Thursday, October 29, 2015

Stay Top of Mind Everyday with Useful & Eye-Catching Promotional Products!

We all know there are many different ways you can promote your business. Custom business cards, posters and other print media can appeal to your customers, but have you thought about using branded promotional items? There are many promotional products that you can use to showcase your logo and keep your brand in front of your customers daily. You will start their day with a branded coffee cup, and end their day when they're making notes with your pen.

There are thousands of promotional products that Lake Printing can create for you - but the key is to find one that will be used by your customer and represents your branding. Here is a list of promotional products that are popular, highly used, and fun!

Selfie Stick

As hilarious as this particular item may seem, it's going to get used. You'll see people everywhere using their selfie sticks to capture moments at angles they wouldn't be able to get with just their arm. This item make it's way to all different locations and venues - advertising for you everywhere it goes! It's lightweight, with a stabilizer and arm extender which makes it easy to frame and shoot photos with your smartphone.

Diner Mug

An average promotional product is kept for over 5 months - but a mug will be kept for even longer! The advantage of giving your customers a mug, is that everyone is pulling out their favorite hot beverages during the cold months. Mugs are not required to match anything in a person's cabinet, and a good mug will be used frequently. This 11 oz restaurant diner styled mug has a smooth rim, milky white color and a c-curved handle. It's perfect for coffee, tea, cider or hot chocolate, and can be used at work or home.

Flashlight Power Bank

In a day where a majority of people carry around at least one electronic (if not more!), people will be glad to carry around a charger - that doesn't need an outlet! Not only does this device charge smartphones, it is also a handy flashlight. It features a 2200 mAh rechargeable lithium ion grade A battery, and can recharge with a micro-USB input. Let your company save the day and light the way with this handy promotional product.

Grocery Tote

Not only are these totes used for groceries, but they are also filled with sports equipment, school supplies, library books, and even taken on vacations and road trips. As you can imagine - a tote will see MANY different people and places, so this bag won't just advertise to your customer, but to everyone they come in contact with! This strong non polypropylene grocery bag is recyclable and reusable. It features 23" long handle straps cross stitched for reinforcement, and a supportive hard plastic bottom insert.

Lake Printing is Your Best Promotional Product Company

Don't just order your promotional products from a random internet business. The advantage to working with Lake Printing is that we are your liaison from beginning to end. We can assist you in picking your promotional products and answer your questions about the size, color, or quantity of a particular products quickly. Lake Printing has been in business for 66 years because we care about your needs. From print to promotional we help represent you. Let our team assist you in creating a custom promotional product that will stand-in for your company long after your customer leaves your store.

You Can Trust Lake Printing for Your Large & Small Print Needs

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Friday, October 23, 2015

5 Reasons to Market with a 2016 Promotional Calender

It can be very hard to get people's attention today. Companies are using a wide variety of platforms to capture attention, promote their brand, and increase sales. Some of the higher cost methods that companies are using include commercials, billboards, radio ads, and other print advertising. A lower cost way to attract attention for your company can be a promotional calendar. A 2016 promotional calendar can speak to your customers every day, reminding them why they love coming back to you. Now is the time to place your promotional calendar order for your business, and here are a few reasons you'll want to place your order now!

Lake Printing provides a great option for your companies 2016 promotional calendar. Here are five great reasons why you should consider calling us for your calendar printing needs.

Calendars Are Useful

Calendars are still a useful way to keep track of your schedule, important dates, or even just the day of the week. In a digital age people are using their phones for those same things, but the purpose of a promotional calendar is still just as practical as it ever was. Because of their usefulness, you may find that a promotional calendar will also increase your brand recognition.

Calendars Increase Brand Recognition

When you promote your business through promotional calendars, you are increasing your chances of having your customers remember you. Your logo will be on their wall 24/7, which means that for 365 days of the year, you will be reaching your audience. The more your customer sees you, your logo and your brand, the more they may be likely to call you when they need your services.

Calendars Are Cost Effective

Compared to other print advertising, calendars can be a very cost effective method of advertising. For the one time printing cost, you receive exposure for your company everyday of the year. Your company will be top of mind for your potential clients when they are ready to buy.

Calendars Are A Great Way to Say Thank You!

Our calendars are a great way to say thank you to your long-standing customers. They are also a wonderful way to surprise your new clients. Unlike some promotional products that may not be used, a calendar will be something they can use all through the year. Our stunning photos of the Lake of the Ozarks will make a beautiful addition to their home or office.

Calendar Distribution is Easy

Calendars are easy to get to your customers! They can be mailed or handed to them personally, and you will stay connected with your clients with this beautiful gift that will keep them thinking about you and your business all year long.

