Name a challenge that print providers face today, and odds are good that a more automated workflow will help to meet it. But workflow automation presents challenges, as well. Automation works best on repetitive, assembly-line tasks…yet most printing involves custom manufacturing of unique pieces. How do you automate these processes?
Imagine your dream workflow product: What would it look like? What features would it include? What CRM tasks would it incorporate? How would it handle pre-press and post-press jobs? See a list of 12 features that the ultimate workflow product may include.
All companies are looking for ways to automate processes, reduce manual labor, and eliminate errors. See how Xerox IntegratedPLUS Finishing can help you do just that, regardless of whether you need to finish inline, offline, or both.
Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing are impacting the way customer jobs enter your production workflow. Howie Fenton looks at how SEO, SEM, CRM and Print MIS can all work together.
Web-to-print is transforming the print industry, delivering a host of benefits for print providers and their customers. However, some are having difficulty convincing customers of these benefits. Here are 10 steps to effectively marketing your Web-to-print services
For print providers, business cards represent an opportunity to strengthen customer relationships and probe about other work. But it can also be a low-margin and demanding job with color and registration challenges. See how the Xerox Color C75 and J75 Presses simplify these tasks with automated capabilities.
Does your sales team spend the majority of their time helping customers on commodity-based revenue streams? Read first-hand how this Business Development consultant helped a print provider with a web-to-print solution, moving commodity sales to the web and freeing their sales force to focus on more opportunistic customer opportunities.
A recent NAPL survey asked participants about the success they’ve seen using web-to-print, with more than half citing increased sales and two-thirds saying it has streamlined their production workflow. But many have experienced challenges as well. Continue reading to see all the survey results:
Does your print business struggle with workflow challenges? What if you could remove costly manual prepress steps, reducing your costs and reducing the time it takes to get jobs through your shop. See how Xerox FreeFlow Core can free up your resources from repetitive tasks and move them to higher value jobs.
Although some countries are more progressive, a more universal truth is that across all countries, the skill sets needed are changing faster than most curriculum. Howie Fenton of NAPL shares the five skill sets needed for companies to succeed in the ever-changing print industry.