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This section of WhatTheyThink aggregates all of the news, educational content, and analysis about the software that drives print businesses, from order entry through shipping and invoicing. It is combined in a single area so that our members and the industry as a whole can go to a single place to learn how software is changing the business of print and gain actionable ideas on how they may apply new solutions to their own business problems.

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Articles

Technical Staffing for Printers – Top 3 Characteristics

Staffing your technology is as important as staffing your presses. The top characteristics for good technical resources: understand the limits of your knowledge, resist making assumptions, and see opportunities rather than roadblocks.


Selling Print to an Informed and Predominately Online Buyer

As the online world continues to expand, your prospects and customers can become more educated buyers. Your response to this is to invest in your online presence so that first impressions count.


Printers 5 Top Challenges with Print Software

Software is mission critical to your business, like other infrastructure investments it takes time and effort to make the best decisions, plan to get the most ROI, and continue to build differentiation in the marketplace. Optimizing your print software investments comes with challenges which every printer faces in order to compete in an increasingly online, digital world.


Web-to-Print Differences: In-Plants vs. Commercial Printers (Premium Content)

InfoTrends’ research has uncovered some key differences in web-to-print adoption among commercial printers versus corporate in-plants. This article leverages recent research to explore some of the differences in how these two groups use web-to-print technology.


Online Print Marketing: Optimizing for Two Audiences (Premium Content)

Inbound marketing is the strategy of choice for online marketing, content is the main ingredient to any successful inbound marketing strategy. Your content has to be optimized for two audiences; your target customers and the search engines.


Top 5 Mistakes with Web-to-Print (Premium Content)

Web-to-print is our term for moving customer engagement online. This represents a big change for most traditional business-to-business printers. This article describes the top five mistakes I see when working with printers through this transition from an offline business to an online / self-service customer interaction model.


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Blog

Organic Search Success and Duplicate Content

Launching Additional Brands Online

Print MIS and Data are NOT Boring

Online Marketing for Printers

Is Your Print MIS Testing Your Patience?

From the Yellow Pages to Google

Table Service at McDonald’s

Plan for a Culture of Continuous Process Improvement in 2015

Marketing Equals Lead Generation – Give them a Quota

Define the Problem First

What Does “Change” Mean to You?

The Evolution of Graph Expo

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News

GWG Releases Test Results and Best Practices for Quality Control of Tablet Publishing Solutions

XMPie Launches Store Flow Cloud, a SaaS web-to-print Solution

Ricoh Europe Encourages Printers to Expand Use of Web to Print

Morris Printing Services partners with ProImage NewsWay to Centralize Production

EFI Launches Next-Generation of Its Industry-Leading Fiery Digital Front End Platform

uConnect from Transformations Provides a Fast On-Ramp for Intelligent Multi-channel Delivery

WoodWing introduces Inception – a cloud-based tool to create responsive mobile content

Major Global Charity Chooses Avanti Slingshot

callas software releases major update of its flagship pdfToolbox product family

gap intelligence partners with perform IT to launch “SalesDrive” managed print tool in North America

New EFI Fiery Products Bring the Latest DFE Technology to Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS Engines

EuroForm Partner of the Year 2014

vjoonity americas 2015 Wrap-up

Markzware Announces Q2ID with InDesign CC 2015 Support for Mac and Win!

Printing in a Box Storefront Websites are Now Mobile Responsive

Corel Donates CorelDRAW Licenses for Use in SGIA Workshops

Xitron Announces New Release of Sierra Prepress Workflow

Adobe Unveils Milestone 2015 Creative Cloud Release

MEI is Spreading the Word about InDesign Workflow Tools

Pacific Life Selects GMC Software Technology

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Video

Video preview: Patrick Bolan of Avanti on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Patrick Bolan of Avanti on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Published: May 13, 2015

Jane Mugford of WhatTheyThink's Print Software Section talks to Patrick Bolan, President and CEO of Avanti about Print MIS implementation, integration, and setting up Print MIS to handle various workflows.

 

Video preview: Kevin Horey on Web-to-Print, Workflow, and Production Automation

Kevin Horey on Web-to-Print, Workflow, and Production Automation

Published: April 27, 2015

Jennifer Matt talks to Kevin Horey, VP/GM Workflow & Solutions at Xerox on its approach to web-to-print, workflow and production automation.

 

Video preview: Paul Diangelo of Printers Plan on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Paul Diangelo of Printers Plan on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Published: April 20, 2015

Jane Mugford of WhatTheyThink's Print Software Section talks to Paul Diangelo, Technology Solutions Director at Printers Plan about Print MIS implementation, integration, and setting up Print MIS to handle various workflows.

 

Video preview: Shaun Corbridge on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Shaun Corbridge on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Published: April 13, 2015

Jane Mugford of WhatTheyThink's Print Software Section talks to Shaun Corbridge, CEO and Founder at Atomology about Print MIS implementation, integration, and setting up Print MIS to handle various workflows.

 

Video preview: Eric Wold of SmartSoft on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Eric Wold of SmartSoft on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Published: April 6, 2015

Jane Mugford of WhatTheyThink's Print Software Section talks to Eric Wold, Vice President of SmartSoft about Print MIS implementation, integration, and setting up Print MIS to handle various workflows.

 

Video preview: Web2Print Experts Launches All Inclusive Print Software Solution

Web2Print Experts Launches All Inclusive Print Software Solution

Published: April 1, 2015

Jennifer Matt, Jane Mugford, and Chris Reisz-Hanson from Web2Print Experts launch a new offering to the print industry – a single solution that manages every aspect of your software needs (automatically replacing all your existing print software with one solution that floats in the cloud).

 

Video preview: Frank talks to Patrick Kerr from Kodak about Prepress Workflows

Frank talks to Patrick Kerr from Kodak about Prepress Workflows

Published: March 27, 2015

Frank talks to Patrick Kerr, Technical Product Manager at Eastman Kodak about prepress workflows at the EFI Connect conference in Las Vegas.

 

Video preview: Erv Ratazak of CRC Information Systems on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Erv Ratazak of CRC Information Systems on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Published: March 23, 2015

Jane Mugford of WhatTheyThink's Print Software Section talks to Erv Ratazak of CRC Information Systems about Print MIS implementation, integration, and setting up Print MIS to handle various workflows.

 

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Print Software Editors

Jennifer Matt

Jennifer Matt, Section Editor
An industry expert focusing on how software continues to impact the business of print.

Jane Mugford

Jane Mugford, Contributor
A technical operations expert, focusing on Print MIS, integration, and operational change management.

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