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Fonts: Commercial vs. Personal Use

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Fonts: Commercial vs. Personal Use

I found a font on the internet, so it must be ok to use. Wrong. Oh, well that sucks. But surely the fonts that came with my computer are fine to use on a organization’s project, right? Wrong again. No way, but it’s on my computer! ___ It’s an easy mistake to make. But just like images and photographs, fonts need to be licensed to be used commercially. Microsoft and Apple includes fonts that are available for your personal use. That fine print you click “accept” on when you first set up your computer basically states that you’re only allowed...

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Postage Options: The Pros, Cons, and Costs

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Postage Options: The Pros, Cons, and Costs

There are pros and cons to all the options available for postage. Here are a few pointers to help you figure out if they’re right for your project: Custom Stamps (stamps you purchase at places like zazzle.com) COST: More than face value of the postage (typically 30–60% more). For a 2 ounce mailing of 2,000 pieces, that jumps from $1,360 to a whopping $2,595 (Based on ordering 2,000 $0.68 custom design stamps from zazzle.com). DESIGN: Because you design them, they are the best option to coordinate with your mailing design and support your organization/event branding. CONS: There are copyright issues if even...

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