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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 thinking crazy? You should be! Find out more in this week’s blog by Bill Farquharson.

  • 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 cute kitten videos on YouTube. Because I am feeling down. Like, no business, no clients, no printlove, no deals.

  • 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 or be thinking of on a sales call. Work on asking these questions and watch how much more you learn.

  • 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 households. At nearly 400 pages the study covers mail trends during the Postal […]

  • 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 behind…

  • 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 highly anticipated product release later in the month. Watch for yourself here! Although we hope Apple didn’t take it too hard, we had a good laugh around the […] The post Keep It Simple, Stupid! appeared first on DME Delivers. DME Delivers - a Direct Marketing Agency

  • 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 you’re a lifestyle publication touting your latest issue, which contains a feature on a hot celebrity and an equally hot fall fashion spread. Your art department is sure the email’s subject line should mention the sizzling fall fashions, but your editorial team insists the celebrity interview is the topic that’ll get readers to open and read. What do you do? You can bicker. You can flip a coin. You can pick a subject line ... Read more The

  • printing.evolved.

    Which Social Media Site is Best for YOUR Business?

    March 11, 2014

    Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pintrest, Google+, Instagram and many many more. You have heard of all of them but how can they increase sales for your business? Well the answer is not so clean-cut, it depends on each individual business and the services and/or products you sell. Whether it’s only one social media site or all […] The post Which Social Media Site is Best for YOUR Business? appeared first on Printing. Evolved..

  • Press Perspectives

    Ten Paradoxical Traits of the Creative Mind

    September 12, 2014

    Creativity: In any career, it can mean the difference between adequate and stellar. On a team, it often is the spark for truly game changing paradigm shifts. Yet what is… read more →

  • Paul Castain's Sales Playbook

    You Absolutely CAN End The Year Stronger!

    September 22, 2014

    Sometimes we’re guilty of being in denial! We don’t think we need to improve upon a skill or two or simply,we kid ourselves into thinking we “we’ve got it figured out” when we really don’t! On Wednesday, we’ll be kicking off our online sales program and quite frankly, it CAN help you end the year in a [...]

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