It wasn’t until yesterday that I had a significant A-HA print moment that really reminded me of the value of print as an official record and reignited my respect for print.
Today’s mobile devices come in all shapes and sizes. It is imperative that your Website optimize the viewing experience no matter which type of device your prospective customers use. Consider making the jump to a responsive Website, even if a redesign of your current site wasn’t in this year’s game plan.
She taught you lessons as a child that translate perfectly to sales. You were taught manners, proper behavior, and responsibility. She was your first sales manager and given that her big day is coming up on Sunday, Bill Farquharson’s is all about Mom.
In this blog, I will discuss my prediction for the future of the print production workflow powered by JDF (Job Definition Format) and how this will reshape the way companies structure their workflows—from start to finish—in the near future.
As the new school year begins, I could not be more excited to return to RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology). The campus is alive with students and the school year promises to be a busy one. As I meet people throughout the industry, I always find it interesting to hear how familiar they are with the school.
Don’t get me wrong. I’m not trying to rain on industry efforts to
better define quality expectations in printing. Certainly industry
standards, such as SWOP, GRACoL, SNAP and Bridges, are noble and
important. These standards seek to help buyers and their print
solution providers communicate quality issues more effectively. And
when used properly, they are effective. But with the exception of
perhaps SNAP, print buyers for the most part aren’t paying that
much attention to industry standards. And some print buyers don’t
even know what they are.
In a Print Buyers Online.com survey of over 62 top print buyers, buyers were asked “How relevant