Now You See It, Now You Don't: Making the Most of Storage - CP Business Solutions

Now You See It, Now You Don’t: Making the Most of Event Storage

You see it all the time at conferences, trade shows and other events: ugly, ripped-open cardboard boxes shoved in a corner and overflowing with promotional items; stacks of extra brochures toppling over in a mess on too-small tables; personal items like coats and handbags tucked under chairs… not really the look you’re going for if … Read More

New Year, New Ideas - CP Business Solutions

New Year, New Ideas

We all know the expression, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” But what about using an old trick to learn something new? Think back for a minute to the 5 W’s (and 1 H) we learned in grade school. We all know that answering the questions Who? What? Where? When? Why? and How? … Read More

Image Strategists: How We Do What We Do

Image Strategists: How We Do, What We Do

One of the most popular conversation starters is “So… what do you do?” We get asked that a lot here at CP Business Solutions. And our response to “What, exactly, do you do?” is usually along the lines of “What do you want us to do?” The truth is we can do a lot of … Read More

Image File Types: Things You Didn't Know You Knew

Image File Types Part I: Things You Didn’t Know You Knew

Pop quiz: You’re having a garage sale and want to print off some colourful images to put on signs to advertise it. You go online and find a cute pic, and copy and paste it into Word, but it’s too small. So you drag the edges to make it a full page. What happens? If … Read More

Seasonal Marketing - CP Business Solutions

Seasonal Marketing: Merry Fall!

We know that the kids are barely back to school and that Halloween has yet to arrive. And we realize that you might cringe when we ask, “Have you given any thought to your holiday marketing campaign?” (We cringed a little too when we saw Halloween candy on display next to Christmas decorations at Costco … Read More

5 Impactful Graphic Design Tips

5 Impactful Graphic Design Tips

We all recognize when a design looks a little off, but we can’t always explain why. Here are 5 impactful graphic design tips that might explain what you see and feel, but can’t always put into words. Tell Me Where to Look: Although all of the elements of a design (text, fonts, images, colours, shapes, … Read More