The Value of Creativity in Business and the Print Industry

The Value of Creativity in Business and the Print IndustryHave you ever thought of the value creativity in business brings to you, to others, and to the print industry?

Without creativity in business, we would not have ink jet printing, digital presses, or web-to-print software. There would be no apps for phones and tablets, nor would we have bar codes.

There wouldn’t even be unique labels and packaging that make a product stand out from the crowd.

Creativity helps us advance our businesses and ourselves. But we sometimes get so caught up in the day-to-day we do not employ our creativity in our print business.

Here are several reasons to consider focusing more on creativity in business. When we do these things, we will bring more value to the print industry.

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The Key to Results-Oriented Innovation

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Have you ever introduced an innovation to your customers and wondered why you were so excited about it but they were not?

Was it because they did not understand your vision? Or, could it have been they really did understand it, but the innovation didn’t do anything for them?

This post will outline how you can develop an innovation that impacts your customers as well as explain how to make sure your customers understand what the innovation is.

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Ideas to Differentiate Your Print Distribution Business

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Have you ever been stumped trying to come up with ways to differentiate yourself or your print distribution business from others?

This is especially challenging in a crowded marketplace where many of the print markets are shrinking. Price seems to be the order of the day and the preoccupation with price can overshadow opportunities lurking just around the corner.

If you are looking for ideas to differentiate your print business, then here are few for you to consider:

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Innovate with These Five Ideas

innovateDo you ever wonder how other people come up with great ideas to innovate their businesses, their jobs or their lives?

Sometimes these ideas occur haphazardly and we have an awakening.

However, there are ways we can be more proactive to create ideas that can change our businesses, our jobs and our lives.

Last week I covered a few ideas.

Here are several others that can be utilized to innovate: Read more

Create Value with Content Creation

ContentHave you ever thought about the impact good content has on others’ perception of you and your business?

All we have to do is look at the people whom we regularly read or watch videos or listen to podcasts and we have examples of the value of good content.

If we can create good content for our customers to absorb and gain value from, we are helping them with their lives as well as developing their sense that our company adds value to them.

Although there is more and more content generated each day, customers need content that is relevant and that they can use. Very few companies in each industry create content that serves its customers or its customers’ customers. So, this is a great opportunity to add value for your customers.

Here are some ideas for creating content that adds value for your customers: Read more