Thursday October 27, 2016

3 golden tips to reduce prepress costs

A lot of time, effort and money goes into prepress processes, so naturally you want to get that final print right the first time. If you want to keep errors at bay to reduce prepress costs to an absolute minimum, you’ve come to the right address. Take these golden tips to heart, sit back and watch your prepress processes become more cost-effective than ever.

1. Preflight before you print

Why spend hours manually checking PDF files for errors when you can do it with the click of a button? Preflighting your documents with PitStop Pro keeps missing fonts, transparency issues, lack of bleed and all other kinds of file-inherent errors from ruining your prints. PitStop Pro analyses the PDF, reports errors and fixes them automatically.

2. Automate your prepress workflow

Are you spending a great deal of your time downloading jobs from your server, extracting email attachments, checking folders for newly uploaded jobs, updating clients on the status of their order, …? Stop! Switch is automation software that can do all these things for you, and more…

Did you know? Switch even allows you to integrate PitStop Server into your workflow, so that you can have incoming PDF files automatically checked for errors?

3. Help your customers help themselves

Wouldn’t it be great if your customers always submitted print-ready documents, so you wouldn’t have to get back to them to get their layouts right? Connect makes it possible! It enables you to control the creation of your customer’s PDF during upload and ensure all fonts, links et cetera are embedded correctly.

More ways to reduce prepress costs

Do you need more help reducing prepress costs and getting prints to come out perfect from the get-go? We’ve got a wide range of solutions in store for you! Don’t hesitate to download your free trial or contact us with any questions you may have.

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About Tim Bernaerdt

Tim Bernaerdt

Tim Bernaerdt joined Enfocus in 2013. As the Sales Operations Manager, Tim is responsible for the development of the Enfocus business in France, Spain, Benelux and the Nordics, managing the regional distributor and reseller channels.

Developing new market segments with the Enfocus automation solutions stays is at the top of his professional agenda. Tim strongly believes that all companies in any kind of business can gain tremendously from automation.

With many years of experience in the software industry, Tim has helped several companies turn technical solutions into business benefits. In an earlier experience he managed a Sales Channel with storage and private cloud solutions.

Tim holds a master degree in Physical Education. In his spare time you find him running a marathon or playing basketball.

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