The Benefits & Downsides To Printing Your Own Product Labels


No one denies that the quality of printers nowadays is exceptional, and this applies to home and business printers as well. In the past, it would be unheard of, to try to print your own labels at home, but leaps in technology allow us to do just that, but to a point. Trying to do the labels yourself seems to be the better solution when it comes to controlling your budget, and keeping your costs down. You get to design own labels on your personal PC, the cost of doing so is quite cheap, and the speed in which you print them, is much faster than you would get at a professional printer.

The drawbacks to home printing.

The benefits of getting your own label sticker printing (called รับพิมพ์สติ๊กเกอร์ติดสินค้า in Thai), is that, it is much cheaper when it comes to printing just a few labels. You are also able to establish more control over the whole printing process, and you can print labels, as and when you need them. However, there are a number of drawbacks to doing your own printing and we will explore just a few of them here today.

  • Inferior quality – There is only so much that you can do with a home printer, and lower quality paper. There is no comparison, when you look at the printers, and the paper that your local professional printer uses and provides.
  • It is your responsibility – If during the printing process anything goes wrong, then you are solely responsible for the issues that arise. When you use a professional printing company, they will accept responsibility for the mistake, and attempt to remedy it for you, at their cost.
  • Errors can, and will occur – Due to the fact that you have never done this kind of printing before, it is very likely that you’re going to make a lot of mistakes. These mistakes can prove to be costly, and it could all have been avoided, if you had just decided to use a professional printer from the beginning.

If you’re only printing a few labels, then maybe doing the printing yourself might be cost effective and a better idea. Once you start getting into higher numbers, however, you really need to be looking for the experience and the professionalism of a professional printing company. If you want something done well, don’t try do-it-yourself, get your local printing professional to do it for you.

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