DIY photo gift printing business requires many creative ideas in designing & editing customer photos to make it meaningful & memorable. Let us share with you how to get creative ideas.
Most of the time, even though you can allow your customer to create their own designs, but not everyone knows how to use Photoshop to design their photos. Therefore, it is important that we know how to use editors such as Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator or other editor softwares to help them design the photos & print on their desired photo gifts.
How to Get Creative Ideas For Design?
1. Specific Themes
Your theme can be based on colours (pink, blue, yellow, green etc.), seasonal festivals (Aidilfitri, Christmas, Chinese New Year etc.), special celebrations (birthday, anniversary, graduation day, new born etc.) and many more. Just ask your customers what the gifts are intended for, and you will be able to come up with the most suitable theme and designs for them.
2. Study What is Hot in Current Market
Be alert to what happening’s around you. For instance, recently Minion figures from the movie Despicable Me and the Gangnam Style icon are very popular. Therefore, many printing business owners use this ideas as their main character in designs. We can see so many Minions products in the market such as on T-shirts, mugs, phone cases, bags, etc. Of course, you need to have the printing permission from copyright owners.
3. Use Customer’s Picture
Yes, the easiest and time effective ways are asking your customers to provide their best photos. Make sure the photo quality is high resolution to avoid poor printing outcome. From your customer’s photos, you can add some effects such as shadow, glowing etc or add a lovely message given by your customer.
When designing for customers, you must always get your customers to approve the designs before printing in order for it to be the most memorable & meaningful designs to be printed on photo gifts of their choice.
Remember, customer satisfaction is always our priority.