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General/uncategorized blog articles.

How Not To Use A Label Printer: Black Panther Edition

There are examples all over the web of how not to use a label printer (we were responsible for one of them), yet Donald Neilson’s usage has to be the most sinister. With a string of violent offences to his name, who was he and what made him one of the most dangerous men in 1970s Britain?

Donald Neilson (his birth name¬† was Donald Nappey – he changed it when his daughter was born so she could avoid the same humiliation he endured whilst at school and serving in the military – nappy of course being the British word for what Americans call a diaper) was born in 1936 in Highley, Shropshire.¬† He failed to make it in his career as a builder and later as a taxi driver (the previous owner of the car was called Neilson, the source of Donald’s new surname), and consequently embarked on his new-found career.Continue Reading…

Awesome Viral Microsite Created For Dymo France

We spotted this on Youtube yesterday and felt it was so good we had to share it. As far as we’re aware, it was produced by the Belgian arm of digital agency Proximity Worldwide to demonstrate the simplicity of the Dymo Labelwriter. There’s more info on their blog (if you’re comfortable with what we think is Flemish!) According to the art director for the project, Jan De Coster, it appears to have won a CCB award which honours the best advertising campaigns in Belgium. Hats off to you, sir.

This image on Flickr explains things a little more.

Roll Out The Red Carpet

Friends, Romans, Printermen, lend me your ears..

Hello and welcome to the brand-spanking new Labelzone blog! By way of introduction, my name is Greg and I’ll be primarily responsible for bringing you the latest news and printer reviews, with a whole host of other content to come, such as:

  • Slick videocast tutorials to ensure you get the most out of your printer
  • Competitions and giveaways
  • Organisational tips for the workplace and home
  • Examples of some of the wonderful arts & crafts people produce with label printers
  • A printer destruction testing area (more on that later after seeking legal advice)

And more! Of course, if you have any suggestions for content you want to see, we’d love for you to contact us on this feedback form here. Or better still, would you like to contribute to the blog? Got a tip that people simply must know? Get in touch via the afore-mentioned contact form or drop an email to blog [at] labelzone dot co dot uk

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Until next time,


Blog now run by Simon.
I hope you’ll continue to enjoy what’s posted.