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What is the real color copy cost

25 Feb
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What is the real color copy cost

One of the most used promotional materials is color copies. Except for being cheap, they are easily made and when done in a proper way, they can look really professional. For this reason, they are used as a main source of promotion in any businesses marketing strategy. Except for only using the for promotional purposes, color copies are also a very important part of any office, as copies are a necessity when we want to make duplicates of some specific document. As many will agree, one of the cheapest ways of making prints of your important documents or even photographs are color copies. This is of course an alternative way, but at the same time very cheap and affordable.

The real color copy cost will always depend on a variety of factors. However, they are never too expensive. As some might expect that they need to be expensive in order to provide quality, the answer is very simple – no, they don’t have to be expensive. There are a lot of very cheap ways of how you can make color copies so that the final color copy cost remains affordable.

Some of the most important factors on which will depend the final color copy cost is the paper. As for the paper, there are different factors that will play a very important role in its final cost – size and the quality of the paper. It is also important that you know the type and the quality of the printer on which the color copies will be made, so that you would know what the final result will be.

Color copies are mostly used for making multiple copies of photographs, of course if you are doing this for your personal use. When you go to a photo studio, the quality of the picture obtained from there can never be compared with the one obtained from a print machine of course, but in this case if you are looking to save some money, and quality is not your biggest concern, this is definitely something to be considered.

So, if you decided to put the color copies cost on the first lace rather than the quality when it comes to making copies of photographs, you will need to have a scanner and a printer. First, a photograph will need to be scanned, you will have to upload it to the computer and then simply print it. This is cost effective only if you are planning to do this a couple of times, because you will have to take into consideration the cost of ink for the printer, which sometimes can cost a lot. Except for printing photographs this way, you can as well print other print materials such as brochures, catalogs, flyers, posters, etc. However, you need to know that making bulk copies on a home printer will never be profitable after you calculate the cost of the paper and ink. In case that you want to know how much you will be able to save/lose, when printing on a home printer, make sure to do well your calculations.

People that work in offices doesn’t have to worry a lot about the final color copy cost as they will use the company´s printer/scanner. However, abusing someone else´s property is not such a good idea, so make sure to make such prints only when not in a need of many.

The final color copy cost will also depend on the quantity of copies that you want to make. With the help of bulk copies, you can actually save a lot of money. However, bulk copies will work out for you only if you are really in a need of bulk copies, other way you will not use them and they will finish up in the trash.

All the print stores offer different color copy cost, so make sure to ask around when planning to place some print orders. Try not to order in the first print store you step into, but ask around a little bit more. Maybe some other print company will offer you better rates. Also, check out online print companies, as you will be pleasantly surprised with the quality of the services they offer for very affordable prices.

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