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Presentation Folders 101: Guide to Custom Folder Printing

Presentation Folders: Guide to Custom Folder Printing
At first glance, presentation folders seem simple—a custom designed marketing tool used to store important documents. However, they become more complex when you start to take into consideration all the many different types of folders, stocks, inks, accessories and overall design options there are to choose from. Fortunately, we’ve come up with a handy roadmap to help make you a more informed consumer of presentation folders.

An Introduction to Presentation Folders

Full Color Presentation Folder | Custom Printed

Presentation Folder Special Features and Add-Ons

Folder Design Inspiration

Tabbed Presentation Folder w/ Flap | Custom Printed

Effective Design Tips for Presentation Folders

How to Use Presentation Folders in Your Professional Life

4x6 Photo Folder | Custom Printed

How to Use Folder Templates

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  • Presentation Folders | 100+ Styles Custom Printed – Starting at $0.19. Choose from over 100 styles of presentation folders backed by a LIFETIME WARRANTY, plus receive FREE SHIPPING when you print custom folders. Restrictions apply.
  • File Folders | 25 Styles Custom Printed – Starting at $0.33, file folders typically has a tab to make locating the filed documents easier.
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  • Two-Pocket Folders | 99 Styles Custom Printed – Starting at $0.19, two pocket folders are traditionally known as the standard “presentation folder.” These double pocket folders may be made from paper, poly, vinyl, or other materials.
  • Money-Saver Presentation Folders – Starting at $0.41, each folder on sale in this collection is specifically designed to give you a economical price without compromising on quality.
  • Short-Run Presentation Folders – A short run presentation folder is any folder available for custom printing in low minimum quantities of 50 or 100.
  • Certificate Presentation Folders – Starting at $0.14, certificate folders are designed to hold and display one certificate-sized document, which makes it perfect for special occasions such as award ceremonies, signings and more.
  • Square Corners Two Pocket Presentation Folder | Custom Printed

  • Presentation Folder Boxes – Starting at $1.17, presentation boxes are considerably thicker than a normal folder, allowing you to fit a large number of papers in a single package, and are generally sized for 8 1/2″ x 11″ paper.
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  • Income Tax Return Presentation Folders – Starting at $0.29, tax return folders are a perfect choice when presenting a completed income tax return, end-of-year statement, or other important financial document to a client.
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  • Real Estate Presentation Folders – Starting at $0.29, real estate presentation folders are an attractive way for agents to present properties, checklists, contact information, and other important details to clients.
  • Custom School Folders – Starting at $0.29, school folders provide prospective students, faculty, or visitors to your school or university with important documents in an appealing, engaging way.
  • Church Welcome Folders – Starting at $0.29, church folders are a common way to welcome new visitors or longstanding members with important details about a church’s ministry
  • Custom Gift Card Holders, Sleeves & Folders – Gift card holders are paper envelopes or folders made to present a variety of retail card-sized items
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  • Hotel Key Card Holders & Sleeves – Key card holders & sleeves are a common way to add branded style to hotel room keycards.
  • Custom Photo Frame Folders – Starting at $0.14, photo frame folders are specially tailored photo holders used to frame and distribute photographs in either portrait or landscape orientation.
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Vladimir Gendelman
Author: Vladimir Gendelman

As CEO of, Vladimir is a knowledgeable authority in print marketing and graphic design for businesses. With his team of designers and experts, he helps customers put forth the best possible impression with high-quality collateral. Learn more about Vladimir’s history and experience, and connect with him on Twitter.

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  1. We are looking for tri-folders that are gusseted to hold 300 sheet. This is a folder for a law office to present Estate Plans. what do you recommend

  2. Hi Vladimir, thank you for organizing this info – it’s a great resource for people putting together a presentation folder package. I own a small insurance agency and will be using it to market my products and services. What would you recommend I put in my 9×12 presentation folders?

    • Vladimir Gendelman Vladimir Gendelman says

      Hi Carol,

      Contact our Print Project Team at (248) 738-7600, they would be happy to help you with inserts, business cards, and brochures to put in your 9×12 presentation folders.

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