Print and Design

A Local Print & Design Service in Northumberland

Millfield Media are a local affordable, professional reliable Print and Design Service in Northumberland.

We are a family business, with a friendly caring attitude to get the most out of your printed materials.

Although we are based near Alnwick in Northumberland we offer FREE UK delivery.

We provide a personal and professional B2B Print and Design Service to clients across Newcastle and the North East Region as well as UK wide. 

We have 35 years’ experience in the printing and design industry with a large product list.

We have the capabilities that enables us to supply either Lithographic or Digital Printing solutions and Wide Format machinery that is used for our Indoor or Outdoor Signage. 

It doesn’t matter how large or small your order we offer a 5* service to all our customers regardless of their spend.  

We offer advice and guidance to save you money, without compromising on quality.

All our orders are treated individually with a professional attitude and a smiley face and are printed using the latest technology.

We will ensure that your branding ethos of fonts and colours are not compromised.

Your account manager will keep you updated every step of the way to ensure your printed product is first class and inform you when delivery will be. 

We use only the latest print technology to ensure quality without a high price tag.

We offer a FREE no obligation quotation with various printing solutions and finishes if required, and help you to choose a finish suitable for your product and budget

Business Stationery

Letterheads, Compliment Slips, Business Cards, Branded Envelopes, Diaries and Notebooks. Stickers and Labels, Posters

NCR pads are available in various formats of carbonless pads, either (2/3/4 part) which are ideal to use as work forms, personalised invoice books, customised receipt books..

They can be supplied in duplicate or triplicate gummed books, full colour or black and white basically whatever you need to run a successful business.

Exhibition Materials

Pop Up Banners

Outdoor Vinyl Banners

Tablecloths

Pens

A5 Flyers

Brochure Printing

Banners and Signage

Indoor and Outdoor Signage

A Frames

Vinyl Banners

Websites and Hosting

All our websites are built in house using wordpress. We have structured our pricing to help start ups or small businesses owners who need a web presence.

We are registered providers for the North East Business Support Fund who can support projects such as a new website.

You could be eligible to access up to 35% funding for business improvement projects to encourage business resilience and change during this difficult time.

Funding is available for you to :-

Build a website 

Website improvements

Website Development

Re-branding and design

Design for any promotional material

If this is of interest to you and you want to create a website that includes a web hosting service please contact us to let us guide your small business and provide you direction, helping you with branding and content. 

WordPress Training

As part of the service we provide when we create a new website for our customers we now provide a WordPress training course. This enables our customers to manage their own website content themselves.

Normally you would ask your website developer to make changes which all costs money. As a small business owner, this isn’t always cost effective so if your looking to control and edit your site we are here to help.

Which Training do we Provide?

WordPress Training for beginners. We want to help you understand the simple jargon, in a step by step process. 

We provide one-to-one virtual training bespoke to your website in a step by step stage so you learn and understand the  basics. 

We will help you to understand :

How to change content

How to optimise for search engines, and help you understand key words

How to write your URLs that will improve your click through rate

How to write a meta description in your content to improve ranking

How to add a new page

How to create a blog

Google My Business Virtual 1:1 Training 

All local business owners need to get noticed in the Google search results.

There are loads of tactics to rank well as a local business but no magical solution it does take hard work and perseverance. 

One of the best ways to do this, is to optimise for local SEO and Google my Business is an ideal way to achieve this.

Getting the most out of LinkedIn 

Facebook for Business
Twitter for Business

 

Please get in touch if you would like to work with us arecustom

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Banners for exhibitions – Stand out from the crowd with our affordable solutions for your business needs

Our Roller Banners are an affordable solution and are currently being used for advising the public about the Social Distancing measures they need to abide by during this  Covid-19 pandemic.

At Millfield Media we offer a variety of Roller Banners to help you inform your customers about the social distancing advice. These come fully branded with your own advice and guidance.

We are also branding Transparent Roller Banners which are ideal for Beauty Salons and Hairdressers.

All our Roller Banner come with a FREE Carry Case . They are extremely portable, and easy to erect

If you are you are looking for cost effective print solutions  you are in the right place.

Not only are Roller Banners great for informing your customers, they are an essential marketing collateral for exhibitions. They are an instant solution if you are looking for a quick option and can be moved round quickly and easily.

Pop Up Banners are ideal for using as a backdrop in your office environment.

So, if for example you do a lot of telephone conferencing your brand is visible to your customers who can see your office. Particularly now with all the virtual Zoom meetings theat are taking place.

Like wise if your office has a reception area where your customers sit they are a great addition.

Our banners are designed in house, our designers work with your branding colours, using our RGB colour experience, so we can promise that they are beautifully printed in your branding colours, which will help to attract attention at your exhibition

Although our prices vary, they are based on the sizes.

