Now working as a consultant, Kelly sold digital printing for 15 years so she understands the challenges, frustrations and pitfalls of building a successful sales practice. Her mission is to help printers of all sizes sell more stuff. Kelly's areas of focus include client recovery, retention and acquisition, and marketing communications projects.
Kelly graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Political Science and, among other notable accomplishments, co-founded the Windy City Rollers, a professional women's roller derby league.
Anyone who has committed to writing on a regular basis knows that it can be difficult at times to come up with interesting subject matter. I constantly keep my eyes open and my notebook handy for topics that I think (HOPE) will interest and inspire you. I’ll be honest. This often includes “borrowing” (STEALING) ideas from other writers, blogs, newspapers, colleagues; ANYONE and ANYTHING is fair game as far as I’m concerned. Some of my clients have even said, “You probably get a lot of good material for your blog from us, don’t you?” ANSWER? Yep.
Today’s idea is borrowed from a columnist for the Chicago Tribune, Mary Schmich, a Pulitzer Prize winner and beloved Chicago institution for those of us who still read newspapers. This past week she wrote about some of her favorite books, movies, and other pop culture items du jour. I immediately glommed on to this topic and figured I could relay some of my favorite sales material and inspirations for all of you. And as homage to Mary, I’ll start with