Social Media For Your Print Business (Part 2 of 2)

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Executing an effective social media for your print business is easier said than done. After all, social media marketing can be ambiguous. ROI is hard to measure. “Going viral” is close to impossible. So why even try? Because social media, across its various platforms, is and will always be one potential step in your future […]

Digital Marketing for Printers in 2022: A Year To Remember

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For many printers, digital marketing in 2022 was like a rickshaw ride on a rolling cobblestone road. Fast, bumpy, fun, scary, rewarding, painful, interesting, and exhilarating. Things moved fast in the first few months of the year, mostly due to the macroeconomic post-pandemic surge. Consumers and companies were excited about getting “back to normal” as […]

6 Steps to Rebooting Print Business’ Social Media Strategy

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Does your print business have a social media strategy? Maybe you publish a post everyone once in a while or perhaps you read, like, and comment on the Facebook posts of others. If so, it could be said that “not having a social media strategy” is your strategy. After all, tracking and measuring a positive […]

Why Create an Account-Based Marketing Strategy for Your Major B2B Accounts

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Selling print to large enterprise accounts can be a very profitable and scalable strategy. An effective way of landing a major account is a strategy that’s called account-based marketing (ABM). An ABM strategy can help capture major accounts and transform a printing company’s profitability. What is account-based marketing? This marketing strategy requires the use of […]

Should You Send Your Print Customers Newsletters? 5 Ways To Know

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Sending print customers newsletters is an idea that has crossed the mind of every print business owner or marketing manager. “We should start sending out newsletters!” Sounds like a good idea, but is it? Here are three reasons not to send newsletters: Newsletters are expensive. If you are going to mail a printed newsletter, you […]

Video (and More!) Marketing Strategies for Your Print Business (Part 2)

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People love video marketing. OK, maybe that’s not true for everyone. People love video! Yes, that is true, especially on the internet. Facts: People spend 88% more time on a website that has video. Video generates 1200% more shares than both images and text. By including video in your marketing strategy, you can gain more […]

Building the Future with Print

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The viable future of print business is dependent upon how print is used, and what it’s used for. We saw this firsthand in 2020. If printing wasn’t essential, it wasn’t produced. And when things started to open, ‘essential‘ was applied to the spending, not the materials; was/is it essential to spend money on this? The […]

Video Marketing Strategies for Your Print Business (Part 1)

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Video is a marketing tool that print business owners should not ignore. Generally speaking, printers just don’t utilize video to its full potential to build their brand and drive new customer demand. Why? Some think video production is difficult, others think it is expensive, and still others think it doesn’t work for their strategy. Those […]

Best Digital Advertising Strategies for Printers to Reach Targeted Print Buyers

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Part 2 of a 2-part series  How can your print business reach print buyers by using digital advertising? There’s no shortage of opportunities to spend your money on advertising, but which options are best for your business? In part 1 of this series, we presented the advantages and disadvantages of pay-per-click (PPC) digital advertising. Now […]

Leveraging the Power of Digital Media to Grow the World of Print

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The title sounds a bit like a paradox! But the idea came to me this cold winter morning as I sat with my parents pouring over old photo albums. The power of print to rebuild human connections. Every January I order photobooks of my Facebook photos. They select, print, and send me the album and […]

How To Get Your Print Business Ranked High in Google Search

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Getting your print company’s website organically ranked by search engines is one of the toughest digital marketing challenges you face. You have hundreds or thousands of competing businesses trying to beat you in the race to be found in Google searches for keywords like “printer” or “printing company” or some variation of a printing product. […]

Social Media Case Study: Girls Who Print and #PrintHERstoryMonth

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This year, for #PrintHERstoryMonth at #GirlsWhoPrint, I had the honor of running the social channels (Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram) and posting in the LinkedIn Group as we celebrated over 50 women who shared their print origin stories and advice for advancing in our industry. I learned a lot. I improved my skills immensely.  And I […]