Antigro Designer to Launch #WeAreDrupa Community Experience at drupa 2024

Kraków, Poland – Antigro Designer, a leading developer of print personalization and customization software for the print industry, is launching drupa’s first ‘printeractive’ community art project, #WeAreDrupa, which will be created in real-time in Hall 7 at drupa 2024. Every drupa attendee and exhibitor will be able to scan a QR code, take a selfie, […]

Creating the Future of Print Together at drupa 2024

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Greetings Citizens of the Printerverse! After 8 long years, drupa, the world’s most important global printing event is taking place from May 28 to June 7 in Dusseldorf, Germany. While there will be a staggering number of exhibitors, visitors, represented countries, technology launches, and square meters to cover across the Messe over 11 days, I […]

CMYK MANIFESTO 2024: Rewind, Reignite and Represent the Printing Industry

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Greetings Citizens of The Printerverse and welcome global print and marketing professionals to a New Year for the printing industry. 2024 already feels like it rolled up in a muscle car, rolled down the window, pointed at us with a baseball bat, and said, “I heard you’ve been talking crap about me.” It’s down to […]

QUIZ: Are you Investing or Dabbling in the Printing Industry?

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The printing industry is not just about printers, presses, and paper. It’s a multifaceted world, filled with opportunities, innovations, and challenges. Those opportunities, innovations and challenges require the commitment of dedicated industry members to keep us topical, educated and moving forward. There is a lot of whining and complaining from the industry members who do […]

Reality Check: The Perception of Printing

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I record and produce a significant number of episodes for Podcasts from The Printerverse. Discussions about printing, print business, print sales, and print marketing are often playing through my computer, earbuds, car speakers, and voice assistants like Alexa. When I have some mindless admin work to focus on, I click on my pop culture podcast […]

Five Signs You Are a Print Junkie – 2023 Edition

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Do you see print everywhere? Do you count down the days until the new printing press or finishing equipment arrives at your print shop? Do you know what Pantone color the sky is? Do you make vacation plans around printing industry events or incorporate them? Do you look at digital marketing and come up with […]

High-Speed Digital Print and Finishing at Hunkeler Innovation Days 2023

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This international print industry event showcases innovations and further developments in high-speed digital print and finishing HUNKELER INNOVATION DAYS FEBRUARY 27 – MARCH 2, 2023 • LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND Learn more here HUNKELER LONG AND PROSPER! Deborah Corn is the Intergalactic Ambassador to the Printerverse at Print Media Centr, a Print Buyerologist, international industry speaker and […]

Twitter Advertising is Dead. Long Live Print!

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Print has always been a potent channel for direct marketing and communication, and one of the safest. This is not new information to us. But recent events on Twitter including the image above sent out by ‘Nintendo America’ have sent shockwaves through the socialverse. The reputation and stock prices of brands caught up in the […]

How to Tell if You Are Considered a Print Vendor or a Print Partner

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If print customers are thinking of you as a print vendor and not as a print partner, you are in serious trouble. You are interchangeable. You are competing on price. You are a number on a spreadsheet. You aren’t top of mind for recommendations or referrals. You are on the way out and you probably […]

3 Ways to Earn Trust Through Collaboration with Print Customers

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The secret to earning referrals and long-term loyalty with print customers for their printing and print marketing needs is really no secret. Creative collaboration is the key to success. Collaboration can take many forms. On the lowest end, we have information exchange and administrative collaboration: emails, calls, job status, pricing, billing, and so on. The […]