Monthly Archives: September 2015

Why do we still need business cards?

Does anyone remember a smartphone application from just a few years ago called Bump? With this application, the idea was that you would “bump” another person’s smartphone (if they also had Bump) and it would exchange contact information. I remember … Continue reading

Posted in Branding, Letterpress, Marketing, Paper, Print, Print Marketing, Print sales | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How do YOU define good customer service?

Sometimes, a trip to the grocery store can lead to an idea for a blog post. I like where I do our grocery shopping: the store is clean, always well-stocked, and the clerks are friendly. The young man bagging our groceries … Continue reading

Posted in Customer Service | Tagged | Leave a comment

Tips for a successful print job

When I began this blog, my primary intent was to be a voice from within the printing industry (the “print trenches” as I have in my header) to readers who are clients, prospective clients, designers, or anyone that has an interest … Continue reading

Posted in Paper, Print, Print sales, Tips of the Trade | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

What’s my motivation?

Having been in the printing industry for over 30 years, I can tell you truthfully that there were days I just wanted to leave that world behind. But ink is in my veins: my dad was the Graphic Arts Department Manager at … Continue reading

Posted in Print sales | Tagged | Leave a comment