May 2018

Take Your Business to the Next Level

Submitted by jnerf on May 30, 2018

Did you know that Canon Solutions America offers a host of professional services to thINK members? Many of you have taken advantage of the application and workflow consulting services, as well as project management services in preparation for your press installation and workflow integration, but are you fully versed in the new sales training and marketing programs that we have added? At our core, we believe that professional training is integral to realizing the full potential of your solutions in terms of improved efficiency and added capabilities.

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MKTG Lab is Here

Submitted by smannone on May 17, 2018

Have you heard? MKTG Lab is now available to all thINK members! It’s a collaboration between Canon Solutions America and the thINK user group, and it’s designed to give new press owners marketing tools, as well as access to professional services, to help them promote and sell their new capabilities.

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David Gaines Shares His Story

Submitted by dgaines on May 14, 2018

I’m not an inkjet user – yet. We’ve been exploring it for about two years. We got a chance to go to thINK in 2017 and are hoping to go back this year. Here’s why I found value in the conference as a prospective buyer.

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ICYMI: 3 Ways to Use LinkedIn for Your Print Business Growth

Submitted by nichole.jones on May 10, 2018

In case you missed it (ICYMI), Kate Dunn, Director at Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends, presented a 30-minute thINK webinar this week that was all about using LinkedIn to market your business. Dunn opened her presentation by discussing why LinkedIn is such a critical tool in your marketing toolbox and set the stage for how this social media platform can help you differentiate from competitors and improve the efficiency of your prospecting process. Here are 3 ways you should be using LinkedIn now! 

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Announcing the thINK Inkjet Innovation Awards

Submitted by bradzis on May 08, 2018

The thINK board and I are excited to tell you about a new annual awards program just for inkjet. It’s a great opportunity for sharing and getting recognized for the great work your team is producing. 

For a relatively new technology, we’ve made leaps and bounds in the capabilities of the presses, media options, and the skill we’ve all acquired using it. We want to use this awards program to celebrate the creativity and innovation of our members – and the positive business impact our work is having on our customers’ success.

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Harnessing the Power of Promotion to Maximize Sales

Submitted by tpowers on May 01, 2018

Do your customers understand the contribution your inkjet production investment can make to their success? Promoting and demonstrating the value inkjet digital printing brings to clients is a critical sales tool. According to Keypoint Intelligence‒InfoTrends’ research on sales best practices, 40% of print service providers are NOT supporting sales efforts with lead generation campaigns today! Firms cannot solely reply on inbound marketing to grow their companies.

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