why I didn’t come straight…

Print with enthusiasm

Here at Essential Print Services because we’re still receiving wonderful messages from happy clients. A gentleman called Stef has started a new courier business and wanted 1000 A6 flyers to post through letterboxes, “fantastic flyers! Just off to an industrial estate. The work is out there, just gotta get it!” We love Stef’s enthusiasm –…

June boom in reviews

As another month draws to a close, we like to reflect on how we’ve helped customers over the past few weeks. Here are five of many examples: + An Electrician called Phil was starting a new venture and wanted a logo and printed business cards to get him started. “After being referred by a friend…