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W2P Advice to PSPs: Part 4 – The Horse, the Cart & The Rider

Your business is shrinking.  Look anywhere and the writing is on the wall.  Your sales staff cannot forecast into next week, let alone the rest of the quarter.  Print is fickle and print buyers are even more fickle. You’ve been … Continue reading

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W2P Advice to PSPs: Part 1 – Customer Evaluation

If you happened upon my most recent post titled the Blind Leading the Blind Leading the Blind, I mentioned that PSPs cannot be retaught and need to either hire or partner with those who truly understand and have real world … Continue reading

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The Blind Leading the Blind Leading the Blind

PSPs start out backwards with digital.  This is solely due to the fact PSPs are subject to the misguided advice (sales staff) of the iron manufacturers.  In the olden days (not so long ago), iron hawkers and consumables vendors (plates, ink, paper) … Continue reading

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W2P Software By Itself is Just Another Piece of Useless Expensive Iron

In a recent W2P article, it’s quite interesting that all quotes are by vendors.  Their shortsightedness reveals just how out of touch these vendors are.  Their understanding of W2P along with their incomplete and thus ill-advised recommendations, are the advice of … Continue reading

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MSP or MCSP?

Print Service Providers (PSPs) are manufacturers.  Repeat; Print Service Providers (PSPs) are manufacturers.  The only thing a PSP has in common with an MSP is that they put ink on paper for the MSP.  This does not make them an MSP. … Continue reading

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Why is web to print adoption spotty?

Web to print adoption is spotty because it’s being hawked and pushed by equipment manufacturers and software vendors.  Fear tactics are used on the unsuspecting print service provider (PSP).  Many PSPs are not technically savvy in this particular area and … Continue reading

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Web to Print Explained

Web to Print is one of the most misunderstood and misstated topics in today’s marketing and communications arena.  It’s not necessarily intentional, it’s just severely over-simplified by those who sell it, underutilized by those who purchase it and misunderstood by … Continue reading

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