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David Ashkenaz Announces 17th Year as Independent PrintSmith Consultant

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Press release from the issuing company

Software Consultant Aids Print Businesses and In-Plant Printers in Maximizing Effort

MARGATE, FLORIDA – David Ashkenaz, owner and principal of Ashkenaz Consulting is proud to announce the start of his 17th year as an Independent PrintSmith Consultant helping printers install, use and upgrade their PrintSmith Management Systems, in addition, he is proud to announce the launch of his new service in helping all print shop owners, the availability to use his talents and knowledge when you or your employees are on vacation. Ashkenaz would be available by the day/week/month to help you continue your operation during vacations, long illness, jury duty, etc. Ashkenaz can fill in on almost any key position in your company.
In conjunction to being a PrintSmith Consultant, Ashkenaz is now a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, enabling him to help PrintSmith users integrate valuable data direct from PrintSmith into QuickBooks. Ashkenaz has traveled in nearly every state in the union, from Alaska to Florida, including London (UK), Canada and the Bahamas, helping fellow printers with their PrintSmith installations, setups, and utilization.
Background Experience
Ashkenaz started in the printing business in 1972. In 1979 he owned and operated a print shop in Florida. Successfully expanding from one location into five locations, he became one of the Top 100 Quick Printers in the US. Later, after owning and operating print shops for over 25 years, he sold all 5 locations. He then focused on becoming certified in PrintSmith and began consulting for fellow printers, helping them implement the power and functionality of PrintSmith and demonstrating the benefits of PrintSmith in pricing print jobs effectively, tracking workflow in a printing business, and monitoring profitability. Today, after many years as an Independent Consultant, Ashkenaz installs and trains printers of all different sizes on how best to utilize PrintSmith in their operations. He is also proficient in the new PrintSmith, PrintSmith Vision, a browser based form of PrintSmith.
With Ashkenaz’s in-depth, hands-on printing experience, it makes him a “natural” to do PrintSmith consulting. PrintSmith users love the fact that Ashkenaz not only knows PrintSmith fully, but that he fully understands “their” business and the difficulties they face as well. Very few computer consultants know both the program as well as intricacies of their client’s business, Ashkenaz notes, “In my case, I walk into a client’s office and within minutes I am asking questions that only printers would ask in order to get the correct information into PrintSmith so that it will work properly.”
And now, as a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Ashkenaz now can help PrintSmith users integrate PrintSmith data with their QuickBooks accounting system for more meaningful reports. Ashkenaz fully understands the importance of good accounting and the benefits it brings to a printing business. As a QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Ashkenaz also sells all of QuickBooks products and fully supports them all as well.
Ashkenaz is also well versed in the PrintSmith options Report Writer, Scheduler and Tracker. These are the 3 add-on programs to the basic PrintSmith program. To further attest Ashkenaz’s knowledge, many of his clients have offered him permanent jobs in their business, a few even offered to sell Ashkenaz the business as well.
New Services Added
Ashkenaz has recently introduced his new service to printers worldwide. Consider what you would do you, the owner, or one of your key employees were not available for a prolong amount of time? Consider if you wanted to take a 2 or 3 week vacation. Now Ashkenaz is available to fill in and run your shop in many capacities, from ownership to accounting to estimating to production. Imagine yourself on the beach knowing Ashkenaz is not only in full control of your operation, but it is running with an experienced professional.
Sales of Hardware and Software Continues To Be Strong
Ashkenaz is now selling many industry software solutions from leading software developers such as, Adobe, Microsoft, and QuickBooks. And is also selling the Neat Desk Scanner that scans vendor invoices right into QuickBooks, bypassing the typing of invoice data into QuickBooks. Neat Scanners will also scan business cards for easy sorting. Neat scanners are available for both the PC and Mac computers. Ashkenaz invites you check out his new website and provide feedback. Contact info below
As a former print shop business owner, Ashkenaz understands that printers are busy. As a result, he provides his expertise exclusively to his to his PushPS and PushQB clients. With a direct phone number providing 24/7 access to David’s knowledge and experience, is paramount to a successful operation. Ashkenaz is always eagerly waiting to help his clients maximize PrintSmith and QuickBooks features and power. Owners and managers want and need complete and reliable information to successfully manage their business. Access to the answers they need helps them achieve their goals.
About David Ashkenaz
Not only is his extensive knowledge of PrintSmith, QuickBooks and the commercial printing industry as well. Given this in-depth 35 + years of experience, Mr. Ashkenaz has been able to tailor each client's needs to his installation and application of PrintSmith software. In addition, he is well educated in the many powerful options of PrintSmith, including Report Writer (a tool for converting extensive PrintSmith data into easy-to-read reports) and Scheduler (a tool within PrintSmith that is used to schedule jobs) and Tracker (a tool that is used to track the time spent on each operation of a job.
In Closing
A wise business professional once said, “If you can’t measure, you can’t manage.” Another experienced business professional is known to have stated, “If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got.” Maybe it is time for you to call David at Ashkenaz Consulting to see what he can do for you!
Ashkenaz Consulting brings all the tools you need to maximize all aspects of your printing business.


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