Printing Under Pressure. Quick Tips for Quick Runs

OK, hot shot, you need 5,000 brochures in the next 7-10 business days for a trade show in Saskatoon. Your boss says it better be unique, jazzy and cheaper than last year’s. Your move. What are you going to do? The clock’s ticking. First of all, don’t run immediately over to your Publisher Software and … Read More

5ives: Simple Ways to Promote Your New Website

You’d be hard pressed to find someone who didn’t believe in the value of a website and the importance of having an online presence. However, many of those same individuals still believe that once a website is live, that site will promote itself. With increased competition online, it’s important that you market your website in … Read More

5ives: Media Metrics to Know

Fundamentals Before we dive too far into this article, I want to toss out a quick crash course in media buying. Since most people are familiar with terms like demographics and ratings, I’ll use broadcast media (TV and radio) for the bulk of the examples. It’s important to note that every media, from billboards to … Read More

Email Marketing Built to Survive Inbox Bankruptcy

Inbox bankruptcy refers to a recent phenomenon whereby people finally decide to purge all their unread email messages due to a feeling of being overwhelmed by how far behind they are in acting on these messages. This means eliminating any cause of clutter and stress. It strikes fear into the hearts of email marketers everywhere, … Read More

Create A Brand Story For Profitability Ever After

I recently attended a seminar held by Melvin D. Nelson, co-author of Business Model Innovation. In his speech, Mel (yeah, we’re on a first name basis now) talked about the importance of business models, making sure the idea of the business made sense and it generates wealth for the company and its customers. It seems … Read More