Sellutions – HybridPlanners

2017 is almost here – time to start planning for the new year! This month, we’re showcasing some of our favorite Hybrid Journals.

Large EventPlanner

A specialty tech firm needed a planner for their yearly summit. The Large Event Planner allowed them to add an event schedule on the custom 2-sided insert, plus include a calendar, pen and penport.

Customization Tip
Include additional custom inserts with schedules, event maps, sponsor information, etc, and a penport and pen

Product Shown
7 x 10″ Large EventPlanner

Comes with: Short cut Natural Poly cover revealing a short-cut, full-color insert (2-sided); Cover Series 1 (Classic) paperboard front and back covers; 12-month quarterly calendar as first pages; 50 sheets of lined filler; Wire binding


Small HybridPlanner

The Small HybridPlanner was an easy choice for a small fine arts college alumni association membership gift. A custom, double-sided insert showcases alumni work, and provides additional contact information.

Customization Tip
Add overprint filler for additional branding

Product Shown
5.5 x 8.5″ Small Hybrid Journal

Comes with: Choose from Cover Series 1 (Classic) for front & back cover; Includes 1-color foil or deboss imprint; 12-month planner and 70 sheets of lined filler; Wire binding


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Medium Hybrid PerfectBook

A boutique clothing company wanted a memorable planner for an employee holiday gift. They chose the Medium Hybrid PerfectBook with a White GlossMetallic flexible cover and an upgraded ColorDirect imprint. To increase brand awareness, they added a custom overprint to the filler.

Customization Tip
Add a paper pocket folder to keep additional notes in

Product Shown
7 x 10″ Medium Hybrid PerfectBook

Comes with: Wraparound flexible cover (choose from ClassicFlex or Linen); Includes 1-color foil or deboss imprint; 12-month planner and 70 sheets of lined filler; Perfect-bound spine

Sellutions | Back to School

It’s time to start looking for back-to-school gifts and giveaways! This month, we’re showcasing some of our favorite journals and planners for collegiate audiences.

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ImageFlex Medium NoteBook

A visual arts college needed a new product to sell in their on-campus bookstore. They chose the ImageFlex Med. NoteBook with custom rounded corners and stock multifunctional filler for notetaking. Their marketing team sent their own composition-style cover art to make it a visually enticing purchase.

Customization Tip
Add a full-color insert page for more information or branding

Product Shown
7 x 10 ImageFlex Medium NoteBook

Comes with: Flexible, wraparound paper covers, printed in full-color; 100 sheets of stock lined/graph/blank filler; Perfect-bound spine


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ValueColor TriPac

To prepare for their upcoming freshman orientation, a university purchased ValueColor TriPacs for new students. Each book in the set featured one of the school’s colors, making them spirited writing companions for orientation.

Customization Tip
Submit up to 3 designs for each book in the set

Product Shown
5 x 7 ValueColor TriPac

Each set comes with: Up to 3 different versions of custom full-color covers, rounded corners, and enclosed in a full-color GraphicWrap


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Academic TabbedQuarterly PageSaver

A prestigious university wanted to include a unique academic planner in their
welcome packet. The TabbedQuarterly PageSaver proved to be a successful giveaway, allowing students to plan the year ahead with handy bookmarks and calendar.

Customization Tip
Add Variable Data to the full-color insert for a personalized touch

Product Shown
7 x 10 Academic TabbedQuarterly PageSaver

Comes with: Natural Poly Front Cover; 1-sided full-color insert as first page, with 4 tear-off PageSaver tabs; 4 banks of (3) die-cut tabs on 100# matte stock in front (1 bank per quarter); 70 sheets of Academic stock class assignment filler; Wire binding

Sellutions | Cheers to Summertime

Summer’s so close, we can almost taste it! This month, we’re showcasing our versatile line of TasterJournals, handy tools for recording the delectable details of your favorite wine or beer. Check out some creative ideas below…

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WindowPad WineTaster

A popular winery used the WindowPad WineTaster as an incentive for special memberships. Includes stock inserts full of information for the aspiring sommelier, as well as 50 sheets of tasting log filler.

