Printing Industry Blog
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, August 17, 2017
Dr. Joe recommended reading.
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, July 06, 2017
The Economist has published a fascinating book, Megatech, edited by Daniel Franklin. Mr. Franklin gathered some of the world’s leading technologists and thinkers to describe the technologies in the labs and the trends that are already in play as they lead to 2050.
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, May 25, 2017
The Content Marketing Institute and Ion Interactive released their report about “The Symphony of Connected Interactive Content.” It has some very good insights into the use of media at each stage of the sales process.
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, May 11, 2017
Everyone knows that communications is a very dynamic marketplace, and even newer concepts like “content management” are not exempt from the forces of creative destruction.
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, April 27, 2017
Consumers drive everything, and Crimson Hexagon’s new report derived from the monitoring of social media conversations provides insights into technology, health and fitness, transportation, and entertainment.
Dr. Joe Recommends: Restructuring of the Consumer Retail Market, Print Campaigns into Google Analytics
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, April 13, 2017
Dr. Joe Recommends: The Restructuring of the Consumer Retail Market. Eddy Hagen’s Blogpost about How to Get Print Campaigns into Google Analytics
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, March 30, 2017
Yes, that headline is correct as explained in a recent article. It’s the New York Interactive Advertising Exchange. Its founders were interviewed recently and explained the business.
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, March 23, 2017
It seems pretty clear that the last half of 2016 had a surge in activity for mobile communications.
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, February 23, 2017
The Heritage Foundation has released the 2017 Index of Economic Freedom, one of my favorite resources. There are lots of data about international economies from the World Bank, the IMF, and others, but this is different, and is a great addition to that library. It includes insights into the regulatory environments of the economies, as well as the activities of black markets and corruption. The report is free, with a vastly improved interactive website, and downloads of the entire book or individual chapters. The list of country rankings is available on a page of its own. The top five are Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand, Switzerland, and Australia. Canada came in seventh, and the US fell out of the top fifteen for the first time, now ranked seventeenth.
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, January 26, 2017
Everyone loves Uber. But can the company survive? It's burning cash and piling up losses at an incredible rate, expected to be -$3 billion this year.
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, January 12, 2017
The new administration is taking aim at trade agreements and some trading partners. The fear about this is likely overdone, and the focus will be more on what happens inside those agreements as practical matters
By Cary Sherburne on Friday, December 09, 2016
Pantone announced the 2017 Color of the Year and it is Greenery, described as a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew.
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, October 27, 2016
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, September 22, 2016
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, August 25, 2016
One in seven US households has negative net worth, according to Bloomberg. It was based on a new report by the New York Federal Reserve. According it Bloomberg, “
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, July 28, 2016
Dr Joe on Atomic Memory, Audio-enabled mobile coupons, Digital ad spending of US retailers, Barron's market data calendar,
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, July 07, 2016
Recommended reading and news from Dr. Joe Webb
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, June 23, 2016
The Federal Reserve’s latest statement shows continued befuddlement about why they can’t get inflation moving higher and why the raw numbers of employment are weak. So they called a time out and will wait for things to change.
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, June 23, 2016
Is this print’s chance to make a flanking move into the marketing budget. The eMarketer analyst says “Ad blocking is a detriment to the entire advertising ecosystem, affecting mostly publishers, but also marketers, agencies and others whose businesses depend on ad revenue.” He then says, “The best way for the industry to tackle this problem is to deliver compelling ad experiences that consumers won’t want to block.”
By Dr. Joe Webb on Thursday, June 16, 2016
Dr Joe on Microsoft buying LinkedIn, restaurant kiosks, investments in rewards programs, mapping GDP.