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New Folding Options

New folding Options have been added to our existing products. Here are all of them below:

Bifold

Sizes Available:
8×9, 8.5×11, 11×17
The bi-fold divides into 2 vertical panels and is folded in half.

This is also known as a half fold or a two panel brochure. An 11″ x 8.5″ sheet is folded into a 5.5″ x 8.5″ brochure. This is used for menus or programs where wide panels are necessary.

 

Trifold

Sizes Available:
8.5×11, 8.5×14, 11×17, 11×25.5
The tri-fold divides into 3 vertical panels. The right panel folds underneath the left.

This is also known as a letter fold. An 11″ x 8.5″ sheet is folded into a 3.67″ x 8.5″ brochure. This is the most popular of the folding options. The finished product will fit nicely into a standard #10 envelope or a display rack. The panel that will fold inside is slightly narrower than the front panel and the back panel of the finished brochure. Menus, programs, and promotional pieces are popular uses for the trifold.

 

Gate Fold

Sizes Available:
8.5×11, 8.5×14, 11×17, 11×25.5
The gate fold is created by folding the two ends of a page inward so that the edges meet in the middle.

This is a three panel design with the widths of the two outside panels each one half the width of the middle panel. An 11″ x 8.5″ sheet is folded to a 5.5″ x 8.5″ brochure. The front of the brochure opens like a gate. Many times there is a graphic or text that crosses over the front two panels. This format is used often for promotional items and allows the designer to tease the customer into opening the brochure.

 

Z-Fold

Sizes Available:
8.5×11, 8.5×14, 11×17, 11×25.5
The z-fold divides into 3 vertical panels. The panels fold on top of one another

This is Z Fold can also be called an accordion fold. This fold can be used with a three or four panel design. An 11″ x 8.5″ sheet with three panels is folded into a 3.67″ x 8.5″ brochure. A 14″ x 8.5″ sheet with four panels is folded into a 3.5″ x 8.5″ brochure. All of the panels are the same width with this fold. Menus, programs, and promotional pieces are popular uses for the z-fold

 

Accordion Fold

Sizes Available:
8.5×14
The accordion fold divides into 4 vertical panels. The panels fold on top of one another.

This is Z Fold can also be called an accordion fold. This fold can be used with a three or four panel design. An 11″ x 8.5″ sheet with three panels is folded into a 3.67″ x 8.5″ brochure. A 14″ x 8.5″ sheet with four panels is folded into a 3.5″ x 8.5″ brochure. All of the panels are the same width with this fold. Menus, programs, and promotional pieces are popular uses for the z-fold

 

Double Parallel Fold

Sizes Available:
8.5×14, 11×17, 11×25.5
First fold in half, forming two panels. Each panel is folded in half again with parallel folds that go in the same direction.

The Double Parallel Fold & Parallel Map Folds require a four panel design. An 11″ x8.5″ sheet is folded into a 2.75″ x 8.5″ brochure. This fold is commonly used for larger sheet sizes such as 14″ x 8.5″ which yields a 3.5″ x 8.5″ brochure and 17″ x 11″ sheet which yields a 4.25″ x 11″ brochure. The two inside panels are slightly narrower than the two outside panels. This fold is popular for programs and promotional pieces.

 

Parallel Map Fold

Sizes Available:
8.5×14, 11×17
First fold in half, forming two panels. Each panel is folded in half in opposite directions – one folds forward, the other back.

The Double Parallel Fold & Parallel Map Folds require a four panel design. An 11″ x8.5″ sheet is folded into a 2.75″ x 8.5″ brochure. This fold is commonly used for larger sheet sizes such as 14″ x 8.5″ which yields a 3.5″ x 8.5″ brochure and 17″ x 11″ sheet which yields a 4.25″ x 11″ brochure. The two inside panels are slightly narrower than the two outside panels. This fold is popular for programs and promotional pieces.

 

French Fold

Sizes Available:
11×17
First fold in half (side to side). Each panel is folded in half again with a fold that is perpendicular to the first fold (top to bottom).

