ImageMark President Walter Payne on the value of the PODi AppForum
Published on January 28, 2010
My name is Walter Payne at Image Mark Business Services of Gastonia, North Carolina. The reason that I decided to attend PODi this year, and I try to come every year if I can, is to make sure that I have an opportunity to keep up on what some of the net marketing strategies and business strategies that are current in the marketplace today are. And then really in this year we see a big shift taking place in the business of marketing today. Most recently with the Haiti earthquake disaster, more than $10 million was raised in a very short period of time using the technology of text messaging. So, as a print provider, a marketing solutions provider, it is incumbent upon us to understand these strategies and really to develop our own understanding so that we can help our own clients utilize the technology that’s available today.
As a result of that, we try to come to these mediums, PODi, we are obviously on their website quite frequently, looking at different venues to just to try to understand what’s going on in the world of marketing today because as you know the generational marketing out there, the different generations that you have to cater to there’s no one size that fits all. And we have to be purveyors of technology in our industry in order to meet the needs for our clients.
So, that’s why I’m at PODi this year.
Silicon Publishing Launches Redesign of Silicon Designer
Published: December 6, 2016
In this interview, Cary Sherburne, Senior Editor, talks with Max Dunn of Silicon Publishing about the company's clean sheet redesign of Silicon Designer leveraging the talents of former Adobe InDesign developers. This Web2Print/online editing solution is used by some of the world's largest companies.
1,000th HP PrintOS Customer Speaks Out
Published: December 6, 2016
Senior Editor Cary Sherburne talks with Martin Saavedra, Jr., EVP at MLI Marketing in Tampa, the 1,000th HP PrintOS customer. Saavedra explains why solutions like HP PrintOS are important in helping printers remain competitive with a streamlined and productive workflow in an open, cloud-based ecosystem.
PIA's Julie Shaffer on Color Conference 2016
Published: December 5, 2016
Julie Shaffer, Vice President of Education and Marketing Strategies for the Printing Industries of America, explains the evolution of the Color Conference and its value to brand owners, printers and premedia professionals. She also discusses broader PIA educational initiatives and certification programs, including a customer service certification that will be available soon.
Frank is Entranced by Pop-up Cards
Published: December 2, 2016
Frank is entranced by pop-up cards from opencardnow.com. Former typographer Julie Brumlik has a new career with pop-up origami. Frank even shares his pop-up Gutenberg book.
ASU's Print & Imaging Lab Leads the Way in Workflow Integration
Published: December 1, 2016
Chris Halkovic, Web-to-Print Manager at Arizona State University's Print and Imaging Lab, talks about how the shop/learning environment is integrating Web2Print and MIS for a coherent and automated workflow for printed materials and 3D objects.
Universal Wilde Has Transformed Its Business with Production Inkjet
Published: November 30, 2016
Universal Wilde in Massachusetts is the largest direct marketing and book printing company in the state. Its Vice President of Operations and Technology, Jeff McFadden, explains the company's decision to acquire production inkjet about 5 years ago. Today, about 75% of its production ink work being book production with the rest being direct mail. He also shares his thoughts about the value of users groups like thINK.