Lake Printing

Calendars are just one easy way we can help you inform your customers about who you are and what you do. When you want to reach your clients with promotional products and print materials that will make an impact and leave a good impression, let Lake Printing help you. From business cards to posters and everything in between, we specialize in printing at the Lake of the Ozarks and around the nation. We're taking orders for the 2016 calendars now, so be sure to give us a call at 573-346-0600 and place your order today!

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Friday, October 16, 2015

The History of Lake Printing

Lake Printing has long been one of the most trusted printing companies in the USA . We have built that trust over sixty-six years in this community and have expanded our reputation coast to coast. Although, we've started small, we have grown a national reputation through hard work, top of the line equipement and dedication to our customers.

There have been a lot of changes and challenges over the last 66 years,  but all of them have increased our skill and ability to produce quality print products to serve you. Here's a glimpse of Lake Printing in the past, and our evolution to becoming a one of the best printing companies in the United States.


Lake Printing began in 1949 as a small letterpress shop in a basement located in Lake of the Ozarks, MO. As Lake Printing's reputation for quality printing and excellent service grew, we made numerous equipment purchases which enabled us to enhance and improve both our quality and services. In 1989, additional multi-color presses were added along with a complete finishing department. In 1990, we moved into our present home ... a 35,000 square foot facility on a 46-acre tract in Osage Beach.


We now use top of the line Presses to handle projects of all sizes from wide format pieces to large runs. We also offer many additional small press capabilities as well as a variety of multiple special finishes in bindery to accommodate all of your needs. Our Pre-Press Department includes state of the art equipment to ensure that proofing requirements are met and your project is completed without sacrificing quality.

Lake printing is also one of the Midwest's few Double Certified Green Printing Companies with both the FSC and SFI organizations.

Printing at the Lake of the Ozarks

We've become an even better fit for you and your printing needs throughout the years because we have kept increasing and expanding. We haven't just stuck with printing, we've learned about letterpress, graphic design, binding, and even shipping and mailing. Our company works hard to ensure that you can achieve what you need when you come to us. From business cards to books you've found a company who can match your needs and make them become a reality. Give us call at 573-346-0600 or visit our website to start your printing journey today.

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

Welcome to Our Blog

Welcome to Lake Printing's first blog post! We are located on HWY 54 in Osage Beach, MO, and we have been serving our community and the nation since 1949. Our printing services are diverse, and we provide our customers with large and small print needs alike. As you follow our blog, we will keep you updated on our printing processes, how we continue to go green, our promotional products and more. Today we're going to introduce you to our printing company at the Lake of the Ozarks and show you why we're such a great fit for you and your printing needs.

About Lake Printing

Lake Printing began in 1949 as a small Letterpress Shop in a basement located in Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. In 1990 we moved into our present home: a 30,000 square foot facility on a 40-acre tract in Osage Beach, Missouri. We boast top of the line Presses to handle projects of all sizes from wide format pieces to large runs. We also offer many additional small press printing at the Lake of the Ozarks, as well as a variety of multiple special finishes in bindery to accommodate all of your needs. Our Pre-Press Department includes state of the art equipment such as an Epson 9900 Color Inkjet Printer and a Direct-to-Plate CREO Trendsetter to ensure that proofing requirements are met and your project is completed without sacrificing quality.


  • Graphic Design
  • Printing
  • Finishing
  • Binding
  • Shipping
  • Mailing
  • Promotional Products
  • Full Color Vinyl Banners
  • Customized Apparel
  • Numbering
  • Lamination
  • UV Coating (gloss, dull, or soft touch)
  • Aqueous Coating (dull or gloss)
  • Variable Data
  • Foil Sampling
  • Die Cutting
We work with clients nationwide on jobs large and small.

Going Green

We are proud to announce that we are FSC and SFI certified! We are now able to offer you paper that has been certified to be kinder to the environment. Since paper comes from forests and forests provide us with clean water, fresh air, and even combats global warming, it is very important to protect them. We have 100% Eco friendly printing by using soy ink instead of petroleum based ink, and recycling all wastepaper, cardboard, used printing plates, solvents, and used toner cartridges.

Promotional Products

Lake Printing offers a wide variety of products to help market your business or organization. From ink pens, cups and wine bottle openers to golf balls, key chains and outdoor chairs – we can help you promote! Browse our promotional items website with over 100,000 options to view and/or call 573.346.0600 to visit with us about your next project!

Printing at the Lake of the Ozarks

No matter what your printing needs - Lake Printing has the tools and the experience to complete your job with excellence. Our mission is to be the premier FSC/SFI certified Graphics, Print and Promotional Products provider in the markets we serve. We accomplish this with our skilled teamwork, integrity and technology in an environment that stimulates personal growth, development, and total customer satisfaction. You can give us a call at 573-346-0600 or submit a quote request on our website. We look forward to working with you for all of your personal or professional printing needs!

You Can Trust Lake Printing for Your Large & Small Print Needs

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