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CrawfordTech’s Weekly Reading List: December 23, 2011

As we wind down the last weeks of 2011 Crawford Technologies would like to thank all of our readers for stopping by the blog this year and supporting the launch of our Weekly Reading List. For 2012 we are planning a host of new content, so we hope to entice you will educational, interesting and inspiring content in the New Year. In this edition, we have the top of the tops with PrintMediaCentr’s Top Ten for the past year and M-bossed’s Top Five. On a sadder note, the print industry says goodbye to the founder of Xerox PARC and on the lighter side we have a fun holiday video from a Canadian printer.


Workin’ In A Printer Wonderland? Check out the video from Quality in Print to see how close they come to your wonderland experience. Happy Holidays!

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CrawfordTech’s Weekly Reading List: December 16, 2011

Now in the middle of December and with the Holidays ramping up over this next week, the news in the industry has switched gears and focused on the future. The Holidays really do signal the end of one chapter and the beginning of the next bother personally and in business. This week we have the release of a new market and forecast study on the North America transactional print industry, a double shot from WhatTheyThink! on Drupa and the US commercial print industry and finally a look at whether personalized ads can save magazines.


If your magazine spoke directly to you with personalized and relevant offers, would you be more apt to continue your subscription?

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CrawfordTech’s Weekly Reading List: December 9, 2011

The Holiday season is in full force and we can bet you have your eye on the coming time with your family and finishing the last of your holiday shopping. Of course, there is also the year-end and in that spirit we are keeping an eye on stories that are important to the industry. This week we have an announcement from InfoTrends around Digital Mailbox Services, how HD cameras in smartphones are changing the world, mobile e-commerce and why social marketing is of growing importance and a commentary on future print volumes versus todays.


We here at CrawfordTech also had some exciting news in the press, find out more after the jump…

CrawfordTech’s Weekly Reading List: December 2, 2011

The news this week is a combination of some positive announcements and a sad farewell. Included in this week’s recap of industry news is the idea of digital “razzle dazzle” to boost your direct mail ROI, getting your prints on the move with the cloud, the coming surge in commercial print and the cause and German Manroland files for insolvency.


Germany used to be the home of the printing press, find out what happened to Manroland…

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