We can assure you that all sizes look professional, if using images we will ensure that your photo or image when increased in size is not grainy, blurry, or pixelated.

While low resolution images might look fine on your laptop or PC, depending on how large you increase them for your printed book, they may not print well. We will ensure your images are perfect for your banner.

You just need to decide which banner suits your needs and budget for the event you are attending.

Let us provide you with a FREE no obligation quotation.

What type of quality are the Roller Banners?

  • All our Roller Banners are amazing quality and printed on superb material that will stand the test of time.
  • They are printed on anti-scratch material which has a grey back for total opacity to reduce glare.
  • They are tear resistant  
  • They are held in place with an easy to assemble sturdy aluminium frame.
  • They all come with a luxury padded carry case for easy storage and transportation.

What size are the Roller Banners?

  • All banners are 2 metres high
  • There is a choice of sizes:   with a choice of widths  800mm, 850mm, 1000mm, 1200mm 1500mm wide or 2410mm

Which types of Roller Banners are suitable for my business?

It really depends on your requirements the type of your business, your budget and the message you want to convey.

  • Classic Roller Banners are will suffice is you have a small marketing budget without looking cheap.
  • Transparent Roller Banners are branded for your business and are printed on anti-scratch transparent vinyl material which is held in place with a sturdy, easy to assemble aluminium frame.
  • Premium Roller Banners superb quality and is self-stabilising! There is no visible feet you get a very sleek stylish design that screams luxurious brand.
  • Double sided Roller Banners are amazing if you got different messages you want to convey different messages and need to catch customers from all directions these will be ideal for your business.

We also offer a replacement graphic service.

If you just want to update a product or service for a specific exhibition with a graphic rather than replacing the whole system, we can help you with that too. Contact us for a FREE no obligation to discuss your needs and budget.

Small Business Branding & Marketing Tips on a budget

Social Media is is one of the most powerful marketing tools to keep your brand in front of existing and potential customers. 

Social Media Marketing has changed the way small businesses can get an online presence at a relatively low cost. 

If you are marketing on a budget there are many things you can do to help your small business get out there. We at Millfield Media have done all of the ideas listed below and it has helped us grow. 

Here are some Small Business Marketing tips

  • First and foremost, register for a Google my Business account, This will help you get on the “map” and enable local people to find you. This is an amazing FREE tool that when optimised properly can see you show up in the maps and help with ranking in the searches.  We offer 1:1 Google My Business Training to help you to do this. Please get in touch 
  • Join the Federation of Small Business  (FSB) for their amazing networking events. We go to the Networking events in Newcastle, they are like minded businesses. You also you get a lot of privileges for your membership fee
  • Run a competition or giveaway either on Facebook or Instagram
  • Use your car to advertise your business (Magnet decals that can be taken off)
  • Stickers on your envelopes or packages you send out is a cheap alternative to get your brand seen. 
  • Design a brochure or leaflet to advertise your goods and services. We can offer some cheap alternatives that are good quality but affordable.
  • If you are a beautician or hairdresser, give appointment cards to all your customers with a loyalty discount on the back.
  • Promotional merchandise are a great giveaways if your attending an exhibition, such as mugs, calendars, flyers, stickers, pens
  • Have you thought about entering some awards in your field, or as a SME start up. The FSB and Chamber of Commerce is a great place to start.
  • Register in reputable trade directories (Yell.com, YELP,)
  • Offer a discount to new customers
  • Radio advertising is quite powerful and not as expensive as you think for local radio stations
  • Blog on your website 
  • Do a flyer drop locally
  • If you have premises put an A- Frame outside your shop to market your special offers or menus. 
  • Social media posts are a great way of advertising to engage your customers and let them see your offers. If you are unsure we can help with Social Media Training and Infographics. 
  • Collaborate with another small business to help each other and enhance your services.
  • Attending Networking events 
  • Go to exhibitions or trade shows
  • Send all correspondence on  business letterheads or compliments slips 
  • Send a postcard as a thank you with the product you have sold
  • Offer FREE samples of your product
  • Have a web presence. Your customers will check your business out on Google first. Even a one page website tells your customers more about you if you are on a budget and starts from £325 with domain name and hosting. If you have a bit more in the budget a 5 page brochure website is £575. 
  • Ask for recommendations’ from customers on LinkedIn, Facebook or your website
  • Create posters if you have a shop to put on your windows
  • Enrol for FREE training with local partners who have obtained European Funding such as Business Northumberland. They help businesses grow providing workshops, online training and networking events to help 
  • Create memorable business cards to leave a lasting impression 

Social Media Marketing is ideal if you are Marketing on a budget.