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  • The Sales Challenge

    Bill Farquharson

    That's Crazy Talk or Is It?

    By Bill Farquharson | September 16, 2014

    Did you hear the one about the guy from Seattle who wants to deliver your next package via a drone? That’s crazy talk! That’s good! Are you...

  • Success.In.Print

    Kelly Mallozzi

    Please Join Me (Down in the DUMPS)

    By Kelly Mallozzi | September 18, 2014

    Friends, if you are not in the mood for a maudlin, whiny post from me, please move on to someone cheery like Bill Farquharson or maybe some more...

  • Perception IS Reality

    Ryan Sauers

    Sales Call: Did You Ask Why?

    By Ryan Sauers | September 16, 2014

    This week, I am giving you some tangible questions to ask on a sales call. These are only some of the many questions I like salespeople to ask ...

  • SpeakingDIRECT

    Dear Diary: What’s New about Advertising Mail?

    September 19, 2014

    The Postal Service recently released its annual Household Diary Survey (HDS), a market research study of the mail sent and received by American...

  • Dreaming in CMYK

    The World’s Most Elaborate Book Ever?

    September 17, 2014

    Yesterday, I shared a snippet from a book I found that utilized photochromic inks. When exposed to light, the page darkens and reveals an image...

  • DME Marketing Blog

    Keep It Simple, Stupid!

    September 19, 2014

    At the beginning of this month, IKEA released their new 2015 IKEA Catalogue and seized the opportunity to poke fun at another global brand with a...

  • Walsworth's Insights on Print, Digital Publishing and Content Marketing

    How A/B Testing Your Email Subject Lines Results in More Opens

    September 17, 2014

    Are you about to send your next promotional email, but aren’t quite sure what subject line you should use to maximize your open-rate? Perhaps...

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  • M&A Directions

    Why Buyers and Sellers Must Be Confidential Agents

    September 12, 2014

    By James A. Russell In our column in the October issues of ...

  • Systemic Success

    Philip Beyer

    Daily Routines—Not So Routine

    | August 25, 2014

    As a business grows, the complexity of the operation often multiplies exponentially. This happened to Linda, owner of a thriving commercial...

  • Bill Prettyman

    Build Better Customer Relationships to Drive More Revenue

    September 18, 2014

    Have you ever thought about ways you can build better customer relationships? Either with either your current customers or your prospects in your...

  • Rock Around the Block

    The Differences Between a Financial and a Strategic Buyer

    September 17, 2014

    One of the big stumbling blocks when selling your business is deciding on the right buyer.  To help you understand the differences between the two...

  • Business Sense & Sensibility

    Carl Gerhardt

    It's OK to Spill a Little

    By Carl Gerhardt, Chairman, Alliance Franchise Brands | September 10, 2014

    Too often I find many small-business people to be too conservative. I don’t mean in the political sense. I mean they become too risk-adverse and...

  • Mr. Magazine

    The Future of Digital Begins With Print: The ACT 5 Experience

    September 19, 2014

    The Magazine Innovation Center’s ACT 5 (Amplify, Clarify and Testify) Experience is less than three weeks away. This year the theme is “The Future...

  • The Target Report

    August 2014 –Mergers, Acquisitions & Restructuring in the Printing, Packaging & Related Industries

    September 07, 2014

    Mailing and fulfillment service companies are aggressively moving upstream into printing, graphic design and data management services....

  • Ussery Printing Blog

    Large Format Printing… Your Way To Success

    September 18, 2014

    With the prevalence of fall sales, festivals and trade shows, Large Format Printing is a logical choice to get attention. A well-designed poster...

  • Cup-a-Joe blog

    Interesting Week

    September 14, 2014

    As a sports fan and as a competitive athlete (note — I didn’t say good!), I’ve been following the firestorm which was ignited this week regarding...

  • Management Counts

    Ray Chambers

    Adapting to Change

    By Ray Chambers | May 28, 2014

    If you ever set type by hand, if you’ve ever operated a Linotype or a Ludlow, if the terms “slug” or “chase” or “foundry” or “Hell Box” bring...

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