Want to be smarter, more creative, more motivated? Get enough sleep!

Have you heard them bragging about it? Managers, workers and business people of all stripes are telling about their 16-hour days. They try to make it sound like a way to get ahead. Inc. Magazine's Jason Fried thinks this message is one of the most harmful in all business. He says sustained exhaustion is a [...]

Practical Guide to Selling Web-to-Print Webinar

Join Matthew Parker from Profitable Print Relationships, Kelly Mallozzi from Success in Print, and Joe Kern from MyOrderDesk for a free webinar that will teach print sales people, owners and customer service reps how to sell online ordering and Web-to-Print to their clients. Topics will include: Why it’s so important to sell W2P the right [...]

Practical Guide to Selling Web-to-Print Webinar (Teaser 2)

Complete the form to receive advanced registration information. January 22, 2016 at 12:00pm EST, 11:00am CST, 9:00am PST and 5:00pm GST 

Pizza or Printshop?

Recently, a prospect told me that they didn't think they needed an online ordering web-to-print website because all of their customer's either called or emailed their orders. I think that's a great idea if you own a pizza restaurant, but not so much if you own a printshop. I think it might be helpful to [...]

Practical Guide to Selling Web-to-Print Webinar (Teaser 1)

Complete the form to receive advanced registration information. January 22, 2016 at 12:00pm EST, 11:00am CST, 9:00am PST and 5:00pm GST 

The secrets of how to be a better print manager

Most surveys show that people generally leave their jobs because they don't like their boss. When the relationship is bad, everything is bad. To build better relationships with workers, psychologist A.J. Schuler, writing in Inc. magazine, says: Go on listening tours. Learn what people like about their jobs and what they don't like very much. [...]

Back to the Future…of Printing

As I am sure you all know by now, today is "Back to the Future Day." October 21, 2015, a day that will live in movie infamy. In the movie "Back to the Future 2," Doc Brown and Marty McFly travel from 1985 to this day in the future. It is a time of flying [...]

Woody Allen’s 80% Rule

Here is an old quote from Woody Allen that has entered the realm of Respected Axioms. It's a reminder that progress requires action. Allen said, "80% of success is showing up." In a recent interview with The Motley Fool investment advisors, Allen recalled that quote: "I made the statement years ago which is often [...]

Our Gift in Honor of International Print Day 15 #IPD15

Use MyOrderDesk Free Until the End of the Year Oct 14, 2015 is International Print Day HELP PRINT TREND THE PLANET! JOIN US FOR #IPD15 ON OCTOBER 14, 2015 Declare Your LOVE for Print and Participate in 24-Hours of Open Global Knowledge Sharing Through Social Media! read more [...]

To Boldly Go

Nerds are bold.   For instance, if you ever strike up a conversation with me, Oliver Queen or Arrow will probably come up. And by come up, I mean I will tell you my favorite plots, my favorite quotes, and how I hope season 4 will play out. But that's all right, because I'm a [...]