This is the space on our website that is dedicated to the latest news and developments within NPRC. Some of the news items are for members only and others are available for all to read. This is where we will typically post the results of our latest industry and member-only surveys. When you have suggestions or comments we will post them here for all to see, unless of course you want your comments to remain confidential.
You asked for it, so we did it!
Recently we received some inquiries from owners who have been thinking about purchasing our latest pricing study - The 2018 Digital Color Pricing Study,
but told us that before they placed an order they would like to view the Table of Contents
- ...Read More
Pricing Newsletters or Booklets Feature Make
Quoting Odd Quantities Easier than Ever! Here's a "real world" example of how to get the most out of the newly released NPRC 2018 Digital Color Pricing Study.
Some people are often overwhelmed at the information available in our studies, so we thought we would ...Read More
NPRC Offers Free Financial Printing Goals Sheet NPRC has just released its latest 2018 Financial Printing Goals sheet for the printing industry
. Based upon years of research conducted by QP Consulting, Inc., as well as data available in NPRC's 2017-2018 Financial Benchmarking Study, this new handout offers specific financial printing ...Read More
Thinking of Shopping Your Competitors? There's no better time than the beginning of the year to start shopping competitors. January and February is a great time of the year to get a handle on pricing in your marketplace. Shopping your competitors is also a great method for separating "fact from ...Read More
Troubled Printing Firms - Five Characteristics!
John C. Stewart, Executive Director, NPRC NPRC maintains the largest
and most accurate data base in the printing industry, especially when it comes to key financial ratios. Just like the Farmers Insurance Company that frequently notes, “We know a thing or two because we’ve ...Read More
The just-released 100+ page 2018 Digital Color Pricing Study
contains literally thousands of average and median prices for dozens of digital products produced in the typical printing firm. This is what one of the survey participants shared with us in the past couple of days: "Hello John,
I just had to let ...Read More
New Digital Pricing Study Proves Popular NPRC has released
its highly anticipated 2018 Digital Color Pricing Study.
This new 100+ page report offers up average and median pricing for dozens of color digital products and services in the printing industry. Data on digital pricing is provided in various formats, including ...Read More
Effective Email Marketing Sometimes
Requires Wearing Out the Welcome Mat!
By John C. Stewart Sometimes I can write a column in a couple of hours. This one took me more than three days to complete. I think I started it and re-started it 3-4 times. The intent of the column ...Read More
Standing Up for Standing Desks!
By John C. Stewart
There are two types of individuals who start looking at standing desks – those who are basically healthy and wish to remain so, and those who have one or more physical ailments such as a bad back or temporary leg problems ...Read More
Sometimes we seem to hear more complaints that compliments, no matter how hard we work... so, when we get a short email offering praise we are not going to let it slip quietly into the night <g>. Instead we want to share it with you: "Hi John, just a short ...Read More
Dear Fellow Printer, First,
we want to thank you if you participated in our recent survey about “Industry Surveys.” If you haven’t participated there’s still a couple of days left to participate. Go below for a link to our latest survey. Second,
we’d like to tell you what ...Read More
Printing Association Releases 2017-18 Financial Benchmarking Study The 2017-18 Financial Benchmarking Study
, sponsored by Accuzip, is by far the most valuable, information-packed study publichsed in the printing industry, especially for firms with sales ranging between $400,000 and $3 million. It is filled with useful graphs, charts and real-world profit & ...Read More