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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Graphic Arts and Printing Career Resources

Graphic Arts and Printing Career Resources: "Graphic Arts and Printing Career Guide


Graphic Arts and Printing Career Descriptions

Explore careers in Graphic Arts with the following links to job descriptions, which include information such as daily activities, skill requirements, salary and training required. To learn more about Graphic Arts and the Graphic Arts Industry, follow the related links below the career descriptions section."

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Print Buyers International 3rd Annual Print Buyers Conference

September 10 - 12, 2008
The Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA

Produced by Boston Print Buyers, a Division of Print Buyers International"

How to Convince Your Boss to Send You to the 3rd Annual Print Buyers Conference

You know you need the education and professional connections at our September Conference - but your boss doesn't understand.

So we've put together the Top 10 Reasons to Attend to help you state your case.

  1. You'll learn how to save money, time and resources on your print projects

  2. You'll hone your skills in print and cross-media campaigns

  3. You'll unlock the secrets of going green and improve the payback on your printing budget

  4. You'll learn when to use digital vs. when to use offset

  5. You'll network with hundreds of print buying professionals and benefit from their insights

  6. You'll learn what new printing technologies are around the corner - and what new media you need to master

  7. You'll meet printers, paper people, direct mail specialists and other service providers whose services might just match your needs

  8. You'll get great value for your dollar - no other print buyers conference offers so much knowledge for so little money

  9. You'll sneak away to Fenway Park and snag your boss some red-hot Red Sox memorabilia

  10. You'll return to work with a terrific handle on the best resources, information and technologies from the people who know print buying best

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Powerful global conversations, Relevant knowledge is exchanged with blinding speed, For businesses on the Inernet

Markets are Conversations" on the Inernet, MainZone Cafe, Dave Mainwaring's business networks:

"The emergence of email groups, webboards, on-line people to people networks and Web 2 models has now enabled powerful global conversations. Relevant knowledge is exchanged with blinding speed. For businesses 'Markets are Conversations' on the Inernet.

Now anyone connected to the internet has access to and can participate in a virtual marketplace and once again achieve such a level of communication between people. Anyone can bypass formal hierarchies. This can totally rattle organizations and businesses. They often fear their loss of holding 'command and control' of knowledge management."

Ink Companies Price Hike

Boston Herald to cut up to 160 jobs, outsource printing: "Ink companies announce price hike

Flint Group North America Publication Inks Division announced a crude oil surcharge of $.10 per pound, effective July 1. The increase is in response to rapidly increasing raw material, energy and freight costs, and will affect all heatset, coldest and newspaper inks sold in North America, Flint said.

Meantime, Central Ink Corp. said it will hike its prices July 1, also citing raw materials costs. The increase includes an extra $0.12 per pound on all non-heat black inks, an 8 percent increase on all non-heat colors and a 6 percent increase on all heatset inks."