Customization Tip
Upgrade your cover material for a more luxurious look and feel

Product Shown
5 x 7 WindowPad WineTaster

Shown with: Brushed Silver Metallic paperboard front cover (Upgrade to Series 3); Custom die-cut window and 2-color foil imprint; Full-color 1-sided insert; Predesigned black & white inserts for WineTaster; 50 sheets of wine-tasting log filler; Silver wire


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Classic LagerLogger

A new brewery gave away a custom LagerLogger at their grand opening. Includes a full-color stock insert, stock black & white inserts with beer facts and tasting information, as well as 50 sheets of tasting log filler.

Customization Tip
Upgrade to a custom full-color front cover, like the one shown here

Product Shown
5 x 7 Classic LagerLogger

Shown with: Full-color (ImageBook-style, optional upgrade) front cover; Full-color, predesigned LagerLogger insert; Predesigned black & white inserts for LagerLogger; 50 sheets of beer-tasting log filler; White wire


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Wine/Lager LifestyleJotter

Perfect-bound LifestyleJotters are available in wine-tasting, beer-tasting, fitness, and sketch themes. Includes 100 sheets of tasting log filler. The perfect giveaway for large, outdoor summer events like concerts or festivals.

Customization Tip
Add a company logo to the filler pages for extra exposure

Products Shown
5 x 3.5 Wine LifestyleJotter and 5 x 3.5 Lager LifestyleJotter

Each comes with: Natural, flexible paper covers; 1-color foil imprint; 100 sheets of beer or wine tasting log filler; Perfect-bound spine


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WineJotter & LagerJotter

A mini version of the 5 x 7 TasterJournals, these Jotters are perfectly pocket-sized and include 50 sheets of wine or beer tasting log filler. The perfect prize or giveaway for small wine/beer shops.

Customization Tip
Add personalizations to the front cover for special customers

Products Shown
3.5 x 5 WineJotter and 3.5 x 5 LagerJotter

Each comes with: Cover Series 1 (Classic) paperboard covers; 1-color foil imprint; 50 sheets of wine or beer tasting log filler; Standard wire binding

Back to the Classics: WindowPad

It all comes back to the basics. Serve customers the best-tasting food at a good value in a clean, comfortable restaurant, and they’ll keep coming back.
— Dave Thomas

We got to thinking — maybe it’s time to dust off our favorite core products and give them the spotlight they deserve! Don’t get us wrong, we absolutely love coming up with fresh, new journals for you and your clients (and we won’t be slowing down anytime soon…). But we can’t forget the versatility of our core products! They show off our dynamic range of custom capabilities, and offer something really special for your customer.

Today, we’ll highlight the Original WindowPad, one of our best-selling core product series. They’re the perfect solution for a dramatic reveal of custom full-color artwork behind the cover, and can seriously impress!

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The Original WindowPad

A standard WindowPad includes:

  • (1) stock shape die-cut window (includes rectangles, squares, circles, ovals, and some miscellaneous shapes; contact us for available options) on front cover
  • (1) full-color, 1-sided insert, showing through the window
  • 100 sheets of lined, graph, or blank filler
  • Choose from any material in Cover Series 1 for covers
  • Available in wire-bound or perfect-bound

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What if a basic shape doesn’t tell the whole story?

Your customer’s message may be a little more complex than a basic shape can offer. For times like this, upgrade to a unique, custom shape die-cut window. Check out the examples above to see what’s possible!

We can customize your window to suit almost any logo or shape, but be sure to send us your ideas first. Some restrictions apply, because die-cutting can be a delicate process!

Production Tip: Rounded shapes and angles work best for custom shapes.

Our team can help you decide what will work best, and our sales team can create a custom quote, based on the complexity of the shape.

As always, feel free to contact us for more information, or leave a comment below!

Sellutions | Express Yourself

This month, we’re embracing our creative roots. We’re showcasing our favorite journals for capturing your best ideas, organizing your thoughts, or unwinding after a long day. Check out the case studies below for some unique journal ideas!

