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  • The Sales Challenge

    Bill Farquharson

    Trust Me. I’m in Sales.

    | April 22, 2014

    How does one sell trustworthiness? If you are approaching a new client, trust is a must if you want to get in the door. Salespeople don’t exactly...

  • Success.In.Print

    Kelly Mallozzi

    5 Things to Say to a Printer if You Want to Get Your A$$ Kicked

    By Kelly Mallozzi | March 26, 2014

    What are some of the things that you should not say to a printer? This week, Kelly Mallozzi shares some of her five golden rules.

  • Perception IS Reality

    Ryan Sauers

    Time Out: Take a Breath

    By Ryan Sauers | April 15, 2014

    We finished last week’s blog post with STOP. So, I figured it would be good to reflect on this “thing” we call TIME. Time management is the ...

  • SpeakingDIRECT

    Pump Up the Volume: Hottest Direct Mail Verticals

    April 18, 2014

    Now that spring has officially arrived there is a sense of energy in the air. Birds are chirping, kids are playing outside and the mercury is...

  • Dreaming in CMYK

    3D Printing: Sustainable “Inks”

    April 22, 2014

    With all the craze going on around 3D Printing, I found this article on Venture Beat fascinating. Currently, 3D printers utilize colored ABS...

  • DME Marketing Blog

    How to Craft a Successful Sales Pitch

    April 17, 2014

    The term “Sales Pitch” can have a pretty bad connotation nowadays. Everyone remembers receiving, at minimum, one terrible pitch in their...

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  • M&A Directions

    Seeing It Your Way—and Theirs—In an M&A

    April 11, 2014

    By Albert J. Reijmer If you've decided to grow your business by...

  • Systemic Success

    Philip Beyer

    Truth is Greater Than Fiction

    By Philip Beyer | April 21, 2014

    So, take the entertainment industry—PLEASE! But, seriously—let's look at some TRUTHS and also some of the FICTION or MYTHS about business. Before...

  • Bill Prettyman


    April 24, 2014

    Do you remember the last time you were inspired by someone else? What did that feel like? Think about it for a moment…I am sure it was a great...

  • Rock Around the Block

    Five Ways Label Companies Can Create a Niche

    April 16, 2014

      When people refer to Sohn Manufacturing, they tend to lump them in with other label companies, but don’t be misled.  You can experience growth...

  • Business Sense & Sensibility

    Carl Gerhardt

    Shrinking Your Way to Prosperity

    By Carl Gerhardt, Chairman, Alliance Franchise Brands | April 15, 2014

    I have said often that I think there is more fun and opportunity in this industry now than when I started in 1985; it’s just different. You have a...

  • Mr. Magazine

    Need Versus Want – Why You Should Put Your Audience First? A Mr. Magazine™ Musing.

    April 22, 2014

    “As the Magazine is published mainly for the purpose of furnishing information that is usually kept from the public, and which should be known...

  • The Target Report

    March 2014 – Deals, Court Filings & Closures in the Printing, Packaging, Paper & Related Industries

    April 07, 2014

    Significant transactions were announced throughout the spectrum of packaging technologies in March, from the basics - paper making for packaging...

  • Ussery Printing Blog

    Link Print And Social Media For Results You’ll “Like.”

    March 31, 2014

    While social media is growing by leaps and bounds, it will not take the place of print advertising. In fact, print and social media advertising...

  • Cup-a-Joe blog

    Baseball in Australia?

    March 25, 2014

    The grass is just starting to green up in North Texas and trees are beginning to blossom – and I’m coughing and my nose is running. And that...

  • Management Counts

    Ray Chambers

    ACUP: Coming up on 50 years

    | January 30, 2014

    Joe Goss, long-time printing director at Indiana University until he retired a year ago, introduced me to the Association of College and...

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