Think “Cash is King?” Not For Sales Incentives

Promotional Products Can Be Better Motivators Let’s continue our series on promotional marketing programs that could provide big returns for your business. But today, I’m going to surprise you a little bit. And, just maybe, change your thinking. Successful salespeople...

What is Kitting and Fulfillment?

Are Your Mailings Packed with Efficiency? Stop me if you’ve heard this one. “A brochure, a letter, a product sample and a premium item go into a box…”   Okay, you caught me. That’s not really a joke. But it is a kit. A pretty typical one, actually. And it’s my way of...
How to Create an Online Company Store for Promotional Items

How to Create an Online Company Store for Promotional Items

Imagine having a carefully selected group of promotional items ready for simple ordering and reliable fulfillment. That’s what an online company store can do. And big benefits such as quality and consistency, the removal of stress and wasted time while maximizing the benefits of custom company promotional items.

How to Address “Motion” Wastes Through LEAN Manufacturing

Waste #3: Processing – Part 5 of 8: Addressing the Seven Wastes in LEAN Manufacturing with Corporate Kiosk The seven wastes identified in LEAN manufacturing were the subject of an extremely popular post when first published. Therefore we’ve been revisiting the...

How to Address Process Wastes Identified by LEAN Manufacturing

Waste #3: Processing – Part 4 of 8: Addressing the 7 Wastes in LEAN Manufacturing with Corporate Kiosk In our current series, we’ve been talking about the seven wastes identified in LEAN manufacturing. The original post was one of our most popular ever. But with so...

How to Address Transportation Wastes Identified by LEAN Manufacturing

Waste #2: Transportation – Part 3 of 8: Addressing the Seven Wastes in LEAN Manufacturing with Corporate Kiosk It’s time to continue our series based on the seven wastes identified in LEAN manufacturing. It was one of our most popular posts ever, and certainly...

Print Management? Here’s How to Take Control

A Smarter, Less Stressful Approach to Printing Needs Control freak?  If you manage a small or mid-sized business or play a key role in a larger one, you may feel you have to be these days. For many of us, the ever-faster pace of business today gives us the feeling...

3 Unique Ways to Use Promotional Items

Wondering How to Make Promo Work for Your Brand? I’d imagine after the last week or so, you are pretty well aware of my fondness for promotional items. Their value is hard to question. After all, consumer research tells us that they are the best-received advertising...

How to Save Time and Money with Printing Services

Printing Jobs are Not DIY Projects Who among us hasn’t painted a room, or tackled a weekend project around the house? But most of us are smart enough to know (or learn pretty quickly, as in my case) what things we are better off having professionals handle. Think...

No Time to Manage Your Printing Needs? Here Is Your Answer

Print Management Is a Better Way to Handle Your Printing Owning or managing a business is a snap, right? Ha, I didn’t think so. Today’s competitive environment adds pressure every day. It’s more difficult than ever to keep things running properly and profitably, yet...

What Is Print Supply Chain Management?

Print Supply Chain Management: An Opportunity for Profit I’ve given this post a pretty basic headline. And I’ll answer the question it asks in a moment. But first, let’s look at why people are losing money in business by failing to understand what print supply chain...

What Are Managed Print Services And Does Your Business Need Them?

See How Printing Is Handled at Today’s Successful Companies with Managed Print Services You can find many definitions online for managed print services. Some of them come from a very limited perspective, as if maintaining a few printers and copy machines were all you...

The Future Is Here…But How Are You Handling Your Printing Needs?

Is Your Business Using Today’s Technology To Meet Your Printing Needs? Most of us probably think of Uber as a forward-thinking company. It not only pioneered a popular ride-sharing service, but has invested heavily into self-driving cars. But Uber is apparently...

2 Ways to Cut Operating Expenses Forever

Spend Less, Get More in Printing and Promotional Items Superior Business Solutions was started by my grandfather in 1924. After almost 100 years in the print and promotional products business, we know a thing or two about staying ahead of the game. If you own or...

How to Save Time in Your Workday with Managed Print Services

How Will You Spend the Time Managed Print Services Will Save You In Your Workday? Okay, I won’t deny it. This post is aimed at getting you to do something. But honestly, it’s just as much about what you ought to stop doing. That is, wasting costly amounts of time and...

Ready to Choose a Commercial Printer? Here Are 5 Tips That Will Help

For Commercial Printing, the Right Choice Makes Sense – and Money In Tuesday’s post, I talked about the importance of commercial printing to businesses today, working hand in hand with digital platforms to meet consumers wherever they access information. Today,...

How to Save Money and Manpower on Commercial Printing

Commercial Printing Is More Important (and Easier) Than Ever All things digital remain the trendy topic today, but commercial printing is a more central part of business than it has ever been. That’s because most businesses run day-to-day operations on printed forms....

Want to Make Printing Services Easy AND Save Time and Money?

Here’s How to Make Printing Services Easy to Save Time and Money Maybe you’ve noticed those “dollar stores” popping up everywhere these days. I’m fine with that – a dollar store can be a convenient place to grab an item or two quickly, at a pretty reasonable...