The Mines Press

Our blog is a place for our team to share collective wisdom, timely information, creativity, tutorials and more. The content reflects the interests, ideas and concerns of business owners while also focusing on inspiring and sharing ideas with graphic designers. We hope you enjoy reading our blog.

Creating Numbered Raffle Tickets with InDesign [Tutorial]

In this tutorial, we’ll explain how to do an easy setup in InDesign for automatically numbered raffle tickets. We will look at the handy “Data Merge Tool,” which is a great time-saver. Let’s jump into this quick tutorial!

The Most Creative Swag of All Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are you looking for ways to stand out at your next trade show? If so, you're in the right place. We've put together a list containing some of the most creative swag of all time.

Killing time: How To Destroy Your Productivity [INFOGRAPHIC]

From constantly being interrupted and switching tasks at random, to creating an impossibly long to-do list and cluttering your desk, here are seven steps to ensure that you are decreasing productivity...

The Advantage of Using Full-Color Advertising flyers

Flyers can be used for attracting attention to events such as store grand openings, fundraisers, local charity events, political rallies, offering discount coupons or providing information. Effective, eye-catching advertising flyers do not have to be expensive.

Five steps to jump start your marketing efforts this week [INFOGRAPHIC]

Here's an infographic we made to help get small businesses moving in the right direction. We know marketing a small business isn't always easy. You've got 42 other responsibilities and there is only so many hours...

It's in the details: A tax folder wins a new client.

For years, I used a nationally known tax preparation company to prepare my wife and my joint federal and state tax returns. And, while they did what seemed like a decent job, I always left their office feeling like my returns had just been put through an assembly line.

My 10 Best Free Online Tools for Web Design

Web Design Tools are always handy to a web designer and coder, with tons of features, and fantastic user interface, these tools will make a web designer's life much easier.