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Spring has Sprung

16Mar

Written by JR Shooter

Spring has sprung, it’s the start of people thawing out, and getting ready for a new look. If your doing it for your home, and your doing it for yourself, why wouldn’t you do it for your business as well. There are many things you can do for “spring cleaning” in your business. It could […]

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New and Exciting at the Promo Show

03Feb

Written by JR Shooter

So, last week was the promotional product trade show, and we spend 2 days walking around. On the first day we were on a serious mission. We have a customer who is looking for something very specific. He wants a squeegee for a shower door, as he owns a business selling glass shower doors. We […]

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

26Jan

Written by JR Shooter

So, the new year started, Jack went on vacation, and the office became very busy.  It’s Murphy’s Law that when you are very busy in one part of your life, you should be busy in all of it right? Well that’s what happened to me. While Jack was away, a family member became very ill, […]

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Home from the Holidays and Back to work

06Jan

Written by JR Shooter

So, I don’t know what you did for the Holidays but I just got back home from a wonderful cruise. I went on the Celebrity Silhouette with my family and had the wonderful opportunity to enjoy the sun and let me brain re-set for the new year. The ship stopped in Cozumel Mexico, Grand Cayman, […]

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Do you enjoy work as much as I do?

15Dec

Written by JR Shooter

So, the Holidays are upon us, and maybe your slow at work, or maybe your busy at work, I guess it depends on what you do, but the chances are you will be off work either from the 24th until the 1st of January, or if not the whole time, you will have some days […]

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Are calendars worth your time?

08Dec

Written by JR Shooter

At the end of every year companies wonder what they should give to clients as gifts. The standards are pens, hats, mugs, or some sort of treat like chocolate.  Something that not everyone thinks of are Calendars. It is something that you put on your desk, or a cork board, or a fridge.  They are […]

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Do you know how to work a letterpress?

24Nov

Written by JR Shooter

I just went to Nashville Tennessee for a wedding, and we decided while we were there we had to enjoy the Country Music capitol.  So, yes we did the Country Music Hall of Fame, and RCA Studio B, where we were able to sit in the exact spot where Elvis recorded most of his music. […]

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Are you as smooth as you want to be?

10Nov

Written by JR Shooter

So, your a real estate agent?  O, no I get it, your a lawyer? Both of these types of business people like to make a good impression on their customers, especially if they are a “Bay Street” person, so when you hand out your business cards or your presentation folders, you want them to make […]

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How many copies do you need?

04Nov

Written by JR Shooter

I remember getting into the business and I already knew what an NCR form was because when I was a little kid I used to play with the black paper that you could draw on and it would copy underneath.  Sound familiar? NCR forms are something that a lot of business’s still use.  They are great […]

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Are cold calls something you do regularly?

28Oct

Written by JR Shooter

Yes, I know you are seeing the title of this blog and wondering why is someone in printing writing about cold calling?  Well it is because it is something that I do on a daily basis. Ok now your probably wondering how I get my cold call list, but that is my little marketing secret, […]

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