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NEW! CreativeSpark Journal

A digital marketing agency wanted to rekindle the passion of their small team with an inspiring end-of-quarter gift. Each employee received a CreativeSpark journal, complete with custom branding and a mix of lined, dotted, and coloring pages.

For ease and quick turnaround, we offer the CreativeSpark Journal in an Organic or Geometric theme with completely predesigned cover and filler — just drop your logo onto the cover!

Customization Tip
For a little something more, you can add to our predesigned themes with your own quotes, images, and/or logo. For a completely unique book, submit customer-supplied designs for the cover and all 30 sheets of filler (custom setup fee applies).

Product Shown
8 x 8 Square CreativeSpark Journal

Comes with: Flexible, wraparound paper covers, printed in full-color; 30 sheets of predesigned CreativeSpark filler (Organic or Geometric themes available); includes motivational quotes, lined, dotted, and coloring pages; Perfect-bound spine


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FlipBook SeminarPad

A large tech company wanted a memorable giveaway for an upcoming web conference. They chose the FlipBook for its ability to showcase both their software development brand and internet security brand simultaneously.

Customization Tip
Try a ColorDirect imprint on the front and back covers for high visual impact.

Product Shown
5.5 x 8.5 FlipBook SeminarPad

Shown with: Lime and Midnight Blue paperboard covers; 2-color foil imprints on each side; 50 sheets of graph filler on Lime side, 50 sheets of lined filler on Blue side; comes with (1) full-color, 2-sided insert placed in middle of the filler; Silver wire


gt-700cGoalTracker Journal

A medical device manufacturer needed a practical tool for their growing traveling sales team. A personalized GoalTracker proved to be successful, allowing them to organize their time on trips and track their progress on sales goals.

Customization Tip
Add personalizations on the front cover, as shown here, for special recipients.

Product Shown
5 x 7 Business GoalTracker

Shown with: Matte Firebrick paperboard front cover (upgraded to Series 2); 2-color foil imprint (shown with upgraded bleed deboss); comes with (5) predesigned 2-sided inserts throughout 100 sheets of stock Goal/Action log filler; shown with PenPort back and Red Scripto Score Pen; Black Wire

Sellutions | Nutrition Journal Ideas

 Help your customers stay on track with their health and wellness goals this month! With spring around the corner, it’s the perfect time of year to head outside and stay active. Check out the case studies below for some inspiration (and motivation)!

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NEW Theme! Fitness Classic LifestyleJotter

A successful local scuba diving school wanted a useful giveaway for newly enrolled students. The new Fitness theme for the Classic LifestyleJotter made it easy for students to track their fitness goals beyond their scuba lessons. With this handy journal, the school made a meaningful impression every day.

Customization Tip
Add a full-color insert as the first page with additional company information.

Product Shown
5 x 3.5 Fitness Classic LifestyleJotter

Comes with: Flexible, wraparound paper covers in Natural; 1-color foil imprint and optional stock FitnessJotter imprint; 100 sheets of pre-designed daily food/fitness log; rounded corners and elastic band closure


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Exercise/Nutrition Journal

A financial company started an employee wellness program and needed a special log for tracking progress. They decided on a custom Exercise/Nutrition Journal with FitnessTips Inserts, featuring predesigned exercise and food log filler.

Customization Tip
Add SmartPicx to the full-color insert for instant access to gym membership discounts, or other web content.

Product Shown
5 x 7 Exercise/Nutrition Journal

Shown with: Light Blue Poly front; Blue #6 foil; Additional insert; optional FitnessTips inserts; Custom Phantom Overprint on pre-designed Exercise/Nutrition Filler; PenPort & Black New Prestige pen


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Mini-Nutrition Jotter with NEW! Stock Pattern

A major hospital wanted to give its team of nutritionists a pocket-sized food log to offer patients. The Mini-Nutrition Jotter made an ideal companion with a delightful, stock health food pattern on the cover and predesigned food log filler.

Customization Tip
Add personalizations to the front cover to make it more special.

Product Shown
3 x 7 Mini-Nutrition Journal

Comes with: 1-color foil imprint; optional NEW! Stock Healthy Food Pattern imprint; predesigned daily food log filler