Earlier this year, Print+Promo caught up with Dr. Ronnie H. Davis and his team at the Printing Industries of America (PIA), Sewickley, Pa., to discuss their findings on the current state of the industry.
The controversy surrounding the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and its financial troubles has done little to instill confidence in clients. The organization recently ended the first quarter of its 2014 fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2013 to Dec. 31, 2013) with a net loss of $354 million, marking 19 consecutive quarters in the hole.
Nearly three years have passed since the Print Services & Distribution Association (PSDA) joined forces with management firm SmithBucklin and relocated its headquarters from Alexandria, Va., to Chicago. Now the PSDA is making bold moves once again.
When it comes to direct mail, design is pretty important.
The message may be in the words, but the design is the voice that gets the point across. A good design adds flare, makes things easier to read and promotes the company or organization's most important information. If the design adds those things, a business is likely looking at higher response rates.