This is also known as a Right Angle Fold or 8 Page Fold. An 11″ x 8.5″ sheet is folded in half to form an 8.5″ x 5.5″ piece. This piece is then folded in half to the final size of 4.25″ x 5.5″. The two folds are at right angles to each other. This fold is popular for programs and promotional pieces especially when it is necessary to have a full size image on the inside of the brochure.

Do you offer templates?

Yes, several kinds. We offer file specification templates, which provide you exact guidelines for building your file in a design program such as Photoshop or Illustrator. You can find a list of all our files specification templates here.

We also offer pre-made designs in our Design Online tool, which are fully designed “templates” that you can customize with your own text and images.

What should I check before I upload a file?

During the upload process, there are things that if not checked will cause problems with your files and with the upload process itself. These things could cause your file to not preview correctly so it looks distorted or could keep your file from being printed on time.

  • Images must be 300 dpi or greater or file will appear distorted.
  • Convert your files to CMYK to improve color accuracy.
  • Keep your file names below 20 characters with no spaces or special characters.

Also, double check the time that you are uploading files, especially if you’re getting the next day printing option. If you are uploading before 6 pm PST, then your files (if they are press ready) will print that night and will be ready to ship out the next business day.

What file formats do you accept?

Preferred file formats, these files will show a preview online: .jpg .psd .tiff .eps .pdf

Accepted file formats, these files are accepted, but will not show a successful preview online: .ai, .qxd, sit and .zip

I need a design, how do I get started?

We offer a Design Online option that allows you to build files yourself. You can edit pre-made design templates or build one from scratch with your own images.

To access this tool, first select the product size from the Get Started Page, or from the product navigation located on the left side of every page. Once you’re on the product page, select the green “Design Online” button. This will automatically open up a separate window to our design tool. Inside the Design Online window, we recommend that you click the “Ready-made Designs” tab and browse our design templates.

I have a design, how do I upload it?

If you have a design, first select the product size to begin the upload process. You can do this on the Get Started page. For a more direct route, pick a product from the product menu located on the left side of every page.

Remember that it’s best to use our file specifications before you upload your files. The specs will give you the proper bleed and safety information as well as the types of files we accept.

How do I request a quote?

Our Customer Care department is available for any custom sizes or quantities.  Please call us at 800-251-9948 during our business hours.

Do you have a RFQ (Request for Quotation)?

At this time our company does not have a RFQ.  We do offer free quotes for print jobs of all sizes.  Please call one of our customer care representatives at 800-251-9948 for further assistance with custom quotes.

How do I change my email settings?

If you would like to receive an email from Next Day Flyers for details about monthly specials, simply email [email protected] to be added to our email list.

If you are an existing customer and would like to be removed from our email list, there is a link located at the bottom of each promotional email you receive to change your email settings, you will be automatically removed from our list once you click that link and hit unsubscribe.

If you have questions about an order, or would like a quote, please email [email protected] or call us at 800-251-9948.

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How do I get started?

Getting started is easy!
1. If you have a press-ready digital file you can place your order and send your file by selecting a product and then hitting the upload a design button on that product page.

2. If you do not have a press-ready digital file you can customize any of our pre-designed templates. Simply, select a product. Click the Design Online button on the product page (loading time for Design Online may take a few minutes). Once in Design Online, click the Ready-made Designs option on the left hand navigation.

You will be able to upload your digital photos inside Design Online. Hit order when you are satisfied with your design.

Can I send my files by email?

Please do not send files by email if you are placing an order.

If you are sending new files for an existing order you can send your new files to your customer care representative. Please reference your order number in the subject line of the email.

How do I send my files?

1. To upload files before checking out, select a product and choose the upload a design button.

2. To upload files after checking out, select a product and follow the steps to check out. Then from the homepage, select Resubmit Files up at the top menu. Enter your order information and the email address the order was placed under. Then follow the instructions to submit your files.