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(posted May 2009) We're proud to announce that we've broadened our services to include magazine and publication design. See The 28 Page Agency's website for more details!



(posted Aug 2008) Okay, let's just face it: with all the calendars we do, we don't make much time to update the NEWS page. For the latest news, please call us at 714-575-0000, and we'll keep you personally posted!




NEW LOWER PRICES!

(posted Aug 2007) With some recent paper and equipment efficiencies, we've managed to maintain the top quality printing, incredible designs ... AND lower our prices significantly! We're sure you'll be happily surprised... but the total number of calendars we can create per season does have a finite limit, so you should act fast!




HOLIDAY HOURS

(posted Dec 2006)

Happy Holidays! In honor of the holidays, we'll have the following schedule:
22 Dec 2006 - closed at 1 pm for Christmas Eve
25 Dec 2006 - closed
26 through 28 Dec - limited hours (10am - 4pm)
29 Dec 2006 - closed at 2 pm for New Year's Eve
1 Jan 2007 - closed
Our normal schedule (9am - 6pm M-F PST) resumes on January 2nd. Thank you!



VARIOUS UPDATES

(posted Aug 2006) It doesn't seem possible that we haven't updated since February ... but I guess we haven't! We're proud to announce our agreement with Surfillustrated.com to be the publisher for The Girls of Orange County. This 2007 calendar is the only calendar that we've ever found to have a full-version DVD inserted inside, and will be at major retail locations around the country. It's very rare and difficult to get a new calendar -- especially one featuring girls! -- into retail, so congratulations to Surfillustrated for such amazing photographs, and such beautiful girls. Well done!

Because we handle websites and various projects, people regularly ask me where I get my web hosting handled ... we use 1and1.com, and they have been amazing. I've looked everywhere, and haven't found a better spot to park my websites. I encourage you to use them.




OVERSEAS PRINTING
(posted Feb 2006) We're proud to announce an alliance with a fantastic overseas printer. While in the past we offered overseas printing, it was generally in minimum quantities of 25,000 to 50,000 pieces. Now we can offer quantities as low as 1,000 pieces, from a very high-quality vendor that we know that we can trust. This is really a unique situation ... we can consult with you on the marketing locally, design locally, prepare for printing locally, and manage locally ... yet you still have the cost advantage of overseas print production. Amazing!!


FREE PHOTOGRAPHY
(posted Feb 2006) Book a calendar over 2,500 quantity in the first or second quarter and you may be entitled to free photography services! We're not talking some cheap camera in a small studio ... we're talking great photography, in studio or in some cases on location! This is a new offer, so please call and ask about it for details.


STRATEGIC ALLIANCE
(posted Mar 2006) The Calendar Factory is proud to announce a strategic alliance with SurfIllustrated.com. This supersite is the top independent surf art, photography and surf girls site in the world. Over the past few years they have photographed over 350 models. So, should your calendar need models and/or high-end photography featuring those models, we can offer you special access and special pricing through our relationship with Surfillustrated.


EVEN BIGGER CONGRATULATIONS!
(posted Feb 2006) Congratulations to JDRF North Carolina, Angela Kerr, and The Calendar Factory Team for winning the Graphic Design USA award for Outstanding Calendar! This is a prestigious national award, and we're pleased to be honored with such great recognition.


CONGRATULATIONS!
(posted Feb 2006) Congratulations to company President Jason Niedle, who was recently nominated (and approved) to be a Area Director for Entrepreneurs' Organization. This means that when the next calendar year starts (June 2006) he will be working with the Presidents of 6 local organizations in leading over 500 entrepreneurs with collectively over $6 Billion in revenues.


HOLIDAY SCHEDULE 2006
(posted Feb 2006) The Calendar Factory will be closed the following dates. Thank you for understanding!
30 March - 15 April 2006 - Limited staff due to overseas conference
29 May 2006 - Closed for Memorial Day
4 July 2006 - Closed for Independence Day
4 Sept 2006 - Closed for Labor Day
23 & 24 Nov 2006 - Closed for Thanksgiving
22 Dec 2006 - half-day for Christmas Eve 25 Dec 2006 - Closed for Christmas
29 Dec 2006 - half-day for New Year's Eve
Limited Staff: 8 Jan 2007 - 15 Jan 2007



WEBSITE UPDATES
- team.html (our management) page updated 2 March 2006
- printonly.html (trade print pricing) page updated 2 March 2006
- request.html (samples and quote request) page updated 2 March 2006
- Resources page updated 2 March 2006
- News Page updated Aug 7 2006



- - - - - 2005 - - - - -

WELCOME
(posted 2005) Please welcome Erin Arriola to our Calendar Consulting team. She's amazing, and we're very pleased to have her aboard.


MISC
(posted Aug 2005) We've just noticed that the News page hadn't been updated in several months. So we thought we better put something up to keep it fresh. News ... let's see. Jason is now President of the local chapter of Entrepreneurs' Organization. We're full into "calendar season" and pumping out more calendars than any previous year. We've developed a number of 2007 retail calendar candidates that we're very excited about for presentation to the nation's major stores. Oh ... and we're intending to expand the product line from calendars to high-end custom corporate apparel. We've found the clients who do one, usually do the other. Additionally, we have amazing expertise and can save nearly anyone money with a better product. So if you need shirts, hats, sweatshirts -- even jeans! -- let us know and we can save you some money.


NEW PRODUCT
(posted Apr 2005) Does your organization do catalogs? Would you like to have your catalogs stay around for a year rather than a few minutes? We've developed a revoulutionary new product call the Planalog(tm), a hybrid between a traditional catalog and a calendar ... ask us how it works!


TCF in Germany!
(posted 1 Dec 2004) The Calendar Factory was recently invited to Germany to promote a calendar. President Jason Niedle is shown posing here "larger than life" on a free day.

NEW TEAM PLAYER
(posted 29 July 2004) The Calendar Factory is proud to announce a fantastic addition to our team, Mario Barreda. Like a sports team headed for the finals, we believe that the best talent and a cohesive, strong team will assure our clients a great experience and an amazing calendar. We're proud to have Mario on board. You can read his bio on our team page.


HOT NEW PRODUCT!!!
(posted 10 May 2004) Traditionally specializing in calendars between 5,000 and 50,000 quantities, we've lately been seeing a very high demand for cost-effective calendars in the 1,000 quantity range. So we're proud to announce a new product that fits that need perfectly:

11 x 17 folds to 11 x 8.5 inches
full-color throughout, bleeds on cover
area for your photos at top, your choice of numerous different styles
custom date imprints included
custom footer area for your logo and/or sponsors, including one photo
1000 starting well under $5 each, and under $1.75/each at 5000!

This is a QUALITY product, unlike almost everything else that we see out there. Contact us now for more info! (23 May - Our product list has now been updated to reflect this calendar, and a PDF Flier is available.)


The Success Calendar arrives!!
(posted 27 Feb 2004) TCF is proud to announce it has been named the exclusive U.S. licensee of a patent-pending revolutionary Goals Calendar! The Goals Calendar -- which will be known in the U.S. as The Success Calendar(tm) -- is a brand new concept for creating change in your life. (And it just may be the perfect way to promote your organization, might we add.) We will soon be adding an entire new section to our website featuring this calendar! Contact us if you'd like a sample or more information...


TCF Helps Raise Money for Olive Crest!
(posted 27 Feb 2004) The Calendar Factory sponsored the Jason Allison Foundation and the Los Angeles Kings at their Kingpin Bowling Event on 19 Feb 2004. Kingpin raised over $70,000 for the children at Olive Crest Homes. Congratulations to all on a successful event!