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  • Price GuideSmall Offset Guide (Classic Manual)  2017 is SOLD OUT and no longer available. 2018 Guide will be published in fall. $291 year plus shipping for one year subscription. The original Crouser Small Press Offset Pricing Guide is still available! First published in 1989 and updated yearly ever since. Be competitive in both the low runs (where you get more $ per unit) and longer runs where you can be competitive with larger presses without giving your profit away. Also included are estimating standards for different stocks (set-up and run times) that you may use in establishing your price curves in automated estimating systems such as EFI PrintSmith. No other printing price guide shows the amount of time that is estimated in different press runs. All this and more! Click title to learn more/order.
  • Price GuideSmall Offset Guide (Software) $249 year subscription. Digital Delivery. Software for Windows or Mac. Lookup our values or print your own price pages and create your own price book from the convenience of your computer. Or use the program to estimate prices. Bookmark favorite pages and name them anything you want (i.e. Special Customer Pricing). Print the bookmarked pages or flick to them quickly within the program. Plus much more. Click title to learn more/order.
  • price guidesDigital Printing Guide (Software) $249 year subscription. Digital Delivery. View and/or print our latest prices for digital duplicators and presses. Includes Digital Envelope section. Use this industry standard pricing to compete in your marketplace. There is no printed version of this guide as it contains the equivalent of over 13,000 printed pages yet flick from one price to another almost instantly. Click title to learn more/order.
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    Combo: Offset and Digital Software $405 per year for both. Digital Delivery. Small Press Offset Guide (software for Mac or Windows) and Digital Press Printing Guide (software for Mac or Windows). Click title to learn more/order.
  • price guidesPrintSmith Plug In for Classic or Vision
    Crouser Offset Price Plug In for PrintSmith $457 year subscription. Digital Delivery. This EFI PrintSmith plug-in module (commonly referred to as CrouserSmith) that allows the user to look up our small offset prices while in PrintSmith and use them in estimates OR use the calculated prices from the EFI PrintSmith engine. Your choice. It’s a great way to check your pricing against our market pricing for added value on the fly. Also you may upgrade from Classic to Vision at no additional cost for the module.  Requires EFI PrintSmith to use. Click title to learn more/order.
  • Markups: Pricing Brokered Work $50 Digital Delivery One misunderstood areas of pricing printing is markups on “brokered work,” or work purchased from an outside vendor and resold. Frequently I find a flat amount of markup applied to all jobs: small dollar or large, low risk or high risk and, most importantly, the factor itself is often too low. Provides Recommended Markups (typical, high and minimum) for Low Cost ($200 or less), Medium Cost ($200 to $1,000) and High Cost ($1,000 plus) items. This price advisory addresses these issues and more. Click title to learn more/order.
  • price guides“Oldies But Goodies” Price Advisories/Reports From $0 FREE to $20. Digital Delivery. Click on title to view these “out of date but not out of relevance” advisories containing pertinent information on subjects even if the values could be a little dated. Priced appropriately. Includes 2012 Product/Service Trend Report as well as Price Advisories on Scanbacks; Email Broadcasting; Websites; UV Coating; QR Codes; and Laminating.