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Keep sending your orders in!

Even at the busiest time of the year, most orders are continuing to ship within one to two days including Press Printed Greeting Cards, Press Printed Books and Albums, Photo Prints, Gallery Wraps and more!

Just remember to keep in mind the shipping time for each product. Gallery Wraps, Fine Art Prints, Float Wraps, Standout, and Framed Prints all ship UPS Ground from Minnesota. Make sure to look over our Holiday Schedule and Shipping Deadlines regarding delivery timeframes, especially if you are in the 3 or 4 day ground zone from Minnesota.

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Boutique Bags for Books & Albums
Bound Proofs for Gifts
Save time with Templates
Holiday Turnaround Times
Ordering Press Products
 

Product Tip: Package Books and Albums in a Boutique Bag

Boutique Bags

Press Printed Books and Albums can be difficult to package and present. But with a Boutique Bag, your clients will be excited to unveil their precious book or album inside! With a variety of pattern and color options, find the best option to match the product or your studio branding. A Boutique Bag makes it easy to package and present a Book or Album but it will also protect the product inside. Boutique Bags are custom made to fit any WHCC Press Printed Book or Album.

More information on Boutique Bags is available on our website.

 
 

Product Tip: Gift Bound Proofs to Clients

Bound Proofing

A set of Bound Proofs is a great, inexpensive gift that you can share with your top clients. For around $12, order images of poses your clients have already purchased into a small spiral bound flip book. They'll love that you thought of them this holiday season and will be sure to share their photos with friends and family. Once again, make sure to add your logo to each image so your client's friends and family can contact you for their next appointment!

More information on Bound Proofing is available on our website.

 
 

Product Tip: Focused Templates Provide Quick Solutions for Designing

Pink Hat Holiday Boutique 2011

Need help designing last minute Press Printed Card, Book and Album orders? Templates from Focused by WHCC can help you get them done in minutes! Just click and drag images into the templates using Photoshop. All templates on Focused are Photoshop PSD layered files so you can turn elements off that you may not like, move elements around, change the color of all layers and edit text. The separate layers also allow you to mix and match template elements to create your own unique design. So instead of designing from scratch, purchase a template from Focused by WHCC to ease your stress and provide your clients with beautifully designed books, albums and cards this holiday season!

View all new for Christmas 2011 templates.
View all Book & Album templates.
Browse all templates from Focused by WHCC.

 
 

Holiday Shipping and Turnaround Time

WHCC App for iPHone

It's December and it's almost the holidays! Here are some shipping and turnaround time reminders to make this holiday season as smooth as possible!

  • Turnaround Time: Keep in mind our published turnaround times, and track your orders online or using our iPhone App. During these next few weeks, leave some extra time for any possible minor delays and place your orders as soon as possible to guarantee delivery by Christmas. We do not have any cut-off dates for orders shipping to the United States and all orders placed on or before December 23rd can be delivered on December 24th or before with expedited shipping. Please note that December 24th this year is a Saturday and will require a Saturday upgrade to arrive on that day. Orders shipped to Canada by UPS and other international destinations served by the postal service will need to allow more time for shipping.
  • Shipping Upgrades and Rushes: Please note that adding overnight shipping does not guarantee your order will ship the same day. It only expedites the shipping method once the order is complete. A 50% rush may be available if you need to expedite the turnaround time of the order through the lab. Contact Customer Service if you would like a 50% Rush, which will be a charge equal to 50% of your order cost.
  • Holiday Shipping Guidelines 2011: Visit our Holiday 2011 Guidelines page for a complete breakdown of when to place specific order types in order to receive them by Christmas, December 25th. Also listed is the WHCC and UPS Holiday Schedule by date. Easily see when WHCC will be closed for the Holidays and note UPS's pick-up and delivery schedule around the Holidays. We also have sections related to orders shipping to Canada via UPS as well as those shipping Internationally by the USPS.

 
 

Preparing Files for Press Printed Products

Press Products PDF

Need help preparing your files for Press Printed Cards, Boutique Cards, Press Printed Books & Albums, as well as Covers for Books, Albums, CD/DVD Cases, Image Folios, and Image Boxes? Check out our Preparing Files for Press Printed Products PDF that will walk you through how to use our free sizing templates in Photoshop as well as explain bleed, the safe line, where your cards will be trimmed, and how to add borders to cards. Also included are some tips for ordering Press Printed Cards in ROES.

Click here to download the Preparing Files for Press Printed Products PDF

Important Tips for Ordering Press Printed Cards

  • Press Printed Card Quantities: Press Printed Cards are ordered in packs of 25. Use the quantity box under Size Options-Style and Quantity of Cards in the lower left panel of ROES to order multiple identical packs of 25 cards. If you want 50 cards, you will order a quantity of 2 in ROES.
  • Review Your Order in ROES: When placing your order in ROES, please be sure to look over all of the items you've ordered in the Review Order Screen before you actually place the order. Make sure you've ordered the correct paper type, the correct size, and the correct quantity. Also, check the cost of the order. Make sure it is what you're expecting to pay for the order. Lastly, please remember that our Press Printed Cards come in sets of 25 cards - 25 cards equals a quantity of 1, 50 cards a quantity of 2, 75 cards a quantity of 3, etc.
  • Only ONE Card Design per Order: Only one card design can be ordered at a time. If you add more than one card design to an order, you'll receive an error at the end and you'll have to remove the extra card designs and go through the ordering process for each one again.
  • Sizing Files: It is best to have your files sized correctly for the product that you are ordering. Please use our sizing templates for all press products including cards, books and albums and follow the directions in our Preparing Files for Press Printed Products PDF.

 
 

Want more information on all of our products?

All the information you need on all the products we offer is available in our Pricing and Services Guide available at pro.whcc.com.

Pricing and Services Guide

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