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In this series on effective marketing for printing companies, we’ve covered many topics, including developing a company vision, finding likely customers, using effective content marketing, and leveraging marketing technology. 

Now, let’s turn to the element that pulls all these and more into a successful whole: the people who make up your marketing operations (MO) team. Who are the folks who can manage or implement the key marketing elements to sustain and grow your business?

Blog Entry
August 22, 2019

Bill has three daughters, Kate, Emma, and Madeline. 

When Kate graduated from high school, she stepped into college in Boston. That expensive mistake was also Bill’s first experience with the college admissions process. Kate’s criteria for a school was fairly simple: Is the school far away from her parents? Her college of choice welcomed Kate with open arms, the check cleared, and her college career was off and running.

Blog Entry
August 20, 2019

The term, “Vertical Market” is used to define categories of prospects, such as banks, hospitals, colleges, restaurants, construction, and so on. The thinking is, if you can learn to sell to one, you can merrily crusade to another and find a similar situation, offer a similar solution, and make a second sale. Then another. And another.

That’s how it works on paper, anyway.

But there’s a right way and a wrong way to sell to verticals. Here it is in short:

“It’s not about what they buy. It’s about why they buy it.”

Blog Entry
August 05, 2019

Still have questions? A full day of inspiring Book sessions likely sparked a few thoughts and additional questions you’d like to discuss. Attend this Ask the Experts Session for Books led by thINK guest speakers, customers, and industry leaders to take a deeper dive into learning.

thINK Session
July 25, 2019

How can you optimize your leadership when you have employees of all generations, each having their own unique characteristics, traits, and preferred leadership style? In this session, we will discuss how employee engagement is assessed and what mechanisms and actions are key to fostering engagement and development across generations. In addition we will address how the differences amongst employees and managers can be leveraged as an asset.

thINK Session
July 25, 2019