If anyone ever doubted the power of social media you only have to look at the success of the ALS Ice bucket challenge. To date they have raised $79.7 million dollars significantly more (over 4x) than the $19.4 million in total contributions the ALS association received during the year that ended January 31, 2013. Watching […]
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The other day my son and I were having a discussion about the similarities between dolphin and mahi mahi. It came to a point in the conversation where he asked me a question and I quickly had to admit I did not know the answer, a real downer for a father. Immediately he took out […]
No Address …. Really? After coming back from Print13 I began my “post-tradeshow/event” ritual. It is the same for every trip I make: I go through everything gathering every scrap of paper whether it be business cards, receipts, brochures, etc. from my five day trip. I sort expense receipts by day, business cards with and […]
I recently read an article on “The Future of Credit Cards” published as a result of a conference devoted to travel and credit card rewards. Executives from Chase, Barclaycard, US Bank, Capital One and American Express were on hand to share their views on the future of credit cards. My expectation was that they would […]
Last week I finally broke down and bought a new office chair. I had been looking at this particular one for months but was unwilling to spend the $$$$ for it. Alas, I received an email promotion from Office Depot and MY chair was on sale for 50% off and it was free shipping. I […]
Over the last several weeks I seem to have run into a barrage of good and bad customer service experiences. One, being a personal experience and a couple other examples involving an airline and a toy company. (This kind of sounds like the making of a good joke: Once upon a time there was a […]
In past blog postings I have spoken about change in the printing industry, technology and how people receive information. I continue to believe that there is room in the world for both print and digital communications and it should be YOU who determines how you want to receive, view and store information. Whatever is convenient […]
Over the last several months I have personally questioned the effectiveness of social media as tweeting, posting and blogging can eat up your time. As such I wondered if my time was being well spent. At this year’s XDU On the Road I have consistently asked “How many people have a twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook […]
Last week I had the honor to attend the OCE FUTURE AUTHORS PROJECT book signing in Boca Raton Raton, Florida. I make the drive to South Florida each year and attending this event never gets old. In its 7th year the Océ Future Authors Project, is a free program offered to middle and high school […]
Decided I wanted to write this week about someone in our industry who is changing the world. Literally, one person at a time. In my many years being associated with Xplor I have met some incredible people, people that have changed how the world communicates. I have also people who have worked to change the […]
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