Business cards, name badges, address labels, shipping labels   these are just some of the many styles of printing templates used in everyday business applications. Being able to print your own designs for business cards or shipping labels using your own laser printer can save you money, time, and the hassle of dealing with printing and design companies. Internet-based companies such as Avery and ThePapermillStore.com have a wide variety of free templates that you can download and use.

Avery

Avery.com has a large list of printing templates to choose from. Avery has printing templates such as labels, cards, transparencies and scrapbooking materials. There are also loads of themes to choose from, such as wedding, baby, holidays, and back-to-school.

Avery not only produces the templates for you to use, but also teaches you how to use them. In order to use one of the downloadable templates you will need Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop, Design or Illustrator on your computer. Then you can follow the step-by-step guide to get you started.

ThePapermillStore.com

ThePAapermillStore.com has a large selection of templates to choose from, all of which are free and downloadable. Each template name has a number next to it indicating how many different examples there are for each template style. The templates styles include letterheads, flyers, business cards, calendars and many more.

When you click on your desired printing template, little icons let you know what software you will need in order to use it. Most of these printing templates can be opened with various Adobe products or with Microsoft Word. If you ll need printing paper for your project, there are quick links to buy the appropriate size and type of paper for each printing job. ThePapermillStore.com provides everything you will need in order to achieve your own personal printing projects.

U Printing

U Printing is another easy-to-use printing template website. There aren t as many printing templates as the other two sites, but they are displayed in a well-organized manner so that it's easy to find exactly what you are looking for. When you click on a template type, it breaks them down into subcategories of software needed to properly use the printing template. Once you decide on a template, the next page will prompt you on the print size and print orientation. Once all the criteria are filled out, a download button will appear for the proper printing template.

All of these websites are a money-saving alternative for your printing needs. If you have your own printer and paper you can print party invitations, business cards, shipping labels and more without overspending at a printing company. See what you can do on your own by visiting any of these websites.

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