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.
The recently introduced White Dry Ink from Xerox, designed for its flagship Xerox® iGen® 5 Press, has achieved a new benchmark for brightness and opacity—twice that of competitive digital solutions. That’s one of the reasons it won a Must See ‘Ems Award as one of the top new products at Print 17.
Digital printing enhancement volume is growing quickly. Print buyers are willing to pay for digital enhancements, and can get solid profit margins from them as well. Xerox is helping print providers make the most of this opportunity with award winning specialty inks.
You might be surprised to learn that as we increase automation in our print production workflows, we can create new issues or bottlenecks. Overcoming these issues is called the GAP analysis, and the most common bottlenecks they combat.
Learn how USPS Informed Delivery could change direct mail format and design.
The tools and information you need to be a true marketing partner to your customers are likely a part of your arsenal already – or are at least within reach. Do you currently help clients create printed marketing materials? Do you produce direct mail pieces? Do you bring creativity plus big-picture strategy to your conversations? You’re already in the marketing ballpark.
Most buyers hate sales calls, and it is hard to blame them when they are presented with so many poor ones. Here’s how to create a productive call that is useful to both you and your buyer.
Augmented reality (AR) has been nipping around the edges of the marketing-verse for awhile. However, there has been a groundswell of investment and commitment from key players that is changing the landscape. If you haven’t been paying (serious) attention, it’s time to start.
Innovation is a common denominator of leading companies, both commercial and in-plant printers. More innovative pricing philosophies allow companies to charge less for commodity products and more for products perceived to have higher value.
Millennials enjoy the novelty of direct mail because it breaks the monotony of their digitally engaged worlds. They also require a different marketing approach, so if you don’t currently have a “Millennial marketing” specialty, you might want to develop one.