Remember the 1987 classic, The Princess Bride? When asked how to create the perfect marriage for print and digital, that famous movie marriage quote always comes to mind. “Mawage. Mawage is wot bwings us togeder tooday. Mawage, that bwessed awangment…” So, how do you create that “bwessed awangment” between print and digital? Well, here are ten things you can use to


Have you ever heard the saying, “Never do business with friends.”? Maybe you’ve even said it yourself, or it’s a rule that you live by. No matter the case, for some reason doing business with friends can feel like we are giving more than we are getting. Because of that feeling, it can tend to put a strain on the


“How do I get them coming back for more?” As a print owner, chances are that thought has rattled around your head more than once. Let’s face it, getting print buyers to order printing from you and then continue to order printing from you isn’t always easy. This is especially true when you consider how your competitors are just a click


Have you ever wondered how your print business impacts your community? If you think about it, print businesses have been impacting communities for centuries. What started as simple cave drawings to tell stories has evolved into the invention of the printing press and a continually effective way for people to communicate with each other. It’s important that we, as printers,


Ready to add definition to your marketing this year? The new year is fast approaching, and with it, a whole host of new content from Marketing Ideas For Printers to help you sell more printing. Here’s what’s coming in the January content mix: Printer’s Press Small changes can make a big impact on your life and business. The January issue


Sales can be a little like parenting. There’s love, hate (ok, dislike), joy, pain, and the very real possibility that you’ll pour everything you have into it and things still won’t turn out how you had planned. But, as with everything, that doesn’t mean your best course of action is to throw in the towel, give up, and hope for


I’m a small business owner. I don’t have a million dollar budget. And I don’t have cherry conference tables either. I used to, though. When I worked in the corporate world, I was a Marketing Director for a multi-billion dollar international corporation. It was good, and the perks were even better. I had a fat expense account that was used


As fall fades to winter, we’re reminded that December is just around the corner. Hard to believe it’s almost the last year of the decade! It seems like only yesterday we were all in a kerfuffle about the pending Y2K. Well, time ticks on, and so does the content from Marketing Ideas For Printers that will inspire your customers to


Branding is a buzzword in all industries, not just printing. “Your brand is the single most important investment you can make in  your business.” – Steve Forbes For most small businesses, the importance of a good, consistent brand gets lost to the tyranny of the urgent. But, when you come to consider the benefits of a brand, such as increased


Communication has been one of humanity’s greatest feats since the beginning of time. The learned ability to communicate has been instrumental with everything from hunting during the early ages of man to producing the world’s greatest inventions. If communication has been such a valuable asset in the past, it’s even more critical today, especially for the life of your business.


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