David Hess on two way conversations with clients
Published on May 20, 2010
David Hess, Vice President of Sales, Proven Direct, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Something we've been seeing with the industry that I've personally felt is that in working with my client is becoming less about what message do we want to send to your database and your prospects and more of how do we want to engage them in a conversation. So I really see the industry beginning to turn in that direction and certainly there's a lot of discussion about the impact of social media and the impact of variable digital print and so forth.
But I really think what's that telling us is that we need to engage our clients in a two-way conversation and keep that conversation going as opposed to just sending them a message and waiting for the phone to ring.
GMC: Working to bridge the print/digital gap
Published: October 26, 2016
Rich Lloyd, VP of Sales for GMC, shares the company's strategy to help customers bridge the gap between printed and digital communications and to service the enterprise on multiple levels. He cites the industry skills that ideally position service providers to be a single source communciations services provider.
Digital Direct-to-Corrugated: Disruptive Technology On The Way
Published: October 25, 2016
Mike Schliesmann, Senior Vice President at Wisconsin-Based Great Northern Corporation, talks about why the company is interested in digital direct-to-corrugated printing and how this will bring disruptive technology to corrugated.
"We believe in the printed word"
Published: October 23, 2016
"We believe in the printed word". So declares Claus Bolza-Schünemann, president of KBA, as he reviews the state of the industry as a whole and his company's position within it. He says that the success of drupa 2016—an event he traveled the world to promote as chairman of its executive committee—proves that there is no longer any excuse for "whining and crying about how bad the industry is." He also discusses how KBA regained its strength and forward momentum after several tough years of post-recession restructuring.
To Inkjet Or Not? The thINK Conference helps in the decision process
Published: October 20, 2016
Jen Mitchell, Marketing Director at Harding Poorman, talks about the value of the thINK conference in terms of staying abreast of industry developments and being able to network with peers. The company has not yet invested in inkjet and views the thINK platform as an excellent part of the education and due diligence process.