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  • InkOnDaPaper - All things PRINT all the time

    Lucas Museum Bid Book by Classic Color

    August 18, 2014

      In case you missed it last week, Chicago has been named the home of the Lucas Museum. Taken straight from their website - “The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will be a gathering place to experience narrative art and the evolution of moving images – from illustration to cinema to the digital mediums of the future. The […] The post Lucas Museum Bid Book by Classic Color 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

    Save Thousands by Scrubbing Data

    By Sabine Lenz | August 13, 2014

    A combination of merge purge—the process of compiling multiple data records, retaining the desired data and removing unwanted addresses—along with basic list hygiene, will help you keep a clean list with recipients who actually want to hear from you.

  • 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

    3 Ideas to Promote Your Small Business Online

    August 12, 2014

      A small business does not need a large corporate budget to carve out a niche online. A study conducted by advertising research firm Communicus found that 60 percent of those multi-million dollar Super Bowl ads do not make potential … Continue reading →

  • Printing Industries Blog

    There’s an Expert for That: Meet the Pros with Solutions at GRAPH EXPO 14

    August 06, 2014

    Picture this: Upon returning to the office from GRAPH EXPO 14, you meet with your boss to talk about a current project. What impresses her (more than that deep-dish Chicago-style pizza you had) is that you now have solid solutions to implement that save your company time and money! Congrats to you, star employee, for discussing your challenges with the experienced, knowledgeable Printing Industries of America experts at Booth #3667. They’re here to answer your specific questions in person and help you find solutions related to EHS, integrated print, economic forecasting, and more.  We’ll show you just where you can meet them—at

  • 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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