Design Templates and Technical Specifications

Printer Technical Specifications:

FILE FORMAT:
Please provide Press-Ready Files in PDF format @ 300dpi. (We will also accept 300 dpi JPG, EPS and TIFF files)

COLOR MODE:
All color artwork and/or images must be provided in CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow, black) color mode.

RESOLUTION:
File formats must have a minimum of 300 dpi (dot per inch) resolution. Photos included in must be 300dpi also.

BLEED:
Please build your press-ready files by adding 1/8 inch bleed around all your orders:
Example: an 8.5 x 5.5 postcard will have 1/8 inch bleed on all sides and be a final size of 8.75 x 5.75
Example: a 6 x 9 postcard will have 1/8 inch bleed on all sides and be a final size of 6.25 x 9.25
Example: a 6 x 11 postcard will have 1/8 inch bleed on all sides and be a final size of 6.25 x 11.25

FONTS:
a. Fonts must be embedded in PDF files.
b. Fonts must be outlined or converted to paths or curves in EPS files.
c. Some fonts have copyright restrictions and will not embed in PDF Files.

SAFE ZONE:
All critical elements (text, images, logos, etc.) must be kept at least 1/2 inch inside the edge.

BORDERS:
Please allow 1/16″ cutting tolerance around your card. We recommend no borders due to shifting in the cutting process, borders may appear uneven.

PERMIT IMPRINT:
If ghosting under Truth Advertising permit, please leave blank and TA will place it for you. If mailing under church permit, please refer to the template section for placement.

MAILING AREA:
To ensure proper delivery by the USPS, the mailing areas on postcard mailers should be 4.125 inches wide of white mailing box by 2.25 inches tall. The mailing box area must be left white. Your return address must be in the mailing box area or clearly somewhere else on the card – see below. If using your postage permit imprint see below on how to place it. If using our postage permit imprint, we will place it for you.

Your return name and address must match exactly the return name and address originally filed with your non-profit permit.

Design Templates:

DIRECT MAIL POSTCARDS

8.5 X 5.5 DIRECT MAIL POSTCARDS – Direct Mail Postcard 5.5×8.5 Template

6 X 9 DIRECT MAIL POSTCARDS – Direct Mail Postcard 6×9 Template

6 X 11 DIRECT MAIL POSTCARDS – Direct Mail Postcard 6×11 Template

4 X 6 MAIL POSTCARDS – Direct Mail Postcard 4×6 Template

EDDM POSTCARDS

6.5 X 9 FLAT EDDM DIRECT MAIL POSTCARDS – Direct Mail Postcard 6.5×9 EDDM Template

6.5 X 12 FLAT EDDM DIRECT MAIL POSTCARDS – Direct Mail Postcard 6.5×12 EDDM Template

8.5 X 11 FLAT DIRECT MAIL POSTCARDS – Direct Mail Postcard 8.5×11 Vertical EDDM Template
Direct Mail Postcard 8.5×11 Horizontal EDDM Template
 
INVITE/SEAT CARDS

2 X 3.5 INVITE/SEAT CARDS – Businesscard 2inx3.5in.psd

4 X 3.5 BI-FOLD INVITE/SEAT CARDS – Businesscard 3.5inx4in.psd
 
BULLETIN SHELLS

8.5 X 11 BULLETIN SHELLS – Bulletin 8.5inx11in.psd

8.5 X 14 BULLETIN SHELLS – Bulletin 8.5inx14in.psd

DOOR HANGERS
3.5 X 8.5 DOOR HANGERS  – Doorhanger 3.5inx8.5in.psd

4.25 X 11 DOOR HANGERS  – Doorhanger 4.25inx11in.psd

5.5 X 17 DOOR HANGERS  – Doorhanger 5.5inx17in.psd


PRINT ONLY NON-MAILABLE POSTCARDS
4 X 6 PRINT ONLY POSTCARDS  – Postcard 4 X 6.psd

8.5 X 5.5 PRINT ONLY POSTCARDS  – Postcard 8.5 X 5.5.psd

6 X 11 PRINT ONLY POSTCARDS  – Postcard 6 X 11.psd

 

CONNECTION CARDS
3.5 X 6 CONNECTION CARDS  – Connection Card 3.5inx6in V.psd

3.5 X 8.5 CONNECTION CARDS  – Connection Card 3.5inx8.5in V.psd
 
OFFERING ENVELOPES

3.625 X 6.5  OFFERING ENVELOPES  – Envelope 3.625inx6.5in 4 4 Remittance Long Flap.psd

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