“Is Portland a Small Business Town?”

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It’s no secret that Portland loves to go local. It’s a part of the Portland “brand,” yet the convenience of buying from big box and online corporations from one’s own home keeps many from staying loyal to the stores just around the block. In 2008 alone, there were 62,633 businesses with fewer than 100 employees according to the Portland Business …

6 Ways to Spread Your Wings and Celebrate the Every Day

Jyssica Invitations, Paper, Services, Uncategorized, Worthy Prints

One of the best parts of printing is the number of occasions we get to help you celebrate. And best of all? You think outside the box.   When it comes to the artwork, invitations, flyers and business materials we print here in our shop in Portland, almost all of them call for a reason to celebrate. Whether it be …

Why Do So Many People Love Print on Paper?

Jyssica Local Business, Paper, Products, Sustainability, Uncategorized

Read this before your company decides to go paperless – the answers might surprise you. We are always thinking about all of our points of contact with our customers, and how to stay sustainable throughout the process. We know people often ask, ‘why might a company choose to print certain information, rather than communicate it digitally?’ Two Sides North America …

3 Reasons to Support Small Business, and 3 Ways to Do it Better

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 In honor of the ‘month of love,’ Paperjam is celebrating our love of small business all February long! We’re offering Biz Bundle discounts (the more you need, the more you save), our president and co-founder Deborah just returned from another trip to Capitol Hill fighting for small business, and she even wrote the blog below. If you’ve ever wondered, “will …

Behind The Scenes (Wedding Collective)

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We are excited to share with you that Paperjam is in the beginning stages of creating with nine other businesses in Beaumont Village on Fremont Street — a new wedding collective!  What’s a wedding collective you ask? Well, we are driven to help couples take the stress out of orchestrating a unique and special  wedding by creating a NE Portland-based …

Behind The Scenes (Window Display)

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Our theme of the month is “Back to Writing”, we wanted to take that theme to our window displays and create a bold graphic that will really pop on these grey days to come. We wanted to take you step by step on how our designer Emily has created this display! Everything starts by using our design program and creating …