Printing’s Best Blogs is a compilation of posts on topics of
interest to graphic arts professionals. Bloggers from the
Printing Impressions/PIworld.com
, In-plant Graphics and
packagePRINTING magazine websites are featured,
supplemented by links to blogs from outside sources.

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  • InkOnDaPaper - All things PRINT all the time

    Save the Date! Join NewPage September 10th!

    August 29, 2014

    NewPage’s Shinola – It’s Time to Shift Event on Sept 10th at Sepia in Chicago. NewPage featured Shinola in our SHIFTERS piece, we used LAYAR to connect the brochure to this video These are videos from YouTube/Vimeo that Shinola has developed, may be useful in chatting about NewPage’s event. Shinola – Where American Is Made […] The post Save the Date! Join NewPage September 10th! appeared first on InkOnDaPaper.

  • Against the Grain

    Dustin LeFebvre

    Lunch and Sterling Premium Paper

    By Dustin LeFebvre | April 22, 2014

    I was enjoying my pastitcio when the conversation turned to Sterling Premium, as it seems to more often than I’d like. In the company of good folks at our local Greek eatery, things had been just fine until that point. I was smothering everything in sight with as many lemons as I could get my hands on, and I’d have been content to discuss anything under the sun. But they wanted to talk Sterling Premium.

  • Making the Grade

    Sabine Lenz

    Why QR Drives Creatives QRazy

    By Sabine Lenz | August 27, 2014

    Adding a QR code to an e-mail blast feeds the dislike creatives have developed for these odd looking squares. Don’t get me wrong, QR codes as such are an interesting tool if used creatively and sensibly. But we pretty much ruined it from the get-go and now...

  • RISI Blog

    Overheating investment activity in North American tissue business

    July 11, 2014

    After the Great Recession of 2009 and the recovery in 2010, North American tissue supply and demand have been well balanced, and from time to time, the business has been a seller's rather than a buyer's market. This was the case in the first nine months of 2012. Just before the first wave of new capacity started to come on stream, the US tissue market was very tight and independent converters were having problems procuring parent rolls for their converting plants. As a result, imports from overseas increased. But now the market outlook is that this "bird-nest-safe" situation will radically

  • ImageBlog

    Shandys, Selfies & A Mustache: Traveler Beer Does Integrated Marketing Right!

    August 22, 2014

      What is more fun than a stick-on mustache?! …well, taking a selfie with your mustache to share with the world AND enjoying a new European twist on delicious beer at the same time. That combo has helped prove Traveler Beer … Continue reading →

  • Printing Industries Blog

    Moving Up The Ladder: Why Successful Workplaces Are Putting Women In The Lead

    August 19, 2014

    Most business owners and HR professionals know that a diversified workplace has significant benefits, and gender diversity is critical. But do you know that the diversity of your firm compared to your competitors can affect your overall business success? If you are a woman in this industry or thinking about entering, you’ll want to read this. Having more women in key leadership roles isn’t just a good HR policy; it’s also directly related to the success of your business, according to a recent study from DDI and The Conference Board, titled The Global Leadership Forecast (GLF) 2014 | 2015, Ready-Now Leaders: Meeting

  • Graphicstart

    The Future of the Printing and Communications Industry Globally

    August 18, 2014

    The Future of the Printing and Communications Industry GloballyAugust 2014Key Issues and Overview of thePrinting and Communications Industry The Printing Industry is a major communications tool and is viewed as a bellwether of trends in the economy as a whole. The key issues continue to hamper the Print Manufacturing organisations that do not change in this global trading environment. These organisations need to wake up to the reality of life, listen to experienced/skilled successful people who can help, take on board business models to help you operate more efficiently and manage the management of change. To be successful in this

  • Blognosticator

    AppleScripting Adobe Photoshop

    July 31, 2014

    I get involved in some pretty big stuff: This was my 58-foot GigaPan photo of San Luis Obispo as it appeared in the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art in March. That photo was printed in 17 sections on glossy … Continue reading →

  • Print Stories

    Consultative Selling

    February 18, 2014

    Consultative selling has been around since the 1970′s and refers to the technique a sales person uses to discover the needs, trends and opinions of a prospect. This type of sales training is immensely under-valued. Sales is not about having … Continue reading →

  • Insights blog

    What does “media” mean to you?

    December 09, 2013

    We’re always interested in helping college students coming into the graphics and imaging world. We were recently asked to participate is a short survey regarding how media is perceived in the professional area. The survey is being run by Graphic … Continue reading →The post What does “media” mean to you? appeared first on INSIGHTS.

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