Get Your Color Printing Correct
My answer was to calibrate your monitor. A quick, but ultimately unhelpful answer. I’ve been doing it so long, that I think everyone knows how to calibrate their monitor.
Below are links to PDFs that walk you through the process from Stephen Johnson, Will Holland and Mark Gundlach and for your Mac and PC in general.
Short Digital Printing Screen Workflow Primer Photoshop CS5Stephen_Johnson
Color Managed Workflow
Digital Printing Workflow
Photoshop Workflow Setups
Check them all out and choose the best one the works for you.
Remember… Just Create!