Posted by Oze Parrot on 16th February 2006
Since the introduction of the user-recordable CD-ROM (read-only memory) it is now possible to disseminate massive amounts of information to a vast audience. A CD can store up to 700 megabytes of data or 80 minutes of music. Collectively, there are over 30 billion CD discs sold annually throughout the world.
The CD is capable of storing any kind of digital material such as pictures, power point presentations, web pages, music, movies and text files.
If this is not enough, from a single CD Master, bulk copies can be made quickly by the Duping process. Duplication systems must verify each disc, bit-for-bit, as being identical to the master CD. State-of-the-art equipment can create copies of different kinds of CD either for the PC or the Macintosh.
CD Duplication is a fast and cost effective process that enables creative and professional presentations of any product, to be reproduced without any infringement of copyright law.
For the market however, Packaging of your Duped CDs is almost as important as the content. Bulk shipments of duplicated CDs really need creative Packaging to make ready sales in the market place. There are various methods of Packaging your CD products, either in clear flapped PVC wallets, mailers, paper sleeves and in Jewel Cases of standard black, slim line or clam shell styles.
Packaging depends upon the target market, what may appeal to one consumer may not appeal to another. Size of the product Packaging should be maintained according to the tastes and preferences of the targeted consumers. It is true, that for security reasons, Packaging is sometimes difficult to open, therefore you must keep the consumer in mind, as well as the product, when Packaging your stock of CDs.
Simple Packaging is always better in order to avoid confusion, but it should be sturdy enough to survive shipping and handling techniques. Generally, consumers select bulk CD packages that carry a printed label with an excellent graphic design. Such packaging captures the imagination of the prospective buyer and goes a long way towards effecting a sale.
A Compact Disc is a cost effective method of storing a large amount of data, this, combined with it’s small size, make it a great medium for the distribution of presentations, portfolios, documents, software, pictures and music. Based on this, a variety of contemporary and alternative Packaging options are available to suit the particular type of information that is being offered.
A consultation with a Packaging professional would be advisable for anyone who is marketing a batch of CDs for the first time. Professional Packaging featuring a well designed label will ensure that you have a great chance of capturing a slice of the lucrative CD market.
Packaging companies are consistently developing new, trendy and more durable Packaging techniques. Make sure that you avail yourself of the latest developments before you market your product.
Professional Packaging will greatly assist your marketing efforts.
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