48HourPrint Letterhead, Greeting Card, and Envelope Printing Review | ChooseWhat.com

48HourPrint Comparison and Review



Pros:

  • Mailing service available (The provider will print, address, and mail the products for you.)
  • Faster shipping options available: Next Day, 2-Day, 3-Day

Cons:

  • Difficult to upload design
  • Money-back guarantee not available

Conclusion:

48HourPrint offers average-priced paper marketing materials, promotional materials and stationery, and they offer high-priced signs and banners. They do not offer many promotional marketing materials, but they do offer calendars. 48HourPrint only lets you upload and print a design you’ve already created and does not offer a design tool to help you create your design. We found it difficult to upload a design with 48HourPrint because of all the steps you must take to prepare your files for upload. 48HourPrint offers a mailing service for some products (i.e. they will print, address, and mail the products for you).

48HourPrint does not offer a money-back guarantee, which we consider to be standard. We found their customer support to be high quality. 48HourPrint has a standard shipping time of 4-7 business days, which is faster than our Market Standard shipping time of one week.

Design and Printing

With 48HourPrint, you can upload an existing and have it printed. We found it difficult to upload a design with 48HourPrint because of all the steps you must take to prepare your files for upload. The accepted file types for uploading a design include: PSD, EPS, INDD, QXD, CDR, FHD, PUB, PPT, PDF, TIF, JPEG, BMP, and SIT. They do not offer a design tool that allows you to create your own design for letterhead, greeting cards, or envelopes.

48HourPrint offers both digital and offset printing. Offset printing is a process in which a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper. Offset printing offers higher image quality, is more cost effective when ordering large quantities, and is better for larger prints. Digital printing is a process in which the data and images are printed directly from the computer onto paper. It has shorter turnaround time, is more cost effective when ordering small quantities, and is better for customized printing.

Letterhead

You can order letterhead through 48HourPrint in quantities ranging from 100-10,000, which is better than our Market Standard minimum order size of 250. For 100 letterheads, it costs $75. As you order larger quantities, your price per letterhead gets significantly cheaper. Their letterhead comes with an uncoated finish.

Greeting Cards

You can order greeting cards through 48HourPrint in quantities ranging from 25-10,000, which is better than our Market Standard minimum order size of 250. For 25 greeting cards, it costs $72. As you order larger quantities, your price per greeting card gets significantly cheaper. Double-sided printing is included in the cost. Their greeting cards come with a glossy, matte, or UV finish. If you order fewer than 500 cards, only the UV finish is available. 48HourPrint offers a writing wizard, which is tool that gives you text suggestions when creating your greeting cards.

Envelopes

You can order envelopes though 48HourPrint in quantities ranging from 100-25,000, which is better than our Market Standard minimum order size of 250. For 100 envelopes, it costs $113. As you order larger quantities, your price per envelope gets significantly cheaper.

Shipping

48HourPrint’s standard shipping time is 4-7 business days, which meets our Market standard of one week. Their standard shipping price is $9.91 for 100 letterheads, 25 greeting cards, or 100 envelopes. Shipping prices may vary with location. Next day, 2-day, and 3-day shipping is also available for an additional cost.

Proofs & Samples

48HourPrint offers free PDF proofs as well as hardcopy proofs, which meets our Market Standard. They also offer free paper samples (a pack of paper options that are mailed to you and from which you can choose), which meets our Market Standard.

Additional Stationery

In addition to letterhead, greeting cards and envelopes, 48HourPrint offers address labels, folders, and notepads.

Customer Support

48HourPrint offers phone and email customer support. Their phone support is available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST. We experienced no wait time over the phone and only 30 minutes over email. Overall, we consider their customer support to be high quality. They do not offer a money-back guarantee, but they do have a quality assurance team that evaluates problems and proposes solutions, such as refunds or credits towards future purchases.

Stationery
Create Design from Scratch -
Use Provider's Design -
Use Your Existing Design
Download Blank Templates
Printer Type Digital, Offset
Letterhead
Minimum Order Size 100
Cost Per Order $75.00
Price Per Letterhead $0.75
Greeting Cards
Minimum Order Size 100
Cost Per Order $72.00
Price Per Greeting Card $0.72
Envelopes
Minimum Order Size 100
Cost Per Order $113.00
Price Per Envelope $1.13
Other Materials Available
Address Labels
Folders
Invitiations -
Notepads
Rubber Stamps -
Samples and Shipping
Professional Design Help -
PDF Proof
Mailing Service
Standard Shipping Time 1-5 Bus. Days
Faster Shipping Options 2-Day
Customer Support Phone, email