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Following the Hoof Beats of the News

The decrease in ad revenues for traditional print newspapers is not exactly shocking news, but I recently read an overview article that details the dramatic turn that those revenues have taken.

The article points out that the industry is still huge ($20 billion) in terms of revenues but not in terms of…

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Improving the Process in Print and Digital Communication

Have you ever wondered when, exactly, did the buggy whip manufacturers know that the car starters were gaining on them?  In the evolution from “desirable” to “commodity” where is the point in time when looking for the next cool thing is driven by urgency rather than curiosity?

In our reprographics industry we…

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Leading the Evolution in Digital Media

Welcome to The Road Less Printed 2012 Edition!

This year I am going to attempt to create a more personal voice for our posts in the hope that you (Gentle Readers) will be disposed to respond and contribute to the discussion.

The unseasonable winter weather in Chicago has been really welcome.  It…

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