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    Default Vistaprint advertising....

    I joined PCG and the bumpf came in the post today including "Freelance Matters" (phew some hot stuff on the front cover!) - out pops a Vistaprint leaflet saying:

    Save over 50%! 250 Premium Business Cards including upload, card holder and delivery original price £23.90 now only £9.99

    Also in today's post is direct mail to registered company address (my accountants) which has been forwarded to me. Its from Vistaprint saying:

    Save 57%! 250 Premium Business Cards including upload, card holder and delivery original price £14.99 now only £9.99

    If this was consumer retail pricing Trading Standards would be all over them....
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    Quote Originally Posted by MPwannadecentincome View Post
    I joined PCG and the bumpf came in the post today including "Freelance Matters" (phew some hot stuff on the front cover!) - out pops a Vistaprint leaflet saying:

    Save over 50%! 250 Premium Business Cards including upload, card holder and delivery original price £23.90 now only £9.99

    Also in today's post is direct mail to registered company address (my accountants) which has been forwarded to me. Its from Vistaprint saying:

    Save 57%! 250 Premium Business Cards including upload, card holder and delivery original price £14.99 now only £9.99

    If this was consumer retail pricing Trading Standards would be all over them....
    Vistaprint have permanent offers which are rotated periodically. They are consumer retail as well so presumably walk the line to satisfy Trading Standards and it's not exactly a unique marketing strategy.

    If you don't want the 'free' card holder then you can have 500 cards for the price of 250, etc. Create an account on their website without processing the order to completion and they will spam you with bargain offers until eventually you submit. I had 250 premium cards for the price of postage (about £5 iirc).

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