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Moving the Digital Transformation Dial – Digital Collaboration

Posted by Sean Halliday on Jun 19, 2018 1:34:28 PM

Knowing how to use a technology’s features and ‘thinking digital collaboration’ are two entirely different things. Features can be taught quickly, but working with your teammates over a digital medium is a skill and mindset that takes time to develop.

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Topics: Document Management, content management, content marketing, digital transformation, digital collaboration

Convergence Radio Episode 11: The Media Speaks Up On Convergence

Posted by West McDonald on Jun 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

For those that tune in faithfully to our program, you know that we’ve interviewed a ton of industry pundits, office equipment dealers, and other folks.  They all have their own perspective on the changes facing the office equipment channel and the insights we’ve gained from them sharing has been invaluable to the future of all our businesses.  But what if we got to interview somebody who works with dealers, pundits and OEMs on a daily basis? What if we got to speak to three of those people?! Powerful, right? Well we have power for you in this episode!

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Topics: managed print, Managed Print Services, Office Equipment Dealers, convergence, convergence radio, office equipment, office equipment channel

Margins Getting Tight? Saving Money AND Increasing Marketing Effectiveness

Posted by West McDonald on Jun 5, 2018 8:59:00 AM

If you are a small to medium sized business you may be looking for ways to grow by developing a more effective marketing program. You also know that the world is changing and what might have been effective even 5 years ago might not do the trick today. That’s why we’ve written this blog! To help you shorten your cycles and to more effectively build a marketing strategy that won’t break the bank.

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Topics: marketing, Office Equipment Dealers, print management, sales, selling, sales tips, marketing tips, print industry, office equipment channel, content marketing

Moving the Digital Transformation Dial – First Things First, Get Organized

Posted by Sean Halliday on May 30, 2018 8:45:23 AM

I confess! I love to organize things. I get a tremendous sense of accomplishment and calm when things are in their place, under control and easily found. I like to know where we’re going and how we’re getting there. Sure, a psychologist might have some concern over the thrill I get from organizing, but I’m willing to face the music – I simply love to put things in their places.

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Topics: Managed Print Services, Document Management, content management, managed services, digital transformation

What’s New In Print Audit Infinite Device Management 3.22

Posted by Scott Robinson on May 29, 2018 10:59:41 AM

We are pleased to announce the release of Infinite Device Management 3.22 which features a variety of enhancements and improvements over the previous release. A full list of enhancements and fixes can be accessed through the online help in Infinite Device Management under Help → Latest Release Notes.

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Topics: managed print, Managed Print Services, print management, print tracking, infinite device management, release update

West’s Top 3 Golden Moments from ITEX 2018

Posted by West McDonald on May 22, 2018 10:50:03 AM

ITEX has always been one of the main events for our industry that serves as an annual gathering of some of the brightest minds in the industry. It’s really the only event left in the OED space that allows everybody to be in the same place at the same time.   It’s an event where ideas about growth and transformation are given a safe place to germinate and grow. ITEX 2018 is officially winding down and I’m excited to share some of pictures and notes on what I saw this year.

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Topics: ITEX, managed print, Managed Print Services, SBB, seat based billing, print industry, office equipment channel, managed services, managed services providers

Marketing In The Age of Convergence: Interview with Darrell Amy of Convergo

Posted by West McDonald on May 15, 2018 8:30:00 AM

We’ve covered a lot of topics in the Convergence Radio program so far.  Everything from what new offerings OEDs are beginning to layer into their offerings, to how sales reps need to be trained and paid.  The one thing we haven’t looked at so far is the importance of marketing in the age of convergence. That ends right here, right now!

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Topics: managed print, Managed Print Services, marketing, Office Equipment Dealers, print management, convergence, convergence radio, marketing tips, content marketing

Moving the Digital Transformation Dial: Introduction – This Is About as Hard as It Gets

Posted by Sean Halliday on May 9, 2018 10:16:30 AM

As far as working with office technology goes these days, for many, this is about as hard as it gets. Consider what the average office worker is currently facing…

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Topics: business strategy, Business Tips, Office Equipment Dealers, Document Management, business growth, content management, office equipment channel, managed services providers, digital transformation

How Document Management Can Help You Build A Perpetual Revenue Company: Fireside Chat with John MacInnes & Sean Halliday

Posted by West McDonald on Apr 24, 2018 10:42:59 AM
John MacInnes, Print Audit Sean Halliday, NeoStream / PlacePoint
   

Have you ever noticed how some of the greatest discoveries in history were made while trying to do something else? Percy Spencer was experimenting with microwaves for radar arrays when he switched gears and came up with the microwave oven.  Wilson Greatbatch came up with the Pacemaker by accidentally choosing the wrong resistor. And a dog invented Velcro when his owner, George de Mestral, noticed burs sticking to his fur. Sometimes what you think your doing doesn’t quite show where you’re going to go.

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Topics: business strategy, Revenue, selling, sales tips, Document Management, content management, acquisition, print industry, office equipment channel, managed services, managed services providers

Sin No More: Introducing The 7 Deadly Sins of Managed Services Providers

Posted by West McDonald on Apr 17, 2018 2:27:47 PM

Print Audit’s series of “7 Deadly Sins” e-Guides are among the most downloaded of all the content we produce, and considering the quality and volume of helpful industry information we create in our mission to save the office equipment industry, that is saying something.  If you are an OED (Office Equipment Dealer) you have likely already downloaded The 7 Deadly Sins of Office Equipment Dealers or The 7 Deadly Sins of Document Management.  If you are a MSP (Managed Services Provider) looking to expand your offering and differentiate yourself from an ocean of “me too,” you should read them as well.  They are as relevant today as when they were written and filled with poignant insights and expert opinions.

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Topics: 7 Deadly Sins, managed print, Managed Print Services, print industry, office equipment channel, managed services, managed services providers

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