Digital Printing Hot Spot

Ideas, insights and trends to help you grow your business and get the most out of your production digital print technology.

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    Contrary to Popular Belief, Sustainability Efforts Remain Strong

Contrary to Popular Belief, Sustainability Efforts Remain Strong

Nov 13, 2017|Industry Trends, Miscellaneous, Social Responsibility, Sustainability|

Most companies, including printing companies, have been committed to acting more environmentally conscious for decades and have made tremendous investments, which they are not walking away from. Here is why.

Selling Print into the Aftermarket

Nov 6, 2017|Business Development, Grow Your Business, Industry Trends|

You can help your customers improve their customers’ aftermarket experience by considering the different aspects of the buyer journey and where print or other marketing tools you offer can make a positive impact.

The Growth in Value-Added Design Services

Oct 30, 2017|Grow Your Business, Industry Trends|

If you are considering adding design services, expense and implementation are primary concerns. Fortunately, the equipment and staff are readily available. Hardware and software are the easiest because generally all that is required is a Macintosh computer and the Adobe Creative Suite.

What’s Your VDP Image Checklist?

Oct 23, 2017|How-To, Image Quality, Photo Publishing|

Learn 7 tips for using variable data images in production printing.

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    Learn from the Best at the Tenth Annual XMPie Users Conference. A Personal Note from Jacob Aizikowitz.

Learn from the Best at the Tenth Annual XMPie Users Conference. A Personal ...

Oct 16, 2017|How-To, Industry Trends|

This event is more than just a highlight, it’s an incredible opportunity for the XMPie team to learn from our users about how we can develop our products to better serve their business needs and solve their challenges.

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    Where’s your next double-digit growth opportunity? Look at Digital Packaging

Where’s your next double-digit growth opportunity? Look at Digital Packag...

Oct 12, 2017|Packaging|

Packaging will make up half of retail print by 2018. It’s fundamentally a growth market because however people buy, they like their purchases to come in cool, sustainable packaging.

Seven tips for a new print sales rep

Oct 9, 2017|Sales|

Many sales people in the print industry are thrown in at the deep end. If you are new to the print industry, this can be a scary way to start a job. But it can also be very beneficial for both you and your company.

Options for Reducing Turnaround on SLAs

Oct 2, 2017|Miscellaneous|

Working to reduce SLAs can be complicated. These two root causes for the increasing turnaround times can be corrected, and opportunities to correct them that everyone can implement.

The five biggest sales call errors

Sep 25, 2017|Miscellaneous|

Serious about improving your print selling skills? Have a friend observe you in action and watch for these 5 mistakes.

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    What makes an ideal print sales person – and the most dangerous skill a sales person can have

What makes an ideal print sales person – and the most dangerous skill a s...

Sep 18, 2017|Sales|

More and more printing companies are struggling to find experienced print sales people. The trouble lies in the fact that the traditional print sales model no longer works. In today’s market, there are three skills that every hunter sales person should possess.