How To Print Labels at Home

When you’re running a business, it can be difficult to keep track of all the different tasks that need to get done. Among them are things such as invoicing customers, printing sales receipts and shipping labels. Printing labels at home can be an easy task that can save you time and money in your business, […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Creative Label Design

Label design is an art form and very important within your business. It can be used to convey information about a product or impact the perceived quality of the contents it is stuck to. When done well, label design can help you stand out from competition and generate more sales, or provide the right information […]

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The Uses and Benefits of Direct Thermal Labels

A thermal label is a product that uses a thermal print head to heat specific areas of the label to transfer relevant information. The most common form of direct thermal printing is a label, but this technique can also be used in printed products such as posters and signs. Direct thermal labels are typically used […]

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Top Tips and Tricks for Printing Your Own Barcodes

Barcode labels are one of the most important ways to identify your products, assets, or employees. You can use them for inventory tracking, identifying products and more. They’re used in manufacturing industries, retail businesses, stock rooms and many other industries, varying across most sectors. Throughout this blog post we’ll share some tips on how you […]

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Label Adhesives: Permanent or Removable Labels?

Label adhesives An adhesive label is designed to be affixed to any surface, with different types of adhesives being more suitable in certain situations than others. The two main types of adhesives are permanent and removable. Each type can be made from a variety of different materials. The materials chosen can depend on the use […]

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The Uses and Benefits of Printer Labels

What are printer labels? Printer labels are usually A4 sheets of plain labels for your laser or inkjet printer, so you can print what you need, stay in control, and use as you go. These types of labels can usually fit a huge variety of labels per sheet, and we have sizes between 1-70 labels […]

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The Uses and Benefits of Packaging Labels

What are packaging labels? Here at Labels Zoo we produce a variety of high-quality labels, and one of our best sellers is our packaging labels in high-quality rolls of labels that come in two sizes and are made with super sticky adhesive. These are labels that usually contain a graphic or a piece of information […]

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What are Integrated Labels?

What Are Integrated Labels? Integrated labels, sometimes known as ‘integral labels’, ‘peel-out labels’ or ‘shipping labels’ are a paper-based document, usually A4 in size, with adhesive labels incorporated into it. This simple label and paper combination can save order processing time and improve order accuracy, as well as labour efficiency. Integrated labels are used to […]

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Growth in Online Retail Sales During Lockdown Sees Surge in Integrated Labels Orders

Since March, UK online retail sales have spiked to record levels, leading to an increased demand for integrated labels and record sales for Labels Zoo. With the panic-buying trend in March, UK supermarkets saw an unprecedented rise in the demand for essential items, with shelves being left empty across much of the country. According to […]

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The Uses and Benefits of Integrated Labels

What are Integrated Labels? An integrated label is a paper document, usually A4 in size, with one or more self-adhesive labels incorporated. Integrated labels are also referred to as ‘Shipping Labels’, ‘Integral Labels’ or ‘Peel Out’ labels. In Demand According to a report from Oberlo, global ecommerce sales amounted to more than $3.5 trillion USD […]

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What Are Thermal Labels?

Thermal label printers use heat to create to an image. There are two main types of thermal printing techniques: direct thermal and thermal transfer. Direct Thermal The label surface is coated with a heat reactive layer which turns black when in contact with the heat from the print head. This heat reactive surface will effectively […]

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Packing Your Goods Securely

Packages that are delivered showing major signs of wear and tear while in transit can lead to product damage and an unwelcome uplift in customer complaints. Even if the goods inside haven’t been damaged, inadequate and poor packaging creates a negative impression of both your product and service. To help prevent damage to your products, […]

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Top 10 Christmas Gifts To Buy For 2018

Christmas is around the corner again, and we here at Labelszoo would like to offer our selection of popular toys that your children, young relatives or even for yourself will enjoy playing with! From looking at the top of lists for biggest trending toys online and in shops, here is a list of our top […]

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How To Dispose Of Toner Print Cartridges

Image by FBO Plastic toner cartridges take over a thousand years to decompose. Around 90% of homes currently just throw away used cartridges adding to environmental problems. Here at the LabelsZoo we wanted to share the best ways to dispose of your used cartridges so that not only is your home or office workspace greener, […]

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Carnival Routes And Viewing Advice 2018

The famous Somerset Carnival season is nearly here! We have used our inside knowledge to identify some good locations top watch the amazing floats go by. Unless you happen to be as tall as one of our giraffes you’ll need to make sure you arrive early to get a good view. The Carnival is a […]

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10 Quick Environmental Tips To Help Go Green

At LabelsZoo we love our animals as much as our labels, and care about the environment they live in. To help create a better environment for animals and people alike we wanted to share some our favourite tips for a greener lifestyle. We try to follow the principles of Reduce, Re-use and Recycle at the […]

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5 Ways Marketers Can Retarget Their Audience

Every brand has encountered this unfortunate situation; visitors come to their website but leave without making a purchase. Even the best e-commerce websites fall victim to this daily. In fact, most of the visitors to your website leave without making a purchase. IT DOESN’T HAVE TO END THERE. These individuals have shown an initial interest […]

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9 Best Apps for Shopify

Using Shopify?
There are a wealth of apps available for Shopify and we thought we’d compile a list of the best we found.

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3 Quick Ways to Boost Sales for No Extra Cost

Looking for ways to boost sales?
We’ve had a look around and come up with 3 ways you can boost sales for no extra cost!

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5 Tips for avoiding Paper Jams

Paper jams in your printer can be really frustrating, and always seems to happen when you are up against it. Here at the Zoo we have pulled together 5 tips as to how to avoid them.

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Top 10 Toys for Christmas 2015

Santa Clause is coming to town and we’re all dreaming of a White Christmas. That’s right, it’s that time of year again where festivities reach their merry peak and we all hurry around trying to find that perfect gift for our loved ones. This year all of our Zookeepers are buying toys for their children, young relatives… or just for themselves; so we decided it would be the perfect time to compare notes. We had a look at what appeared top on the lists of Hamleys and other publications to put together a list of the Top 10 toys this Christmas.

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Using Coupons or Gift Vouchers in Online Stores

The use of coupons, vouchers and gift vouchers when selling online is increasingly common. It’s worth knowing some of the options available so that you hit the right target audience; it’s also worth knowing some of the pitfalls!

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Productivity Tools for Small Businesses

There are some great bits of free and cheap software out there that can really make day to day tasks easier for small businesses.
Here’s our view of some of the best

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How to Make an Origami Lion

Origami Lion At Labels Zoo we’re very proud of our website. We get a lot of positive comments from customers who love the animals almost as much as we do. I’ve been working through the animals to see which ones I can make out of paper. I now have a good stock of animals on […]

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Nice Package!

As we supply a product which is used as part of the dispatch process, I thought I’d write an article on packaging. I’d decided to cover the best products to use alongside our labels. The best envelopes and boxes, good ways to protect your item; that sort of thing. Then I remembered that many of […]

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Sole Trader vs Limited Company

This guide examines the main differences between a business run by a sole trader or as a partnership and a company, managed by its director / shareholder.

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