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Printing DVD cases

    • 1 posts
    March 24, 2007 6:31 AM EDT
    I use custom flix they burn the DVD print the cover and put it in a good
    case. Even a small order is not very expensive and the time it saves me is
    makes this option well worth it!

    Remember, Time is Money!

    John
    • 6 posts
    March 22, 2007 5:59 PM EDT
    I`m not sure I`m posting this in the right category, but here it goes:  I, in addition to my baby products, also am developing an educational video targeted towards basically anyone who works with infants.  My plan is to start selling the DVDs to hospital gift shops, local mom-and-pop baby boutiques, books stores, and to also sell them online.

    That said, I`m not sure I have enough money to do a full print/replication run in the hundreds at first, so I want to burn the DVD and do the printing onto the disc and DVD case at home. 

    Does anyone have any tips for this?   Should I just download a template and go from there, or is there somewhere online where I can just have them print the case cover?  I have looked at vistaprint, printsforless, and a few others, who don`t seem to have that option.

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    Katie - Frequent lurker, sometimes poster, business is coming together slowly.

    • 6 posts
    March 23, 2007 9:16 AM EDT
    Thank you all so much, I will definitely look into these options. 

    I think I may go with doing it all myself, but I only have an inkjet printer, and for the cost of paper and ink, it seems I could have the sleeves prof. printed.  I think it was $60 for 100 at the site that was mentioned.

    Again, Thanks!  Now I have to get over my stage fright and get this thing filmed!


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    Katie - Frequent lurker, sometimes poster, business is coming together slowly.

    • 35 posts
    June 21, 2012 9:24 PM EDT

     

    I`m not sure I`m posting this in the right category, but here it goes:  I, in addition to my baby products, also am developing an educational video targeted towards basically anyone who works with infants.  My plan is to start selling the DVDs to hospital gift shops, local mom-and-pop baby boutiques, books stores, and to also sell them online.

    That said, I`m not sure I have enough money to do a full print/replication run in the hundreds at first, so I want to burn the DVD and do the printing onto the disc and DVD case at home.  inkjetsuperstore hp 901 ink.

    Does anyone have any tips for this?   Should I just download a template and go from there, or is there somewhere online where I can just have them print the case cover?  I have looked at vistaprint, printsforless, and a few others, who don`t seem to have that option.


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    OurHomeLoans

    • 38 posts
    March 23, 2007 6:36 AM EDT

    I agree with Todd on this one, especially if your initial run is going to be minimal.  You can get DVD cases at very reasonable prices these days.  I purchase DVD cases here:

    http://www.shop4tech.com/item1245.html

    You can get 100 cases for a quarter a piece and it has the front sleeve for your cover art.

    There are software program templates to print your covers.  Make sure you change your print margins and print in landscape to get the right size (you may have to play with the settings a little bit).  Like Todd said, hold off on professional printing until the sales can pay for the printing.  Worse case, have the sleeves printed and do the rest yourself initially to save some money.

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    Oliver Mupas
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    • 141 posts
    March 23, 2007 4:38 AM EDT
    As for packaging, I suggest getting a plastic dvd box and a laser color printer and just run them off at home. It all depends on volume. If your only doing 100 a month, I`d burn them at home. One advantage of this is cost, because your inital run may be small the costs will be huge. Also if that product doesn`t take off your not stuck with a ton of inventory, trust me it sucks. My suggestion is make them at home until the sales can support themselves to be printed professionally.

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    He who gets greedy like a pig, gets slaughtered like a hog!

    • 3 posts
    March 25, 2007 9:29 PM EDT
    I`d recommend Jewelboxing.  They are the best quality cases out there and loved by the design world.

    If you have the budget, you can pick up their Studio kit which includes a printer, cases, labels, ink, and everything else you need to make your first 100 dvd products.

    If you don`t need the printer and the additional products in that kit, you can get 100 premium labels and cases for $210.

    You can see some examples of other Jewelboxing designs here.

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    • 3 posts
    November 7, 2014 3:12 AM EST
    Try get quote from this site http://www.digiteksf.com/pricing/ that is also the same company where I asked for my business printing needs.
    • 18 posts
    December 4, 2014 2:51 AM EST
    I suggest to search in twitter... There lots of people who personally made cases, they are much more cheaper than companies :).. Hope this helps.