Printing News Top 100: Ultra Graphics ranks #1 in Montana, #31 in United States

Billings, MT – Ultra Graphics has been recognized by the annual Printing News Top 100 Small Commercial Printers rankings as one of highest grossing small commercial print firms in the country. For sales-year 2020, Ultra Graphics ranked #1 in Montana and #31 in the country. “I’m extremely proud of our team and grateful to our amazing clients,” said Ultra Graphics Read More…

The right way to build a website – A Case Study

I’m proud of every single website project we’ve designed and developed here at Ultra Graphics – proud because we used our knowledge and expertise to solve a customer’s online presence problem, and one site launched is one more business or non-profit organization with a larger online voice. Sometimes, though, a project comes along where the stars align, and the whole Read More…

Strategies your business or non-profit needs to consider in 2021

Let’s face it, 2020 was a rough year. If I hear another ad, social media post, tv commentary, or anyone else uttering “challenging times” or “the new normal” I’m gonna lose it.  Still, they’re not wrong. Lots of businesses, non-profits, and their staff have been put through a lot over the last 12 months. They’ve been cutting back, holding out, Read More…

Planning keywords for SEO and SEM

Whether you’re building a new website from scratch, optimizing an existing website for SEO, or starting a new advertising campaign on Google Ads, the following tools and techniques will help you gather, organize, and curate the most relevant keywords for your online marketing goals. How to use the Keyword Planner: When you’re writing content for your website, it’s best to Read More…

PRESS RELEASE: SPONSORED SIGNS SUPPORTING SENIORS SHOWS SINCERE SOLIDARITY

Harvest Church, Yellowstone Bank, Exxon, and Ultra Graphics team up to provide signs to help recognize graduating seniors Billings, MT – Seniors at Skyview, Senior, West, Billings Central, Huntley Project, Laurel, Columbus and Absarokee High Schools will each be receiving a custom yard sign to help recognize and celebrate their graduation courtesy of Harvest Church, Yellowstone Bank, Exxon, and Ultra Read More…

Ultra Graphics is open!

In these uncertain times, we want to assure you that Ultra Graphics remains dedicated to our community, and will continue to be operational to serve our valued clients. ***Update 10-5-20*** Due to the rising and record number of daily cases in Montana, we have decided to temporarily lock our front doors. We’re still here though, just give us a call, Read More…

Finding Your Target Customer in 2020

Article summary: Finding and marketing to the right customer is an ongoing challenge for many small businesses and non-profit organizations. Read on for a short Ultra Graphics guide in seeking out the right audience for your products and services, and ways to target them to increase the return on your marketing investment. In 2020, it’s more apparent than ever that Read More…

White ink adds new possibilities on our Indigo Digital Press

The Indigo digital press has always been a quality workhouse when it comes to quick-turnaround digital colorwork. Now with the addition of white and fluorescent ink capabilities on our newly upgraded Indigo, we can do even more cool stuff. This post includes some photo examples of white ink in action. White ink works similarly to the other main colors of Read More…

Mastering Website Navigation

A website’s navigation is the roadmap to your content, and the main method of interaction with your visitors. If it’s not up to snuff, it can lead your users down a frustrating rabbit hole of unnecessary clicks and wasted time, or at the very least lead them away from conversions such as contact forms, quote forms, or purchases. Master your Read More…

Five Ways to improve your efficiency in 2019

business man with multiple arms

For any business or non-profit, efficiency and productivity are keys to improving – but many organizations don’t give it the focus it deserves. Inspired by a renewed motivation to become more efficient in the new year here at Ultra Graphics, we’ve compiled a list of big time wasters and efficiency killers, and ideas to overcome them. These five ways to Read More…

Press Release: ULTRA GRAPHICS WINS TOP HONORS AT PREMIER INTERNATIONAL PRINT COMPETITION

OCTOBER 25, 2018, BILLINGS, MT…Ultra Graphics, a print and marketing firm with locations in Billings and Bozeman, is pleased to announce it is a recipient of a 2018 Benny Award. This is the highest honor in the Printing Industries of America’s (PIA) Premier Print Awards Competition. Ultra Graphics won in the Industrial Printing category for their Rocky Mountain College Human Read More…

What to look for in a commercial printer

In some competitive markets, choosing a commercial printer for your organization can be tricky. Ultra Graphics has compiled a list of the top 5 traits your printer should have to best support your business or non-profit. This article will describe the following traits, and why they’re important: Accessibility, reliability, versatility, affordability, and authority ( a lot of “ility’s”) Accessibility The Read More…

How Variable Data Printing Can Enhance Your Marketing Campaigns

Unique Marbles

Personalized advertising gets your attention. Whether it’s an image that tugs at the heartstrings or an offer that’s hard to refuse, it makes more of an impact when it’s tailored to your specific interests. By using variable data printing (VDP), you can personalize your marketing pieces to connect to each of your customers. To put it simply, variable data printing Read More…

10 Basic Concepts to Improve Your Graphic Design

Top 10 Design Concepts

Experienced and professional designers have an eye for layout, composition, and color – gained from years of work and thousands of projects. For those not familiar with the concepts of design, building a pleasing visual for a marketing or advertising campaign can seem daunting. While the design is not the most important part of a campaign (that would be the Read More…