Happy World Book Day!
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Happy World Book Day!

Remember books?  I’m talking about the real thing, with pages and writing and front and back covers?  Don’t get me wrong, I’m not anti-technology; E-readers are incredibly practical and convenient. However, on a day like today, when I’m thinking about ‘books’ what comes to mind is all the things I love about reading for pleasure,...

Creativity – How to channel your creativity
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Creativity – How to channel your creativity

Venture Management Consultants doesn’t have a sales force. Never has. When John Murphy started the executive management and training firm in 1988, the former Notre Dame quarterback envisioned a company that could not only inspire and lead change, but also deliver customer value in a way that was better, faster, easier, supported creativity and at...

Nonprofit partner spotlight on Operation Breakthrough
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Nonprofit partner spotlight on Operation Breakthrough

Here at NextPage we are always looking for opportunities to give back to our community. For over 40 years a small non-profit organization called Operation Breakthrough has gone above and beyond when it comes to giving back to the community. Their sole purpose is helping children who live in poverty develop to their fullest potential...

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Remove Internal Roadblocks at Your Company part 2

This is the second in a two part series about “silos” within organizations and how to eliminate them for the greater good. I love this quote from Karyn Greenstreet, President, The Success Alliance: “ It’s not just about how sales and marketing treats the customer, it’s about how customer service, tech support and even the cleaning staff...

Remove Internal Roadblocks at Your Company
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Remove Internal Roadblocks at Your Company

A recent article in our Connect magazine talked about the negative effect that “Silos” can have on a business.  Patrick Lencioni President of The Table Group summed it up well. “Silos are nothing more than the barriers that exist between departments within an organization, causing people who are supposed to be on the same team...

Newcomer’s Reactions to Our First Internship
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Newcomer’s Reactions to Our First Internship

When graduation approaches, college students are eager to put all they have learned to good use. It is imperative they come out of school ready to take on a job in the “real world.” Internships are a wise option for students looking to gain experience and familiarity with the way their industry works before they...

How to Build Your Brand Around Trust
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How to Build Your Brand Around Trust

“If you relentlessly build great value propositions, your customers will believe you….It’s only in business that we think there is a quick fix – a magic formula.” -Alex Osterwalder, Co-founder and Business Model Expert, Strategyzer.com It’s an intriguingly fascinating exercise, this practice of creating a brand people want to associate themselves with. Nobody knows that better than...

Our Special Valentines
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Our Special Valentines

Charity is a core value of NextPage.  It is a critical component of our DNA.  We have selected a few charities whose mission we value and we support them on a regular basis.  We try to downplay our efforts as much as we can and never expect anything in return. Recently we were honored with...

NextPage Receives 2011 Small Business Spirit of Philanthropy Award
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NextPage Receives 2011 Small Business Spirit of Philanthropy Award

“It has been our belief that you simply give because it is the right thing to do,” Gina Danner, CEO. Known for its great printing and direct mail services and its quiet giving to worth causes, NextPage (formerly Mail Print) has been recognized by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Mid America Chapter and is receiving the 2011...

Posted by August 11, 2011December 27, 2016
NextPage Blog Wins Highest Award from BMA
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NextPage Blog Wins Highest Award from BMA

Although our blog is still rather young (we just started it earlier this year) we have gained many followers, fans and friends who love databases and direct marketing as much as we do.  I can’t tell you how enjoyable it is to interact with fellow data-junkies on a regular basis!  Thank you to everyone who...

Posted by November 30, 2010February 6, 2017