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By:
Mike Johnson
Tagged: Pageflex  Web to Print 

Page Technology Group (PTG) has announced updates to key roles at their organization in response to increased demand for their services. These changes enable PTG to streamline operations and improve service levels to customers seeking to get the most out of their investment in web-to-print solutions. "In the past year, we've seen demand for our services skyrocket," states Richard Spencer, Principal at PTG, "This increased demand comes from customers who have adopted a web-to-print solution but are not getting the kind of results they expected. All too often, print and marketing service providers don't have the technical expertise to fully exploit all that their solutions can offer. That's where we come in. We provide prog...

By:
Mike Johnson
Tagged: ACUP  Conferences  Web to Print  Education 

Join us @ ACUP!

ACUP 2013 ◊ May 19th - 23rd ◊ Save the Date!    We are pleased to announce the 48th annual ACUP Conference will be held May 19th - May 23rd, 2013 in the Minneapolis area of Minnesota. Our host will be Doug Fenske of the Minnesota State University, Mankato, with the assistance Naomi Quiram of nearby Gustavus Adolphus College. This will be the first time ACUP has had the opportunity to visit our members from the great state of Minnesota. The Minneapolis / St. Paul area is a vibrant visitor destination that beckons to be explored  ACUP 2013 Conference Program Brochure      Recommendations from past conference participants...

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By:
Mike Johnson
Tagged: Marketing 

Target Marketing Magazine recently published its  2013 Media Usage Survey. This annual survey provides great information on how marketers plan to allocate their direct marketing budgets and the channels that are getting the most resources. The survey revealed that, overall, marketing budgets will remain unchanged for 2013. Many marketers remain guarded about the economy and that uncertainty is what is keeping budgets flat. 50% of marketers said their budgets would stay the same, 25%  increased, and 18% decreased. The rest were unsure. When describing their biggest factors on their marketing budgets for this year, survey respondents used words like sales, growth and funding. These all seem to be different...

By:
Mike Johnson
Tagged: Customer News 

Video : State Theatre Executive Director-Stephen Williamson with Patty Dee A Three-day winter celebration based in art, music, and cinema to support the State and promote downtown Sioux Falls running March 1st-3rd The Sioux Falls State Theatre Company is partnering with downtown and local businesses to create the 2nd Annual "Party for the State," a three day festival based in art, music and movies. Using "Kickstarter™", as its on-line giving platform, tickets for the weekend can be obtained by providing as little as a $25 donation through Kickstarter™. Persons can access the State Theatre Kickstarter™ page by going to the www.siouxfallstatetheatre.org; http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/statetheatre/bring-down-the-curt...

By:
Mike Johnson
Tagged: MindFire  Pageflex  XMPie  Web to Print  Marketing Automation 

It's Not the Size of Your Tech - It's How You Use It Posted on February 18, 2013 by Greg Cholmondeley What do you get when you lock a group of marketing automation vendors on a panel and start by asking "what makes some of your customers succeed using your technology while others struggle?" Well, you get yet another lively 45 minute AppForum discussion. Jennifer Matt, strategic consultant at Web2Print Experts drove the discussion around what it takes to succeed in using marketing automation technologies with representatives from MindFireInc, Pageflex by Bitstream, XMPie and Page Technology. Here's what she asked: What attributes or actions differentiate printers who suc...

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Mike Johnson
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Dreams Come True! kidsHeritage, Inc. and Epcot®   kidsHeritage, Inc. Announces Magical Venture At Epcot® For Walt Disney World Resort Guests "We could not be more excited about this amazing opportunity," said Deanna Bufo Novak, founder of kidsHeritage, Inc. Broward County, FL (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 kidsHeritage, Inc. is thrilled to announce that it has headed to Walt Disney World Resort. The company opened a kiosk in Epcot® on January 4, 2013. The kiosk is located in the World Showcase, at the American Adventure pavilion, where the company's unique, hardcover, custom-made books celebrating heritage and world culture can be ordered, printed, and bound on site for guests. "We could not be more exc...

By:
Mike Johnson
Tagged: Catfish  Web to Print 

Las Vegas, Nevada - January 23, 2013:Page Technology Group, in partnership with software developer ISL, unveil a new web-to-print platform called Catfish at PODi's AppForum.   Designed for both B2B and B2C customers, Catfish is set to transform the web-to-print market with its user-friendly website front-end.  

By:
Mike Johnson
Tagged: Customer News 

Our friends at the State Theatre had a news story hit the huffington post today: 1926 SD theater, dark since '90s, nears reopening DIRK LAMMERS | November 23, 2012 05:35 PM EST | SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Downtown Sioux Falls in its heyday was home to seven movie theaters, but filmgoers since the early 1990s have been heading to the malls to sit in front of a big screen. Those longing for the old days will get their chance to go retro next year with the long-awaited reopening of the State Theatre, a circa-1926 vaudeville and silent movie house that for the past decade has been undergoing a slow but steady multimillion-dollar renovation. "It's a landmark," said 91-year-old Sylvia Henkin, whose family donated...

By:
Mike Johnson
Tagged: Pageflex 

We're excited about all that's included in this release, especially the new globalization features. These features give print and marketing service providers everything they need to successfully deploy an online store that's usable across languages, cultures, and currencies.   With Pageflex 8.0, the Pageflex Storefront, Server, Campaign Manager, and Studio products and documentation have been translated into 10 languages: Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Russian, and both traditional and simplified Chinese. These applications have also been engineered to enable product owners to commission almost any other language upon request, and to easily undertake localization of user-facing...