Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answers to the most common questions about Printing Select.

Printing Select is the solution you have been seeking for ages! We provide you with quotes of popular printing companies so as to assist you in finding the best deals for all your printing needs.
No! Printing Select is an independent company and is in no way affiliated or connected to any particular printing entity. We have done this strategically as we do not want our valued customers to believe that our generated quotes are biased in any way.
Well, remember, we don’t actually supply the quote. We match customers to printers and the printers send the quotes directly. Pretty much anything that can be printed! We strive on variety and our customers are often surprised by the ever-increasing variety of work that we supply quotes for here at Printing Select. Our customers often hire talented printer companies to do all kinds of work and often times if it were not for our “linking services” to match customers to appropriate printers, the customers would have gotten a raw deal. There are so many options available for printing services in today’s market, many of which have ridiculous prices. Don’t be caught in the trap of an unreasonable printer, try a Printing Select quote request today.
It’s really simple. All you will need to do is fill out our simple “Request a Quote” form. The more information you can supply the better, but if you don’t know the answers off hand that’s perfectly fine. Try to fill in as much as you can so that we can find you some exact matches. The more information you give, the easier it is for the printers to give a quote. Printing Select uses a special system (yes, it’s geeky, but it makes your life easier!) to match your requirements with the appropriate printers.
Try to imagine yourself walking to or calling dozens of printing companies to find out their prices in attempt to pick out the most affordable one. Eek! The process is often very time consuming and even frustrating – especially if you do not know where to look.

Quoting with Printing Select works pretty much like the in-person process for normal sourcing of quotes, except with Printing Select you only need to fill out our quick “Request a Quote” form and the printers do the work for you.

Once we have gathered the required information we find appropriate printers who then produce your quote and email it to you. You will then be able to easily select your contractor based on whatever criteria is important to you: price, quality, reputation and whatever else. After you find the printer that best suits you, you simply discuss the terms and begin the job.

Some customers are initially worried about engaging a printer without a face-to-face “interview”, but the information and tools Printing Select puts in your hands can sometimes actually give you a better idea of what printers offer than you’d get sitting across a table from someone.

There are a lot of really good printers in Australia — some of the best in the world, in fact. You have a far larger talent base on Printing Select than you’ll find within commuting range of your office. Australia has thousands of printing companies and the ones our system determines are appropriate will work hard to prove their worth. Finding the best printers, and the ones best suited to the work you need done, is easy.

Printing Select gives printing companies the ability to refine their details in our database to ensure they’re offering the best services possible. These tools have helped customers all over Australia form long-lasting work relationships with top quality printers.
No! When you use the request a quote form, (complete it in about two-minutes), you are requesting to get the prices of various printing entities to assist in selecting the best one for you.
Printing Select saves you a lot of valuable time that you would have spent contacting the various suppliers and waiting for the individual responses. Using Printing Select also saves you cash as you are given a wide variety of choices in order to select the most affordable option.
The good news is the process of requesting a quote is essentially “following the bouncing ball”. As you answer questions about what you want printed, the Printing Select system is finding the appropriate printers for you. The more information you can supply, the better it is for the printers. Being specific about the work and communication skills you need, your timeline and other details helps attract more printing companies who can work within your requirements (and get you a lower price for your print job). Don’t worry if you aren’t savvy on printer-industry jargon. At Printing Select you can use everyday language to explain what you are looking for.
A key difference in the Printing Select network is that Printing Select is not a printing company. We don’t own printers, and we have no stake or bias towards any of the companies you will receive quotes from. We are 100% independent and simply try to get quotes at the best prices from printing companies for the customers.

Some printing agencies work for printing companies, which means they make a commission each time they line up a job. Printing Select makes no commission so we don’t care which printer you choose. We simply receive a few dollars for each quote request we send to the printing companies.
Printing Select is the first and only service to guarantee that you will receive a quote for each quote request you submit. Please read our Quality Guarentee to see how we value both the customer and the printer.
The problem with getting quotes from printers is the time and effort. You have to Google printers in your area. You have to check them out to see if they’re appropriate. You have to ring around and speak to a heap of different sales people who bombard you with technical questions. What Printing Select does is eliminate all that.

Printing Select brings robust assurances to the quoting process — each printer can create a profile that’s very detailed and ensures that only appropriate printers are matched with customer’s needs. The algorithm that calculates all of the factors is quite complex but it takes into account location, timeframe, paper size, capabilities, quantities, and so on. If you receive a quote from a printing company you can be certain that they’re able to supply what you’re looking for.
The printers listed on Printing Select have all been hand-picked. That means a human has actually gone through every printer in the country (there are thousands of them) and checked the details of each and every one to verify them. Also, if we receive feedback from customers that the printer isn’t up to standard, we make a note on their portfolio as a point of improvement. If it isn’t fixed, the printer will be removed from Printing Select and will no longer have the benefit of tendering for the business.
If you submit a quote request with Printing Select, the printers will send the quotes to you directly! You don’t need to do anything else. Some printing companies might ask for further details, but, at the end of the day, you will get real quotes from real printing companies who all want your business. And that means they will sharpen their pencils and offer you the best prices for your job.

Basically, after a few minutes of filling in a form, you can have at your fingertips as much information as you could get spending a few hours ringing around all the printer companies.
Quality is in the eye of the beholder, but Printing Select gives you the unprecedented ability to behold it. Printing is a specialized industry and you need to be confident in who you choose to print your work. You can always ask for samples and a portfolio from the printers you’re interested in. Requesting quotes through Printing Select offers many advantages over “traditional” quote gathering, such as a larger talent pool, quick scalability, less overhead, and greater rates of flexibility. With Printing Select, you get all of the benefits without sacrificing the transparency and ability to manage that you’d have by contacting a whole heap of printers individually.
IT IS 100% FREE TO USE OUR SERVICES TO REQUEST A QUOTE! We value our customers and as such knowing that we assisted you in fulfilling your printing needs is payment enough for us.
You can utilize our services from anywhere in the world, however, the quotes we provide are only from Australian companies at this point in time.
No! Printing Select is not a printing company and will not be the one to actually carry out your printing job. We are merely a bridge between you and the printing company, providing you your best options along the way via the quotes we provide.