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SALES & MARKETING

  • The Sales Challenge

    Bill Farquharson

    The Most Important Sales Characteristic

    By Bill Farquharson | October 21, 2014

    If the most important sales skill is pre-call research ability, what is the most important sales characteristic? That question is answered in ...

  • Success.In.Print

    Kelly Mallozzi

    Missed Opportunities: The GRAPH EXPO Edition

    By Kelly Mallozzi | October 15, 2014

    Having witnessed this years’ MUCH smaller show, I have a few suggestions for how we can ALL make it a better and more productive show. I think ...

  • Perception IS Reality

    Ryan Sauers

    Do or Do Not: There Is No Try—Sauers' Sign Off

    By Ryan Sauers | October 14, 2014

    I’ll be taking a break from my "Today on PIworld" blog and video posts for the rest of 2014. Why? Because I need more time to finish writing my ...

  • Press Perspectives

    HTML5 Solving the Cross Platform Gap?

    October 15, 2014

    If you publish content digital, you’re no doubt aware HTML5, the newest iteration of web reader to offers cross-platform readability. Jake...

  • SpeakingDIRECT

    Additional Océ ColorStream 3900s Continue Digital Platform Expansion

    October 07, 2014

    This morning we announced the expansion of our industry-leading digital platform with the addition of Océ ColorStream® 3900 digital inkjet...

  • Dreaming in CMYK

    No Postage Increase in January 2015

    October 03, 2014

    Hey Dreamers! Today’s post is short and sweet, but good if you like no postage increases! The U.S. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe, the U.S....

  • DME Marketing Blog

    Meet Our Team: Beth O’Connor

    October 03, 2014

    This is the third post in our monthly Spotlight Series where we introduce you to some of DME’s employees. Read last month’s interview with our...

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CROSS MEDIA

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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

  • M&A Directions

    With Our 'Complements'

    October 10, 2014

    By Albert J. Reijmer In the first part of this discussion about...

  • Systemic Success

    Philip Beyer

    Why Cranky Hates His Job!

    By Philip Beyer | October 20, 2014

    Here’s a scary picture (just in time for Halloween?) of a fairly typical American business...in most businesses there are thousands of details and...

  • Bill Prettyman

    Lifelong Learning Drives Print Revenue

    October 01, 2014

    Have you ever thought of the relationship between learning and print revenue for your business? There is a strong correlation because our...

  • Rock Around the Block

    Three Important Lessons for Sellers from a Buyer

    October 15, 2014

    What do I see the most at trade shows like this year’s GRAPH EXPO?  Besides new equipment and old friends, I see a lot of buyers.  Not of big...

  • Business Sense & Sensibility

    Carl Gerhardt

    War Stories: Your Best Marketing Tool

    By Carl Gerhardt, Chairman, Alliance Franchise Brands | October 02, 2014

    I think we can agree that positive word-of-mouth is one of the best marketing tools any business can have. To get this to work, you need what I...

  • Mr. Magazine

    Going the Distance: The Story of AFAR as Told by Its Co-Founder/CEO Greg Sullivan. An ACT 5 Presentation.

    October 16, 2014

    Greg Sullivan,Co-founder/CEO of AFAR Media, publisher of AFAR magazine delivered the second keynote of day three of the ACT 5 Experience. You can...

  • The Target Report

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

    October 05, 2014

    It’s been a long downhill slide for roll-up activity in the commercial printing industry. The major players have either exited the field...

  • 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

    Read This Book!

    October 15, 2014

    First a disclaimer. I’m an abashed Joe Webb fan. Yes, some people seem him as a guy looking through dark and gloomy glasses, but Joe tells...

  • 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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LABELS AND PACKAGING

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SUSTAINABILITY

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PRINT PRODUCTION

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BINDING/FINISHING

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