Graphic Designers Dorset

Graphic designers create visual images and layouts for advertising and creative purposes using computer software and image editing/manipulating. They are an essential part in creating marketing materials and aesthetic designs and packaging products. For more info, check the local listings and articles below.

P Canham
01305 750230
The Lupins Business Centre
Weymouth

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Creative Solutions Design & Seeming Ltd
01305 824900
Suite 7
Portland

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Richard Gregory Design
01258 452001
61-62 Norton Lane
Blandford Forum

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Chilli Fish
01305 250055
John Beers Cottage
Dorchester

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Arnold Jones Associates Design Ltd
01305 260606
Somerleigh Road
Dorchester

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Herbert Design
01305 889440
The Barn House
Dorchester

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Winfrith Graphic Services
01305 854997
9 Main Street
Dorchester

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Blue Hedgehog Design
01935 872972
4 Higher Barn
Dorchester

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Lionheart Graphics Ltd
07000 345670
Po Box 3864
Dorchester

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Airtight Designs
07751 760576
20 Plumbley Meadows
Blandford Forum

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Newspaper and Magazine Advertising Costs

Newspaper Advertising Costs
 
When it comes to advertising in newspapers there are two options – local or national newspapers.
 
The quality of local newspapers can vary greatly but you can expect to pay in excess of £250 for a quarter page advertisement.

One low cost way around this is to  write a press release and distribute it to your local newspaper. They are often looking for relevant and interesting local news so you may be able to get your company in the paper for free.
 
Advertising in national newspapers is extremely expensive. As an example, it costs over £30,000 for a full page colour ad in The Daily Mail. This tends to make it out of reach to smaller businesses.
 
Magazine Advertising Costs
 
Magazine advertising is even more expensive than newspaper advertising. Long lead times also mean that ads must be paid for up to one month in advance of the advertisement actually being published, which can cause cash flow problems for small businesses.

However, magazine advertising does have a number of advantages, particularly in its ability to target niche audiences.
 
As an example of the cost, don’t expect to pay less than £200 for a full-page ad in a magazine with a readership of 5,000 people, and in may cases it’ll be considerably more expensive than that.
 
Always be aware that sometimes additional extras can be obtaine...

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