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The Best Graphic Design Software for your Small Business

January 08, 2020

It’s challenging to manage all aspects of a business at any size, but if your team decides to manage graphic design in house, here’s a list of affordable graphic design software and print products that you can use for your small business starting today!

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is created with powerful design capabilities. It empowers you with the ability to edit, enhance and modify photos. Easy, functional, and powerful! You can access Adobe Photoshop via a monthly or annual subscription, as well as a free trial to get you started. If you’re a beginner, advanced, or an expert, Adobe Photoshop is user-friendly software to assist with your design needs.

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator enables you with the tools to create vector art, logos, illustrations, and drawing for all aspects of your small business. Illustrator is an industry standard and it’s offered at a monthly and annual subscription. Better still, there are hundreds of training tools for the software, from forums to training videos on YouTube!


Free. Yes, you read that right! GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a free graphic design software built with the capability to revamp photos, adjust images, and create icons. You can download it here!


This multiple-use graphic design software is loaded with tools for photo editing, illustration, and graphics. It offers educational tutorials on the basics as well as more specific functions (business cards, infographics, and logos). You can purchase this software through an annual payment or a one-time cost.


This printer works perfectly for a medium-large number of team members. Easy to use and with a functional touch screen display, the LEXMARK XC4140 prints, copies, scan, and faxes with high-quality. It makes a great addition to teams striving toward peak performance.

imageRUNNER 2530

Looking to cut down expenses? The imageRUNNER 2530’s standard duplex printing mode could save your business up to 50% in reduced paper consumption! Printing at 30 pages per minute, this energy-efficient printer is a wise investment.

Pacific Office Automation was founded 42 years ago with the mindset of solving complex problems. We believe in providing solutions for your small business needs. We offer a wide variety of products and services to keep your business running smoothly. Curious? Let’s start a conversation on how we can help your business, call us today!

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