Industry Trends

How Do You Overcome Inefficiencies, Bottlenecks and Waste?

By |Mar 26, 2014|

Have you ever considered how much money is lost each year due to inefficient processes, bottlenecks and waste? A look at the benefits associated with an optimized plant layout and workflow and how you can get involved.

10 Trends Print Providers Need to Act Upon in 2014

By |Mar 18, 2014|

Print providers have faced more than their share of change in recent years. Barb Pellow looks at 10 trends that will create opportunities for print providers in 2014…and tips on how to take advantage.

How Much Does Bad Customer Service Cost?

By |Mar 11, 2014|

What is the cost of bad customer service? How much more does it cost to attract a new customer than to keep an existing one? The answers may surprise you. Howie Fenton looks at industry trends and ways you can proactively listen and respond to customer needs.

Chief Digital Officers: Competition or Customers?

By |Jan 21, 2014|

There is a hot new job title on the rise, known as Chief Digital Officer. By 2015, Gartner expects 25% of all organizations to have one. Howie Fenton takes a look at 3 potential roles and how they may impact your business.

“Should I Stay or Should I Go?” Is It Time to Stop Using Explanatory Text Around QR Codes?

By |Jan 13, 2014|

QR Codes are everywhere, from movie posters and direct mail pieces to Taco Bell meal boxes and Starbucks cups. So is it still necessary to include instructions for scanning the code?

4 Steps for a Better 2014

By |Jan 7, 2014|

Want to ensure a more prosperous year for your business? Howie Fenton takes a look at 4 steps for a better 2014.

Bringing in 2014: Popular Blog Posts From the Past Year (Including SEO, Print as Part of the Marketing Mix and more!)

By |Dec 31, 2013|

As 2013 begins to unwind, we find ourselves reflecting on the year that was and looking to make 2014 an even better experience for ourselves and our customers. Here’s a look at some of the most popular blog posts in 2013, including how to increase SEO and generate more leads, whether SEO or SMO is more effective for marketing, 5 reasons why print should always be a part of your marketing mix, and much more.

Bringing in 2014: Popular Blog Posts From the Past Year (Including Ways to Improve Sales, Impika and more!)

By |Dec 30, 2013|

As 2013 begins to unwind, we find ourselves reflecting on the year that was and looking to make 2014 an even better experience for ourselves and our customers. Here’s a look at some of the most popular blog posts in 2013, including 10 ways to improve your sales efficiency, a look at the future of print and design, and much more.

Bringing in 2014: Popular Blog Posts From the Past Year (Including QR Codes, Security Printing and more!)

By |Dec 26, 2013|

As 2013 begins to unwind, we find ourselves reflecting on the year that was and looking to make 2014 an even better experience for ourselves and our customers. Here’s a look at some of the most popular blog posts in 2013, including how to leverage QR Codes for more than just shortcuts, real-world applications of security printing, and much more.

Bringing in 2014: 14 Popular Blog Posts From the Past Year (Including Social Media, Selling Direct Marketing and more!)

By |Dec 23, 2013|

As 2013 begins to unwind, we find ourselves reflecting on the year that was and looking to make 2014 an even better experience for ourselves and our customers. Here’s a look at some of the most popular blog posts in 2013, including how to sell direct marketing, leveraging social media listening, and much more.