The importance of checking proofs
Written on the 8 October 2012 by Snap Marketing
Spelling mistakes or botched-up colours on your business brochure or website can turn off potential clients. That's why taking the time to check every detail of a proof can save you a bundle in reprinting.
A proof is a trial version of whatever it is you're having printed or designed. They are used by printing and design companies so that clients can check them to make sure there are no errors and they are happy with the design before it goes to press.
Usually seen in PDF format, a proof shows exactly how the document will look when it is printed. Proofs are commonly used before the printing of brochures, flyers, posters, newsletters, business stationery, manuals and cards. They are also used before a website goes live.
A few important things to look out for on a proof:
When checking a proof:
If, however, you do find yourself needing a job printed at the last minute, be sure to choose a professional provider like Snap. We specialise in turning around print jobs quickly and efficiently, without compromising the quality of the work.