Oakmoss: Where is your business located?
Zack: 215prints.com is an affordable online printer that is based in Philadelphia, PA.
OM: What are three words you would use to describe you/your business?
Z: Reliable, Caring, Appreciative
OM: How long has 215 Prints been in business?
Z: 3 years
OM: Is this something you've always wanted to do and how do your talents/passions play a part in your business?
Z: 215 Prints is a sub company of 215 Design Group. As we serviced our customers, we noticed that they needed affordable printing services as well, so we started the business based on that reason.
OM: It's great seeing local business grow to meet the needs of it's customers! What is one of the biggest challenges you've had to face running your business and how did you overcome it?
Z: Biggest challenge was getting the brand out noticed locally and nationally. We solved this issue by implementing some SEO. We worked on our SEO for 3 months and now seeing that hard work pay off with steady orders and phone calls.
OM: How do you stay motivated to keep creating and building a better business/experience for clients?
Z: I was motivated by the challenges of entrepreneurship but now that I’m a first time dad, my daughter's future is my motivation to build a comfortable future.
OM: Such a sweet and personal motivator! What is one of your favorite products/experiences that your business has to offer?
Z: My favorite product is our EDDM postcards. Every Door Direct Mail is a way you can blanket an entire zip code for less than $0.40 a door. It's great for local business trying market to the locals!
OM: What is one piece of advice you'd give entrepreneurs just starting out?
Z: Find a mentor and don’t be afraid to ask for advice.
Zack was generous enough to donate menus for the Small Business Owners Dinner and they were beautiful! Quality paper and print job, as well as rounded edges and help with finalizing the design! We loved working with 215 Prints!