Investing in Your Career is an Investment in You

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Hello, and Happy Women’s History Month. Wait, wait wait… keep reading.. This blog is for EVERYONE. March is the month we connect to the women in our lives, in history and culture. Those who created and contributed to the world as we know it. In honor of this month, I want to elevate the idea […]

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 […]

Navigating the New Year: Setting Intentional Goals for Lasting Success

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The start of a new year often brings a chorus of “New Year, New You” mantras, emphasizing the importance of setting intentional goals and personal transformation. While it’s great to have goals, we also often hear that people can hit mid-January feeling worse. Perhaps they’ve missed their goal line or struggled to add those good […]

Authenticity Matters in Brand, Print Business and Personal Messaging

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Authenticity for brand, personal, and print business messaging has become more important than ever. Whether it’s in advertising, social media, or everyday conversation, people want to feel that the messages they receive are genuine and truthful. Last week was International Women’s Day and the flood of messaging on March 8th showing support for women was […]

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 […]

2023 CMYK Manifesto: Disrupt, Disclose, Do Better

Greetings Citizens of the Printerverse and welcome to a New Year! For the first time in 3 years, it feels like an actual NEW year and not a continuation of what I refer to as the uni-year. The uni-year covers anything that happened between March 2020 and December 31, 2022. All the maintaining status quo […]

5 Tips to Combat Post-Holiday Work Blues for Organizational Productivity

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The new year is meant to be a time of renewed purpose and energy but, in reality, it can be overwhelming catching up with all the things we didn’t want to deal with in December. Organizational productivity and goal setting can quickly get pushed to the side. I’m hearing that the post-holiday readjustment period seems […]

Prospect These Verticals Now for 3rd Quarter Success

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Even with Americans being vaccinated at an astonishing pace, we are not out of the woods regarding businesses reopening and people returning to offices. As a matter of fact, some companies are choosing to give up the brick and mortar and panoramic views from office buildings and continue working virtually as they have for over […]

How to Sell Print to the Real Estate Industry

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No matter what’s going on in the economy, there’s money to be made for printers who can get in the door with real estate brokers.  To sell deeply and profitably, you must develop relationships and earn a seat at the project planning table. To do that, you need to work with the brokers and top […]


Greetings Citizens of the Printerverse and welcome to a New Year! It is a new year, right? The calendar has changed but, in many ways, it feels like 2020 is still lingering. This annual post has traditionally focused on what is in front of us, but honestly, there is still a lot of uncertainty to […]

Print Samples! Let’s Get Started!

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Over the decades I’ve developed a love affair with print samples. It started back in high school when I worked in a print shop that had been in business since the 1700s. We ran a web press in house, though the newspapers were done over at Princeton Packet. Promotional printing and inserts were done in-house […]

Comms 2021: Employee Ambassadors and Data-Driven Culture

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What comes to mind when I say ‘influencer’? It might be impossibly perfect people in designer gear on Instagram, gamers racking up millions of views on YouTube, business thought leaders who represent brands and organisations at corporate events – the list goes on, with influencer continuing to be one of the biggest marketing buzzwords of […]